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OSU Master Gardeners: Growing Gardeners Conference

Thursday, June 21st, 2018

  The Oregon Master Gardener Association, in cooperation with Oregon State University Extension service, is holding its Growing Gardeners conference July 13th through July 14th. The gardening symposium, formerly known as Mini College, is taking place at Linfield College in McMinnville and will feature a wide range of speakers and 38 workshop sessions! Keynote Speakers […]

Life-changing Learning

Wednesday, May 9th, 2018

While bookwork in the classroom is the core of a college education, experiential learning outside of the classroom is also necessary to inspire students and truly prepare them for entering the workforce. It should be no surprise that many college graduates lack confidence as they transition from college to careers, because they have been working […]

Oregon Applied Sustainability Experience Internship Applications Open!

Monday, April 2nd, 2018

The Oregon Applied Sustainability Experience (OASE) offers paid internships for its 10-week program this summer. Internships are open to juniors or seniors with advanced undergraduate or graduate-level training in business, economics, engineering, environmental science, green chemistry, physical science or sustainability science. Projects address pollution prevention solutions for Portland-area businesses and pair students with an industry […]

Register now for WOHESC!

Wednesday, January 24th, 2018

The Sustainability Office and Student Sustainability Initiative have sponsored OSU’s co-host status of the Washington-Oregon Higher Education Sustainability Conference, happening Feb. 6-8 at Portland State University. This cost-effective sustainability conference is a great balance of size and relevance, with its broad sustainability topics, but focus on Pacific Northwest higher education. Check out the full program […]

Spring Creek Project: Residency Applications

Monday, November 20th, 2017

Spring Creek Project hosts two writing residencies in the spring–the Collaborative Residency at the Cabin at Shotpouch Creek and the Andrews Forest Writers’ Residency at the HJ Andrews Experimental Forest. For those interested in these positions, residency applications are due December 1st. Andrews Forest Writers’ Residency This residency is part of the Long-Term Ecological Reflections program, […]

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 […]

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