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Teaching & Research

Sustainability is weaved throughout the learning and research platforms at the University of Iowa. The University is dedicated to the inclusion of sustainability in departments and is committed to the inclusion of environmental, economic and social understanding of sustainability its academic mission.

At the University of Iowa students have an opportunity to engage in a variety of courses related to sustainability and professors bring unique perspectives to their academia and research that fosters critical thinking skills about the impact of living and working sustainably.



Certificate in Sustainability

OverviewSustainability is meeting the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to mee...

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Research

The University of Iowa prides itself on excellence in scholarship and research. UI faculty and students are on the cutti...

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Resources

National ResourcesThe Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE) has a resource hub o...

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Classes for Fall 2017

Some suggestions for classes:

CNW:2740 The Art and Craft of Writing about the Environment

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