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1 Climate change must change
Rayhons--Trevor (Student--2015)
Northern Iowan 112:11, p.3
10/5/2015 Student Trevor Rayhons urges students to vote for someone supporting renewable energy in the 2016 Presidential election.
2 NextGen Climate Iowa taps into sustainability trend
Feeney--Mallory (Student--2015)
Northern Iowan 112:5, p.3
9/14/2015 NextGen Climate Iowa introduced a plan for America to be powered with more than fifty percent renewable energy by the year 2030.
3 Get Energized, Iowa! Asks community members to take short survey
Public Relations News Release 2013:224, p.1
3/27/2014 Organizers of the 2012 Get Energized, Iowa! Competition would like to survey participants of the project. UNI's Center for Energy and Environmental Education partnered with the project. The survey is available at several locations or online.
4 UNI to host member of the European Parliament
Public Relations News Release 2013:96, p.1
10/16/2013 UNI will host Peter Jahr, member of the European Parliament, to deliver a lecture titles "Renewable Energies: What We Should (Not) Learn From the European Union". Jahr is a member of the Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development.
5 Sabin Hall renovation another milestone in UNI sustainability
Public Relations News Release 2013:15, p.1
8/13/2013 The renovations to Sabin Hall have been awarded the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Gold status. UNI has worked very hard to progress towards being a sustainable campus.
6 UNI NABL and Marion Mixers to announce exciting partnership on energy-saving technology
Public Relations News Release 2012:183, p.1
1/29/2013 UNI's National Ag-Based Lubricants Center and Marion Mixers will be announcing a new partnership tom commercialize new energy efficient technology. It has the potential to reduce energy usage by 8.5 percent with an annual cost savings of $31 billion
7 Former NFL star to lead green bike tour
Public Relations News Release 2012:84, p.1
10/2/2012 Tim Dwight, former NFL player, will lead a bike tour of four Iowa towns in "Get Energized, Iowa" competition. Towns included in the tour are Dike, Hudson, Readlyn, and Fairbacnk.
8 Iowa students participate in Biggest Energy Loser competition
Public Relations News Release 2012:79, p.1
9/25/2012 Students from Iowa schools participated in the Alliance for Climate Education's Biggest Energy Loser competition. UNI Fabulous Resources for Energy Education administered the competition.
9 UNI to offer local manufacturers comprehensive assessment
Public Relations News Release 2011:331, p.1
6/27/2012 Iowa Waste Reduction Center will select three area companies to receive an evaluation including; waste reduction, environmental compliance, energy consumption, and process efficiency.
10 Northern Iowa Energy Corps illuminates energy issues
Northern Iowa Today 95:2, p.22
6/1/2012 Group promotes energy education and energy efficiency; photo.
11 Cool Neighbors project helped save energy and money
Public Relations News Release 2011:304, p.1
5/3/2012 Project honors areas that reduced household energy use by 7 to 13 over a six month period.
12 UNI to host Earth Week events
Northern Iowan 108:50, p.6
4/13/2012 Campus wide series of events announced.
13 UNI loans Mobile Power Tower to Iowa schools
Public Relations News Release 2011:254, p.1
4/2/2012 UNI's Mobile Power Tower will be borrowed by the Cedar Falls High School to show students the advantages of renewable energy.
14 UNI to host green schools K-12 symposium in Johnston
Public Relations News Release 2011:205, p.1
3/9/2012 UNI and the U.S. green Building Council will discuss the benefits of green schools during the Green Schools K-12 Symposium.
15 UNI to sponsor cost-cutting competition in schools
Public Relations News Release 2011:195, p.1
2/29/2012 The Fabulous Resources for Energy Education and the Center for Energy and Environmental Education will implement Iowa Schools Biggest Energy loser challenge.
16 Readlyn residents to fill out energy-use surveys at school literacy
Public Relations News Release 2011:189, p.1
2/27/2012 The town of Readlyn will participate in "Get Energized Iowa" as part of a competition to encourage towns to use less electricity.
17 Fairbank residents earn local dollars by filling out energy use survey
Public Relations News Release 2011:181, p.1
2/21/2012 The program Get Energized Iowa is working with local towns Fairbank, Dike, and Hudson to fill out surveys explaining their energy uses.
18 Bartlett renovations nearly finalized
Findley--Blake Thurston (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 108:37, p.1
2/17/2012 Bartlett Hall will be transformed from a dormitory to faculty offices, following a year and a half of planning. Mechanical, electrical, and communications updates will be made. Faculty will move in during winter break of 2013-2014 or spring of 2014.
