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Jul 6, 2022

Jul 6, 2022

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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All are invited to a panel discussion about our campus prairie, the Ashton Research Prairie, featuring: Mike Fallon, Earth and Environmental Sciences Instructor Andrew Forbes, Associate Professor of Biology Stratis Giannakouros, Director, Office of Sustainability and the Environment Light refreshments provided. Free & open to the public.

Jul 9, 2022

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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What types of plants, animals, and fungal life might you find at the Ashton Prairie Living Laboratory? Let's find out!  Join researchers in collecting, observing, and recording biodiversity at the Ashton Prairie Living Laboratory site in our 2nd Annual BioBlitz. Your findings will inform a major research project and will contribute to the second data point in a multi-year documentation of how diversity changes at this site over time. Collections will be housed with the UI Museum of Natural ...

Aug 8, 2022

Aug 8, 2022

8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

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The landscape of campus energy data collection and aggregation is evolving through technological advances in campus energy operations and building system management. This workshop will bring together energy data managers, owners, and users across partner universities to exchange ideas on the creation of a Campus Energy Datahubs, leveraging ENGIE’s expertise and relationships with universities. The workshop will provide a dynamic environment to exchange perspectives and provide input to faci...

Aug 18, 2022

Aug 18, 2022

8:45 AM - 10:45 AM

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Join staff from the Office of Sustainability and Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences on Thursday, Aug. 18, 8:45-10:45 a.m. for a tour of the UI Ashton Prairie Living Laboratory. In this tour, you will: See prairie wildflowers and native pollinators on the UI campus! Join prairie specialists and fellow Hawkeyes for a tour of a newly constructed prairie. Learn how the UI campus is becoming more sustainable and environmentally friendly. Please meet at the Cambus stop adjacent Scha...

Aug 19, 2022

Aug 19, 2022

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Jessup Hall outside on the Pentacrest

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Living Green On Campus & Beyond: Office of Sustainability Open House Aug. 19, 2022 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. Jessup Hall on the Pentacrest Interested in living a more eco-friendly lifestyle, studying sustainability, or meeting other students interested in environmental issues? Visit the Office of Sustainability and the Environment's Open House during On Iowa! to discover the world of sustainability here at Iowa. Stop by for a free plant to grow in your new living space, meet student org leaders, ...

Aug 20, 2022

Aug 20, 2022

8:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Old Capitol steps

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Meet for a short walk to Iowa City’s iconic and vibrant Farmers Market. Gather on the downtown-facing steps of the Old Capitol at 8:30 a.m. or at 9:30 a.m. The first group will tour the Market from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m.; the second group will tour the market from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Join the Office of Sustainability and the Environment staff and student interns for a tour of the farmers market, and an introduction to the UI and Iowa City’s local food movement, as we stroll through the market’s my...