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One of the greatest challenges of our time lies in our ability to secure reliable, affordable, and sustainable energy for future generations. Ohio State is meeting the energy challenge head-on. The Ohio State University is dedicated to advancing education, research, and innovation for energy and the environment, emphasizing how those needs can be met sustainably. Stay up to date on energy, environment and sustainability news at Ohio State with our Faculty/Staff Newsletter and Student Newsletter.

Energy and Environment News

​Students and Staff Exhibit at Annual Sustainability Conference

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.

Building Relationships across Continents: A Young Scientist’s Summer in Austria

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.

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  • #BuckeyeClothesOut

    ​Donate your gently used end-of-semester clothing and household items until Dec. 15! Read more.

  • January 09, 2018

    January 2018 EPN Breakfast

    Attend the Environmental Professionals Network Breakfast Club "Land Grant to Land-Grant: Lessons in Sustainability from a Brewery in our Backyard" event on January 9th! Read more.

  • February 15, 2018

    Ohio Ecological Food & Farm Association (OEFFA) Conference

    Ohio's largest sustainable food and farm conference "A Taste for Change." Read more.

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