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Earth Month 2016

Earth Month 2016

Celebrate the culture of sustainability at the University of Iowa during Earth Month this April!

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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

Climate Narrative Features Perspectives of Climate Change

From the Daily Iowan-Data and statistics are often used to give an image of what climate change is, ...

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Volunteers Needed for Donate Don't Dump

Volunteers are needed to help with Donate Don't Dump, the University of Iowa's annual effort to redu...

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UI Marks Progress on 2020 Sustainability Goals

The University of Iowa has made significant progress on its 2020 Vision Sustainability Goals.Liz Chr...

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UI Places 2nd in the Big Ten in 2016 RecycleMania Tournament

Through recycling and composting efforts, the University of Iowa diverted 48 percent of its waste du...

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UI Plants Miscanthus Grass to Increase Biomass Innovation

Iowa Public Radio- Like most institutions, the University of Iowa uses coal in its power plants. It,...

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UIowa and DNR Reach Landmark Agreement

From Iowa Now- The University of Iowa and the Iowa Department of Natural Resources have reached a la...

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University of Iowa group grows lettuce in pipes

From The Gazette - For the past couple of months, a group of University of Iowa students has been gr...

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Celebrating Earth Month on Campus

Earth month will bring about several environmentally-focused events, including a campus-wide bike ch...

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Upcoming Events

Senior Week

Senior Week


6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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Iowa Sustainable Business Forum Panel Discussion

Iowa Sustainable Business Forum Panel Discussion


5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Pappajohn Business Building

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Salix Comprehensive Plan Final Presentation

Salix Comprehensive Plan Final Presentation


7:00 PM

Salix City Hall

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Net Impact Sustainability Event Seminar

Net Impact Sustainability Event Seminar


1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Pappajohn Business Building

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Climate Narrative Blog

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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Fire Brings New Life to the Prairie

This weekend I had the opportunity to photograph a prescribed fire prairie grass burn in Solon, IA. ...

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Will Health Dangers Get Public Engaged on Climate Action?

Writing in the Conversation online magazine, Professor Mathew Nisbet from Northeastern examines the ...

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Poet Crystal Good Visits Climate Narrative Project

Nationally acclaimed poet Crystal Good, author of Valley Girls, read her work to the Climate Narrati...

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News & Events Climate Narrative Blog

Sustainability at Iowa

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