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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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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.

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News

Graduate Profile: Emma Miller-Shindelar

Emma Miller-Shindelar likes to tell a good story. She likes it even better when she can tell a good ...

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Sustainability Voluneeters Needed at Dance Marathon Feb. 2-3

Dance Marathon 24 is seeking volunteers to staffing the compost and recycling stations at five meals...

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We're Hiring: Recycling Intern Wanted

The Office of Sustainability is seeking applicants for a recycling intern to assist with waste reduc...

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Iowa airports going green, saving on energy costs

In this article from the Gazette, Ingrid Gronstal Anderson, University of Iowa environmental complia...

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Daily Iowan: Iowa City switches to single-stream recycling

Effective Dec. 4, Iowa City is adopting a change in its curbside recycling program, changing to a si...

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Take the Winter Warrior Challenge Nov. 27- Dec. 10

      Biking is a healthy, fun and environmentally-sound way to commute to work or class, and can sa...

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Daily Iowan: Faculty Workshop Focuses on Sustainability

 A workshop centered on what organizers called “arguably the defining issue of our time” — sustainab...

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University of Iowa named a Silver Bicycle Friendly University by the League of American Bicyclists

The League of American Bicyclists recognized the University of Iowa for the second time with a Silve...

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Upcoming Events

Hawkeye Lunch & Learn: Connecting Iowa to the Developing World


12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Iowa Memorial Union (IMU)

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Hawkeye Lunch & Learn: Connecting Iowa to the Developing World


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John and Mary Pappajohn Education Center

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Frontier Co-op-Tippie Impact Competition Training


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Pappajohn Business Building

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Sustainability at Iowa

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