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Apr 16, 2021

Apr 16, 2021

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

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Student leaders have been working hard to put together a wonderful and supportive initiative, the QT Closet! The QT Closet will be a free, gender-affirming clothing closet. Clothing donations will be accepted the week of April 5-9 and the pop-up "shopping" event will take place the week of April 12-16 in the Pride House. Shopping will function on an appointment basis, see link below. Do you have any clothing (including binders) that you no longer want, or are taking up space in your closet?...

Apr 17, 2021

Apr 17, 2021

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

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Iowa Environmental Council is bringing the On Tour festival to Iowa, featuring films and panels that will spark conversation about making Iowa a better place to live, work, and explore! Featuring films and local panels focusing on climate change, clean water, clean energy, and environmental justice. Iowa college students can attend FREE by selecting the “sponsored college student” ticket option. Click to reserve your ticket https://www.iaenvironment.org/get-involved/council-events/iec-wild...

Apr 19, 2021

Apr 19, 2021

7:00 PM

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Join us for an evening of conversation with Dr. Ayana Elizabeth Johnson, founder of Urban Ocean Lab and Ocean Collectiv. This will be a moderated discussion. More details will be released soon. This event is sponsored by the UI Lecture Committee, the Office of Sustainability and the Environment, Public Policy Center, and Center for Global and Regional Environmental Research Dr. Ayana Elizabeth Johnson is a marine biologist, policy expert, writer, and Brooklyn native. She is founder of Urba...

Apr 21, 2021

Apr 21, 2021

9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

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This Environmental Brunch Seminar features Travis Kraus from Urban and Regional Planning.  His talk will focus on the Iowa Initiative for Sustainable Communities. Also, if you get on Zoom and the link doesn't seem to be working, please wait a few minutes.  As host, I need to be on before you can enter the meeting. ENVIRONMENTAL BRUNCH SEMINAR  Wednesdays, 9:30-10:30A   Join Zoom Meetinghttps://uiowa.zoom.us/j/99943856574?pwd=NlVQMzJ3bVdSQ1VjdEZ3dDlvSDg3UT09 (Links to an external site.)  ...

Apr 21, 2021

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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Join the student-interns behind UI's Underrepresented Students in Sustainability program for this round table discussion on underrepresentation in sustainability. All students are welcomed to attend and share their thoughts on how underrepresentation affects the student experience in sustainability. Students will have a chance to speak among themselves, and staff from each university will be in attendance to hear and respond to your thoughts and ideas. The UI Office of Sustainability and th...

Apr 22, 2021

Apr 22, 2021

10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

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Teach-In 10am-4 pm: A series of short, 30 minute presentations from UI faculty and staff explaining climate change and other environmental challenges.  Featuring speakers from Anthropology, Public Health, Biology, UI Libraries, IIHR, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Chemical and Biochemical Engineering, Geographical and Sustainability Sciences 10:00 am - Manure Matters, Chris Jones, IIHR-Hydroscience and Engineering 10:30 am - The Tree of Life:  What We Know And Why It Matters, Joh...

Apr 22, 2021

10:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Hubbard Park,

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Earth Day Litter Clean Up and Audit When:  Anytime between Thursday, April 22 and Sunday, April 25 Where:  Clean up anywhere!  Please avoid river banks. How To Participate:   Find a spot to clean up Get supplies (gloves, bags, masks available at Hubbard Park from 10AM-6PM, April 22-25) Download the Litterati app and join the challenge Photograph and pick up litter Dispose of litter! Place litter in your household trash, or bring it to the Hubbard Park drop off point. Using the Litter...

Apr 22, 2021

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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University of Iowa Environmental Coalitions is hosting its Earth Month Lecture "Performing Green: The Intersection Between Racial and Environmental Justice" on Earth Day, April 22nd at 7 pm via zoom. Lecturers include John-Paul Chaisson-Cardenas and Brian Campbell.  Dr Brian Campbell serves as the executive director for the Iowa Environmental Council. He formerly served as Director of Sustainability - Education and Partnerships at Central College in Pella, Brian worked for more than six yea...

Apr 23, 2021

Apr 23, 2021

10:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Hubbard Park,

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Earth Day Litter Clean Up and Audit When:  Anytime between Thursday, April 22 and Sunday, April 25 Where:  Clean up anywhere!  Please avoid river banks. How To Participate:   Find a spot to clean up Get supplies (gloves, bags, masks available at Hubbard Park from 10AM-6PM, April 22-25) Download the Litterati app and join the challenge Photograph and pick up litter Dispose of litter! Place litter in your household trash, or bring it to the Hubbard Park drop off point. Using the Litter...

