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Iowa Initiative for Sustainable Communities Honors Laurian
Iowa Initiative for Sustainable Communities Honors Laurian

Lucie Laurian, associate professor in the School of Urban and Regional Planning (URP), received the 2016–17 Annual Faculty Service Award, presented by...

Craig Just Wins Teaching Sustainability Award
Craig Just Wins Teaching Sustainability Award

The Institute of Industrial Engineers Sustainable Development Division has awarded Craig Just the 2017 Excellence in Teaching Sustainability Award.The...

UI Named Tree Campus USA for 2016
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 27th Annual Community Forestry Awards Luncheon in Des...

Volunteers Needed for Donate Don't Dump May 10-13
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 students and their families to donate items to Goodwill ...

Sustainable Citizen: Vanessa Fixmer-Oraiz
Sustainable Citizen: Vanessa Fixmer-Oraiz

Vanessa Fixmer-Oriaz found her passion for environmentalism when a Justin Timberlake meme caught her eye. The poster, sporting the phrase “Bringing Ge...

Hawkeye Service Teams Work on Urban Farms Over Spring Break
Hawkeye Service Teams Work on Urban Farms Over Spring Break

University of Iowa students on two Hawkeye Service Teams spent their spring break working on sustainable urban farms that provide healthy fruits and v...

Operating Coal-Free By 2025
Operating Coal-Free By 2025

University of Iowa (UI) President, Bruce Harreld, announced in February 2017 that the university campus will be coal-free by 2025. “In 2025, we expect...

Daily Iowan: UI jumps into Recyclemania
Daily Iowan: UI jumps into Recyclemania

In the past two months, 29 garbage trucks’ worth of waste have been diverted from the landfill on the University of Iowa campus.Throughout a nationwid...

Upcoming Events View all events

UI Gardeners Open House
UI Gardeners Open House


12:30 PM - 3:30 PM

UI Student Garden

Treasure Trade
Treasure Trade


11:00 AM - 2:30 PM

T. Anne Cleary Walkway

Hickory Dickory Rock: UI Environmental Coalition Benefit Concert
Hickory Dickory Rock: UI Environmental Coalition Benefit Concert


7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Public Space One

Climate Narrative Project Presentations
Climate Narrative Project Presentations


7:30 PM

Becker Communication Studies Building

Aspiring & Beginning Women Farmer Learning Circle
Aspiring & Beginning Women Farmer Learning Circle


9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Family Day at Turkey Creek
Family Day at Turkey Creek


1:00 PM - 3:00 PM


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