Campus as a Test Bed

Ohio State supports "campus as a test bed" activities, in which the university is a resource for testing and improving new industrial technologies; helping faculty teams to obtain research funding; improving campus operations; and engaging students in cutting-edge sustainability science. Find out more about existing and potential projects at Campus as a Living Laboratory.

Key milestone in Mirror Lake sustainability reached

08/21/14 – Mirror Lake will return to its former beauty this week, with the additional allure of environmental friendliness. Read more.

Olentangy River Restoration On Course to Revitalize Waterway

06/12/14 – ​The Olentangy River Restoration project is on course to return the river to its natural flow through campus, improving the water’s quality and its ecosystem. Read more.

Ohio State receives Green Power Partner of the Year award from U.S. EPA

09/23/13 – The Ohio State University is one of only four organizations nationwide to be chosen as a Green Power Partner of the Year by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The award recognizes EPA Green Power Partners who distinguish themselves through their purchase, leadership, overall strategy, and impact on the green power market. Read more.

Ohio State Earns 2012 National Diversion Rate Championship

12/30/13 – The Ohio State University was named the Diversion Rate Champion for the 2012 Game Day Challenge, a national stadium recycling competition. Read more.