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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

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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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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Hydroponics Project Wins Frontier-Tippie Sustainability Impact Competition

A team overseeing the growth of soil-free lettuce now has $1,000 to reinvest in its project.The firs...

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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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Upcoming Events

Live From Prairie Lights: Judy Nauseef

Live From Prairie Lights: Judy Nauseef


7:00 PM

Prairie Lights Bookstore

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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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Sustainability at Iowa

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