19 Grants available for smaller farming operations
Public Relations News Release 2011:120, p.1
11/18/2011 The Center for Energy and Environmental Education along with the Farm Energy Working Group of Iowa and Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture will be awarding grants to small farms to help facilitate more sustainable farming.
20 UNI's Tallgrass Prairie Center receives additional funding for Prairie Power Project
Public Relations News Release 2011:116, p.1
11/14/2011 The Tallgrass Prairie Center receive another grant to finalize a study that uses prairie seeds for energy production.
21 State senator to discuss cleaner and more efficient energy
Northern Iowan 108:3, p.2
9/2/2011 Rob Hogg and Raki Giannakourus will speak at the CEEE auditorium. Hogg has been the leading voice for energy policies. Giannakourus is a member of the board of directors of Green Dubuque.
22 The Grainger Foundation establishes the Iowa Green School Initiative at UNI
Public Relations News Release 2011:28, p.1
9/2/2011 A donation of $5,000 from the Grainger Foundation will help establish the Iowa Green School Initiative.
23 State Senator Rob Hogg and Raki Giannakourus to discuss cleaner energy
Public Relations News Release 2011:13, p.1
8/29/2011 Cleaner and more efficient energy will be the topic for speakers Rob Hogg, State Senator, and Raki Giannakourus of the Green Dubuque organization.
24 Earth-friendly opportunities accompany new semester
Kennedy--Megan Gibson (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 108:1, p.17
8/26/2011 Students coming to UNI this fall are more environmentally conscious than ever before. In addition to full service recycling in the dorms and recycling stations in high traffic areas, Eric O'Brien has more suggestions for saving energy; photo.
25 A return of light; Sabin Hall renovation aims for LEED Silver certification
Northern Iowa Today 94:2, p.8
4/1/2011 $11.8 million renovation completed on Sabin Hall; brief look at building history and the aims of the renovation; met Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design standards; photo.
26 DOR puts innovation to work with green business practices
Northern Iowa Today 94:2, p.10
4/1/2011 Department of Residence outlines many steps that it has taken recycle, reduce waste, and use energy wisely; photo.
27 Green Iowa AmeriCorps nationally recognized for innovation
Northern Iowa Today 94:2, p.22
4/1/2011 Campus center lauded as one of fifty-two strong programs; assists in energy conservation; photo.
28 UNI CARE now accepting nominations
Koolbeck--Alex Elizabeth (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 107:46, p.1
4/1/2011 Sustainability Council will recognize faculty, staff, students, organizations, programs, and departments that demonstrate outstanding commitment to sustainability.
29 FREE Program to aid teachers
Au Jong--Catherine (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 107:15, p.1
10/19/2010 CEEE has developed a program entitled Fabulous Resources for Energy Education. This group allows K-12 and student groups to borrow resources to teach about alternative energy resources.
30 UNI enhances energy education outreach through material loan programs and professional development
Public Relations News Release 2010:77, p.1
9/30/2010 Many Iowa schools do not have budgets for energy related materials such as photovoltaic cells, hydrogen fuel cells, or Kill-a-Watt meters. The CEEE is working in collaboration with the OEI to provide these and other programs to Iowa's educators.
31 Iowa School Energy Challenge begins in Iowa secondary schools
Public Relations News Release 2010:26, p.1
8/30/2010 The Center for Energy and Environmental Education (CEEE) is seeking schools to participate in this year's Iowa School Energy Challenge. The program engages students in grades 7 through 12 in practical hands-on strategies to reduce energy consumption.
32 UNI to dedicate new Multimodal Transportation Center
Northern Iowan 107:1, p.13
8/27/2010 A joint effort among UNI, Cedar Falls, Waterloo, and the Metropolitan Transit Authority will be dedicated on August 27, 2010; photo.
33 Registration open for small renewable energy system installers' summit
Public Relations News Release 2010:22, p.1
8/26/2010 Installers of small wind, photovoltaics and solar hot water systems will gather Sept. 24. Participants will learn about renewable energy opportunities in Iowa and discuss licensing and training opportunities.
34 Green Iowa AmeriCorps looks to fill fall positions in Black Hawk, Linn, and Winneshiek counties
Public Relations News Release 2010:3, p.1
8/2/2010 Ten-month and six-month team member positions are available in Cedar Falls, Cedar Rapids and Deocrah. Members will build management skills through specific team leader roles.
35 Green updates in progress on university parking facility
Braumann--Kari Sue (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 2009:59, p.2
7/16/2010 Solar panels have been installed on the roof of the multimodal transportation center. The panels should supply enough energy to cover the needs of the facility. Sabin Hall renovations will reduce energy consumption.; photo.
