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Marine Science Day at the OSU Hatfield Marine Science Center in Newport, Oregon

Tuesday, March 28th, 2017

SAVE THE DATE! Saturday, April 8, 10am-4pm Join the OSU Hatfield Marine Science Center (HMSC) in Newport for Marine Science Day.  HMSC will open its doors for a behind-the-scenes peek at the cutting-edge research, education and outreach in marine sciences that makes this marine laboratory unique. Meet researchers from Oregon State University and five government agency partners. Explore […]

Washington Higher Education Sustainability Conference Recap

Tuesday, March 7th, 2017

About a week ago, four students from Oregon State University took a trip up to Spokane Washington to attend the Washington Higher Education Sustainability Conference. This was a two-day long event held at Gonzaga University. There were numerous speakers, which included faculty and students from numerous Universities in the surrounding area. About half of the […]

So You Think You Know Climate?

Tuesday, January 31st, 2017

Test your climate science knowledge, and maybe learn some new things along the way, with these 10 challenging climate questions. Answers will be posted on our Twitter. (No cheating!). Post your score with hashag #OSUClimateQuiz on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram to win a reusable chicobag!  Which activity produces the highest amount of CO2 emissions? Driving a passenger […]

Climate on Campus

Tuesday, November 1st, 2016

Written by Taylor Bennett, Climate Neutral 2025 Education Coordinator, Student Sustainability Initiative Everyone has the power to do something about climate change, but there is one group in particular who is tasked with an especially important role; youth. The term “youth” applies to the 15-25 year age group, which encompasses most of the students at […]

Tour of the OSU Microbiology Labs

Thursday, October 13th, 2016

This Spring, The Spring Creek Project is partnering with The Corvallis Arts Center and the OSU Department of Microbiology on an art exhibit, “Microbiomes: To See the Unseen.” This Friday, jump start your creativity with a tour of the OSU microbiology labs. A common theme of The Spring Creek Project is to tie together science […]

Open Education Day: Registration is Open

Thursday, September 29th, 2016

Research shows that the more affordable course materials are for students, the more likely they are to succeed. We call that economic sustainability! Find out how you can become an even better advocate for learners at Oregon State’s Open Education Day, where you can learn how to use open educational resources (OER) and give students […]

Growing Gardens: Now Seeking a Youth Grow Classroom Intern

Friday, August 5th, 2016

Interested in assisting in garden lessons with kids in a classroom setting? Growing Gardens is now seeking a Youth Grow Classroom Intern for Fall, Winter, and Spring 2016/17. Learn about youth development, classroom management, and garden activities for kids while gaining experience with integrated curriculum in the garden. Growing Gardens is seeking interns to work in Portland […]

Sustainability Alumni Profile: Ryon Merrick

Tuesday, May 31st, 2016

Within the college of Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Sciences, OSU has started a Climate Science option. Let’s learn about the first graduate of the program! Meet Ryon Merrick: the very first graduate of the Climate Science program. With the addition of the Climate Science option, Merrick is able to apply his knowledge to climate change research and […]

SSI Research Grant Project: Creating a Cost-Effective Solar Concentrator

Wednesday, May 25th, 2016

Last Summer’s grant awardee Michael Rebarchik continues to work on his project on creating a cost-effective solar concentrator. Energy demands increase globally, while the fossil fuel future remains unsteady and the search for a new energy resource is more important now than ever. Solar energy remains promising, but often solar technology can be expensive. Michael wanted to create a […]

SSI Fellowship Program

Monday, May 23rd, 2016

Want to get paid and develop leadership skills within the sustainability field? The Student Sustainability Initiative (SSI) has a new opportunity for students to become a Sustainability Fellow, working with a campus department or a community organization doing research with a faculty mentor working to solve global sustainability challenges. The Sustainability Fellowship Program pairs students with […]

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