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Alternative Zero Week Trip Opportunity

Trip Basics: 2014 Alternative Break Trip – Zero Week, Monday June 16th to Friday June 20th Exploring Cultural Engagement, Policy Issues, & Community Wellbeing: Warm Springs, Oregon Trip Cost: $75  (includes 4 dinners & 1 lunch) The Details Discover various factors impacting cultural engagement, tribal policy and community well being in Warm Springs by exploring […]

OSU news research and communications feature solar arrays in recent article

Content adapted from OSU News & Research Communications, Mark Floyd OSU takes part in Oregon University System’s “Solar by Degrees” Program Oregon State University recently brought online the largest of it’s ground mounted solar electric arrays, covering 6 acres on the Corvallis campus.  In a Tuesday article from OSU News & Research Communications, the five […]

Earth Week Events!

OSU Earth Week is fast approaching and sure to be a crowd-pleaser! This year Earth Week takes place from April 20th-26th 2014. We have a long list of really fun and exciting events to check out. For more information visit: Our Facebook Page and The Earth Week Website New this year: Each day of the […]

OSU Sustainability Office Hiring for Three Student Worker Postions

Join the OSU Sustainability Office Team! The OSU Sustainability Office seeks outgoing and enthusiastic students to fill three different paid positions beginning in May 2014 and running through at least the 2015 school year. All positions are available to work study and non-work-study students. Applications are due midnight, April 27, 2014. Positions: Digital Media and Marketing […]

Campus Conservation Nationals 2014 Results

Campus Conservation Nationals (CCN) is the largest conservation competition for colleges and universities in the world! This friendly competition measures the percent reduction of electricity and water usage in the residence buildings on campuses. Last year, the competition saved over 2 million kilowatt-hours of electricity and 1.5 million gallons of water! This year, our campus […]

Campus Conservation Nationals Water Reads

Howdy All! Today is the final day of water meter reads for this years conservation competition and what a beautiful day to end such an important and uplifting event. Y’all did a great job this year keep up the good work and enjoy the sunshine!

Get Caught Green Handed

Throughout the second week of March, members of SSI and the “Waste Watchers” sought out to catch students at OSU on their best ‘green’ behavior. Those that were seen recycling, composting, reusing, or performing other healthy environmental activities were rewarded with a variety of prizes. This promotion of being “green” was held throughout all last […]

Oregon State ranked in top ten Greenest Universities by BestColleges

A recent write-up by BestColleges.com documented Oregon State University as the ninth greenest university in the United States. The website put together the list based on STARS (Sustainability Tracking, Rating, and Assessment System) scores given to each school through the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education. BestColleges published their top 32 picks […]