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EPA Announces 2017 Campus RainWorks Challenge

EPA Announces 2017 Campus RainWorks Challenge

EPA is pleased to announce the rules for the sixth annual Campus RainWorks Challenge, a design competition open to U.S. colleges and universities. EPA...

Iowa Climate Statement 2017: It’s not just the heat, it’s the humidity!

Iowa Climate Statement 2017: It’s not just the heat, it’s the humidity!

According to Iowa’s leading climate scientists, Iowa has experienced a significant increase in humidity levels since 1971.The seventh annual statement...

Iowa Initiative for Sustainable Communities working with RAGBRAI waypoint Decorah to build sustainable future

Iowa Initiative for Sustainable Communities working with RAGBRAI waypoint Decorah to build sustainable future

Over 150 University of Iowa students, faculty, and staff embraced challenging, high-impact projects in Winneshiek County and Decorah, Iowa, from 2014 ...

Daily Iowan: Rummage in the Ramp promotes reuse and recycling

Daily Iowan: Rummage in the Ramp promotes reuse and recycling

At the end of every July, abandoned couches and derelict furniture fill the street curbs of Iowa City, killing grass, enraging neighbors, and ending u...

City pedals ahead with bike plan

City pedals ahead with bike plan

The Iowa City Master Bike Plan aims to connect the city for cyclists new and old.Biking around Iowa City is about to be a lot more accessible.The Iowa...

Community invited to apply for Climate Action Grant

Community invited to apply for Climate Action Grant

Iowa City area organizations are invited to apply for the Community Partnerships for Climate Action Grant. The City Council approved funding for this ...

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

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 were going to leave his native city of Santiago, C...

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

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 Engagement Tour in 2010, he was met by a mob.The peo...

UI researchers conduct survey of  PCBs in schools

UI researchers conduct survey of PCBs in schools

New research from the University of Iowa shows that polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs), chemicals known to cause cancer in humans, are present in older ...

Iowa Watch: Iowa Develops Science Teaching Standards With No Climate Change Judgment

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 climate change may be glad that new public-school scienc...

Measuring Flood Vulnerability

Measuring Flood Vulnerability

Which factors affect a community’s vulnerability and resilience to flooding? Through his research, Eric Tate is working to answer this question.Tate, ...

Volunteers Collect 25,000 Pounds of Donations During Move Out

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 than 25,000 pounds of donations, helping keep valuab...

Daily Iowan: Reynolds visits UI, talks renewable energy

Daily Iowan: Reynolds visits UI, talks renewable energy

Iowa not only feeds the world, it also fuels it, Gov. Kim Reynolds said during a visit to the University of Iowa on June 7.Because of this, Reynolds s...

Press Citizen: Reynolds discusses biomass fuels during UI visit

Press Citizen: Reynolds discusses biomass fuels during UI visit

Gov. Kim Reynolds may have a degree from Iowa State, but she thinks Iowans can learn a thing or two from the University of Iowa.In her first stop at U...

Gazette: UI's coal-free goal impresses Reynolds

Gazette: UI's coal-free goal impresses Reynolds

Governor sees economic possibilities in biomass projectTerry Branstad was the ethanol governor. After a visit Wednesday to the University of Iowa Biom...

UI professor gets a firsthand look at the business of lawmaking

UI professor gets a firsthand look at the business of lawmaking

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...

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