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  • May the F=mA Be With You!

    The next chapter in the Star Wars© franchise will be released at the end of this week. Have you ever wondered about physics in that galaxy far, far away? How did Han Solo and the Millennium Falcon make the Kessel Run in under 12 parsecs, when a parsec is a unit of distance and not of […]

  • Packing for Space!

    Happy Star Wars Day – May the 4th Be With You! And the first Friday in May is National Space Day! So, tomorrow, May 4th, 2018, is truly a space-lover’s day! Besides a movie marathon, what better way to spend your day than by learning about what it actually takes to get to space!   […]

  • Earth Day 2018 – End Plastic Pollution!

    Happy Earth Month® 2018!! Plastic Pollution! This is the 48th anniversary of Earth Month® and the theme this year is Plastic Pollution. For the purposes of this blog, I’m only going to focus on marine plastic pollution. Learning about all the plastic pollution in our rivers and oceans […]

  • Learn OpenRefine! New Learn & Create Xpress Class!!

    Using OpenRefine for Cleaning Up Spreadsheet Data!!! We have joined with the Engineering Technology Centers to present a new series of classes!! The Learn & Create Xpress Classes will cover a variety of topics and are scheduled for Thursday afternoons at 2:00 p.m. in the Engineering […]

  • Join us for Library Events During Engineering Research Week!

    The University of Iowa College of Engineering has expanded its traditional Annual Research Open House event into a Research Week, celebrated this year from April 9-13.  The week now features numerous activities that showcase how Engineering impacts the university’s stratetic direction in […]

  • Check Out a Living Book!

    ENGINEERING LIVING LIBRARY EVENT!! Friday, April 13, 2018  2:00 to 4:00 p.m. Lichtenberger Engineering Library  Friday the 13th could turn out to be your lucky day!! Why? Because that’s the day we’re having a Living Book event! As part of National Library Week and the […]

  • Check Out The Creative Kick-Start Winners!!

     CONGRATULATIONS 2017-2018 KICK-START WINNERS!!! Kick-Start is a program which was developed by the Engineering Library and the Engineering Technology Centers and it is now in its 2nd year! Engineering students – both undergrad and graduate – submit a proposal to receive funding […]

  • Camtasia & Video Creation! New Learn & Create Xpress Class!

    We have joined with the Engineering Technology Centers to present a new series of classes!! The Learn & Create Xpress Classes will cover a variety of topics and are scheduled for Thursday afternoons at 2:00 p.m. in the Engineering Library Creative Space. The classes are half an hour […]