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Iowa Organic Conference Nov. 19-20 Highlights Robust Organic Growth

Iowa Organic Conference Nov. 19-20 Highlights Robust Organic Growth

The 17h Annual Iowa Organic Conference will be held on Nov. 19-20 on the University of Iowa campus in Iowa City, as a joint effort between Iowa State ...

Homecoming Week Made More Sustainable

Homecoming Week Made More Sustainable

This year, the University of Iowa Sustainability Office and the Homecoming Executive Council have a new goal of making the campus more environmentally...

Carter Delivers Lecture on Urban Revitalization, Sustainability

Carter Delivers Lecture on Urban Revitalization, Sustainability

Urban revitalization strategist Majora Carter delivered a lecture Monday night about improving communities through economic development.By Julia DiGia...

EnvIowa Podcast: Anderson descibles UI's renewable energy portfolio

EnvIowa Podcast: Anderson descibles UI's renewable energy portfolio

The latest EnvIowa podcast from the Center for Global and Enviromental Research at the University of Iowa features an interview with Ingrid Gronstal A...

Solar Panels Installed on Seamans Center Annex

Solar Panels Installed on Seamans Center Annex

Workers from Price Electric installed solar panels Sept. 1 on the new Seamans Center south annex  roof. The 233-panel array will produce 65.5 kW of po...

Daily Iowan: Careers in Campus Sustainability Discussed

Daily Iowan: Careers in Campus Sustainability Discussed

A new dual major at the University of Iowa aims to promote a career in sustainability, with a focus on preparing students for careers in developing gr...

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...

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, ...

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