Information Technology

George Stumpf, director of physical infrastructure, Information Technology Services

During June 2008, the University of Iowa sustained the worst natural disaster in its history when severe flooding sent the Iowa River over its banks and into the campus and Iowa City communities.

As the UI celebrates near completion of its flood recovery efforts this fall, Iowa Now took a look back at that challenging time when thousands of faculty, staff, students, and volunteers joined forces to ensure the UI remained open for business. 

George Stumpf, director of physical infrastructure for Information Technology Services, recalls what it took to keep the university's critical fiber optic network up and running amid rising waters. 

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