Gretchen Steffensmeier in the field collecting research.

Biology graduate student journeys 7,200 miles across rural Iowa to help expand natural vegetation

Gretchen Steffensmeier is on a mission across Iowa’s farmland as part of a federally-funded conservation research program. 
Brittany Costello being crowned Miss Scott County

UNI student and Miss Iowa contender creates coloring book to raise environmental awareness

UNI student Brittany Costello is taking submissions for her watershed-themed coloring book to raise awareness about the importance of water quality.
Energy Trends Workshop

IWRC to host second annual Energy Trends Workshop

The Iowa Waste Reduction Center (IWRC), in partnership with the Iowa Association for Energy Efficiency (IAEE), announces its second Energy Trends Workshop.
Geography students with a drone

WATCH: Why the UNI geography major has something for everyone

The geography major at the University of Northern Iowa holds something for everyone! Learn more about the program from real students and an instructor.
AmeriCorps members

Green Iowa AmeriCorps, housed in UNI’s CEEE, wins Outstanding Service Program of the Year

Green Iowa AmeriCorps, which is housed at UNI, can add being named Outstanding Service Program of the Year to its list of accomplishments.
Jennifer Trent

IWRC’s Jennifer Trent to serve on the Des Moines Climate Action & Adaptation Plan Technical Advisory Group

Jennifer Trent of the Iowa Waste Reduction Center will be contributing to Des Moines's first Climate Action & Adaptation Plan.