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RecycleMania Underway at UI

RecycleMania Underway at UI

From the Daily Iowan:  A nationwide competition is encouraging people to recycle more and waste less. The University of Iowa has several sustainabilit...

RecycleMania 2016: Recycle More, Waste Less

RecycleMania 2016: Recycle More, Waste Less

For the fourth year in a row, the University of Iowa is participating in RecycleMania, a nationwide competition to recycle the most and waste the leas...

Climate Narrative Project Examines Social Justice, Climate Change

Climate Narrative Project Examines Social Justice, Climate Change

As part of the University of Iowa Just Living theme semester, six new University of Iowa fellows are combining art and storytelling in the Office of S...

Putting the 'move' in 'the environmental movement'

Putting the 'move' in 'the environmental movement'

Senior Sophia Finster is utilizing art's powerful potential for communication, moving people to change their impact on Earth every day.   Whether it’s...

Tippie Competition Hopes to Spur Sustainable Impact

Tippie Competition Hopes to Spur Sustainable Impact

From the Daily Iowan- A competition involving sustainable innovation could bring lasting changes to the University of Iowa. The Tippie College of Busi...

Volunteers needed for compost/recycling at Dance Marathon

Volunteers needed for compost/recycling at Dance Marathon

Help Dance Marathon 22 go green! Volunteers are needed to help staff compost and recycle stations Feb. 5-6 at the Iowa Memorial Union. You can help da...

Sustainability Teach-In Feb. 5

Sustainability Teach-In Feb. 5

Across the globe, people strive for sustainable development, which the 1987 World Commission on Environment and Development famously defined as a way ...

UIHC Offers Composting Solution

UIHC Offers Composting Solution

From the Sustainable City Network Magazine Composting is a great way to divert food scraps away from the trash can — but how can it be applied in a la...

USA Today: At students' behest, colleges add efforts to address climate change

USA Today: At students' behest, colleges add efforts to address climate change

Sure, prospective college students want to know how their short-list schools stack up on partying, tuition assistance and preparing them for a career....

Miscanthus Helps Fuel the UI Power Plant

Miscanthus Helps Fuel the UI Power Plant

In this story with video from the Des Moines Register, Emily Heaton, an associate professor of agronomy at Iowa State University, tells how miscanthus...

Renewables: Share data on wind energy

Renewables: Share data on wind energy

From Nature: Giving researchers access to information on turbine performance would allow wind farms to be optimized through data mining, says Andrew K...

Iowa Organic Conference keeps growing

Iowa Organic Conference keeps growing

The 15th annual Iowa Organic Conference was held Nov. 22-23 at the University of Iowa (UI), Iowa City, as a joint effort between Iowa State University...

Winter Warrior Challenge Winners

Winter Warrior Challenge Winners

Winter Warrior Challenge 2015 wrap-up This December, Bicyclists in the Iowa City/Coralville community participated in the University of Iowa's Winter ...

Small Metal Grate Makes Big Impact on Environment, Health

Small Metal Grate Makes Big Impact on Environment, Health

From Iowa Now: An inexpensive metal insert for traditional cookstoves created by a University of Iowa researcher may decrease global warming and poten...

Iowa City Considering Mandate for Apartment Recycling

Iowa City Considering Mandate for Apartment Recycling

From the Press Citizen: Iowa City's landlords could be required to provide recycling pickup to their tenants for the first time under a new ordinance ...

UI Trains New Generation of Climate Storytellers

UI Trains New Generation of Climate Storytellers

From Huff Post Green: While global negotiators met in Paris last week to hammer out a climate accord, students with the University of Iowa's Climate N...

Tippie College Initiatives Make the Business Case for Sustainability

Tippie College Initiatives Make the Business Case for Sustainability

A new sustainability initiative from the Henry B. Tippie College of Business will help UI students grow lettuce with no soil during the winter, develo...

Provost Butler's Talk Explains History, Future of Wind Energy

Provost Butler's Talk Explains History, Future of Wind Energy

Thursday was a windy day at the Johnson County Health and Human Services Building. As the wind gusted outside, about two dozen people gathered over lu...

Schnoor, UI Students Attend COP21 Global Climate Meeting

Schnoor, UI Students Attend COP21 Global Climate Meeting

The University of Iowa is sending a delegation to the global climate talks in Paris. Four students and a faculty expert on water and biofuels will att...

Gearing Up for Bike Sharing

Gearing Up for Bike Sharing

From Iowa Ledger, Tippie College of Business- Iowa City comes alive each August when more than 30,000 students become immersed in the community for th...

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