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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...

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


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


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Iowa City Farmer's Market - Saturday Market
Iowa City Farmer's Market - Saturday Market


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Chauncey Swan Parking Ramp


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