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Iowa Professor Protects Disadvantaged From Floods

Iowa Professor Protects Disadvantaged From Floods

Devastation after Hurricane Katrina led Eric Tate to a career change and a new focus.When IIHR—Hydroscience & Engineering researcher Eric Tate hears a...

Daily Iowan: New curbside carts improve access to composting for Iowa City residents

Daily Iowan: New curbside carts improve access to composting for Iowa City residents

Iowa City residents can now reserve large carts for organic waste to be picked up weekly by the city’s curbside service.Iowa City is offering new, opt...

Community planters demonstrate Iowa City’s high regard for local foods

Community planters demonstrate Iowa City’s high regard for local foods

Community planters in Iowa City are taking a break from annual flowers, offering residents a variety of edible plants this summer instead. Iowa City i...

Sustainable Water Development Program Prepares the Next Generation of Sustainability Leaders

Sustainable Water Development Program Prepares the Next Generation of Sustainability Leaders

The Sustainable Water Development graduate program aims to prepare burgeoning sustainability leaders to tackle water, food, and energy challenges.When...

Coalescence Entertainment Wins Frontier Co-op–Tippie Impact competition

Coalescence Entertainment Wins Frontier Co-op–Tippie Impact competition

Coalescence Entertainment Inc., a film studio and philanthropic organization owned by two University of Iowa students, received the $2,500 top prize a...

Three Hawkeye Leadership Awards Recognize Sustainability

Three Hawkeye Leadership Awards Recognize Sustainability

The University of Iowa Division of Student Life recognized two organizations and one student May 2 for their efforts to advance campus sustainability ...

Radio Iowa: Students Urged to Donate Don't Dump

Radio Iowa: Students Urged to Donate Don't Dump

About 6,000 students who’ve been living in University of Iowa dorms are moving out this week and an effort is underway to keep them from filling the d...

Daily Iowan: Tippie College of Business Holds Faculty Sustainability Summit

Daily Iowan: Tippie College of Business Holds Faculty Sustainability Summit

The 2018 Faculty Sustainability Summit hosted speakers May 10 and 11 from a variety of environmentally conscious companies and stimulated dialogue on ...

UI students reimagine park experience with unique adaptation plan

UI students reimagine park experience with unique adaptation plan

Early on in the course, University of Iowa urban and regional planning professors Lucie Laurian and Scott Spak asked their students to imagine the per...

UI Participates in RecycleMania 2018

UI Participates in RecycleMania 2018

Through recycling and composting efforts, the University of Iowa diverted 49 percent of its waste from the landfill during the 2018 RecycleMania compe...

KGAN: UI graduate students look to make Iowa City park more sustainable

KGAN: UI graduate students look to make Iowa City park more sustainable

Graduate students from the University of Iowa are helping lead Iowa City in improving a city park—using only the natural habitat as inspiration. They’...

KCRG: Urban and Regional Planning Students Make Park Reccomendations

KCRG: Urban and Regional Planning Students Make Park Reccomendations

A park that can take care of itself. It's an idea for a plot of land next to the Terry Trueblood Park in Iowa City.The University of Iowa's Urban and ...

Daily Iowan: Dance Marathon Plants 25 Trees on the Pentacrest

Daily Iowan: Dance Marathon Plants 25 Trees on the Pentacrest

The color green has an important meaning to University of Iowa Dance Marathon, but on April 27, green took a new form for volunteers. As spring touche...

Daily Iowan: WorldCanvass Hosts Discussion on Environmental Policies and the Future

Daily Iowan: WorldCanvass Hosts Discussion on Environmental Policies and the Future

WorldCanvass hosted experts in climate science and the environment to discuss policies in the U.S. and around the world to help the environment.As Ear...

Volunteers Help Clean Up Iowa River

Volunteers Help Clean Up Iowa River

Almost 100 participants turned out for the Earth Day Weekend River Clean-Up on Saturday, April 21, along the Iowa River in Iowa City — a new record fo...

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...

Gazette: Students Sounding Call to Action with Out-Of-Class Experiences

Gazette: Students Sounding Call to Action with Out-Of-Class Experiences

College for generations has been, in many ways, about class. Sitting in one, perhaps developing some, and often establishing yourself apart from the s...

How can you save the planet? University of Iowa event to provide some ideas this Earth Day

How can you save the planet? University of Iowa event to provide some ideas this Earth Day

From the Press Citizen:It’s not to say that generations before them didn’t have their own problems, says the educator behind the The Green Room, but t...

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...

Public Policy Center Hosts World Climate Simulation

Public Policy Center Hosts World Climate Simulation

In celebration of Earth Week, the University of Iowa Public Policy Center hosted a World Climate Simulation. The World Climate Simulation is a role-pl...

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