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Daily Iowan: Floodplain mapping almost ready

Daily Iowan: Floodplain mapping almost ready

Since the 2008 flood in Iowa City, the Iowa Flood Center has worked to update the floodplain map.Professor Larry Weber of the University of Iowa IIHR ...

Residence Halls Compete in Energy Bowl

Residence Halls Compete in Energy Bowl

For two weeks in October, students in UI residence halls competed the third annual Energy Bowl, designed to show that a few small actions can add up t...

UI Paper on Wind Turbine Reliability Published on Renewable Energy Global Innovations

UI Paper on Wind Turbine Reliability Published on Renewable Energy Global Innovations

A College of Engineering paper "Reliability-based design optimization of wind turbine blades for fatigue life under dynamic wind load uncertainty," fu...

Daily Iowan: Lecture Focuses on Flint Water Crisis

Daily Iowan: Lecture Focuses on Flint Water Crisis

An environmental champion on Thursday night highlighted the dangers of ignoring corruption and how it can affect the public.Marc Edwards, a professor ...

Food Pantry Blooms

Food Pantry Blooms

Halfway through its first semester, the Food Pantry at Iowa has experienced exponential growth. Leaders of the pantry say they expect the numbers to c...

Tree Freak

Tree Freak

Andy Dahl plans his vacations around visiting trees, much to his family’s chagrin. He uses his shotgun to shoot off witch’s brooms—genetic deformities...

Solar Umbrellas Charge Up IMU Patio

Solar Umbrellas Charge Up IMU Patio

Students and others visiting the patio outside the Iowa Memorial Union can now use power of the sun to charge their phones at four ZON Powersol statio...

Daily Iowan: UI Student Government Pushes Sustainability for Hospitals, Athletics

Daily Iowan: UI Student Government Pushes Sustainability for Hospitals, Athletics

University of Iowa  votes to add sustainability coordinators and committees to the UI Hospitals and Clinics and Athletics DepartmentThe University of ...

UI RideShare Program Launched

UI RideShare Program Launched

A new, free rideshare program for University of Iowa faculty, staff, and students has the potential to cut commuter costs by at least half, UI Parking...

Daily Iowan: City of Iowa City Expands Recycling and Waste Reduction Ordinances

Daily Iowan: City of Iowa City Expands Recycling and Waste Reduction Ordinances

A proposed change in City Code may increase recycling and green efforts in the Iowa City community.The first consideration of a motion to a change in ...

Daily Iowan: Climate Change Front and Center at Festival

Daily Iowan: Climate Change Front and Center at Festival

The University of Iowa Museum of Natural History was packed full with professors, students, and Iowa City residents on the afternoon of Oct. 15 for th...

Daily Iowan: Discussion focuses on pipeline

Daily Iowan: Discussion focuses on pipeline

The University of Iowa Environmental Coalition hosted a talk Thursday in the Sustainability Office, where UI Associate Professor Tyler Priest spoke ab...

Waste Not Want Not Discussion Held

Waste Not Want Not Discussion Held

Nearly a third of waste on the University of Iowa campus can be diverted by composting, according to the UI Office of Sustainability website.This is p...

Daily Iowan: Hydroponics System Gets an Update

Daily Iowan: Hydroponics System Gets an Update

Thanks to the work of a University of Iowa Ph.D. student, the greenhouse on top of the University of Iowa Biology Building East is getting a much-need...

Iowa Climate Statement Urges Action on Climate-Smart Agriculture

Iowa Climate Statement Urges Action on Climate-Smart Agriculture

“Iowa’s record September rainfall and flooding reminds us that climate change is real and needs to be addressed on both the farm and in our communitie...

Kinnick Goes Green with Game Day Recycling

Kinnick Goes Green with Game Day Recycling

It’s another great year on the gridiron for the Hawkeyes, but while C.J. Beathard and the rest of the team are scoring touchdowns on the field, many f...

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...

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