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Solar Energy in Iowa: Policies and Practices at the Municipal, County, and State Levels

Solar Energy in Iowa: Policies and Practices at the Municipal, County, and State Levels

October 11, 2022 - 9:30am

Join policy experts, researchers, industry members, public employees, and nonprofit organization representatives for a series of panel discussions focusing on solar policies and practices across the state of Iowa. Each panel will focus on solar topics at different levels — from municipal level issues (net metering), to county level (utility scale, land use, siting), and finally at the state level (storage, equity, transmission). Each session will consist of an introduction and speaker remarks...

Science, Health & Sustainability Career Fair

October 13, 2022 - 4:00pm

Thursday, October 13, 2022...

Exhibition Spotlight: Valuing the Ancient in a Modern World

Exhibition Spotlight: Valuing the Ancient in a Modern World

October 19, 2022 - 12:00pm

Join the Pentacrest Museums as we explore the history of Archaeology in Iowa....

Tree Talk and Tour at the Sciences Library

Tree Talk and Tour at the Sciences Library

October 19, 2022 - 2:00pm

Join Arborist Andy Dahl for a tree talk and tour at the Sciences Library! This program will be held on Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2022. The tree talk will begin at 2 p.m. on the 3rd floor of the Sciences Library. The walking tour of campus trees will begin at 3 p.m. at the Sciences Library. This program is free and open to the public. The Sciences Library is located at 120 Iowa Ave. ...

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    Sustainability by the Numbers

    1st
    University in the Big10 to receive
    Fair Trade University designation
    8.16
    million pounds of waste composted,
    recycled and diverted from landfill
    100%
    of UI Cambus fleet is
    powered by clean-diesel technology
    387
    Sustainability Certificates granted
    to UI students and graduates
    $135m
    awarded in funding for sustainability
    research across the UI campus
    $900k
    spent every year by UI Housing and Dining
    to purchase local foods, dairy, and goods
    from local farmers and vendors

    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!