Daily Archives: October 15, 2010

UI’s Just receives grant to create student sustainable citizenship communities

A University of Iowa engineer is teaming up with Columbia University and the National Geographic Society to educate thousands of students in sustainability concepts by establishing living-learning communities at large, public universities across the country. Craig Just, adjunct assistant professor in the UI College of Engineering Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and associate research scientist at IIHR-Hydroscience and Engineering,…

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Homegrown Cafeteria Food

As I was walking behind the residence halls the other day, a peculiar sight caught my eye: a pumpkin on a vine was growing on the UI campus. Upon further inspection, I learned that I had discovered the Burge Market Place Garden, which grows herbs and vegetables for use in the cafeteria. I imagine the flowers will be beautiful for…

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