The Chrysalis Symposium: Courageous Transformation for the Climate Crisis
Scientists have given us an urgent timeline. We have about a decade to cut greenhouse gases in half to avoid catastrophic climate change. How do we, each of us, need to transform to answer this once-in-a-lifetime call and rise to the challenge of the years ahead? How can we change the narratives in our minds […]
The OSU Sustainability Office is Hiring!
The OSU Sustainability Office is hiring two positions, a graphic design student and a marketing and outreach student! The graphic designer will develop print and digital visuals, while the marketing and outreach student will deliver marketing and outreach material via the web and in person, and coordinate event planning. Work schedules for both positions can be […]
OSU Researchers Expand Access to Clean Drinking Water
A team of Oregon State researchers recently published a case study on the adoption of the Instove Water Purifier in Mbale, Uganda. The goal of was to evaluate the efficacy and adoptability of the current product, so the team can improve the design of the novel water treatment technology. As is often the case in […]
OSU Borrowables Program
OSU Borrowables is a program of University Events that provides an inventory of event-related items that OSU faculty, staff, and students can borrow for use at their own events! The initiative is both environmentally and economically sustainable, as it has kept usable items in circulation and saved the university around $100,000 per year over the last […]
Join our first fundraising initiative focused on carbon emissions!
The Associated Students of Oregon State University, OSU Sustainability Office and the OSU Foundation have launched the university’s first fundraising effort focused on reducing university carbon emissions. Addressing climate change means setting ambitious carbon emissions reduction goals – and doing everything we can to meet them! So, for the first time ever, we are partnering […]
Starker Lecture Series: Indigenous Foresty
The annual Starker Lecture Series at Oregon State University will this year focus on tribal forestry with a film, three lectures and a capstone field trip. Topics include indigenous forest and subsistence practices, the history and future of tribal forestry in Oregon, and how “first foods” such as fish, berries and big game drive forest […]
Join the Waste Watchers Club at their Winter term weekly meetings!
Become a hero and join the league of the Waste Watchers! Winter term meetings begin tonight! Starting at 5:00 PM and going until 6:30 PM in Student Experience Center Room 206 (aka the Center for Civic Engagement office), our weekly meetings will happen each Thursday of the term until March 14th. Join the club to meet […]
Angélique Kidjo: Singer, Philanthropist and Human Rights Activist
Three-time Grammy Award-winning singer, philanthropist and human rights activist Angélique Kidjo will speak and perform at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 19, at the LaSells Stewart Center on the Oregon State University campus in Corvallis. In her presentation, “Artist As Activist: A Passion for Freedom and Social Justice,” Kidjo will discuss the responsibility of artists to use […]
What is the Green New Deal?
Disclaimer: Neither Oregon State University nor the OSU Sustainability Office endorse any proposed policies or political views mentioned below; the following is only intended to inform the reader on the facts surrounding the Green New Deal. The Green New Deal has garnered a huge amount of media attention in the last couple months, but what […]
Winter Clearances January 8th and 11th at the OSUsed Store
The OSUsed Store will be offering 50% off prices storewide at their Winter Clearances on Tuesday, January 8th, 5:30-7:30 pm and Friday, January 11th, 12:00-3:00 pm. Everything on the sales floor will be 50% off except for computers, items on spot bid and vehicles (items for sale online are also excluded). Join the events on […]