Events

VIRTUAL Exploring Careers in Environment & Sustainability Networking Event

March 30, 2021 - 5:00pm

The Virtual Exploring Careers in Environment & Sustainability will involve networking with alums and local professionals working in various areas of Environmental Science, Geography, and Sustainability. All Students are welcome! This event will allow students to:Explore career options related to environment and sustainability, Receive advice on gaining experiences & skills needed for the profession, Network with industry professionals -- Students : Register in Handshake - coming soon!

One Sustainable Iowa Symposium

One Sustainable Iowa Symposium

April 1, 2021 - 8:00am

Join us for a month-long celebration of sustainability.  The UI Office of Sustainability and the Environment is co-hosting the One Sustainable Iowa Earth Month Symposium during the entire month of April.  The Symposium will consist of free virtual programming offered by numerous Iowa colleges and universities.  The goals of the Symposium are to develop a sustainability communication platform and build connections between students, faculty, and staff engaged in sustainability across Iowa. ...

A Conversation on Climate Science, Policy and Justice with Dr. Ayana Elizabeth Johnson

A Conversation on Climate Science, Policy and Justice with Dr. Ayana Elizabeth Johnson

April 19, 2021 - 7:00pm

Join us for an evening of conversation with Dr. Ayana Elizabeth Johnson, founder of Urban Ocean Lab and Ocean Collectiv. This will be a moderated discussion. More details will be released soon....

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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!