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Feed Your Future-Career Opportunities Panel Discussion

Feed Your Future-Career Opportunities Panel Discussion

"Feed Your Future—Career Opportunities" set for 3-4:40 p.m. April 17 at the Iowa City Public Library, will focus on food, career exploration and makin...

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...

Researcher finds Chilean clues to Earth's climate change history

Researcher finds Chilean clues to Earth's climate change history

When University of Iowa Earth and Environmental Sciences associate professor Ingrid Ukstins Peate was studying the bright red waters of Aguas Caliente...

Eastern Iowa Airport partners with ISU and UI on environmental projects

Eastern Iowa Airport partners with ISU and UI on environmental projects

The Eastern Iowa Airport will be converting 63.6 acres of low performing farmland to Miscanthus production that will support the Biomass Fuel Project ...

Eastern Iowa Airport to Plant Miscanthus for UI Biomass Fuel Project

Eastern Iowa Airport to Plant Miscanthus for UI Biomass Fuel Project

From the Des Moines Register: The Eastern Iowa Airport said it plans to incorporate two major conservation initiatives into its 2,000-acre corn-and-so...

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...

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