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Treasure Trade Held on Cleary Walkway

Treasure Trade Held on Cleary Walkway

The T. Anne Cleary Walkway transformed into a thrift shop Tuesday for Treasure Trade, an opportunity for students to donate gently used clothing items...

Green Energy: UI, farmers partner to grow biofuel

Green Energy: UI, farmers partner to grow biofuel

From the Muscatine Journal: LETTS, Iowa — Jay Kemp isn’t a farmer, but in a few days, he will have more than 100 acres of grass rhizomes on his proper...

Students Brew Up Plan for Sustainable Coffee Maker

Students Brew Up Plan for Sustainable Coffee Maker

Two entrepreneurial students with a knack for sustainability recently took home the gold at the John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center, (JPEC) annual B...

Iowa Initiative for Sustainable Communities Honors Laurian

Iowa Initiative for Sustainable Communities Honors Laurian

Lucie Laurian, associate professor in the School of Urban and Regional Planning (URP), received the 2016–17 Annual Faculty Service Award, presented by...

Craig Just Wins Teaching Sustainability Award

Craig Just Wins Teaching Sustainability Award

The Institute of Industrial Engineers Sustainable Development Division has awarded Craig Just the 2017 Excellence in Teaching Sustainability Award.The...

UI Named Tree Campus USA for 2016

UI Named Tree Campus USA for 2016

The University of Iowa Tree Crew was recently honored with the 2016 Tree Campus USA Award at the 27th Annual Community Forestry Awards Luncheon in Des...

Volunteers Needed for Donate Don't Dump May 10-13

Volunteers Needed for Donate Don't Dump May 10-13

Volunteers are needed for the University of Iowa’s annual Donate Don’t Dump event that allows students and their families to donate items to Goodwill ...

Sustainable Citizen: Vanessa Fixmer-Oraiz

Sustainable Citizen: Vanessa Fixmer-Oraiz

Vanessa Fixmer-Oriaz found her passion for environmentalism when a Justin Timberlake meme caught her eye. The poster, sporting the phrase “Bringing Ge...

Hawkeye Service Teams Work on Urban Farms Over Spring Break

Hawkeye Service Teams Work on Urban Farms Over Spring Break

University of Iowa students on two Hawkeye Service Teams spent their spring break working on sustainable urban farms that provide healthy fruits and v...

Operating Coal-Free By 2025

Operating Coal-Free By 2025

University of Iowa (UI) President, Bruce Harreld, announced in February 2017 that the university campus will be coal-free by 2025. “In 2025, we expect...

Daily Iowan: UI jumps into Recyclemania

Daily Iowan: UI jumps into Recyclemania

In the past two months, 29 garbage trucks’ worth of waste have been diverted from the landfill on the University of Iowa campus.Throughout a nationwid...

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