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Cwiertny Advises House Committee on Energy and Commerce

Cwiertny Advises House Committee on Energy and Commerce

When it came time for David Cwiertny to plan his sabbatical, a time away from classroom teaching duties that many professors use to make progress on a...

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

'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 when you’re doing it on a gorgeous spring day in Io...

Daily Iowan: Donate, Don't Dump Helps Reduce Items Sent to Landfill

Daily Iowan: Donate, Don't Dump Helps Reduce Items Sent to Landfill

The Office of Sustainability and University of Iowa Housing & Dining will team up for the seventh year of “Donate, Don’t Dump,” which encourages dorm ...

Earth Month Bike Challenge Results

Earth Month Bike Challenge Results

Thank you to everyone who participated in the 2017 Earth Month Bike Challenge April 10-30 at the University of Iowa! Approximately 180 people actively...

Campus Printing Price Change Supports Sustainability

Campus Printing Price Change Supports Sustainability

A new approach to on-campus printing will support sustainability and lower print prices for students.Information Technology Services and University of...

Gardening Class Plants Seeds of Knowledge

Gardening Class Plants Seeds of Knowledge

The University of Iowa’s first ever gardening class began this semester, teaching 26 students the basic skills of how to grow a garden. The Lifetime L...

Students Win Prizes in Frontier Co-op-Tippie Impact Competition

Students Win Prizes in Frontier Co-op-Tippie Impact Competition

University of Iowa students recently presented their sustainable business ideas for a chance to win cash prizes at the Frontier Co-op – Tippie Impact ...

Treasure Trade Held on Cleary Walkway

Treasure Trade Held on Cleary Walkway

The T. Anne Cleary Walkway transformed into a thrift shop Tuesday for Treasure Trade, an opportunity for students to donate gently used clothing items...

Green Energy: UI, farmers partner to grow biofuel

Green Energy: UI, farmers partner to grow biofuel

From the Muscatine Journal: LETTS, Iowa — Jay Kemp isn’t a farmer, but in a few days, he will have more than 100 acres of grass rhizomes on his proper...

Students Brew Up Plan for Sustainable Coffee Maker

Students Brew Up Plan for Sustainable Coffee Maker

Two entrepreneurial students with a knack for sustainability recently took home the gold at the John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center, (JPEC) annual B...

Iowa Initiative for Sustainable Communities Honors Laurian

Iowa Initiative for Sustainable Communities Honors Laurian

Lucie Laurian, associate professor in the School of Urban and Regional Planning (URP), received the 2016–17 Annual Faculty Service Award, presented by...

Craig Just Wins Teaching Sustainability Award

Craig Just Wins Teaching Sustainability Award

The Institute of Industrial Engineers Sustainable Development Division has awarded Craig Just the 2017 Excellence in Teaching Sustainability Award.The...

UI Named Tree Campus USA for 2016

UI Named Tree Campus USA for 2016

The University of Iowa Tree Crew was recently honored with the 2016 Tree Campus USA Award at the 27th Annual Community Forestry Awards Luncheon in Des...

Volunteers Needed for Donate Don't Dump May 10-13

Volunteers Needed for Donate Don't Dump May 10-13

Volunteers are needed for the University of Iowa’s annual Donate Don’t Dump event that allows students and their families to donate items to Goodwill ...

Sustainable Citizen: Vanessa Fixmer-Oraiz

Sustainable Citizen: Vanessa Fixmer-Oraiz

Vanessa Fixmer-Oriaz found her passion for environmentalism when a Justin Timberlake meme caught her eye. The poster, sporting the phrase “Bringing Ge...

Hawkeye Service Teams Work on Urban Farms Over Spring Break

Hawkeye Service Teams Work on Urban Farms Over Spring Break

University of Iowa students on two Hawkeye Service Teams spent their spring break working on sustainable urban farms that provide healthy fruits and v...

Operating Coal-Free By 2025

Operating Coal-Free By 2025

University of Iowa (UI) President, Bruce Harreld, announced in February 2017 that the university campus will be coal-free by 2025. “In 2025, we expect...

Daily Iowan: UI jumps into Recyclemania

Daily Iowan: UI jumps into Recyclemania

In the past two months, 29 garbage trucks’ worth of waste have been diverted from the landfill on the University of Iowa campus.Throughout a nationwid...

Earth Month 2017

Earth Month 2017

The Office of Sustainability invites you to celebrate Earth Month at the University of Iowa. This year’s theme is “Sustainability Connects Us All,” wh...

Be a Green Event Volunteer

Be a Green Event Volunteer

Through a new program, Green Event Volunteers are being sought to help with waste diversion efforts at events at the Iowa Memorial Union.This program,...

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