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On-Campus Food Pantry to Receive Funding

On-Campus Food Pantry to Receive Funding

It’s a given that college students love free food, but for some, it may be one of the only ways to eat. At its meeting Tuesday, the University of Iowa...

Second Successful day of Miscanthus Harvesting for the UI

Second Successful day of Miscanthus Harvesting for the UI

IOWA CITY (KWWL) - Giant Miscanthus - it's a special type of grass used for biomass cultivation at the University of Iowa. "It gives a nice, clean pro...

Daily Iowan Opinion: Fund Climate Policy

Daily Iowan Opinion: Fund Climate Policy

From the Daily Iowan Opinions Section- From the DI Editor This past weekend saw temperatures in the mid to upper 50s, putting a pleasantly sunny twist...

Miscanthus Plots Harvested

Miscanthus Plots Harvested

By Katelyn Weisbrodkatelyn-weisbrod@uiowa.edu In a state known for its agriculture, the University of Iowa is growing and harvesting its own renewable...

Climate Narrative Project Seeks To Turn Climate Activism Into Art, Storytelling

Climate Narrative Project Seeks To Turn Climate Activism Into Art, Storytelling

From the Daily Iowan: Students who major in chemistry, geographic information sciences, and women, gender, and sexuality studies often don’t collabora...

Iowans Pay Tribute to Rev. Barbara Schlachter, Climate Action Leader

Iowans Pay Tribute to Rev. Barbara Schlachter, Climate Action Leader

After 35 years of Episcopal parish ministry, the Rev. Barbara Schlachter had an epiphany in her family's homeplace, reading NASA scientist James Hanse...

Water Issues Inspired University of Iowa Dance Program

Water Issues Inspired University of Iowa Dance Program

From Iowa Watch.org Water — how it moves, its environmental and health impacts and its cultural significance — inspired upcoming performances by the U...

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 ...

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