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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

City pedals ahead with bike plan

The Iowa City Master Bike Plan aims to connect the city for cyclists new and old.By Denise Cheeseman...

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Community invited to apply for Climate Action Grant

Iowa City area organizations are invited to apply for the Community Partnerships for Climate Action ...

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Littte Village features UI alumni Marcelo Mena Carrasco, Chilean environmental official

Marcelo Mena Carrasco was only 7 years old when his father told him that he and their entire family ...

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Daily Iowan: Just Works to Make Waste Water Systems More Affordable

When Craig Just arrived in Goodell, Iowa, with other professors on the University of Iowa Faculty En...

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UI researchers conduct survey of PCBs in schools

New research from the University of Iowa shows that polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs), chemicals know...

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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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Upcoming Events

Rummage in the Ramp

Rummage in the Ramp


4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

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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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University Heights Farmer's Market

University Heights Farmer's Market


5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

University Athletic Club

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Seize the Carp!

Seize the Carp!


10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Lower City Park

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Sustainability at Iowa

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