12/13/17 – Anyone with access to the Internet, any time, anywhere, can take a series of free online introductory courses in environmental science at The Ohio State University. Read more.
12/13/17 – Prabir Dutta, Distinguished University Professor in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, has been named a fellow of the National Academy of Inventors. Read more.
12/13/17 – The 1,000+ feet of ice may contain more than half a million years of climate history. Read more.
12/06/17 – Seeking an opportunity to share her experience and knowledge of sustainability with undergraduate students from across the nation, Michelle Wentling, president of the Ohio State Student Sustainability Council, attended the 2017 Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education Conference. Read more.
12/06/17 – It’s no secret that The Ohio State University is home to some of the world’s brightest students and many renowned faculty who are eager to mentor their pupils. Read more.
Once they start composting, people find other ways to be “green”: With new city program, residents increased energy, water conservation
12/05/17 – Composting food scraps can prompt people to make other earth-friendly choices, new research has found. Read more.
12/04/17 – A garden popped on campus this past summer outside of Smith Lab thanks to a collaboration among various sustainability organizations at Ohio State. Read more.
12/04/17 – Architects and designers presented exotic and sometimes radical visions Thursday night as the final realization for the Olentangy River Corridor Charrette. Read more.
11/22/17 – The Venturi Buckeye Bullet 3 team has accelerated automotive technology and won the hearts of supporters across the United States. Read more.
11/22/17 – Two villages in the Singida region of Tanzania are collaborating with Ohio State's Global Water Institute and other partners to begin implementation of two pilot Sustainable Village Water Systems. Read more.
Researchers pin down one source of a potent greenhouse gas: Results suggest more methane may be released into atmosphere than thought
11/19/17 – A study of a Lake Erie wetland suggests that scientists have vastly underestimated the number of places methane-producing microbes can survive—and, as a result, today’s global climate models may be misjudging the amount of methane being released into the atmosphere. Read more.
11/16/17 – The Student Sustainability Council received the Green Collaborative Achievement Award from the Mid-Ohio Regional Planning Commission for successes during this spring's Time for Change Week. Read more.
11/15/17 – Construction of big sustainability projects such as The Ohio State University at Mansfield micro-farm and The Ohio State University at Marion solar array were made possible by The Ohio State Sustainability Fund. Read more.
11/15/17 – Ayaz Hyder, assistant professor of environmental health sciences, and Casey Hoy, InFACT faculty director and professor and Kellogg Endowed Chair in Agricultural Ecosystem Management, are co-principal investigators on a new NSF-funded project entitled “Developing an Informational Infrastructure for Building Smart Regional Foodsheds.” Read more.
11/13/17 – The Comprehensive Energy Management Project has been the talk of campus since the university announced 50-year public-private partnership in April. Read more.
10/30/17 – Food waste is a big issue; specifically, a 133-billion-pound issue that often goes unnoticed in everyday life. Read more.
10/19/17 – A new program will encourage holistic study and community engagement to address food security issues thanks to a $700,000 gift from The Columbus Foundation, the W.K. Kellogg Foundation and Pat and Bobby Moser. Read more.
10/18/17 – Use your MYCup and keep plastic bottles out of the waste stream. Read more.
10/18/17 – Over the past two years, the university has reduced its greenhouse gas emissions by over 34,000 metric tons. That represents an overall 4.8% decrease from our Fiscal Year 2015 baseline. Read more.
10/09/17 – Mahesh Illindala, electrical and computer engineering, examines power electronics, microgrids and sustainable energy, and he works with students in grades K-8 to give them an early start in engineering research. Read more.