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The Gazette: University of Iowa named ‘bike friendly’ for efforts to support bicycling

The Gazette: University of Iowa named ‘bike friendly’ for efforts to support bicycling

The League of American Bicyclists recently recognized the University of Iowa with a Silver Bicycle Friendly University (BFU) award, joining 100 vision...

Bicycle Friendly University

Bicycle Friendly University

The League of American Bicyclists has recognized the University of Iowa with a Silver Bicycle Friendly University (BFU) award, joining 100 visionary c...

2014 Iowa Organic Conference

2014 Iowa Organic Conference

The 14h Annual Iowa Organic Conference was held Nov. 16-17 on the University of Iowa campus in Iowa City, as a joint effort between Iowa State Univers...

Little Village: Jeff Biggers, Founder of the UI Climate Narrative Project, Reads at Prairie Lights

Little Village: Jeff Biggers, Founder of the UI Climate Narrative Project, Reads at Prairie Lights

Iowa City's news and culture magazine interviewed Sustainability Writer-In-Residence Jeff Biggers about his thoughts on how the climate movement and p...

Daily Iowan: Programs on campus make efforts for sustainability

Daily Iowan: Programs on campus make efforts for sustainability

The Office of Sustainability has taken Campus Sustainability Day (Oct. 22) one step further and is celebrating Campus Sustainability Week. Students wi...

Campus Sustainability Week

Campus Sustainability Week

On Campus Sustainability Day, Oct. 22, we recognized the successes, challenges, and innovations of sustainability in higher education. The University ...

Leading Iowa Scientists Say Climate Change Hurting Iowans' Health

Leading Iowa Scientists Say Climate Change Hurting Iowans' Health

Iowans are experiencing real impacts from climate change, including heavier rains and increased flooding.  Human health effects from climate change ar...

Meeting the Renewable Energy Challenge Symposium

Meeting the Renewable Energy Challenge Symposium

Over the course of the University of Iowa Public Policy Center's Meeting the Renewable Energy Challenge Symposium, participants looked critically at t...

Daily Iowan: UI students compete against other schools to show they are the most "outdoorsy"

Daily Iowan: UI students compete against other schools to show they are the most "outdoorsy"

The Outdoor Nation Campus Challenge kicks off at the University of Iowa. Its goal is to get more students and community members outside. The UI is one...

Bike Tune Up Day Attracts 70 Cyclists

Bike Tune Up Day Attracts 70 Cyclists

Approximately 70 students and staff came to Fall Bike Tune Up Day Friday, Sept. 19, gathering in Hubbard Park. Cyclists enjoyed bike-powered smoothies...

Press Citizen: UI arborist honored as a True Professional by international group

As a young boy, Andy Dahl was mesmerized by the beautiful bur oak trees surrounding his childhood home. "I was always transfixed by them," the 43-year...

2014 India Winterim Fulfills Certificate in Sustainability Requirement

Once again, the University of Iowa International Programs is giving students the chance to spend the final three weeks of winter break in India, as pa...

Bio-Renewables Field Day

Bio-Renewables Field Day

Over 70 people attended the Bio-Renewables Field Day held Wednesday, September 10, at the Dan Black farm south of Iowa City. The event was sponsored b...

Daily Iowan: Second green roof installed on campus

About a month after the completion of a green roof on the Pappajohn Biomedical Discovery Building, the University of Iowa has added a second green roo...

Press Citizen: Rooftop Roots Grow Deeper at UI

Press Citizen: Rooftop Roots Grow Deeper at UI

By Chase Castle, Iowa City Press Citizen The University of Iowa College of Engineering just got a little bit greener. Various flowers and plant life w...

President's Block Party Recycling/Composting Efforts

President's Block Party Recycling/Composting Efforts

Thanks to many volunteers and first-year students, the On Iowa 2014 President's Block Party diverted 87 percent of the waste from the landfill through...

Green Roof Installed

Green Roof Installed

The University of Iowa's first-ever green roof continues to take root. Workers installed additional plants atop the café section of the Pappajohn Biom...

Iowa Initiative for Sustainable Communities starts in Sioux City

Iowa Initiative for Sustainable Communities starts in Sioux City

How does Sioux City keep its residents happy while also attracting newcomers? City officials and the Siouxland Interstate Metropolitan Planning Counci...

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