06/19/12 – Ohio State University's Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center (OARDC) will play a key role in the engineering of a novel plant-based fuel, funded by a $5.7 million grant from the U.S. Department of Energy. Read more.
06/07/12 – Normal steel is no good to build a boiler capable of operating at 1,400 degrees so Ohio State Professor Ji-Cheng Zhao will get a chance to try an alloy he co-invented, thanks to a federal grant awarded to Ohio State University yesterday. Read more.
06/07/12 – Ohio State's Spring 2012 graduation ceremony, with the largest number of graduates in its history, will also be distinctive by attempting the university's first Zero Waste Commencement. Read more.
06/01/12 – The Ohio State Office of Energy and Environment is co-sponsoring the “Behavior Change for a Sustainable World Conference,” an international gathering on how basic principles of behavior change can help in the fight to preserve our environment, to be held August 3-5, 2012 at the Ohio Union on the Columbus campus. Read more.
05/31/12 – The Ohio State University’s College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences has introduced a new undergraduate major in Environment, Economy, Development and Sustainability (EEDS). Read more.
05/29/12 – The Ohio State University EcoCAR 2 team placed second out of 15 collegiate teams competing in Year One of a three-year challenge to re-engineer a GM-donated 2013 Chevy Malibu. Read more.
Ohio State University Adds Director of Student Services for Energy, Environment, and Sustainability Issues
05/24/12 – Ohio State's Office of Energy and Environment has hired Paul Laurent as the new Director of Student Services and Programs, a new position created to enhance connections between university sustainability efforts and our student population. Read more.
05/24/12 – For the first time, researchers have been able to combine different climate models using spatial statistics - to project future seasonal temperature changes in regions across North America. Read more.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
03/13/12 – Chemical Looping Gasification Demonstration Pilot Plant to Begin Construction Read more.
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.
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.