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Daily Iowan: UISG Seeks to Ditch Plastic

Daily Iowan: UISG Seeks to Ditch Plastic

During the first week of the semester, the checkout counter of the Iowa Hawk Shop distributes tons of school supplies in plastic bags. This is somethi...

Sustainable Citizen: Darrow Center

Sustainable Citizen: Darrow Center

STATS:Name: Darrow Center Position(s) on Campus: Energy conservation intern to Doug Litwiller, office assistant for Engineering Computer Services, for...

Des Moines Register: University of Iowa announces it will be coal-free by 2025

Des Moines Register: University of Iowa announces it will be coal-free by 2025

The president of the University of Iowa announced Monday that the Iowa City-based campus will be coal-free by 2025.Over the next eight years, UI Presi...

The Daily Iowan: UISG Boosts Sustainable Printing

The Daily Iowan: UISG Boosts Sustainable Printing

The University of Iowa Student Government passed a resolution on Tuesday that proposed to work with Information Technology Services to establish equit...

Iowa Now: UI announces it will be coal free by 2025

Iowa Now: UI announces it will be coal free by 2025

UI Power Plant will increase its use of biomass and other renewable energy sources to meet its goal.University of Iowa President Bruce Harreld announc...

Daily Iowan: Thinking Globally About Air Pollution

Daily Iowan: Thinking Globally About Air Pollution

UI Professor Gregory Carmichael discusses the effects of air pollution in the 34th presidential lecture.On a February day with blue skies and a high o...

Daily Iowan: To Bee or Not to Bee

Daily Iowan: To Bee or Not to Bee

A decline in the population of bees and other pollinators is a pressing issue today, but things may not be as severe as some people may fear.Stephen H...

Daily Iowan: Recyclemania Surges Through UI

Daily Iowan: Recyclemania Surges Through UI

Recyclemania, an annual, campus-wide event that started on Feb. 5, has a simple goal: reduce waste throughout the University of Iowa campus.This is th...

Cycling Through Snow

Cycling Through Snow

 Some say he's crazy. Others just think it.Anthony Lucio, a University of Iowa Ph.D candidate and avid cyclist, has come to expect the skeptical glanc...

Daily Iowan: Sustainability Summit Held Feb. 3

Daily Iowan: Sustainability Summit Held Feb. 3

Business leaders and M.B.A. students gathered for the annual Sustainability Summit 2017 to discuss how companies are integrating sustainable strategie...

Beth MacKenzie: Waste Reducer

Beth MacKenzie: Waste Reducer

Beth MacKenzie joined the University of Iowa in September as the recycling coordinator in the Office of Sustainability, a branch of Facilities Managem...

Students Can Compete in Sustainability Business Model Competition

Students Can Compete in Sustainability Business Model Competition

University of Iowa students have the opportunity to compete for cash prizes while developing a business model focused on sustainability at the Frontie...

Sustainable Citizen Profile: Solomon Worlds

Sustainable Citizen Profile: Solomon Worlds

STATS:Name: Solomon Worlds Position(s) on Campus: Intern for the mayor pro tempore of Iowa City, Member of President’s Black Student Advisory Committe...

Liz Christiansen to Retire as Director of the UI Office of Sustainability

Liz Christiansen to Retire as Director of the UI Office of Sustainability

Liz Christiansen recently announced she will retire as director of the UI Office of Sustainability, effective Feb. 15, 2017. Over the past eight years...

UI Community Adopted 400+ Water Bottles and Mugs

UI Community Adopted 400+ Water Bottles and Mugs

Over the past year, more than 400 reusable bottles and mugs have found a home outside the landfill thanks to the Office of Sustainability’s adopt-a-bo...

Volunteers Needed to Staff Recycling/Compost Stations at Dance Marathon Feb. 3-4

Volunteers Needed to Staff Recycling/Compost Stations at Dance Marathon Feb. 3-4

Dance Marathon is seeking volunteers to staffing the compost and recycling stations at five meals during the Big Event Feb. 3-4 in the Iowa Memorial U...

UI's Biomass Power Monitoring System Noted

UI's Biomass Power Monitoring System Noted

Biomass Magazine's featured several biomass power producers who use condition monitoring systems, including the University of Iowa Power Plant.A compu...

Winter Warriors Biked 9,000 Miles in December

Winter Warriors Biked 9,000 Miles in December

This December, 160 cyclists in the Iowa City/Coralville community  biking over 9,000 miles participated in the University of Iowa's Winter Warrior Cha...

UI Students Create 30,000 Hands Volunteer Web Platform

UI Students Create 30,000 Hands Volunteer Web Platform

A group of University of Iowa students behind the development of 30,000 Hands, a web platform connecting local nonprofits to students and professors l...

UI Doubles Number of Bike Repair Stations

UI Doubles Number of Bike Repair Stations

The University of Iowa now boasts seven bicycle repair stations on our campus, four of which are brand new. New locations include Burge Hall, Eckstein...

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