News and Events

  • Get Your Green On

    Thursday, December 31, 2009
    The second annual Symposium on Sustainability offers something for everyone at ISU. Read more about what it has to offer you.
  • One Thousand Light Bulbs and Counting

    Tuesday, December 15, 2009
    Members of Students in Free Enterprise are taking the Live Green Initiative off-campus by engaging local businesses in energy conservation and sustainability projects.
  • "Char-ing" Climate Change

    Monday, December 14, 2009
    Learn about growing green through biochar and the graduate student at the head of this research.
  • Electronics Sans the Lead

    Monday, December 14, 2009
    Lead solder that holds electronics together has long been under scrutiny. Learn how ISU is engaged in the lead-free movement.
  • Building the Kawasaki Electric

    Wednesday, November 18, 2009
    Watch out ISU! There's a new club on campus with a fresh spin on alternative vehicles.
  • Making a Difference, One Sandwich at a Time

    Friday, November 6, 2009
    ISU Dining not only provides meals on-campus. They are also helping feed the Ames community.
  • Lightening the Football Footprint

    Thursday, November 5, 2009
    ISU Athletics is making their carbon footprint a little greener at the November 7th football game by bringing a little extra wind onto the field.
  • The College Sustainability Report Card

    Sunday, November 1, 2009
    From C to B-!!! The 2010 College Sustainability Report Card grades were recently announced and our hard work shows!!
  • Green Eggs and Ham the Live Green Way

    Wednesday, October 28, 2009
    Eating green isn't limited to salads and leafy vegetables anymore. Check out Seasons Dining Center's commitment to walking (and "eating") the Live Green talk.
  • Award Winning Gardens

    Wednesday, October 28, 2009
    Reiman Gardens was recently awarded a Green/Sustainable Tourism Award. Read more about their commitment to "greening the Gardens".
  • Showing Their Green Stuff

    Thursday, October 22, 2009
    Campus Sustainability Day was celebrated all over the country on October 21st. See how students put ISU on the map.
  • 12th Overall

    Monday, October 19, 2009
    ISU's Solar Decathlon Team places 12 out of 20 with top 10 recognition in 4 of 10 individual competitions.
  • Low Energy Drinks

    Thursday, October 1, 2009
    How can pop machines save ISU nearly $14,000 a year? Read about a new energy saving device that ensures even ISU's beverages are saving energy.
  • Student Sustainability

    Thursday, September 17, 2009
    Sustainability also includes giving back to your community. Learn how students sustained the ISU community during United Way's Day of Caring event.
  • Students Living Green

    Thursday, September 17, 2009
    Students are taking charge of keeping their campus home green. Learn more about their outstanding recycling efforts.