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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...

Celebrating Earth Month on Campus

Celebrating Earth Month on Campus

Earth month will bring about several environmentally-focused events, including a campus-wide bike challenge. Daily Iowan- With April comes showers and...

Celebrate Earth Month 2016

Celebrate Earth Month 2016

This April, the Office of Sustainability invites you to celebrate the culture of sustainability during Earth Month 2016. The office is teaming up with...

UI Students Carry Trash to Raise Awareness of Waste Diversion

UI Students Carry Trash to Raise Awareness of Waste Diversion

From the Daily Iowan - University of Iowa students are taking responsibility for what they are putting in the landfill by collecting their trash and c...

Take the Earth Month Bike Challenge

Take the Earth Month Bike Challenge

It’s Earth Month and April is great time get on a bike! Take the University of Iowa Earth Month Bike Challenge April 2-30 for a chance to win some gre...

Study Coming To Iowa To Look Into Electric Vehicle Charging Stations

Study Coming To Iowa To Look Into Electric Vehicle Charging Stations

KCRG-TV9 - Two organizations in Iowa say more people are buying electric vehicles, and they want to conduct a study to look at the demands for adding ...

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