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Renewable Energy

Renewable Energy

The UI plans to produce 40% of its energy from renewable sources by 2020.

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RecycleMania 2018

RecycleMania 2018

Recycle Right

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Bike Friendly University

Bike Friendly University

The UI holds a silver-level bike-friendly rating by the League of American Bicyclists.

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Green  Building at UI

Green Building at UI

The UI has 13 LEED certified buildings on campus

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Explore Our Initiatives

Sustainability is a central priority of all aspects of our university enterprise – our operations, our academic mission, and our responsibilities to the greater society.

Sustainability at Iowa

News

Dancers in Company Explore Collective Action, Sustainability

Lighting dims as music dissipates into silence. Suddenly, frustration and anger begin to settle alon...

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Seamans Center Annex Emphasizes Collaboration and Sustainability

In this Daily Iowan article, it's noted that the new Seamans Center Annex focuses on the importance ...

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Daily Iowan: UI Team Studies Financial Viability of New Process to Make Ethanol

Researchers have found a possibly revolutionary process of creating ethanol, and UI students think i...

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Daily Iowan: If everyone lived like Iowa City residents, we’d need four Earths to support the population

A new study revealed that if everyone lived the way Iowa City residents do, we would need four Earth...

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Daily Iowan: UI faculty,students expand search abroad for clean energy

H.S. Udaykumar and other faculty and students work on a project to bring cleaner energy sources to u...

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UI Researchers Study Financial Viability of Turning Greenhouse Gas into Ethanol Fuel

From the Des Moines Register:Somewhere within the walls of a Tennessee lab, researchers stumbled upo...

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Daily Iowan: UI holds first Meatless Monday at dining halls

On Monday, University of Iowa students may have noticed something different at the dining halls. As ...

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Daily Iowan: RecycleMania returns to UI

For the next few months, recycling will become a competitive sport.The University of Iowa Office of ...

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Upcoming Events

Chasing Coral Documentary Screening


7:00 PM

Voxman Music Building

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Live Stream from Coe College: Yvon Chouinard and Craig Mathews


7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Pappajohn Business Building

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"Plastic Paradise" Film Screening


6:45 PM - 8:20 PM

Phillips Hall

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Martin Moskovits- "Plasmon-assisted Artificial Photosynthesis"


3:30 PM

Iowa Advanced Technology Laboratories

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Jerrry Schnoor: Climate Change and Policy


6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Iowa City Senior Center

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History of the World: Thinking Climate and Environment


5:30 PM - 7:20 PM

Iowa City Public Library

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Sustainability at Iowa

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