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Going Without: An Exploration of Food and Housing Insecurity Among Undergraduates

  • Temple University (PA)
  • University of Iowa (IA)

The rising price of higher education and its implications for equity and accessibility have been extensively documented, but the material conditions of students’ lives are often overlooked. Data from more ...


Making Bike Powered Smoothies on Earth Day

  • University of Iowa (IA)

On Earth Day, The University of Iowa Office of Sustainability set up a bike with a blender attachment at the Iowa Physicians for Social Responsibility's Earth Day event at ...


Comparing Move Out Programs: Sharing Perspectives on Waste Diversion, Campus & Community Collaboration, & Sustainability Goals.

  • Colorado State University (CO)
  • University of Iowa (IA)
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison (WI)
  • Wilfrid Laurier University (ON)

Be part of an interactive discussion where 4 universities share their move out program from the perspectives of Housing, Sustainability, Facilities & Surplus & learn ways to advance sustainability, reuse ...

  • Posted Dec. 1, 2017
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Educating the Aware, Informed and Action-Oriented Sustainable Citizen

  • University of Iowa (IA)

The Introduction to Sustainability course at the University of Iowa seeks to educate the aware, informed and action-oriented sustainable citizen. A phenomenographic analysis and retrospective pretest were utilized to determine ...


The Climate Narrative Project: Training a New Generation of Climate Storytellers

  • University of Iowa (IA)

What accounts for the gap between science and action on climate change, and what can we do more effectively to communicate informed stories and galvanize action? The Climate Narrative Project ...

  • Posted Nov. 18, 2016
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The Big Ten Prospectus: Aligning Sustainability with Collective Mission Level Priorities

  • Purdue University (IN)
  • Pennsylvania State University (PA)
  • University of Maryland, College Park (MD)
  • University of Iowa (IA)
  • University of Michigan (MI)
  • Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, Central Office (NJ)
  • University of Illinois at Chicago (IL)
  • University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (MN)
  • Indiana University Bloomington (IN)
  • Northwestern University (IL)
  • University of Nebraska - Lincoln (NE)
  • Michigan State University (MI)
  • University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign (IL)
  • University of Texas at Austin (TX)
  • The Ohio State University (OH)
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison (WI)

With higher education facing ongoing budget cuts, top to bottom reviews of programs and policies, and critical questions regarding the value of a college education, we—as sustainability professionals—must ...

  • Posted June 11, 2016
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Eco Hawks: Sustainability @ UIowa

  • University of Iowa (IA)

Climate change is the greatest issue of our time and sustainability is the solution. Here at the University of Iowa, a place that provides services to not only Iowans but ...

  • Posted April 22, 2016
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Engaging Bike Commuters in All Seasons with a Fun and Friendly Challenge

  • University of Iowa (IA)

This presentation will show how the University of Iowa Office of Sustainability created two bike challenges as fun way engage bicyclists and encourage alternative transportation on campus. The Winter Warrior ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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The University of Iowa Biomass Energy Sustainability Index

  • University of Iowa (IA)

The University of Iowa (UI) is working to decrease its use of fossil fuels and explore new energy alternatives to meet its goal of 40 percent renewable energy by 2020 ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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University of Iowa Biomass Fuel Project: Miscanthus as a Dedicated Energy Crop

  • University of Iowa (IA)

The University of Iowa (UI) is working to decrease its use of fossil fuels to meet its goal of 40 percent renewable energy by 2020. The UI currently burns coal ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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Growing a Successful RecycleMania Campaign

  • University of Iowa (IA)

RecycleMania has grown at the University of Iowa from a quiet program in 2013 and a 5th place finish in the Big Ten to a well-known time of the year ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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BA/BS in Environmental Sciences

  • University of Iowa (IA)

Iowa’s Environmental Sciences Program offers rigorous training and a comprehensive approach, with four diverse environmental tracks: biosciences, chemical sciences, geosciences, and hydrosciences. Hands-on field experience is a crucial component ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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BSE in Civil & Environmental Engineering

  • University of Iowa (IA)

Environmental engineering and science training offers to work in any aspect of environmental protection. The major areas include air pollution control, industrial hygiene, radiation protection, hazardous waste management, toxic materials ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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PhD in Environmental Engineering & Science

  • University of Iowa (IA)

PhD degree programs require the development of a high level of competence in environmental engineering and science through a combination of course work and research. The degree programs are more ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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Sustainability Focus (Electrical & Computer Engineering Bachelor)

  • University of Iowa (IA)

ECE students select an Elective Focus Area (EFA) to personalize their curriculum and help prepare them for the type of job or research area they want to pursue. Sustainable electrical ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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Wind Energy Certificate

  • University of Iowa (IA)

A new interdisciplinary undergraduate certificate in wind energy has been developed to meet the emerging market needs. The Certificate in Wind Energy integrates course work and faculty expertise from the ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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University of Iowa and Balfour Beatty Partner to Deliver Unique Sustainability Programs

  • University of Iowa (IA)

On-campus student housing project “Aspire at West Campus” opened its’ doors to students in August of 2014, a new housing partnership formed between AASHE Member University of Iowa (UI) and ...

  • Posted Feb. 24, 2016
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The University of Iowa Dedicated Energy Crop Project - Applying The Triple Bottom Line To Biomass Fuel Production

  • University of Iowa (IA)

The University of Iowa (UI) has adopted an institutional goal to convert 40 percent of its energy portfolio to renewable energy by or before 2020. Central to this effort is ...

  • Posted June 19, 2015
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Saving Iowa's Remaining Natural Jewels - an ecological restoration and renewable energy partnership

  • University of Iowa (IA)

The University of Iowa (UI) will convert 40 percent of its energy portfolio to renewable energy by or before 2020. Central to this effort is developing regional and sustainable biomass ...


38 kW Rooftop Array: Cambus Maintenance Facility

  • University of Iowa (IA)

Located on the roof of the Cambus Maintenance Facility addition, power from this 38kW photovoltaic system is sent to the campus utility grid.

  • Posted Sept. 26, 2012
  • Green Power Projects
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University of Iowa Information Technology Facility

  • University of Iowa (IA)

The University of Iowa (UI) Information Technology Facility is believed to be the first educational institution data center in the nation certified LEED Platinum, and is the first LEED Platinum ...

  • Posted July 27, 2012
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2 kW 37-foot Wind Turbine

  • University of Iowa (IA)

A UI Wind Turbine2.4kW wind turbine stretching approximately thirty-seven feet tall has been installed in front of the Madison Street Services Building. The turbine’s electrical wiring will be ...

  • Posted May 18, 2012
  • Green Power Projects
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