Research News

Ohio State’s EcoCAR Team Featured in New York Times

05/20/12 – LIKE many college students, Katherine Bovee, a master’s degree candidate at Ohio State University in Columbus, struggled to find a focus for her undergraduate studies. Read more.

Ohio State Celebrates Earth Day with a Week of Events

04/11/12 – The Ohio State community is hosting many events to celebrate Earth Day 2012, including the 2nd Annual Sustainability Summit: A Changing Climate at OSU and Beyond (4/18), 5-7pm, Great Hall Meeting Room (Ohio Union); Think Before You Throw (4/19) 3pm-6pm, Ohio Union West Plaza;and the Green Buckeye Office Certification Information Session (4/19) 3:30pm, Central Services Building Room 270. Read more.

Clean Fuels Ohio Offers Student Intern Positions

04/10/12 – Clean Fuels Ohio, a non-profit organization that promotes the use of alternative fuels in Ohio, is offering student internships. Read more.

Ohio State Celebrates Sustainability and Earth Day

04/02/12 – Students, faculty and staff are joining together to celebrate Spring, sustainability and Earth Day in lots of ways at Ohio State. Read more.

An Environmental March Madness

03/29/12 – The School of Environment and Natural Resources has qualified in the second round of the Enviance and Environmental Leader's March Madness as one of the "Environmental Eight." Read more.

Obama Visits Center for Automative Research, Talks Energy

03/26/12 – President Barack Obama visited with OSU students to see their projects at the Center of Automotive Research (CAR) facility Thursday. Read more.

Obama Visit All About the Energy

03/23/12 – President Barack Obama finished off a two-day, four-state tour touting his energy policy at Ohio State’s Recreation and Physical Activity Center, hoping to deflect attention from rapidly rising gasoline prices that hit $4 a gallon this week in the Columbus area. Read more.

President Obama to Visit Ohio State for Energy Address

03/22/12 – President Barack Obama will visit the Ohio State Columbus campus on Thursday (3/22) where he will deliver remarks about American Energy to a crowd at the Recreation and Physical Activity Center (RPAC). Read more.

Summer Workshop on Sustainable Energy

03/21/12 – Middle- and high-school STEM teachers are encouraged to apply for the “Summer Workshop on Sustainable Energy,” to be held Monday (6/18) through Wednesday (6/20) at Ohio State University. Read more.

Ohio State Chemical Looping Process to Advance Clean Coal Technology

03/13/12 – Chemical Looping Gasification Demonstration Pilot Plant to Begin Construction Read more.

The Center for Applied Plant Sciences hosts "Biofuels & Sustainable Energy Practices," Feb. 27

02/16/12 – The Winter Quarter CAPS Morning Gathering will be Monday, 2/27, beginning at 8:00 am at the Ohio Union, featuring the topic of “Biofuels and Sustainable Energy Practices.” Read more.

Ohio State’s CAR receives TechColumbus' Outstanding Technology Team Award

02/14/12 – Ohio State’s Center for Automotive Research received the 2011 Outstanding Technology Team Award at TechColumbus' Innovation Awards celebration on February 2, 2012. Read more.

Buckeyes Earn 'Tree Campus USA' Certification

02/09/12 – Ohio State's Columbus campus has been certified as a "Tree Campus USA" by the National Arbor Day Foundation. Read more.

Ohio State Scores Big in EPA Game Day Challenge

01/27/12 – The Ohio State University placed third overall in the USEPA Game Day Challenge (NCAA – Division I – FBS) for diverting 81.42% of its game day materials from the landfill after the Ohio State – Indiana game on November 5, 2011. Read more.

New Cores from Glacier in the Eastern European Alps May Yield New Climate Clues

01/18/12 – A team of Ohio State scientists and their European colleagues are beginning their analysis of what are probably the first successful ice cores drilled to bedrock from a glacier in the eastern European Alps. Read more.

BTN Debuts New Original Series 'Impact the World'

01/18/12 – Big Ten Network will debut a powerful new series called "Impact the World." Read more.

New Website Showcases NSF-Sponsored Maumee Bay Project

01/17/12 – A new website showcases the work of researchers from Ohio State and Case Western Reserve University on a recently funded four-year, $1.5 million National Science Foundation project to determine how people's actions in the Maumee River watershed can affect water quality in Lake Erie in the face of climate change. Read more.

Ohio State Creates Center for Applied Plant Sciences

12/22/11 – The College of Arts and Sciences and the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences (CFAES), are partnering to create the Center for Applied Plant Sciences. Read more.

2010 Spike in Greenland Ice Loss Lifted Bedrock, GPS Reveals

12/08/11 – An unusually hot melting season in 2010 accelerated ice loss in southern Greenland by 100 billion tons - and large portions of the island's bedrock rose an additional quarter of an inch in response. Read more.

Stadium on Way to ‘Zero Waste’

12/02/11 – Ohio Stadium diverted 75.3 percent of its waste from landfills this season, clearing Ohio State University’s goal of 75 percent in the first season of its “zero waste” initiative. Read more.