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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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LEED Building at UI

LEED Building at UI

The UI has eight LEED-certified buildings, totaling 496,386 square feet of sustainable building space.

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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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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

Iowa Watch: Iowa Develops Science Teaching Standards With No Climate Change Judgment

At first, people who reject predominant scientific findings that humans are the main cause of climat...

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Measuring Flood Vulnerability

Which factors affect a community’s vulnerability and resilience to flooding? Through his research, E...

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Volunteers Collect 25,000 Pounds of Donations During Move Out

During the University of Iowa's “Donate Don’t Dump” event May 10-13, 66 volunteers collected more th...

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Daily Iowan: Reynolds visits UI, talks renewable energy

Iowa not only feeds the world, it also fuels it, Gov. Kim Reynolds said during a visit to the Univer...

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Press Citizen: Reynolds discusses biomass fuels during UI visit

Gov. Kim Reynolds may have a degree from Iowa State, but she thinks Iowans can learn a thing or two ...

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Gazette: UI's coal-free goal impresses Reynolds

Governor sees economic possibilities in biomass projectTerry Branstad was the ethanol governor. Afte...

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UI professor gets a firsthand look at the business of lawmaking

When it came time for David Cwiertny to plan his sabbatical, a time away from classroom teaching dut...

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'Donate Don't Dump:' Students pass on items amid move-out bustle

From the Gazette: Hoisting couches onto a Penske moving truck doesn’t qualify as fun for most. But w...

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Upcoming Events

University Heights Farmer's Market

University Heights Farmer's Market


5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

University Athletic Club

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Iowa City Farmer's Market - Wednesday Market

Iowa City Farmer's Market - Wednesday Market


5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Chauncey Swan Parking Ramp

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Iowa City Farmer's Market - Saturday Market

Iowa City Farmer's Market - Saturday Market


7:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Chauncey Swan Parking Ramp

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Rummage in the Ramp

Rummage in the Ramp


12:00 AM

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Sustainability at Iowa

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