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Comprehensive Nutrient Runoff Mitigation Guide Created

Comprehensive Nutrient Runoff Mitigation Guide Created

Farmers on a quest to keep more fertilizer on their fields—and out of Iowa’s waterways—may have an easier time finding a solution, thanks to new resea...

UI engineers find switchgrass removes PCBs from soils

UI engineers find switchgrass removes PCBs from soils

University of Iowa researchers have found a type of grass that was once a staple of the American prairie can remove soil laden with PCBs, toxic chemic...

ISU Professor Collaborates With UI on Miscanthus

ISU Professor Collaborates With UI on Miscanthus

Emily Heaton, assistant professor of agronomy at Iowa State University, is profiled in this story from the ISU News Service, about faculty who are usi...

UI to Establish Dedicated Energy Crops in Eastern Iowa

UI to Establish Dedicated Energy Crops in Eastern Iowa

The University of Iowa is about to get reenergized: the university will soon be growing its own crop dedicated entirely to creating energy. The plant—...

Engineering Student Develops Solar Stoves in India

Engineering Student Develops Solar Stoves in India

From IowaNow: Allison Kindig did her homework before coming to the University of Iowa. Four years later, her preparation is still paying dividends. Th...

Study Finds Midwest Flooding More Frequent

Study Finds Midwest Flooding More Frequent

From IowaNow: The U.S. Midwest and surrounding states have endured increasingly more frequent flood episodes over the past half-century, according to ...

Pioneering Perennials in Iowa Soil

Pioneering Perennials in Iowa Soil

From Biomass Magazine: The University of Iowa is searching for the right biomass feedstock to cofire with coal at its power plant, and miscanthus is o...

RecycleMania 2015

RecycleMania 2015

From Feb. 1 to March 28, the University of Iowa will compete in RecycleMania 2015, a competition to recycle the most and waste the least.

Much Work Yet To Be Done to Improve Our Food System

Much Work Yet To Be Done to Improve Our Food System

From Press-Citizen Opinion: The University of Iowa’s current theme semester, “Food for Thought,” will include events, activities, lectures and volunte...

Winter Warriors

Winter Warriors

From Dec. 1 to Dec. 20, 117 bicyclists participated in the University of Iowa's Winter Warrior Challenge, a fun, healthy and environmentally-friendly ...

STARS Gold Rating

STARS Gold Rating

An association of colleges and universities working to create a sustainable future has given the University of Iowa high marks for its campus-wide sus...

Press Citizen: Weather won't stop UI bicyclists

Press Citizen: Weather won't stop UI bicyclists

The Winter Warrior Challenge was created to demonstrate bicycling is not only possible, it can be fun — even in winter. One hundred twenty cyclists fr...

Press Citizen: Iowa City food waste reduction project recognized by EPA

Press Citizen: Iowa City food waste reduction project recognized by EPA

The Environmental Protection Agency recognized a local food waste reduction collaboration between the city, Iowa City Landfill, East Side Recycling Ce...

Little Village: On two wheels-tips for biking through the winter

Little Village: On two wheels-tips for biking through the winter

Check out these tips from Little Village Magazine on how to bike safely through the winter.

Power Down Over Break

Power Down Over Break

Take Five Minutes to Power Down Over Winter Break We all play a role in reducing energy waste and conserving resources on campus. Before you leave you...

Gazette: DOT recommending grant for University of Iowa bike share program

Gazette: DOT recommending grant for University of Iowa bike share program

An Iowa Department of Transportation grant could award the University of Iowa with $135,300 for an on-campus bike share program.

Daily Iowan: Challenge sparks winter biking

Daily Iowan: Challenge sparks winter biking

Come winter, the trip from the front door to the car is too frigid and grueling for many, but for participants of the Winter Warrior Challenge, it’s j...

An Evening in the Soil

An Evening in the Soil

The UI Office of Sustainability's Climate Narrative Project Fellows presented their work as part of the Office of Sustainability's "Semester in the So...

Winter Warrior Challenge

Winter Warrior Challenge

Biking to work or class during the winter months may seem like a chilly challenge, but it actually isn't that hard, and turns out to be pretty fun! Jo...

Iowa Now: Human Right to a Clean Environment

Iowa Now: Human Right to a Clean Environment

More than 300 middle school students participated in the 18th Annual University of Iowa International Day of Human Rights.

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