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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...

Green Tees Project Makes Bags From T-Shirts

Green Tees Project Makes Bags From T-Shirts

With climate change being a hot-button issue recently, some University of Iowa students are stepping up in an effort to reduce their carbon footprints...

Daily Iowan: Winter Can't Stop Cycling Around Iowa City

Daily Iowan: Winter Can't Stop Cycling Around Iowa City

Winter biking can be tricky, but with these tips from experienced cyclists, people can keep sailing along comfortably and safely well into the colder ...

Duggan Offers Tips to Breeze Though Winter Biking

Duggan Offers Tips to Breeze Though Winter Biking

December brings cold and wind to Iowa, and while some may hide indoors, true winter warriors are biking to work or class. But even the bravest warrior...

UISG Passes Campus Sustainability Measures

UISG Passes Campus Sustainability Measures

From the Daily Iowan:The University of Iowa Student Government discussed three sustainability-related proposals on Tuesday in the University Capitol C...

Op-ed: Cities and States Lead on Climate Change

Op-ed: Cities and States Lead on Climate Change

In this New York Times op-ed, Jeff Biggers, writer-in-residence for the UI's Climate Narrative Project, says that responsibility for effectively reini...

Iowa Flood Center Completes Statewide Floodplain Mapping Project

Iowa Flood Center Completes Statewide Floodplain Mapping Project

Easy-to-access, science-based information is one of the best tools we have to protect ourselves from flooding. The Iowa Flood Center (IFC) recently ce...

Daily Iowan: Floodplain mapping almost ready

Daily Iowan: Floodplain mapping almost ready

Since the 2008 flood in Iowa City, the Iowa Flood Center has worked to update the floodplain map.Professor Larry Weber of the University of Iowa IIHR ...

Residence Halls Compete in Energy Bowl

Residence Halls Compete in Energy Bowl

For two weeks in October, students in UI residence halls competed the third annual Energy Bowl, designed to show that a few small actions can add up t...

UI Paper on Wind Turbine Reliability Published on Renewable Energy Global Innovations

UI Paper on Wind Turbine Reliability Published on Renewable Energy Global Innovations

A College of Engineering paper "Reliability-based design optimization of wind turbine blades for fatigue life under dynamic wind load uncertainty," fu...

Daily Iowan: Lecture Focuses on Flint Water Crisis

Daily Iowan: Lecture Focuses on Flint Water Crisis

An environmental champion on Thursday night highlighted the dangers of ignoring corruption and how it can affect the public.Marc Edwards, a professor ...

Food Pantry Blooms

Food Pantry Blooms

Halfway through its first semester, the Food Pantry at Iowa has experienced exponential growth. Leaders of the pantry say they expect the numbers to c...

Tree Freak

Tree Freak

Andy Dahl plans his vacations around visiting trees, much to his family’s chagrin. He uses his shotgun to shoot off witch’s brooms—genetic deformities...

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