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Iowa River cleanup draws large crowds to beautify riverbanks

Iowa River cleanup draws large crowds to beautify riverbanks

As many have probably noticed, the Iowa River cuts through the heart of the University of Iowa campus. Despite its central location, the health of the...

UI and its Landscape Services Tree Crew Honored with 2017 Tree Campus USA Award

UI and its Landscape Services Tree Crew Honored with 2017 Tree Campus USA Award

The University of Iowa and the Facilities Management Landscape Services Tree Crew were recently honored with the 2017 Tree Campus USA award at the 28t...

Daily Iowan: Former NASA Chief Scientist Ellen Stofan Lectures on Climate Change

Daily Iowan: Former NASA Chief Scientist Ellen Stofan Lectures on Climate Change

Although Ellen Stofan, the former chief scientist of NASA, has spent most of her career looking at the stars, she says it is time to look at the effec...

Take the 2018 Earth Month Bike Challenge

Take the 2018 Earth Month Bike Challenge

As part of Earth Month 2018, the Office of Sustainability invites you to take its annual Bike Challenge from April 8 to 29. Now in its sixth year, the...

KWWL: UI Students Dig Though Trash to Improve Recycling Efforts

KWWL: UI Students Dig Though Trash to Improve Recycling Efforts

College students got their hands dirty by digging through campus trash cans as part of a recycling effort.The University of Iowa's Office of Sustainab...

Daily Iowan: Iowa City Jumps on Dockless Bike-share Trend

Daily Iowan: Iowa City Jumps on Dockless Bike-share Trend

Smart bikes” could be the newest form of public transportation in Iowa City, fulfilling the need for a long-awaited bike-share system this fall.The ci...

UI Realized Energy Savings from Fault Detection and Diagnostics Program

UI Realized Energy Savings from Fault Detection and Diagnostics Program

The University of Iowa Fault Detection & Diagnostics Program was selected for publication in APPA: Leadership in Educational Facilities' March issue o...

Weisbrod: Turning food waste into energy — it’s not science fiction.

Weisbrod: Turning food waste into energy — it’s not science fiction.

There’s a way to turn wasted food into free electricity, and we should be doing more with it.By Katelyn Weisbrod Coming back from studying abroad is w...

Gazette: Animated Oceans Exhibit Mixes Art, Science to Raise Awareness

Gazette: Animated Oceans Exhibit Mixes Art, Science to Raise Awareness

The sea creatures are delicate and beautifully rendered, carefully constructed glass creatures so lifelike they could be mistaken for the anemones, co...

Daily Iowan: UISG Expands Residence Hall Compost Project

Daily Iowan: UISG Expands Residence Hall Compost Project

UISG funds a green initiative to bring composting to three different dormsIn a few weeks’ time, tucked between a recycling bin and a trash can, a comp...

Dancers in Company Explore Collective Action, Sustainability

Dancers in Company Explore Collective Action, Sustainability

Lighting dims as music dissipates into silence. Suddenly, frustration and anger begin to settle along with the feelings of being trapped in a seemingl...

UI Engineering Students Building Solar Car

UI Engineering Students Building Solar Car

From Iowa Now: Starting a new student club is one thing. But starting the club while also raising $80,000 to build a solar car, visiting all 99 counti...

Seamans Center Annex Emphasizes Collaboration and Sustainability

Seamans Center Annex Emphasizes Collaboration and Sustainability

In this Daily Iowan article, it's noted that the new Seamans Center Annex focuses on the importance of sustainability. At the top of the building, the...

Daily Iowan: UI Team Studies Financial Viability of New Process to Make Ethanol

Daily Iowan: UI Team Studies Financial Viability of New Process to Make Ethanol

Researchers have found a possibly revolutionary process of creating ethanol, and UI students think it could make some money.Researchers in Tennessee h...

Daily Iowan: If everyone lived like Iowa City residents, we’d need four Earths to support the population

Daily Iowan: If everyone lived like Iowa City residents, we’d need four Earths to support the population

A new study revealed that if everyone lived the way Iowa City residents do, we would need four Earths.If everyone in the world lived like people do in...

Daily Iowan: UI faculty,students expand search abroad for clean energy

Daily Iowan: UI faculty,students expand search abroad for clean energy

H.S. Udaykumar and other faculty and students work on a project to bring cleaner energy sources to undeveloped parts of India. In the United States, i...

UI Researchers Study Financial Viability of Turning Greenhouse Gas into Ethanol Fuel

UI Researchers Study Financial Viability of Turning Greenhouse Gas into Ethanol Fuel

From the Des Moines Register:Somewhere within the walls of a Tennessee lab, researchers stumbled upon an accidental finding that could potentially rev...

Daily Iowan: UI holds first Meatless Monday at dining halls

Daily Iowan: UI holds first Meatless Monday at dining halls

On Monday, University of Iowa students may have noticed something different at the dining halls. As part of the theme semester “Climate for Change,” t...

Daily Iowan: RecycleMania returns to UI

Daily Iowan: RecycleMania returns to UI

For the next few months, recycling will become a competitive sport.The University of Iowa Office of Sustainability has launched its 2018 RecycleMania ...

Learn to Recycle Right During RecycleMania 2018

Learn to Recycle Right During RecycleMania 2018

The University of Iowa is kicking its recycling efforts into high gear to compete in RecycleMania, a national competition that encourages colleges and...

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