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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...

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