07/16/18 – A new understanding of the microbes and viruses in the thawing permafrost in Sweden may help scientists better predict the pace of climate change. Read more.
07/12/18 – It has been one year since The Ohio State University entered into a 50-year partnership to improve the university’s energy management and sustainability. And the agreement is already leading to a brighter campus and brighter students. Read more.
07/05/18 – OSU Extension’s Franklin County office, along with the Columbus Urban Farmers Network, will host a free, public tour of five urban farms this summer to highlight the work urban farmers are doing and to educate consumers on the possibilities of urban farming. Read more.
07/02/18 – The team will develop processes that use microorganisms to convert biomass and CO2 into high yields of ethylene and propylene. Over 200 million tons of these compounds are required annually for the production of plastics. Read more.
06/28/18 – Bill Mitsch, Ohio State professor emeritus of environment and natural resources and founding director of the Olentangy River Wetland Research Park, was honored by the American Ecological Engineering Society. Read more.
06/28/18 – Ohio State's Global Water Institute is leading a consortium funded by a more than $1 million investment from the United States Agency for International Development and The Coca-Cola Foundation to install sustainable solar powered water systems in Tanzania. Read more.
06/27/18 – Ohio State Energy Partners has funded $810,000 to a wide variety of university organizations in its first year on campus, with contributions supporting academic initiatives, sustainability and other priorities. Read more.
06/25/18 – Numerous internships, mentors and student organizations have led environment, economy, development and sustainability graduate Sarah Fischer to pursue a career in sustainable energy and transportation. Read more.
06/25/18 – Deep in the rocky earth, in the liquid-filled cracks created by fracking, lives a community of highly interactive microbes – one that could at once have serious implications for energy companies, human health and scientists investigating the potential for life on Mars. Read more.
06/21/18 – The earth is rising in one part of Antarctica at one of the fastest rates ever recorded, as ice rapidly disappears and weight is lifted off the bedrock, a new international study has found. Read more.
06/20/18 – Schlumberger, the world’s largest oilfield services company, has donated a substantial package of its software technology to the School of Earth Sciences. Read more.
06/18/18 – Our vision is for The Ohio State University to be the worldwide leader in developing conceptual models and practical examples of climate-resilient, secure and equitable agricultural and food systems. Read more.
Ohio State University trustees approve new endowments from proceeds of energy management partnership
06/12/18 – The Ohio State University Board of Trustees today approved the establishment of the Strategic Initiatives Endowment Fund with $700 million from the Comprehensive Energy Management transaction. Read more.
06/06/18 – Students and staff collaborated to design and plant a new themed garden outside of Smith Lab. Read more.
05/24/18 – Researchers and community leaders examined community resiliency in the face of climate change at a university forum. Read more.
05/24/18 – In March, the U.S. government revealed concerns about foreign cyberattacks into the operating systems of domestic electric power infrastructure and noted that the efforts to disrupt the grid date back to 2013. Read more.
05/23/18 – The student team was named best in the U.S. in the contest to redesign a Chevy Camaro to further reduce its environmental impact while maintaining the car's performance and safety. Read more.
05/22/18 – University experts join community planners as health impacts and sustainable energy sources top concerns for the future. Read more.
05/17/18 – Water pitchers designed to rid water of harmful contaminants are not created equal, new research has found. Read more.
05/17/18 – The shoebox-sized CubeRRT contains advanced sensors for observing Earth’s environment from space. Read more.