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Farmer Promotes Benefits of Biomass Fuels
Farmer Promotes Benefits of Biomass Fuels

During a National Farmer's Union listening session, Jim Cuddeback of Washington, Iowa, suggested accelerating the production and use of dedicated biom...

Recycling Gets A Fresh Look
Recycling Gets A Fresh Look

The Office of Sustainability has developed a new set of recycling outreach materials that are available in various formats to help UI staff, students,...

Volunteer for Gameday Recycling
Volunteer for Gameday Recycling

Volunteers are needed this fall to help fans recycle at Kinnick Stadium.  At each home football game, the University of Iowa recycling team sets up re...

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...

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 Your Brain on Trees—An Obermann Conversation
Your Brain on Trees—An Obermann Conversation


4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

University of Iowa Pentacrest

University Heights Farmer's Market
University Heights Farmer's Market


5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

University Athletic Club

Picturing Climate Change: Communicating Environmental Challenges Through Visual Storytelling
Picturing Climate Change: Communicating Environmental Challenges Through Visual Storytelling


12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

College of Public Health Building

Iowa City Farmer's Market - Wednesday Market
Iowa City Farmer's Market - Wednesday Market


5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Chauncey Swan Parking Ramp

Challenges to Providing Safe Drinking Water in the Midwest: A Symposium
Challenges to Providing Safe Drinking Water in the Midwest: A Symposium


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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

Welcome Back to Boom-Bust Oil Prices?
Welcome Back to Boom-Bust Oil Prices?


7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Seamans Center


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