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Donate Don't Dump

Donate Don't Dump

Volunteer at our donation drive during residence hall move out

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

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News

Treasure Trade Held on Cleary Walkway

The T. Anne Cleary Walkway transformed into a thrift shop Tuesday for Treasure Trade, an opportunity...

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Green Energy: UI, farmers partner to grow biofuel

From the Muscatine Journal: LETTS, Iowa — Jay Kemp isn’t a farmer, but in a few days, he will have m...

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Students Brew Up Plan for Sustainable Coffee Maker

Two entrepreneurial students with a knack for sustainability recently took home the gold at the John...

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Iowa Initiative for Sustainable Communities Honors Laurian

Lucie Laurian, associate professor in the School of Urban and Regional Planning (URP), received the ...

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Craig Just Wins Teaching Sustainability Award

The Institute of Industrial Engineers Sustainable Development Division has awarded Craig Just the 20...

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UI Named Tree Campus USA for 2016

The University of Iowa Tree Crew was recently honored with the 2016 Tree Campus USA Award at the 27t...

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Volunteers Needed for Donate Don't Dump May 10-13

Volunteers are needed for the University of Iowa’s annual Donate Don’t Dump event that allows studen...

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Sustainable Citizen: Vanessa Fixmer-Oraiz

Vanessa Fixmer-Oriaz found her passion for environmentalism when a Justin Timberlake meme caught her...

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Upcoming Events

Climate Narrative Project Presentations

Climate Narrative Project Presentations


7:30 PM

Becker Communication Studies Building

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Climate Narrative Blog

The Impact of Transporting Food

  New Youtube Channel on Sustainable and Regenerative Lifestyle Practices Taking Off

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Erica’s Final Project

For my final project I am creating a children’s book. Title: Clay and The Change in the Iowa River O...

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Mac’s Project Excerpt

For my presentation I will have a live skit performed by myself and two other actors. The premise of...

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Maggie’s Final Project

 I interviewed Blair Frank, climate activist and co-founder of Gaia’s Peace Garden in Iowa City and ...

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Update on Dawson’s Final Project

So it has been very tedious drawing this book project. I am an artist, so I have to make sure that t...

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Alejandro’s Project Finalized

Here’s a short clip of the project I’ll be presenting next Wednesday, May 3rd. Here are the first fo...

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Hip Hop and Climate Change

I recently had the opportunity to speak with Jeff Chang, author of Can’t Stop Won’t Stop and We Gon’...

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Natalie’s Project Excerpt: Is nature mad at me?

The poem below, Is nature mad at me, is part of an inter-active and multimedia website design. Is Na...

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