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Craig Just Wins Teaching Sustainability Award

Posted on April 27th, 2017

The Institute of Industrial Engineers Sustainable Development Division has awarded Craig Just the 2017 Excellence in Teaching Sustainability Award.

Sustainability at IIHR: Evolving with the Times

Posted on June 6th, 2014

by Cornelia F. Mutel Sustainability. The word, as commonly used, focuses on maintaining life and function today, without compromising the potential of future generations or ecosystems. But it’s a word with many meanings, a word that is typically defined by the focus of the speaker and his or her priorities. At IIHR, sustainability considers the […]

As part of the Central and Southern Florida project, IIHR alumnus Matahel Ansar plays an important role in managing the water resources of one of the world's most complex, water-rich areas of the world.

Water: A Precious Resource

Posted on March 10th, 2014

IIHR alumnus Matahel Ansar discusses the worldwide water sustainability challenges and competing needs we face today.

IIHR Currents 2013-14.

IIHR Currents: Focusing on Sustainability

Posted on February 5th, 2014

The new issue of IIHR Currents is coming soon to your mailbox! This issue focuses on water sustainability and IIHR’s new faculty affiliates from the Water Sustainability Initiative.

The Human Costs of Flooding

Posted on November 12th, 2013

Putting the human cost of floods, rather than economic loss, front and center Hurricane Katrina was the costliest hurricane in U.S. history, with damages totaling more than $70 billion. It was also one of the deadliest, taking the lives of nearly 2,000 people. It was the hurricane’s human impact that started Eric Tate on his […]

Photo by Kaptain Kobold.

On a Mission: Water Sustainability

Posted on August 16th, 2012

IIHR Research Engineer David Cwiertny is one of four new IIHR faculty affiliates who are part of the Water Sustainability Faculty Cluster. This profile of Cwiertny is part two in a four-part series introducing these new researchers. (Photo by Kaptain Kobold)

IIHR's four faculty affiliates from the water sustainability cluster hire.

Water Sustainability Faculty Cluster

Posted on February 28th, 2012

The University of Iowa’s cluster hire in water sustainability is designed to address one complex issue that affects every man, woman, and child on the planet: access to clean water. Four IIHR affiliates are part of the cluster.

IIHR Associate Research Scientist Craig Just (center) with members of the UI's Sustainability Living-Learning Community.

Building Sustainable Communities

Posted on January 11th, 2011

IIHR Associate Research Scientist Craig Just says his students inspired him to think about sustainability. Now he serves as faculty adviser of The University of Iowa’s Sustainability Living-Learning Community, and he hopes to build a community that will help shape sustainable citizens of the future.

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