01/21/13 – From the Akron Beacon Journal: Ronald M. Sega’s talk Thursday to the Akron Roundtable was a bit of a homecoming. Sega, a former astronaut who twice flew in a space shuttle, was born in Northfield and graduated from Nordonia High School (Class of 1970) before going to the U.S. Air Force Academy. Read more.
01/08/13 – Researchers find that applying fluidized gas desulfurization (FGD) gypsum to crop fields can keep soluble phosphorus, which feeds the algae, from getting washed from the soil by heavy rains and then running off into streams and rivers and eventually into the lake. Read more.
01/07/13 – The university was named Diversion Rate Champion for the 2012 Game Day Challenge, a national stadium recycling competition. Read more.
12/17/12 – As the batteries age, lithium builds up in the “current collector,” a sheet of copper that facilitates electron transfer between the electrodes and the car’s electrical system. Read more.
10/29/12 – Researchers at The Ohio State University will use a $1.6 million state grant to verify their findings that coal byproducts can be used to reclaim abandoned mining sites. Read more.
10/22/12 – Learn more about how energy is created and used in today’s society in “Sustainable Energy and Society,” ECE 2194.01. Read more.
10/12/12 – Ohio State is investing in a scientific study to improve the efficiency and sustainability of campus operations by working in harmony with the surrounding ecosystems. Read more.
Lightening the Load for Manufacturers: Ohio State Student Design Project May Lead to Lighter, More Energy Efficient Cars
10/02/12 – Shipping pallets, those slatted platforms that fill warehouses, are intended to move heavy loads, not people Read more.
10/01/12 – The Ohio State University has signed a letter of intent with Iberdrola Renewables to purchase 50 megawatts (MW) of wind energy capacity from the Blue Creek Wind Farm, located in Van Wert and Paulding counties in Ohio. Read more.
09/27/12 – Faculty from Michigan State University, Ohio State University and Purdue University have begun a new collaboration to strengthen research and Extension outreach in food safety as well as bioenergy and bioproducts. Read more.
09/27/12 – The Wexner Center will host “Creative Engines: A Conversation with Sergio Marchionne & John C Jay” at 7 p.m. Oct. 8. Creative Engines will feature Sergio Marchionne, chairman and CEO of Chrysler Group LLC and CEO of Fiat S.p.A., and John C Jay, global creative director for advertising agency Wieden+Kennedy, together in conversation for the first time. Read more.
09/18/12 – Scholarship funding is available for spring semester to upperclass students in environmental science, environmental engineering and related fields through the Ohio Environmental Education Fund in Ohio’s Environmental Protection Agency. Read more.
09/18/12 – October is Ohio State’s Celebration of Research month, an annual celebration of the depth and breadth of research at the university. Read more.
09/06/12 – At Ohio State, "fuel efficiency" isn't just a trendy phrase. Read more.
09/04/12 – The Office of Energy and Environment has established the Sustainable University Network, or SUN for short, to connect students interested in energy, the environment and/or sustainability. Read more.
08/31/12 – With the United States facing its worst drought in more than 50 years, the work of Ohio State University professor Rattan Lal is gaining extra attention. Read more.
08/27/12 – Gary S. Guzy, Deputy Director of the White House Council on Environmental Quality, will lead a roundtable discussion and answer students’ questions on the opportunities and challenges stemming from advances in fuels, the auto industry recovery, and fuel efficiency standards. Read more.
08/26/12 – The Ohio Department of Development's Ohio Coal Development Office (OCDO) has issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) focused on the clean use of Ohio coals. Read more.
08/23/12 – Bike OSU will host its 2012 Launch Party from 6 to 9 p.m. Monday (8/27) at the Ohio Union West Plaza. Read more.
08/21/12 – Algae are high on the genetic engineering agenda as a potential source for biofuel, and they should be subjected to independent studies of any environmental risks that could be linked to cultivating algae for this purpose, two prominent researchers say. Read more.