Modern, $75M plant will power research, health facilities
By: Wendy Moorehead | 2015.03.11 | 10:22 am
A new power plant on the west side of campus will provide energy security for some of the most critical health and research facilities at the University of Iowa.
UI cools summer energy bills by consolidating classroom use
By: Wendy Moorehead | 2015.03.10 | 01:17 pm
The University of Iowa is saving money and energy by strategically planning its summer classroom use.
All students, staff, and faculty invited to become Eco Hawks, change agents for sustainability on campus, beyond
By: George McCrory | 2015.03.05 | 11:10 am
All University of Iowa students, staff, and faculty are invited to become Eco Hawks, change agents for sustainability on campus and beyond.
Obermann symposium March 5-7 to offer rich selection of lectures, performances, and art related to "Age of Man"
By: Office of Strategic Communication | 2015.02.25 | 04:15 pm
If a geological age can have a “moment,” the Anthropocene is having its right now. Increasingly popular and recognizable, the term was coined 15 years ago by Nobel laureate and atmospheric chemist Paul Crutzen to denote the present geological time interval. The Anthropocene will be front and center at a three-day interdisciplinary Obermann symposium on the UI campus, March 5-7.
Sediment samples from an Andean lake can fill in data about the Younger Dryas
By: Brittany Borghi | 2015.02.24 | 05:02 pm
A picturesque Chilean lake may hold the clues to one of Earth's largest climate change events, and give scientists predictions about future climate change. A group of University of Iowa researchers digs through the evidence.
Research shows topography can help narrow field of conservation choices
By: Brittany Borghi | 2015.02.17 | 11:44 am
Doing more to keep farm runoff out of Iowa's waterways can start with a few key questions about what the land looks like, thanks to UI researchers.
A big step forward in energy sustainability
By: Wendy Moorehead | 2015.02.11 | 03:26 pm
The University of Iowa will soon be growing its own crop dedicated entirely to creating energy. The plant—a sterile hybrid grass called Miscanthus—will be harvested and used to supply power, steam, and chilled water to the main campus.
External Media | 2015.02.11 | 10:44 am
University of Iowa researchers, funded by the National Science Foundation, studied 774 stream gauges across 14 states and found flooding more frequent.
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