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Student Involvement

Posted on August 7th, 2013

Engineers for a Sustainable World Vision: A world of environmental, social, and economic prosperity created and sustained by local and global collective action. Mission: To forge innovative, lasting solutions to local and global sustainability challenges.   Take Back the Tap Take Back the Tap, an education and advocacy campaign of Food & Water Watch, is designed to […]

Core Faculty Research

Posted on August 7th, 2013

Forbes Lab—Department of Chemistry Actinides are a major source of radioactivity associated with nuclear waste, and their transport in environmental systems is enhanced through adsorption onto small (1–5 nm) nanoparticles. Tori Forbes’ research group synthesizes novel actinide nanomaterials that are used as geochemical model compounds to enhance our understanding of the mobility of nuclear materials […]


Posted on August 6th, 2013

Members of the Water Sustainability Initiative are continually working on projects aimed at furthering water sustainability research. The pages listed at left are some examples of what’s happening in WSI members’ labs.

Our People

Posted on August 5th, 2013

In 2009, the University of Iowa announced it would create 10 new faculty positions to advance research, education, and outreach on water sustainability. These faculty members span the disciplines, from engineering and economics to law and communication. The Water Sustainability Initiative (WSI) is designed to address one complex issue that affects every man, woman, and […]

Focusing on Water Sustainability

Posted on August 5th, 2013

The Water Sustainability Initiative (WSI) brings together faculty affiliates from across the academic spectrum to work together to understand and address issues related to a subject that affects every man, woman, and child on the planet: water sustainability. The University of Iowa’s Water Sustainability Initiative (WSI) began in 2009, when the university announced it would […]

About Us

Posted on August 5th, 2013

Our Mission The University of Iowa has recently established the Water Sustainability Initiative (WSI) to advance research, education, and outreach activities regarding the stewardship and responsible management of our water resources. Working together, WSI faculty members will identify key challenges on a local, regional, and global scale regarding the availability, quality, reuse, health impacts of […]


Posted on July 29th, 2013

… to the University of Iowa’s Water Sustainability Initiative (WSI) We are the members of the University of Iowa’s Water Sustainability Initiative, working together as an interdisciplinary team with the hopes to develop sound strategies and technological solutions to meet the challenges facing society’s growing need for sustainable water resources and educate future generations of […]

Ward Earns Distinguished Mentor Award

Posted on May 21st, 2013

Adam Ward has been selected to receive the University of Iowa’s Distinguished Mentor Award, which is presented to University of Iowa faculty or professional and scientific staff who have mentored undergraduates as they complete research and creative projects. Current students nominate their mentors for this award. Ward is an assistant professor in the Department of […]