Apr 23, 2021

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Virtual Event

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To end our Week of Dialogue: Environmental Justice series, we will be centering voices across Indigenous identity. The Office of the Vice President for Student Life in collaboration with the Native American Council (NAC), Latino Native American Cultural Center (LNACC), and Multicultural and International Student Support and Engagement (MISSE) are virtually hosting a panel of Indigenous people whose work centers environmental justice! Register via Zoom at this link: https://uiowa.zoom.us/mee...

Apr 24, 2021

Apr 24, 2021

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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The Johnson County Food Policy Council is hosting the 7th annual public forum featuring stories from food business entrepreneurs and community leaders. Attendees will have the opportunity to engage in small group topic discussions about food justice related issues and provide input on equitable solutions to injustices in the food system. Join us as we identify opportunities to increase the accessibility of starting and sustaining food businesses in the community as well as opportunities for ...

Apr 24, 2021

10:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Hubbard Park,

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Earth Day Litter Clean Up and Audit When:  Anytime between Thursday, April 22 and Sunday, April 25 Where:  Clean up anywhere!  Please avoid river banks. How To Participate:   Find a spot to clean up Get supplies (gloves, bags, masks available at Hubbard Park from 10AM-6PM, April 22-25) Download the Litterati app and join the challenge Photograph and pick up litter Dispose of litter! Place litter in your household trash, or bring it to the Hubbard Park drop off point. Using the Litter...

Apr 25, 2021

Apr 25, 2021

10:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Hubbard Park,

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Earth Day Litter Clean Up and Audit When:  Anytime between Thursday, April 22 and Sunday, April 25 Where:  Clean up anywhere!  Please avoid river banks. How To Participate:   Find a spot to clean up Get supplies (gloves, bags, masks available at Hubbard Park from 10AM-6PM, April 22-25) Download the Litterati app and join the challenge Photograph and pick up litter Dispose of litter! Place litter in your household trash, or bring it to the Hubbard Park drop off point. Using the Litter...

Apr 26, 2021

Apr 26, 2021

10:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Hubbard Park,

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Earth Day Litter Clean Up and Audit When:  Anytime between Thursday, April 22 and Sunday, April 25 Where:  Clean up anywhere!  Please avoid river banks. How To Participate:   Find a spot to clean up Get supplies (gloves, bags, masks available at Hubbard Park from 10AM-6PM, April 22-25) Download the Litterati app and join the challenge Photograph and pick up litter Dispose of litter! Place litter in your household trash, or bring it to the Hubbard Park drop off point. Using the Litter...

Apr 27, 2021

Apr 27, 2021

5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

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On April 27th, GrasshoppHer, a women's mentorship app, will be hosting our monthly community webinar. In honor of Earth Day, we will be highlighting women in roles who aim to better our environment. Help us welcome Elizabeth Cook from Anheuser-Busch, Niha Elety from Tega Collective, and Christina Seidel from Sonnevera International Corp. We will be focusing on their career journeys and how they are solving some of the world's toughest environmental issues. Join us to learn about the industry...

Apr 28, 2021

Apr 28, 2021

9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

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This Environmental Brunch Seminar features Judy Joyce from Impact7G.  Her talk will focus on the Field of Dreams and the Bear Creek Restoration. Also, if you get on Zoom and the link doesn't seem to be working, please wait a few minutes.  As host, I need to be on before you can enter the meeting. ENVIRONMENTAL BRUNCH SEMINAR  Wednesdays, 9:30-10:30A   Join Zoom Meetinghttps://uiowa.zoom.us/j/99943856574?pwd=NlVQMzJ3bVdSQ1VjdEZ3dDlvSDg3UT09 (Links to an external site.)   Meeting ID: 999 ...

Apr 28, 2021

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

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Climate change is causing extreme and unpredictable weather events that pose bigger threats to our energy systems. Last August's derecho in Iowa and the recent cold snap in February that impacted various communities in different parts of the country caused prolonged outages, higher utility bills, food and water shortages, and more. Vulnerable populations such as low-income, disabled, and Black, Indigenous, and other people of color face disproportionate outcomes as they lack resources to rec...

Apr 29, 2021

Apr 29, 2021

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

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At the University of Iowa, alumni and friends have built a culture of philanthropy that we call Hawkeyes Give Back. This represents a desire to contribute to campus and the world through time, talent, treasure, and ties. Through research, education, and advocacy, Hawkeyes are responding to a growing environmental crisis. Attend this virtual event to hear how UI professors Gregory Carmichael and Jerald Schnoor are giving back to combat climate change. Register Today!