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Hydroponics Project Wins Frontier-Tippie Sustainability Impact Competition

Hydroponics Project Wins Frontier-Tippie Sustainability Impact Competition

A team overseeing the growth of soil-free lettuce now has $1,000 to reinvest in its project.The first University of Iowa Frontier-Tippie Sustainabilit...

UI Marks Progress on 2020 Sustainability Goals

UI Marks Progress on 2020 Sustainability Goals

The University of Iowa has made significant progress on its 2020 Vision Sustainability Goals.Liz Christiansen, director of the Office of Sustainabilit...

UI Places 2nd in the Big Ten in 2016 RecycleMania Tournament

UI Places 2nd in the Big Ten in 2016 RecycleMania Tournament

Through recycling and composting efforts, the University of Iowa diverted 48 percent of its waste during the 2016 RecycleMania competition Feb. 7- Apr...

UI Plants Miscanthus Grass to Increase Biomass Innovation

UI Plants Miscanthus Grass to Increase Biomass Innovation

Iowa Public Radio- Like most institutions, the University of Iowa uses coal in its power plants. It, however, also has a hyper-local source of fuel: d...

UIowa and DNR Reach Landmark Agreement

UIowa and DNR Reach Landmark Agreement

From Iowa Now- The University of Iowa and the Iowa Department of Natural Resources have reached a landmark agreement that will help advance the UI’s r...

University of Iowa group grows lettuce in pipes

University of Iowa group grows lettuce in pipes

From The Gazette - For the past couple of months, a group of University of Iowa students has been growing lettuce in an unconventional way. “I’ve know...

Celebrating Earth Month on Campus

Celebrating Earth Month on Campus

Earth month will bring about several environmentally-focused events, including a campus-wide bike challenge. Daily Iowan- With April comes showers and...

Celebrate Earth Month 2016

Celebrate Earth Month 2016

This April, the Office of Sustainability invites you to celebrate the culture of sustainability during Earth Month 2016. The office is teaming up with...

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