Monthly Archives: April 2011

Earth Month begins with an April trip to the Arctic

UI Earth Month was appropriately started in true Iowa style–with discussions of frigid temperatures. Lonnie Dupre, a polar explorer and outdoors extraordinaire, spoke at the Seamans Center on April 7th about his adventures traveling through the Arctic. Relaying stories based … Continue reading

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Welcome to Coe College Students!

This afternoon, Professors David Hayes and Marty St. Clair brought students and sustainability council representatives from Coe College to the University of Iowa campus to learn more about our sustainability efforts. I gave an update of activities and then we … Continue reading

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Spring Break, Grand Canyon! (2)

As the tans are starting to fade and we accept that we are back to school for yet a few more weeks, I had the opportunity to talk to a Nora Metz about her trip to the Grand Canyon over … Continue reading

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Mosaic Foundations- revised

I was standing on a million little pieces, behind the Northside Prep School Student Garden in Chicago. Other students who attended the Midwest Real Food Challenge Conference joined me and the gardeners from the highschool to construct a mosaic foundation … Continue reading

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Sowing the Seeds of a Fair Farm Bill

This Friday April 8 from 4:00- 4:45 student gardeners will join community members and legislators for a workday devoted to a fair Farm Bill in 2012. The UIEC Student Garden is teaming up with the Food and Water Watch to host an … Continue reading

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Welcome to Earth Month at the University of Iowa!

April 1 is the beginning of Earth Month and that means loads of activities and events on The University of Iowa campus. We’ve been working hard to provide opportunities for just about everyone to get involved. Whether you’re into music, … Continue reading

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