TOP Indicators help with Tracking Oregon’s Progress
Newly released by the Oregon Community Foundation and the OSU Rural Studies Program, Tracking Oregon’s Progress, or TOP Indicators are a new addition to the Oregon Explorer and Rural Communities Explorer’s Communities Reporter Tool. They are aimed at helping understand trends in Oregon’s economy, people and communities and environment. The TOP indicators include 89 metrics […]
Community Solar Survey – respond by Apr.15!
As announced at the Sustainability Town Hall on March 14, the Energy Action Team (EAT) of the Corvallis Sustainability Coalition has decided to pursue a community solar project as its next undertaking in 2013. This supports the Action Team’s goal of increasing local renewable energy production to offset fossil fuel usage. However, there are many […]
Sustainability Office Hiring Transportation Project Student Technician
The OSU Sustainability Office is recruiting a student employee with transportation-related experience to research and implement alternative transportation projects and staff several committees. The successful candidate should have some knowledge of basic transportation demand management principles and will work 20-40 hours per week during summer and 10-20 hours per week during the academic year, working […]
OLIS: New Graduate Program in Sustainability Launched in April!
On April 8, 2011, the Oregon University System formally approved the establishment of the Oregon Leadership in Sustainability (OLIS) graduate certificate program. Shortly thereafter, the website, http://olis.uoregon.edu, was open for applications! OLIS is housed at the University of Oregon, but hopes to attract recent BA or BS graduates from all the OUS campuses to train […]