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Sustainable Student Spotlight: Claire Couch

Meet our sustainable student of the week, Claire Couch! Claire is a Ph.D student studying integrative biology. She is researching wildlife disease ecology on the OSU Corvallis campus, specifically focusing on hoof and mouth disease outbreaks among African buffalo. This is to monitor how disease spreads through wildlife, domestic animals and humans, and in this […]

Sustainable Student Spotlight: Justin Tran

Justin Tran is our Sustainable Student of the week! Justin is a third year student, double majoring in Chemical Engineering and Sustainability. He is involved in a research project with Dr. Nick Auyeung on campus, focusing on using thermochemical energy! The project is storing the sun’s energy using a chemical reaction then reversing that reaction […]

OSU Students Provide Important Research on Stormwater Assessment

Recently, a stormwater assessment was conducted by three OSU students, Michael Kelly, Tracie Tran, and Harrison Holzgang, along with their sponsor, David Eckert, of the Corvallis Sustainability Coalition. The objectives of their research were to both assess the quality of OSU’s stormwater as well as its impact on Oak Creek, an EPA-classified impaired stream. To conduct […]

Sustainable Student Spotlight: Eco-Reps!

\We are happy to announce (and shine the spotlight on) our 2015-2016 Eco-Representatives! Eco-Reps are responsible for encouraging a culture of sustainability in the residence halls in which they live. They educate residents about sustainable lifestyles and resources, assist with marketing and outreach efforts for sustainability programs, and plan and execute sustainability-focused events. They also […]

UC-Davis California Forum on Energy Efficient Manufacturing by Matteo Smullin

  A group of Oregon State graduate students from the Industrial Sustainability lab within MIME traveled to UC Davis to attend the inaugural California forum on energy efficient manufacturing (CaFEEM). The students presented a total of five posters covering research in additive manufacturing, grinding operations, manufacturing process modeling, and plastics injection molding. The forum included […]

Applications Now Available for Alternative Spring Break Trips

Applications are now available for three alternative spring break trips for March 19-26, 2016, brought to you by the Center for Civic Engagement The Spring Break trips for 2016 include: Change, Not Coins: Hunger & Homelessness in San Francisco, California, Estimated Trip Cost: $455 (Includes 4 dinners and breakfast) Tangled Roots: Community & Cultural Engagement […]

Sustainable Student Spotlight: Tai Odaniell

  Tai Odaniell is a sophomore at OSU studying Chemical Engineering who is committed to making the world a more sustainable environment. Tai was a part of the Johnson Internship Program for the School for Chemical, Biological and Environmental Engineering this summer and helped develop a solar dish that uses parabolic mirrors to concentrate sunrays […]

OSU Named a Gold-level Bicycle Friendly University

The League of American Bicyclists has just recently recognized Oregon State University as a Gold-level Bicycle Friendly University. OSU is one of only 12 institutions that have achieved this high level of honor. According to league standards, gold-level indicates that OSU has implemented bike projects, policies, and programs to connect transportation and recreation throughout the community and that […]

Fall Repair Fair – Free Repairs and DIY Skills

Do you have a torn shirt, broken bike, or otherwise damaged items? Bring them to the Fall Repair Fair on Tuesday, November 10 from 5:30 – 7:30 PM in the OSUsed Store (644 SW 13th Street). Volunteers will teach you how to fix your broken items; attend demos to learn more skills! See the list below for this month’s […]