12/13/13 – For the second year in a row, The Ohio State University is the Diversion Rate Champion from the Gameday Recycling Challenge. Read more.
12/13/13 – Researchers are developing a new kind of geothermal power plant that will lock away unwanted carbon dioxide (CO2) underground – and use it as a tool to boost electric power generation by at least 10 times compared to existing geothermal energy approaches. Read more.
12/12/13 – Lonnie Thompson, Distinguished University Professor of Earth Sciences, and Ellen Mosley-Thompson, Distinguished University Professor of Geography, will each receive the Joseph Sullivant Medal. Read more.
12/11/13 – Their official colors may be brown, orange, scarlet and gray, but the Cleveland Browns and The Ohio State University have united with a common goal in mind: make things greener. Read more.
12/11/13 – The Columbus Chapter of the American Institute of Architects recently honored Student Life's South High Rise Project with a coveted AIA Design Award. Read more.
12/02/13 – As announced in November, the university is studying enhancements to the sustainability, beauty and safety of Mirror Lake, including water usage and maintenance needs. While the study is the first step in understanding what is necessary to enhance Mirror Lake, immediate water loss concerns have been addressed by pumping the water from the lake. This work was done in conjunction with the significant maintenance and cleanup after the annual “jump.” Faculty, staff, students and other partners will be engaged in the process as next steps are determined, likely in early 2014. Read more.
11/21/13 – Not too many people drive around with a solar panel on top of their cars. For Ohio State University scientist Fred Michel, that's just another way he is trying to make sustainability an important part of everything he does -- at work, in his community and at home. Read more.
11/15/13 – On Nov. 15, students, faculty, and staff can bring their unwanted e-waste items to the Nationwide and Ohio Farm Bureau 4-H Center from 7 a.m.-5 p.m. Read more.
11/12/13 – Kate Bartter has been named interim director of the Office of Energy and Environment (OEE) and chair of the President and Provost’s Council on Sustainability. Kate has been instrumental in building the Office of Energy and Environment into a robust entity that integrates energy and sustainability campus-wide and supports academics, interdisciplinary and collaborative research, operations, policy development and outreach. Read more.
11/08/13 – Ohio State is beginning a study to explore the lake’s future evolution — to enhance its sustainability, beauty and safety. Read more.
10/30/13 – The Center for High Performance Power Electronics will advance interdisciplinary research with promise in the aerospace, automotive and renewable energy industries. Read more.
10/30/13 – Researchers from Ohio State and WVU have been awarded an NSF grant through the Division of Environmental Biology to study the microbial biodiversity found in deep underground shale formations. Read more.
10/30/13 – The research park, a business and technology affiliate of Ohio State, received $71,321 from the U.S. Economic Development Administration to develop a master plan for the expansion of this innovation and economic growth initiative in northeast Ohio. Read more.
10/25/13 – The Center for Applied Plant Sciences is inviting Ohio State faculty with ambitious ideas to consider the formation of a CAPS Scientific Team. Read more.
10/23/13 – The enCORE house, a student-designed and -built solar house entered in the 2011 U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon, has been rebuilt on campus for research, education, outreach purposes. Read more.
10/15/13 – The Office of Energy and Environment and the Ohio Energy Project are teaming with COSI to introduce fuel cell technology to middle-school students from across Ohio on Monday, Oct. 21, as part of the 2013 Fuel Cell Seminar and Energy Exposition. Read more.
10/10/13 – Ohio State's Office of Energy and Environment is proud to sponsor the Sustainability Series at COSI, a series of films and discussions on varying sustainability topics. Read more.
10/07/13 – The minor offers students a multi-disciplinary program that focuses on the human, economic and environmental dimensions of sustainability – often referred to as people, planet and profit. Read more.
10/03/13 – CAR received a $20,000 funding grant from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Environmental Friendly Drilling consortium to study the emissions from large diesel engines used in the emerging shale drilling industry. Read more.
10/01/13 – Ohio State's Marching Band has placed its routines on iPads — a move that's cut down on paper copies and could save the band as much as $24,000 a year. Read more.