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Archive for August, 2017

Oregon State is One of the “Coolest Schools” in the Nation

Friday, August 25th, 2017

Last week, the Sierra Club ranked Oregon State University as one of the top 20 “coolest schools” in the nation. Out of 227 schools, Oregon State is listed as 20th in the nation. The official article can be found here. This ranking is based on several factors such student sustainability outreach, department and faculty engagement […]

City of Corvallis Airport Solar Array

Thursday, August 24th, 2017

The City of Corvallis invites you to attend the grand opening of a new 100 kW solar array that has been installed at the Corvallis Municipal Airport. Representatives from the City of Corvallis, Pacific Power and Energy Trust of Oregon, as well as elected state and local leaders, will officially dedicate the new installation at […]

The Best and Worst States for Green Living

Thursday, August 17th, 2017

Recent research by LEED Consulting firm, Above Green, reveals that Oregon is one of the top states for green living. The state scores exceptionally well in each category relating to energy use, waste management, green buildings, and sustainable building practices. Ranking #3 on the list, Oregon has respectfully held a great reputation for creating awareness […]

OSUsed Store summer clearance sales offered Aug. 22 and 25

Wednesday, August 16th, 2017

Much of the OSUsed Store’s merchandise will be on sale at our Summer Clearance Sales on Tuesday, August 22nd between 5:30 and 7:30 p.m. and Friday, August 25th between 12:00 and 3:00 p.m. Specially marked items throughout the store will be 25, 50, or 75 percent off. About OSUsed Store Sales The OSUsed Store carries […]

OSU Libraries Resident Scholar Lecture: Leah Aronowsky

Monday, August 7th, 2017

The OSU Libraries’ first Resident Scholar lecture for 2017-18 has been scheduled for Wednesday, August 16th at 2:00pm, to be held in the Willamette East seminar room on the 3rd floor of the Valley Library. Our speaker will be Leah Aronowsky, a doctoral candidate in the history of science at Harvard University. Her presentation is […]

Improving Clay Soil

Tuesday, August 1st, 2017

“Sand, Silt, or Clay? Texture Says a lot about Soil”, an article written by Kym Pokorny, explains the different textures of soil and how it affects your garden. Avid gardeners in the Willamette Valley know the challenge of trying to produce a thriving flower or vegetable garden in our clay soil. It’s important to know […]

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