July 6, 2022 - 2:00pm
All are invited to a panel discussion about our campus prairie, the Ashton Research Prairie, featuring: Mike Fallon, Earth and Environmental Sciences Instructor Andrew Forbes, Associate Professor of Biology Stratis Giannakouros, Director, Office of Sustainability and the Environment Light refreshments provided. Free & open to the public.
July 9, 2022 - 9:00am
What types of plants, animals, and fungal life might you find at the Ashton Prairie Living Laboratory? Let's find out! ...
July 22, 2022 - 12:00pm
Join the Pentacrest Museums for guided strolls on campus featuring the ecological diversity, symbolism, history, and lore of our trees. We'll use the lunch hour once a month on these nature walk & talks for discovery, restoration, mindfulness & movement in this program—designed for you—with resilience and curiosity in mind....
August 8, 2022 - 8:30am
The landscape of campus energy data collection and aggregation is evolving through technological advances in campus energy operations and building system management. This workshop will bring together energy data managers, owners, and users across partner universities to exchange ideas on the creation of a Campus Energy Datahubs, leveraging ENGIE’s expertise and relationships with universities....
Sustainability on Social Media
Sustainability by the Numbers
Fair Trade University designation
recycled and diverted from landfill
powered by clean-diesel technology
to UI students and graduates
research across the UI campus
to purchase local foods, dairy, and goods
from local farmers and vendors
Rated “Silver” in Sustainability Tracking (STARS) by the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education.
Designated a Tree Campus USA by the Arbor Day Foundation for 10 years and running!