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Bike Friendly University

Bike Friendly University

The UI holds a silver-level bike-friendly rating by the League of American Bicyclists.

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LEED Building at UI

LEED Building at UI

The UI has eight LEED-certified buildings, totaling 496,386 square feet of sustainable building space.

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Renewable Energy

Renewable Energy

The UI plans to produce 40% of its energy from renewable sources by 2020.

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Explore Our Initiatives

Sustainability is a central priority of all aspects of our university enterprise – our operations, our academic mission, and our responsibilities to the greater society.

Sustainability at Iowa

News

Volunteers Needed for Air Quality Study July 3

The Fourth of July holiday brings many activities including fireworks and barbeques. These activitie...

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UI scientists using sunlight and water to make clean energy

University of Iowa researchers are working with a California-based startup company to make clean ene...

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Helping Cities Prepare For Growth

As cities grow and populations move, policy makers want to see the signs as soon as possible in orde...

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Student Group Tests Iowa City Bike Boulevard

As a part of the Join the Movement campaign, a group of graduate students from the University of Iow...

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Earth Month Bike Challenge Winners Named

Thanks to everyone who participated in the University of Iowa Earth Month Bike Challenge in April! T...

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League of American Bicyclists' Nesper Visits Iowa City

The UI Bicycle Advisory Committee welcomed Bill Nesper, the director of the Bicycle Friendly program...

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Climate Narrative Project: New Stories on Just Living in an Age of Climate Change

What is just living in an age of climate change?After a semester of investigative field research, in...

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Tree Inventory App Launched

If you ever wanted to know more about your favorite trees on campus, there’s an app for that. In obs...

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Upcoming Events

Rummage in the Ramp

Rummage in the Ramp


12:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Chauncey Swan Parking Ramp

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Climate Narrative Blog

SOW

I had a great experience creating my short film, SOW. This is a short fictional film that works as a...

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The Story of Little Bluestem

My final CNP project encompassed writing a children’s book titled “The Story of Little Bluestem.” In...

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The Unseen Cost

  I look forward to presenting my skit, which addresses the “unseen cost” of consuming meat. It take...

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The Secret Ingredient Cookbook and Cooking Show!

I am excited to share with everyone my cooking  show and final cookbook! I received recipes from aro...

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Women Witness to Climate Change

I’m excited to present my series of poems chronicling how women are affected by climate change and t...

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The Secret Ingredient

 Attached is the cover to my cookbook! Once I get every recipe the cookbook will be done. I currentl...

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Road Trip Across Iowa

This weekend I made a trip across Iowa from Johnson county all the way to Plymouth county and back a...

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