Sustainability

UI students meet with members of the Leeds neighborhood in northeast Sioux Citiy to talk about the history of the area.

Sustainable Iowa

UI student work in sustainable community development highlighted in Dec. 10 Lunch & Learn lecture at IMU
Hear about University of Iowa students’ supporting the viability of a number of Iowa communities for years to come in, “Enhancing Sustainability in Iowa Through Community Engagement,” on Wednesday, Dec. 10, at noon in the Iowa Memorial Union Iowa Theater.
Sustainable Iowa project

Sustainable Iowa

UI student work in sustainable community development highlighted in Dec. 10 Lunch & Learn lecture at IMU
Hear about University of Iowa students’ supporting the viability of a number Iowa communities for years to come in, “Enhancing Sustainability in Iowa Through Community Engagement,” on Wednesday, December 10, at noon in the Iowa Memorial Union Iowa Theater.
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UI project aims to restore a sense of community

The Iowa Initiative for Sustainable Communities has partnered with Sioux City to develop a plan to revitalize the Leeds neighborhood
The Iowa Initiative for Sustainable Communities, a campus-wide effort that matches students and cities across the state to give students hands-on experience working on community projects, is partnering with three cities this academic year. One project in Sioux City has students working with community leaders to develop plans to revitalize the Leeds neighborhood.

2014 Iowa Organic Conference comes to UI

Producers, experts to share tips on transitioning to organic production
As demand for organic products continues to grow, producers and experts will share tips on transitioning into organic production and methods to enhance organic operations at the 14th Annual Iowa Organic Conference Nov. 16-17 on the University of Iowa campus.
Iowa Now Minute - 11/6/14

Iowa Now Minute - 11/6/14

Roundup of UI activities, research, public engagement, and campus life
"Iowa Now Minute" is a 60-second roundup highlighting recent UI activities, research, public engagement, and campus life. Look for a new video every Thursday in Iowa Now.
The Student Experience: Jenna Ladd

The Student Experience: Jenna Ladd

Sociology major from Council Bluffs applies classroom lessons in community settings
"The Student Experience" showcases University of Iowa students who excel academically—inside and outside the classroom. The first installment features Jenna Ladd, who takes what she has learned in the classroom and applies it to community settings, from school gardening initiatives to sustainable practices that can help others.

UI earns high marks for sustainability

UI was among 105 higher education institutions recognized
An association of colleges and universities working to create a sustainable future has given the University of Iowa high marks for its campus-wide sustainability achievements, especially in the areas of energy conservation, alternative transportation, and waste reduction.
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'Sustainability through historic salvage'

Public invited to register for free symposium at UI Nov. 8
A day-long symposium focusing on the process and benefit of historic architectural salvage will be held Saturday, Nov 8, at Art Building West, 141 N. Riverside Dr. on the University of Iowa campus. Though free, registration for the conference is required by Nov. 6.

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