By: Office of Strategic Communication | 2015.11.11 | 12:10 pm
In order to see the full academic picture found at the University of Iowa, you’ll need to look in all directions. Academic Panoramic provides a look at a cross section of the UI educational experience, from philanthropy and public health to theatre arts and sports analytics.
By: Wendy Moorehead | 2015.11.03 | 10:34 am
The Pappajohn Biomedical Discovery Building (PBDB) project at the University of Iowa has earned Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Gold certification.
Coordinated effort gets Kinnick clean and helps divert waste from landfills
By: Dave Jackson | 2015.11.03 | 09:30 am
Cleaning up after 70,000 fans is no easy task. Thankfully, there is a team ready to tackle the job after each home game at Kinnick Stadium, and these efforts help divert a substantial amount of waste from the landfill.
UI study shows that tree planting alone may not significantly offset urban carbon emissions
By: Richard C. Lewis | 2015.10.16 | 04:37 pm
A new study documents that trees play a minor role in offsetting carbon emissions in urban areas. Researchers examined carbon emissions and trees' carbon storage in the Twin Cities (Minnesota) and found hotspots where more trees could yield benefits.
External Media | 2015.09.28 | 09:38 am
Professors Sara Rynes and Alfonso Morales discuss their study that finds people get a sense of community from shopping at farmers markets and buying locally grown food.
UI study shows using oat hulls for power has considerable benefits to the environment and human health
By: Richard C. Lewis | 2015.09.24 | 09:16 am
A new University of Iowa study, published in the journal "Fuel," documents that biomass burning has positive environmental and public-health effects. Co-firing oat hulls with coal reduced emissions of carbon dioxide, particulate matter, and heavy metals compared with burning coal alone.
Farmers, lawmakers tour miscanthus sites, Power Plant to learn about campus energy project
By: Richard Lewis and Clarity Guerra | 2015.08.27 | 08:08 am
The University of Iowa hosted a show-and-tell of sorts Aug. 25, introducing federal and state lawmakers, farmers, and others to a new, locally grown crop the UI plans to use to produce energy on campus.
Event will highlight sustainable energy efforts
By: Office of Strategic Communication | 2015.08.13 | 09:34 pm
The University of Iowa will host its 2015 Biomass Fuel Project Field Day. The Biomass Fuel Project was recently recognized as a recipient of the Iowa Governor's Environmental Excellence Award.