36 Green updates in progress on university parking facility
Braumann--Kari Sue (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:59, p.2
7/16/2010 Solar panels and a geo-thermal heating system will provide the electricity needed for the Multimodal Transportation Center. The remodeling of Sabin Hall will also cut energy usage; photo.
37 UNI presents Commitment to c.a.r.e. Awards
Public Relations News Release 2009:451, p.1
5/5/2010 The award was designed to acknowledge and honor the efforts of those who have significantly contributed to enhancing sustainability efforts. Awards were received by Tyler Lorenzen,Philip Wilson, Halil Dulgeroglu, and James Walters.
38 UNI Unplugged competition reduces energy by 24 percent
Public Relations News Release 2009:450, p.1
5/5/2010 The winning residence building, Shull Hall, reduced 24-percent of its energy use, while second place Hageman Hall saw its energy use decrease by 22 percent. "Their hard work paid off with a successful educational campaign and competition."
39 Every day should be Earth Day
French--Larissa A. (Student--2007)
Northern Iowan 106:53, p.6
4/27/2010 Energy conservation during Earth Day competition suggests that students can commit to saving resources on a day to day basis.
40 Green Iowa AmeriCorps looks to fill summer positions in Black Hawk and Linn counties
Public Relations News Release 2009:360, p.1
3/29/2010 The positions will last for three-month in the summer in Cedar Falls and Cedar Rapids in order to continue its response to the growing need for energy conservation after extensive flooding in 2008. Those hired will provide education and energy services.
41 2010 Iowa Energy Poster Contest winners to be honored at Iowa Capitol March 24; UNI CEEE event drew record number of entries
Public Relations News Release 2009:336, p.1
3/17/2010 The contest drew 1,288 qualified posters from first- through sixth- grade students from more than 90 schools. Winners will be honored at an award ceremony at the Iowa Capitol, where they'll each receive a plaque and a $100 Savings Bond. Winners listed.
42 UNI Unplugged challenges students to reduce energy consumption
Anderson--John David (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 106:43, p.1
3/12/2010 Residence halls will compete during an energy savings competition, April 15-22. Students are urged to shut off lights when leaving the room and unplug appliances that are not in use; photo.
43 Iowa School Energy Challenge begins at five Iowa secondary schools
Public Relations News Release 2009:299, p.1
2/25/2010 The idea for the competition grew out of school energy efficiency assessments completed by the Center for Energy and Environmental Education (CEEE). The "project will motivate students to be involved with their buildings' energy use," according to Beneke.
44 UNI is charter participant in nation's first campus-wide sustainability program
Public Relations News Release 2009:230, p.1
1/20/2010 The Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE) introduced STARS (Sustainability, Tracking, Assessment & Rating System) version 1.0 and formally launched its online reporting tool Jan. 19.
45 RAs to perform safety inspections throughout winter break
Krueger--Jeffrey Allen (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:27, p.1
12/11/2009 Dorm rooms are inspected for energy and safety concerns during winter break. Policy violations will also be checked. Two RAs must be present at all inspections. Nothing can be removed except candles with wicks; photo.
46 UNI to celebrate Green Week, Oct. 18-24
Public Relations News Release 2009:114, p.1
10/12/2009 Green Week is a campus-wide event that serves to entertain, educate and inspire the campus community. NISG, and other organizations, wants to reach out to individuals who have not yet considered the consequences of environmental ignorance.
47 Green Week encourages environmental awareness
Anderson--John David (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 106:11, p.2
10/6/2009 Presentations and discussions during Green Week will allow students to consider the consequences of environmental changes. A campus conversation will be held. Energy efficient light bulbs will be distributed. "King Corn" will be shown; photo.
48 Event encourages education of alternative energy sources
Anderson--John David (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 106:9, p.1
9/29/2009 Alliant Energy Iowa Electrathon held. Eight high school student designed cars competed in the areas of design, braking, handling, and endurance; photo.
49 Green Iowa AmeriCorps looks to hire 54 in Black Hawk and Linn counties
Public Relations News Release 2009:74, p.1
9/23/2009 Those hired will provide education, energy services and outreach in Black Hawk and Linn counties during their time of service. The positions are for 11-months, six-months, or three-months.
50 Expert speaker on 'peak oil' at CEEE Sept. 23
Public Relations News Release 2009:44, p.1
9/14/2009 Richard Heinberg, renowned expert on the topic of peak oil will speak at the Center for Energy and Environmental Education. Peak oil is the term used for the point in time in which global oil production has reached its peak, and begins a decline.

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