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Craig Just: Building Sustainable Communities

Posted on July 1st, 2014

What do freshwater mussel habitats, hybrid poplar trees, and off-the-grid toilets have in common? For Iowa NSF EPSCoR researcher Craig Just, the answer is just enough. (Read more …)

Cwiertny Named Early Scholar of the Year

Posted on May 21st, 2014

David Cwiertny has been chosen to receive the University of Iowa’s Early Career Scholar of the Year Award, which honors faculty members who have served five or fewer years at the UI, and who are currently involved in research or scholarly activity demonstrating significant promise. Cwiertny is also an associate professor in the Department of […]

The Big Squat

Posted on August 16th, 2013

Nov. 15, 2012 More than 20 students turned out today for the International Toilet Day’s Big Squat on the T. Anne Cleary Walkway at 12:15 pm. Engineers for a Sustainable World, and others came out to bring awareness to the lack of sanitary plumbing that exists today.  With more than 2.5 billion people lacking access […]

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 […]

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 […]