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UI students join climate-change initiative

UI students join climate-change initiative

From the Daily Iowan. Students need to become more involved in the fight against climate change. That is according to Know Tomorrow, a national studen...

Bravo to Biomass

Bravo to Biomass

UI study shows using oat hulls for power has considerable benefits to the environment and human health Biomass burning sometimes gets a bad rap. That’...

Know Tomorrow Kicks off Week Long Series of Events

Know Tomorrow Kicks off Week Long Series of Events

Know Tomorrow, a student-led campaign to demand action on climate change, is hosting a series of events Sept. 28 to Oct. 2 at various locations on cam...

International Student Profiles: Why Sustainability is Important

International Student Profiles: Why Sustainability is Important

For the September Eco Hawks newsletter, intern Tara Slade talked with three international students at the University of Iowa about why sustainability ...

Thorne and Mascher discuss EPA Power Plan

Thorne and Mascher discuss EPA Power Plan

On Sept. 22 the head of the University of Iowa Department of Occupational & Environmental Health, as well as the Chairman of the Environmental Protect...

Sharing bikes draws nearer

Sharing bikes draws nearer

From the Daily Iowan A bike-sharing system in Iowa City is about to materialize. The project, which will allow people to rent a bike for use during th...

Bike Share Plans Underway

Bike Share Plans Underway

From The Gazette: IOWA CITY — The city is finalizing details to launch a new bike share program with the University of Iowa that could be larger than ...

Iowa converts tall grass to energy

Iowa converts tall grass to energy

From Big Ten Network LiveBIG: Throughout the state of Iowa, something interesting has been happening with farms over the past few years — they’re disa...

Fall Bike Challenge Promotes Cycling on Campus

Fall Bike Challenge Promotes Cycling on Campus

The best way to get college students’ attention is simple: use social and free stuff. That’s the logic behind the Fall Bike Challenge, a photo contest...

Take the Fall Bike Photo Challenge on Instagram

Take the Fall Bike Photo Challenge on Instagram

Get out and ride your bike this fall! Join the University of Iowa Fall Bike Challenge Sept. 13 to Oct. 11 and post your pics on Instagram of your bike...

Miscanthus Providing Fuel for Energy and Other Environmental Benefits

Miscanthus Providing Fuel for Energy and Other Environmental Benefits

From AgriNews: Any time farmers can grow fuel, it's positive, said Dan Black as he stood at the edge of his 15-acre giant miscanthus field south of Io...

Food Is Community

Food Is Community

UI study finds local food movement rooted in relationships and values More Americans than ever before are supporting their local food markets, and it’...

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