Sustainability Alumni Profile: Marshall Moses
The Sustainability Office has been reviving an old Ecologue series- highlighting Alumni who were involved with sustainability during their time at OSU. Meet Marshall Moses, a 2016 graduate in Graphic Design. As an employee of Lithia Motors, Inc., part of the Fortune 250, he has helped educate customers on the future of EVs (electric vehicles) and to provide a marketplace geared toward new tech and an electric future.
Full-time energy efficiency position
Are you interested in working full-time for Oregon State University making buildings more energy efficient? We are currently recruiting for a building management system network analyst!
Super Student Feature: Kyle Corbett
Kyle Corbett, an OSU student pursuing a double degree in Mechanical Engineering and Sustainability, had an incredible experience working with Facilities to learn more about the HVAC systems. Because of it, he has decided on a future career: designing more sustainable HVAC systems.
The Sustainability Office is Now Hiring!
Are you interested in working to make OSU a more sustainable and equitable community? You’re in luck, because we’re hiring! Join a fun and committed team to learn new skills and make a difference.
OSU has received EVAL Gold
Exciting news! OSU has received a Forth Mobility EVAL Gold certification! Forth Mobility is an Oregon-based nonprofit whose mission is to accelerate the use of smart transportation to move people and goods in a more efficient, cleaner and equitable way. They are advancing electric, smart, and shared transportation through strengthening the industry network, demonstrating smart […]
Carbon Neutral OSU: what you can do!
This January, the Faculty Senate Ad Hoc Committee on the OSU Carbon Commitment and the Sustainability Office will host a climate forum to discuss OSU’s carbon neutral commitment, what progress has been made towards this goal, and what action still needs to be taken to reduce the university’s carbon footprint. Four key speakers will report […]
Installing Solar Panels on Agricultural Lands Maximizes their Efficiency, New Study Shows
A recent study by Oregon State University has found that solar panels located on agricultural fields are the most productive. This idea of co-developing the same area of land is called agrivoltaics and this study has determined that if less than 1% of agricultural land was co-developed with solar panels, the resulting energy would be […]
Beyond Earth Day 2019
Beyond Earth Day Running from April 19-26, Beyond Earth Day (BED) is a week-long celebration of people and planet. Programming is focused on earth ecosystems, health and wellness, viable economdence of the health of humans, animals, environment and economy. BED programming highlights programs and activities that celebrate or provide education on the well-being of our society, […]
The Chrysalis Symposium: Courageous Transformation for the Climate Crisis
Scientists have given us an urgent timeline. We have about a decade to cut greenhouse gases in half to avoid catastrophic climate change. How do we, each of us, need to transform to answer this once-in-a-lifetime call and rise to the challenge of the years ahead? How can we change the narratives in our minds […]
Join our first fundraising initiative focused on carbon emissions!
The Associated Students of Oregon State University, OSU Sustainability Office and the OSU Foundation have launched the university’s first fundraising effort focused on reducing university carbon emissions. Addressing climate change means setting ambitious carbon emissions reduction goals – and doing everything we can to meet them! So, for the first time ever, we are partnering […]