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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 […]

We’re hiring! Two positions available

Friday, April 14th, 2017

**UPDATE! We extended the deadline to 11:59pm May 3! The Sustainability Office is currently recruiting for two student workers to join our awesome team!  One position will focus on the Green Office Certification program, our Carbon Planning process, Eco-Reps, Sustainability Advocates and more.  The other will manage signature events, tabling and other face to face […]

Join the Waste Watchers, become a Hero!

Monday, October 17th, 2016

Want to become a waste-fighting hero? Help fight the scourge of waste by volunteering with the Waste Watchers. Here are some ways to get involved: Waste Watchers Weekly Meetings Tuesdays, 6:00 – 7:30 PM 112 SEC At the weekly meetings, the team plans events and marketing at their weekly meetings. Attendance is not required every […]

The 2016 Move-out Donation Drive has begun, and you can help!

Thursday, May 26th, 2016

Did you know that last year 34,000 pounds of material was diverted from the landfill and given to non-profits during move-out? Our goal this year is 28,000 pounds and you can help! How Can I Help? Live in a Res. Hall? Donate your items! It took your 30 weeks to move into your room; now […]

Get Your Fix at the Repair Fair!

Saturday, October 17th, 2015

Bring those broken or damaged items to the Student Edition of the Repair Fair on Wednesday, October 21 from 2:00 – 4:00 PM. This time, the event will be held at the Student Experience Center Plaza (2251 SW Jefferson Way) located between the Student Experience Center and the MU Quad. Volunteers will teach you how to fix your broken items; attend […]

Sustainability Office recruiting one full time position

Friday, May 15th, 2015

A rare thing is happening in the OSU Sustainability Office: we are recruiting for a full time position! With the departure of Sonja Mae, who held the Sustainability Program Specialist position for about three years, available is an unparalleled opportunity to help make Oregon State a more sustainable university. This position will assist in the […]

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 Professional Development Grantee: Emily Boyer

Friday, November 14th, 2014

Emily Boyer received funding to attend the annual conference for the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE) on October 26. She wrote an Ecologue post about her experience: ____________________________________________ There are many things that drive my desire to do good, on the Oregon State campus, in my larger community in Oregon, […]

New course offering: Social Dimensions of Sustainability

Tuesday, July 29th, 2014

A new online course will be offered during Fall 2014 for students in natural resources, environmental sciences, social sciences, and students interested in the Sustainability Double-Degree. Beginning with a discussion on the importance of a social science perspective for study of sustainability issues, the course will compliment the ecological aspects of sustainability by exposing students […]

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