Events

UI 2030 Sustainability Goals Listening Post

UI 2030 Sustainability Goals Listening Post

February 17, 2020 - 6:00pm

The UI’s 2030 Sustainability Goals Subcommittee will be gathering feedback from UI community faculty, staff and students on the UI's 2030 Sustainability Goals. This session will include a presentation by the 2030 Sustainability Goals Subcommittee, open discussion, and feedback gathering. ...

UI 2030 Sustainability Goals Listening Post

UI 2030 Sustainability Goals Listening Post

February 18, 2020 - 3:30pm

The UI’s 2030 Sustainability Goals Subcommittee will be gathering feedback from UI community faculty, staff and students on the UI's 2030 Sustainability Goals. This session will include a presentation by the 2030 Sustainability Goals Subcommittee, open discussion, and feedback gathering. ...

Wine Cork and Bottle Upcycling Fun

Wine Cork and Bottle Upcycling Fun

February 19, 2020 - 6:00pm

Join the fun as we upcycle wine bottles and wine corks into useful items. Several examples will be provided for upcycling ideas. Materials are provided, but participants are also welcome to bring their own.  RSVP is required, as space is limited. RSVP to jane-wilch@iowa-city.org or call 319-887-6110. Event is no cost. 

Sustainable Fashion: Film Screening and Chat

Sustainable Fashion: Film Screening and Chat

February 19, 2020 - 7:00pm

Film Screening: Against the backdrop of fracturing United States and Mexico relations, the non-profit Remake is shining a light on the women working in factories called 'maquilas' in their film, Made in Mexico....

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    Sustainability by the Numbers

    1,897
    students and faculty
    participating in Eco Hawks Program
    225
    students enrolled in
    Certificate of Sustainability Program
    7.5
    million pounds of waste
    recycled and diverted from landfill
    400+
    sustainability-related and
    focused classes to choose from
    $21
    million secured for
    sustainability-related research since 2014
    36
    thousand hours invested by UI students
    and faculty through the Iowa Initiative
    for Sustainable Communities

    Rated “Silver” in Sustainability Tracking (STARS) by the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education.
    Designated a Tree Campus USA by the Arbor Day Foundation for 10 years and running!