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OSU Libraries Resident Scholar Lecture: Leah Aronowsky

Monday, August 7th, 2017

The OSU Libraries’ first Resident Scholar lecture for 2017-18 has been scheduled for Wednesday, August 16th at 2:00pm, to be held in the Willamette East seminar room on the 3rd floor of the Valley Library. Our speaker will be Leah Aronowsky, a doctoral candidate in the history of science at Harvard University. Her presentation is […]

SUMMER SUMMIT: Food, Energy and Water Challenges

Friday, June 9th, 2017

  This August natural researches from Oregon State University, Washington State University and the University of Idaho will gather to address food, energy and water challenges that our region faces. Each university will be represented by members with their own expertise to address the way these issues effect not only environmental health but also economic […]

OSU RECEIVES STARS “GOLD” DESIGNATION FOR SUSTAINABILITY EFFORTS!

Friday, May 26th, 2017

Oregon State continues to lead in sustainability efforts among universities after receiving their sixth Gold star designation. STARS, otherwise known as the Sustainability, Tracking, Assessment and Rating System uses the four categories academics, engagement, operations, planning and administration as well as one additional innovation category to gauge campus sustainability. Gold is the second highest rating that a university can […]

RecycleMania results are in! The winner of the 2017 Civil War is…

Tuesday, April 11th, 2017

The winner of the 2017 RecycleMania Civil War is… University of Oregon! While last year’s Civil War was close, this year UO gained a large lead early in the competition, maintaining it until the final week of the competition when OSU managed to narrow the gap. This marks the second year that UO has won […]

Join the League of Waste Watchers and become a Hero!

Monday, January 9th, 2017

Want to become a waste-fighting hero? Join the Waste Watchers club to save the world from the scourge of waste. Here’s how to start your journey: Winter Meet ‘n’ Eat Get to know them at the Meet ‘n’ Eat on Wednesday, Jan. 18, 6:00-7:00 pm in Student Experience Center 112. Nosh on pizza and meet people who […]

First Annual Green Sports Day

Friday, October 7th, 2016

Yesterday marked the first Green Sports Day, brought to you by President Obama and the Green Sports Alliance. Obama honored the NHL Pittsburgh Penguins and their win of the Stanley Cup. The Pittsburgh Penguins have been a leader within Green Sports Alliance by making their arenas more energy efficient and lowering their carbon footprint as a team. […]

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 […]

Pedal Corvallis: A Community Bike Share Program

Monday, August 1st, 2016

Pedal Corvallis is officially here! Thanks to the partnership of Oregon Cascades West Council of Governments and InterCommunity Health Network Coordinated Care Organization the community bikeshare has arrived to Corvallis, OR. Zagster© is operating the share, a company who operates more than 130 programs nationwide. The community bikeshare program is targeted to aid Medicaid members for medial […]

Business Highlight: Tec Labs

Tuesday, July 26th, 2016

Ever heard of Tecnu? Maybe in the days of camping with your family, and your mom is scrubbing you down after enjoying a romp through the woods? Or in the desperate search at the drug store after getting infected with poison oak? Tec Labs is a company based in Albany, OR who pride themselves in […]

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