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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

​Ohio State center will help regional manufacturing companies grow.

10/21/16 – The Ohio State University’s Center for Design and Manufacturing Excellence (CDME) will receive up to $8.6 million in federal, state and industry funding over the next five years to lead a program facilitating growth of small- and mid-sized manufacturing companies in the 15-county central Ohio region. Read more.

Federal Grant Funds Ohio State Study of Plant Biofuel Potential

10/20/16 – The U.S. Department of Energy and Department of Agriculture have selected Ohio State researchers for a $1.16 million grant to investigate the bioenergy potential of the plant pennycress. Read more.

​Fall update: Comprehensive Energy Management Project

10/20/16 – The university is exploring a private partnership for comprehensive energy management. Read more.

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Featured Event

  • October 26, 2016

    "Before the Flood" movie screening, starring Leonardo DiCaprio

    From Academy Award®-winning filmmaker Fisher Stevens and Academy Award-winning actor, environmental activist and U.N. Messenger of Peace Leonardo DiCaprio, Before the Flood presents a riveting account of the dramatic changes now occurring around the world due to climate change, as well as the actions we as individuals and as a society can take to prevent catastrophic disruption of life on our planet. Come see the screening of this new film on Wed., Oct. 26 at 7 pm in the Wexner Theater. Read more.

  • Events

  • October 01, 2016

    October is Campus Sustainability Month

    Join us in celebrating Campus Sustainability Month throughout October! CSM provides a series of opportunities to engage and inspire students and other campus stakeholders to become leaders for sustainability. Check out the events happening in October. Read more.

  • October 22, 2016

    Environmental Career Conference

    Industry leaders in the field of environment and sustainability will lead students in panel discussions on employment opportunities, quick hands-on learning experiences and networking in this growing career area. Read more.

  • October 24, 2016

    ​An Evening with Grizzly 399

    Join the Environmental Professionals Network for an inspiring evening learning about Jackson Hole’s Grizzly 399, a Yellowstone-area grizzly bear, and the role that Ohio State students are providing to aid in her survival. Read more.

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