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Oregon State staff address “Wicked Problems”.

Wednesday, July 5th, 2017

Oregon State Scholars publish a new book, “New Strategies for Wicked Problems: Science and Solutions in the 21st Century”, a look into current problems that our society confronts on social, economic, political and environmental topics. This book is a series of articles that addresses these issues and proposes an assortment of problem-solving methodologies to confront […]

PAC-12 Sustainability Conference

Wednesday, July 5th, 2017

Last Monday, three members of the Sustainability Office and two student athletes who are a part of the Beaver Athletics Sustainability Team (BAST), represented Oregon State University at the PAC-12 Sustainability Conference in Sacramento, CA. This conference focused on incorporating sustainability practices into the PAC-12 athletic programs. There were about 150 attendees who represented the […]

Let’s watch our waste together!

Thursday, October 8th, 2015

Interested in volunteering on campus? Gaining leadership skills? Making an impact on sustainability? If any of these describe you, the Waste Watchers club may be the right fit for you! Drop by our weekly meetings Mondays from 6:30 – 8:00 PM in room 206 of the Student Experience Center (home to the SSI) to contribute ideas, plan events, meet like-minded individuals, […]

OSU Sustainability Office Now Hiring!

Friday, April 17th, 2015

The OSU Sustainability Office seeks outgoing and enthusiastic students to fill two different paid positions beginning in May 2015 and running through at least the end of the 2016 school year. Positions are available to both work-study and non-work-study students. Applications are due by 5PM, Thursday, April 30. Energy Project Student Technical Assistant $11.00/hr | 10-20 hrs/wk […]

Take the Initiative. Join the Initiative.

Thursday, January 29th, 2015

Want to get involved creating environmental, social, and economic justice? Always wanted to know more about the Student Sustainability Initiative? Looking for volunteer and internship opportunities? We’ve got all of that and we’re looking for you TONIGHT! At 6PM tonight in Owen 103, Take the Initiative. Join the Initiative. is your opportunity to get answers […]

SSI Travel Grantee: Lexa McAllister

Saturday, May 17th, 2014

Lexa McAllister was awarded a $50 SSI Travel Grant to travel to San Francisco, California to attend the Divestment Convergence in April of 2014. She wrote a blog post for the Ecologue to describe her experience. __________________________________________ Students Engaging Tomorrow traveled to San Francisco to attend the Divestment Convergence at San Francisco State University. This […]

SSI Project Grantee: Rebecca Arce

Friday, May 2nd, 2014

Rebecca Arce received a project grant of $1,403 to assist in funding the 2014 Transatlantic Student Symposium. The Symposia are a series of gatherings of students around the world to discuss environmental, cultural, and educational sustainability. The universities who participated included OSU, Humboldt-University Berlin (Germany), and the University of Warsaw (Poland). ________________________________________ The 2014 Transatlantic Student Symposium […]

SSI Travel Grantee: Amy Kordosky

Saturday, April 12th, 2014

Amy Kordosky received an SSI Travel Grant of $250 to travel to Costa Rica during OSU’s Spring break and participate in a construction & renovation project in San Jose. She wrote up a blog post for the Ecologue to describe her experience and provided a few pictures. ________________________________________ Ten engineers from Oregon State University, including […]

SSI Travel Grantee: Allison Marshall

Thursday, March 13th, 2014

Allison Marshall is an SSI Travel Grantee from November 2013. This is her blog post about her travel to the American Water Resources Association Annual Conference.

2014 Alternative Spring Break applications due Monday!

Wednesday, November 27th, 2013

This year, the Center for Civic Engagement is offering three spring break trips from March 22 to March 29, 2014. This is a unique opportunity for students to bond, learn, and serve. Trips for 2014 include: Hunger & Homelessness in San Francisco, California, Estimated Trip Cost: $435  (includes 4 dinners and breakfast) Community & Cultural […]

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