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Daily Iowan: Meet the New Faces of Sustainability

Daily Iowan: Meet the New Faces of Sustainability

As the University of Iowa takes a step closer to its 2020 sustainability goals, it continues to expand and incorporate different departments into its ...

UI wins $3 million grant to launch water sustainability graduate program

UI wins $3 million grant to launch water sustainability graduate program

The University of Iowa has received a five-year, $3 million National Science Foundation Research Traineeship (NRT) grant to develop a Sustainable Wate...

Daily Iowan: Student Garden Gets New Digs

Daily Iowan: Student Garden Gets New Digs

A brand-new on-campus garden will soon be available to students.On Tuesday, the University of Iowa Student Government unanimously passed a measure tha...

Daily Iowan: Hydroponic Garden Model Built in Iowa City

Daily Iowan: Hydroponic Garden Model Built in Iowa City

On the rooftop of Iowa City’s local M.C. Ginsberg lies an urban oasis of hydroponic gardening. While Iowa City is no New York, urban gardening has bee...

Move in Green at UI

Move in Green at UI

We’re always thinking of ways to stay green and help make the University of Iowa a more sustainable campus. We encourage incoming freshmen to help acc...

Biomass Magazine: Innovation Breeds Innovation

Biomass Magazine: Innovation Breeds Innovation

The University of Iowa was issued the state’s first Plant-wide Applicability Limit, granting its biomass program much-needed operational flexibility. ...

UI scientists using sunlight and water to make clean energy

UI scientists using sunlight and water to make clean energy

University of Iowa researchers are working with a California-based startup company to make clean energy from sunlight and any source of water.The univ...

Helping Cities Prepare For Growth

Helping Cities Prepare For Growth

As cities grow and populations move, policy makers want to see the signs as soon as possible in order to plan for the changes and consider what these ...

Student Group Tests Iowa City Bike Boulevard

Student Group Tests Iowa City Bike Boulevard

As a part of the Join the Movement campaign, a group of graduate students from the University of Iowa College of Public Health successfully demonstrat...

Earth Month Bike Challenge Winners Named

Earth Month Bike Challenge Winners Named

Thanks to everyone who participated in the University of Iowa Earth Month Bike Challenge in April! Trophies were awarded to the top three teams with t...

League of American Bicyclists' Nesper Visits Iowa City

League of American Bicyclists' Nesper Visits Iowa City

The UI Bicycle Advisory Committee welcomed Bill Nesper, the director of the Bicycle Friendly program at the League of American Bicyclists, at their me...

Climate Narrative Project: New Stories on Just Living in an Age of Climate Change

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, interviews and discussions across the heartland, Uni...

Tree Inventory App Launched

Tree Inventory App Launched

If you ever wanted to know more about your favorite trees on campus, there’s an app for that. In observance of Arbor Day, UI Facilities Management ann...

Climate Narrative Features Perspectives of Climate Change

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, but some students are taking an artistic approach ...

Hydroponics Project Wins Frontier-Tippie Sustainability Impact Competition

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 first University of Iowa Frontier-Tippie Sustainabilit...

UI Marks Progress on 2020 Sustainability Goals

UI Marks Progress on 2020 Sustainability Goals

The University of Iowa has made significant progress on its 2020 Vision Sustainability Goals.Liz Christiansen, director of the Office of Sustainabilit...

UI Places 2nd in the Big Ten in 2016 RecycleMania Tournament

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 during the 2016 RecycleMania competition Feb. 7- Apr...

UI Plants Miscanthus Grass to Increase Biomass Innovation

UI Plants Miscanthus Grass to Increase Biomass Innovation

Iowa Public Radio- Like most institutions, the University of Iowa uses coal in its power plants. It, however, also has a hyper-local source of fuel: d...

UIowa and DNR Reach Landmark Agreement

UIowa and DNR Reach Landmark Agreement

From Iowa Now- The University of Iowa and the Iowa Department of Natural Resources have reached a landmark agreement that will help advance the UI’s r...

University of Iowa group grows lettuce in pipes

University of Iowa group grows lettuce in pipes

From The Gazette - For the past couple of months, a group of University of Iowa students has been growing lettuce in an unconventional way. “I’ve know...

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