Engineering major develops sustainable furniture from cork...and it's comfy
By: Matt Jansen and Gary Galluzzo | 2015.05.06 | 10:01 am
Sustainability via serendipity: A course cancellation led Alex Zeppieri toward the path of designing and constructing environmentally sustainable furniture. It was a wonderful intersection of his two primary areas of study: engineering and art.
By tending to nearly half an acre on the west side of campus, the co-presidents of the UI Student Garden have learned to grow a variety of vegetable, herbs, and flowers. But they also have picked up valuable job skills, fine-tuned their career aspirations, and gained personal insight.
By: Office of Strategic Communication | 2015.04.17 | 11:17 am
Caring about people and the planet has earned University of Iowa junior Jeffrey Ding two national recognitions—2015 Truman and Udall Scholarships. Ding, who is pursuing majors in economics, political science, and Chinese, will intern this summer with the U.S. Department of State.
Collaboration with Working Group Theatre part of UI Food for Thought semester
By: Erin Donohue | 2015.04.13 | 10:34 am
The University of Iowa’s Hancher will present "All Recipes Are Home" April 17-18 at the Johnson County Fairgrounds. This new play, co-commissioned by Hancher and created by Iowa City’s Working Group Theatre, explores how food, farming, sustainability, and agriculture affect our lives and culture.
UI offers series of activities and events to celebrate culture of sustainability
By: Shianne Gruss | 2015.04.01 | 03:23 pm
From an Earth Month Bike Challenge to an Iowa Climate Festival, the University of Iowa Office of Sustainability is partnering with others to celebrate the culture of sustainability during Earth Month at the University of Iowa.