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Iowa Now: UI announces it will be coal free by 2025

Iowa Now: UI announces it will be coal free by 2025

UI Power Plant will increase its use of biomass and other renewable energy sources to meet its goal.University of Iowa President Bruce Harreld announc...

Daily Iowan: Thinking Globally About Air Pollution

Daily Iowan: Thinking Globally About Air Pollution

UI Professor Gregory Carmichael discusses the effects of air pollution in the 34th presidential lecture.On a February day with blue skies and a high o...

Daily Iowan: Recyclemania Surges Through UI

Daily Iowan: Recyclemania Surges Through UI

Recyclemania, an annual, campus-wide event that started on Feb. 5, has a simple goal: reduce waste throughout the University of Iowa campus.This is th...

Cycling Through Snow

Cycling Through Snow

 Some say he's crazy. Others just think it.Anthony Lucio, a University of Iowa Ph.D candidate and avid cyclist, has come to expect the skeptical glanc...

Daily Iowan: Sustainability Summit Held Feb. 3

Daily Iowan: Sustainability Summit Held Feb. 3

Business leaders and M.B.A. students gathered for the annual Sustainability Summit 2017 to discuss how companies are integrating sustainable strategie...

Climate Narrative Fellows to Focus on Regenerative Cities

Climate Narrative Fellows to Focus on Regenerative Cities

Bringing together science, humanities, marketing and the arts, the University of Iowa’s Climate Narrative Project reaches across academic disciplines ...

Beth MacKenzie: Waste Reducer

Beth MacKenzie: Waste Reducer

Beth MacKenzie joined the University of Iowa in September as the recycling coordinator in the Office of Sustainability, a branch of Facilities Managem...

Students Can Compete in Sustainability Business Model Competition

Students Can Compete in Sustainability Business Model Competition

University of Iowa students have the opportunity to compete for cash prizes while developing a business model focused on sustainability at the Frontie...

Sustainable Citizen Profile: Solomon Worlds

Sustainable Citizen Profile: Solomon Worlds

STATS:Name: Solomon Worlds Position(s) on Campus: Intern for the mayor pro tempore of Iowa City, Member of President’s Black Student Advisory Committe...

Ecopolis Show Featured in Solutions Journal

Ecopolis Show Featured in Solutions Journal

Solutions Journal published an abbreviated version of the multimedia “Ecopolis” theatre show performed in the spring of 2016 by author Jeff Biggers an...

Liz Christiansen to Retire as Director of the UI Office of Sustainability

Liz Christiansen to Retire as Director of the UI Office of Sustainability

Liz Christiansen recently announced she will retire as director of the UI Office of Sustainability, effective Feb. 15, 2017. Over the past eight years...

UI Community Adopted 400+ Water Bottles and Mugs

UI Community Adopted 400+ Water Bottles and Mugs

Over the past year, more than 400 reusable bottles and mugs have found a home outside the landfill thanks to the Office of Sustainability’s adopt-a-bo...

Volunteers Needed to Staff Recycling/Compost Stations at Dance Marathon Feb. 3-4

Volunteers Needed to Staff Recycling/Compost Stations at Dance Marathon Feb. 3-4

Dance Marathon is seeking volunteers to staffing the compost and recycling stations at five meals during the Big Event Feb. 3-4 in the Iowa Memorial U...

UI's Biomass Power Monitoring System Noted

UI's Biomass Power Monitoring System Noted

Biomass Magazine's featured several biomass power producers who use condition monitoring systems, including the University of Iowa Power Plant.A compu...

Winter Warriors Biked 9,000 Miles in December

Winter Warriors Biked 9,000 Miles in December

This December, 160 cyclists in the Iowa City/Coralville community  biking over 9,000 miles participated in the University of Iowa's Winter Warrior Cha...

UI Students Create 30,000 Hands Volunteer Web Platform

UI Students Create 30,000 Hands Volunteer Web Platform

A group of University of Iowa students behind the development of 30,000 Hands, a web platform connecting local nonprofits to students and professors l...

UI Doubles Number of Bike Repair Stations

UI Doubles Number of Bike Repair Stations

The University of Iowa now boasts seven bicycle repair stations on our campus, four of which are brand new. New locations include Burge Hall, Eckstein...

Sustainablity Charter Created for Fraternity and Sorority Life

Sustainablity Charter Created for Fraternity and Sorority Life

UI Student Government and Fraternity and Sorority Life (FSL) are collaborating on putting together a charter to share sustainability ideas with one an...

Daily Iowan: UI, City Want a Bike-Friendly Campus and Community

Daily Iowan: UI, City Want a Bike-Friendly Campus and Community

The University of Iowa and Iowa City government are encouraging local residents to reduce their carbon footprint through efforts to make the campus an...

Gazette: Art meets science, social justice in Climate Narrative Project

Gazette: Art meets science, social justice in Climate Narrative Project

When Nazira Coury was looking for a creative way to express the effects of climate change, she didn’t have to look far.She interviewed her grandfather...

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