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We’re Hiring!

The Sustainability Office is recruiting for student employees! Join a committed team by applying for one of these coveted student worker positions that help make OSU more sustainable – both behind the scenes and front and center! We are currently recruiting a Software Guru and Eco-reps. Software Guru: Interested in software development and sustainability? We’re currently […]

PacWave gets Gold!

Congratulations to PacWave on earning the gold-level Green Office Certification! PacWave, PMEC, and OCCRI have been working in collaboration with each other and with the Sustainability Office on ways to ‘green’ their space and they’ve done an amazing job!  Some highlights from their results include: Configuring electronics settings so that all devices turn off or […]

The Pacific Marine Energy Center gets Gold!

Congratulations to the Pacific Marine Energy Center on earning the gold-level Green Office Certification! PMEC, PacWave and OCCRI have been working in collaboration with each other and with the Sustainability Office on ways to ‘green’ their space and they’ve done an amazing job!  Some highlights from their results include: Using power strips with an occupancy […]

The Oregon Climate Change Research Institute gets Gold!

Congratulations to the Oregon Climate Change Research Institute on earning the gold-level Green Office Certification! The Sustainability Office has been working with OCCRI, in collaboration with PMEC and PacWave, on ways to ‘green’ their space and they’ve done an amazing job!  Some highlights from their results include: Using teleconference technology to reduce travel and cut […]

What is the Green New Deal?

Disclaimer: Neither Oregon State University nor the OSU Sustainability Office endorse any proposed policies or political views mentioned below; the following is only intended to inform the reader on the facts surrounding the Green New Deal. The Green New Deal has garnered a huge amount of media attention in the last couple months, but what […]

More than 30,000 students participate in inaugural year of statewide Outdoor School

Three-quarters of Oregon’s eligible fifth- and sixth-grade students participated in the inaugural year of the statewide Outdoor School program, according to a new Oregon State University Extension Service report. In the 2017-18 school year Oregon’s 30,739 participating Outdoor School students spent a total of 115,131 days outside, according to the report. Kristopher Elliott, an Oregon State University Extension […]

CEOAS/Environmental Sciences Club Green Office Certified!

Congratulations to the College of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences on earning the bronze-level Green Office Certification! The Oregon State Environmental Sciences Club tackled the Green Office Certification survey as a club project, on behalf of CEOAS. Thank you to the many members of the Environmental Sciences Club that contributed to gathering and inputting data […]

Sustainability Fair!

Oregon State University recognizes the importance of promoting environmental, social, and economic sustainability, as injustices and inequalities in these areas remain prevalent in the United States and around the world. Many OSU students also believe in the importance of spreading awareness and integrating sustainable practices into their own everyday lives; perhaps this sounds like you! […]

Water Laboratories Joint Open House

The Cooperative Chemical Analytical Laboratory (CCAL) and the Institute for Water and Watersheds Collaboratory are having a joint open house on October 2nd, from 12PM to 3PM! It will be held at the Oak Creek Building (3015 Western Blvd., Corvallis) in rooms 150, 242, 248, & 254. Contact Kathryn Motter for more information: kathryn.motter@oregonstate.edu, 541-737-5120. […]

The Promise and the Peril of Artificial Intelligence and Robotics

“The Promise and Peril of Artificial Intelligence and Robotics” is the final event of OSU150, the celebration of Oregon State University’s 150th anniversary. This is a day-long, future-focused symposium where OSU faculty and national experts will discuss the potential benefits, risks, ethics, and uncertainties of the emerging technologies of artificial intelligence. The symposium will take […]