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Engineering Course Contributes to Sustainability on Campus

Engineering Course Contributes to Sustainability on Campus

Every year, students enrolled in Jerry Schnoor's Sustainable Systems tackle projects related to real-world sustainable design and assessment. Many gro...

Iowa Climate Statement 2015 Calls for Presidential Candidates to Address Climate Change in Iowa

Iowa Climate Statement 2015 Calls for Presidential Candidates to Address Climate Change in Iowa

Des Moines — Over the past four years, Iowa researchers and educators at nearly every college and university in the state have produced annual stateme...

Climate Narrative Fellows Present Projects

Climate Narrative Fellows Present Projects

Fellows with the spring 2015 Climate Narrative Project presented their works May 7 at Art Building West at an event entitled "Urban Farms, Real Food, ...

Engineering major develops sustainable furniture from cork...and it's comfy

Engineering major develops sustainable furniture from cork...and it's comfy

It isn’t every day that you read about a college student who sets out to design and construct environmentally sustainable furniture. So, how did it ha...

Little Village: Bike-Sharing Program Coming to Iowa City

Little Village: Bike-Sharing Program Coming to Iowa City

The University of Iowa and City of Iowa City are teaming up to develop a bike-sharing program that could come into effect as early as next spring. Und...

Climate Narrative Project Partners with Yale Climate Connections

Climate Narrative Project Partners with Yale Climate Connections

Live from the heartland, stories from the front lines of climate change--that's the assignment for a new collaboration between the University of Iowa'...

Growing Garden Helps Students Grow Careers

Growing Garden Helps Students Grow Careers

When Kain Kutz and Andrew Hirst first signed on to participate in the UI Student Garden, they didn’t anticipate how much more they would learn than ho...

Milster to Retire April 30

Milster to Retire April 30

Ferman Milster, Principal Engineer, Office of Sustainability, announced he will retire on Thursday, April 30, 2015, after 24 years of service to the U...

Student's Investment in ‘Sustainable Relationships’ Draws Udall, Truman Awards

Student's Investment in ‘Sustainable Relationships’ Draws Udall, Truman Awards

UI student Jeffrey Ding is the recipient of both the 2015 Truman and Udall Scholarships, making him only the third student in UI history to receive bo...

Press Citizen: Bike Share Coming to UI

Press Citizen: Bike Share Coming to UI

Sustainability proponents at Iowa's three public universities have been working for years to develop programs that allow people to rent a bike at one ...

Bike-sharing program funding expected in October

Bike-sharing program funding expected in October

After years of planning, the University of Iowa’s bike-sharing program is scheduled to go into beginning phases this October. The UI Parking & Transpo...

Energy Smart Scheduling to Expand for Summer 2015

Energy Smart Scheduling to Expand for Summer 2015

The UI “energy smart scheduling” program works to reduce energy consumption and costs by compacting classroom scheduling and consolidating the use of ...

Celebrate Earth Month 2015

Celebrate Earth Month 2015

This April, the Office of Sustainability invites you to celebrate the culture of sustainability during Earth Month at the University of Iowa. The offi...

Earth Month 2015 Bike Challenge

Earth Month 2015 Bike Challenge

It’s Earth Month and April is great time to commute to work and get to class on a bike! Do you have what it takes to win the Earth Month Bike Challeng...

Wanted: Eco Hawks

Wanted: Eco Hawks

All students, staff, and faculty are invited to become Eco Hawks, change agents for sustainability on campus and beyond. Supporting the University of ...

UI Students Host Sustainability-Focused Radio Show

UI Students Host Sustainability-Focused Radio Show

Two University of Iowa students took their sustainability banter to the airwaves earlier this month with the premier of the sustainability-focused tal...

West Campus Energy Plant Planning Approved

West Campus Energy Plant Planning Approved

The Iowa Board of Regents has approved planning of a new $75 million power plant to serve the needs of the University of Iowa campus, which includes. ...

UI cools summer energy bills by consolidating classroom use

UI cools summer energy bills by consolidating classroom use

When you think of a hot and humid Iowa summer, you probably don’t expect to save money on your energy bill without having to break a sweat. But the Un...

UI Investigates Solar After Court Ruling

UI Investigates Solar After Court Ruling

From the Gazette: An Iowa Supreme Court ruling last July changed the playing field for the use of solar energy in the public sector and not-for-profit...

MBA students to consult on UI biomass project

MBA students to consult on UI biomass project

A team of University of Iowa business students are partnering with the UI biomass fuel project to develop technical and operational requirements for a...

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