Student Staff Spotlight: Trevor Herzog
To foster camaraderie and community between colleagues and celebrate individual and collective employee success, the OSU Sustainability Office and Materials Management department have created a student staff spotlight series. We want to build a sense of belonging for all who are employed by our organizations and support the diversity of our backgrounds. Trevor Herzog (he/him) […]
Student Staff Spotlight: Lane Walter
In order to foster camaraderie and community between colleagues and celebrate individual and collective employee success, the OSU Sustainability Office and Materials Management department have begun a student staff spotlight series. We want to build a sense of belonging for all who are employed by our organizations and to support the diversity of our backgrounds. Meet Lane Walter, our student policy coordinator!
Tribunal Rules that Fracking Violates Human Rights!
In May 2018, the Spring Creek Project co-organized the Permanent Peoples’ Tribunal Session on Human Rights, Fracking, and Climate Change. For the first time in the almost 40 year history of the Tribunal, they had an international focus on the rights of Nature as well as the rights of humans. As the Tribunal was underway, […]
Moore Money, Moore Problems?
Year after year, electronics on the shelves are constantly being replaced with smaller, faster, and more efficient versions of themselves. As technology improves these turnover rates begin to blur together as soon the consumer is too overwhelmed with trying to keep up with the “latest cutting-edge tech”. A perfect example of this can be found […]
USDA Northwest Climate Hub Postgraduate Fellowship Opportunity
USDA Northwest Climate Hub Postgraduate Fellow – Science Communications A postgraduate fellowship opportunity is available with the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Northwest Climate Hub, which is based in the USDA Forest Service Pacific Northwest Research Station. The USDA Northwest Climate Hub serves Alaska, Idaho, Oregon, and Washington by delivering science-based, region-specific technologies and […]
Call for Abstracts for the 10th Annual Northwest Climate Conference
Do you have an interesting presentation about climate science, impacts, and adaptations that you would like to share with the public? The Oregon Climate Change Research Institute wants you to submit an abstract for an oral presentation, poster presentation, or special session at the 10th Annual Northwest Climate Conference! This conference will be taking place […]
Hiring Sustainability Double Degree Program Advisor
Are you interested in a faculty position at OSU? The College of Agricultural Sciences is seeking a Sustainability Double Degree Program Advisor. This is a full-time, 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position. The primary duties are to recruit for and advise Ecampus and campus-based students about the OSU Sustainability Double Degree Program. Although administratively housed […]
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 […]
OSU Researchers Expand Access to Clean Drinking Water
A team of Oregon State researchers recently published a case study on the adoption of the Instove Water Purifier in Mbale, Uganda. The goal of was to evaluate the efficacy and adoptability of the current product, so the team can improve the design of the novel water treatment technology. As is often the case in […]