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Energy and Environment News

In the Arctic: following Byrd Center researchers

09/20/18 – Through 360° video, experience being part of a NASA-funded Arctic expedition as Byrd Center researchers study Greenland’s Jakobshavn Glacier. Read more.

Call for Proposals – 2019 Community Engagement Conference: Partnering for a Resilient and Sustainable Future

09/18/18 – Proposals are now being accepted for Ohio State’s second annual Community Engagement Conference Jan. 23-24 at the Ohio Union. Read more.

ENGIE-Axium Endowed Dean's Chair

09/18/18 – ​The Board of Trustees has approved the appointment of Alicia L. Bertone, DVM, PhD, vice provost for graduate studies and dean of the Graduate School, as the inaugural ENGIE-Axium Endowed Dean's Chair. The appointment continues to June 30, 2021. Read more.

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  • September 27, 2018

    Changes in Extremes with Climate Change

    Kevin Trenberth of the National Center for Atmospheric Research in Boulder, Colorado, an expert in global warming and its influence on precipitation, drought, sea level rise and hurricanes, gives this public lecture. Read more.

  • September 28, 2018

    2018 SmartAg4.0 Competition

    SmartAg4.0 is a “hack-a-thon” style, 24-hour competition for students who are passionate about revolutionizing the future of food system through technology and innovation. Read more.

  • October 14, 2018

    Science Sundays: Lessons from Nature — Bio-inspired Surfaces for Green Science and Technology

    Bharat Bhushan discusses the emerging field of biomimetics, in which scientists mimic structures and processes found in biology or nature to develop nanomaterials, nanodevices and systems with desirable properties. Read more.

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