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Water Sustainability Initiative: Report, Spring 2015

Posted on June 9th, 2014

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Water Talk

Posted on May 19th, 2014

One of Kajsa Dalrymple’s chores was to help wash the family’s fruits and vegetables with iodine-laced water every day — to an 8-year-old, it seemed like a boring, unnecessary job. Standing at the sink, she sighed and rolled her eyes. “Why do we have to do this?” she asked her mother. Her mother, a civil […]

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 […]


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 […]