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Welcome to OSU's sustainability website! Oregon State University has demonstrated sustainability leadership for decades, through natural resources programming, climate change research, experiential learning opportunities and multiple connections with communities across the State of Oregon and beyond. Explore further why OSU is a leader in sustainability...
Beyond Earth Day is a celebration put on by Oregon State University and the greater Corvallis community, offering engaging events focused on sustainable earth ecosystems, social progress and justice, and a healthy economy.
The 2018 Celebration will run from April 20th to the 27th.
Check out this year's events here!
In March, 2018, OSU received its seventh Gold designation in the Sustainability Tracking, Assessment and Rating System, making it one of a small handful of colleges and universities to reach that milestone. STARS provides a complete set of sustainability assessment data for university curriculum, research, operations and outreach.
"World Scientists’ Warning to Humanity: A Second Notice" warns that environmental trends in categories such as marine fisheries, population growth, deforestation, wildlife abundance and climate change raise the likelihood of "widespread misery and catastrophic biodiversity loss" in the future. According to data collected by Altmetric, the paper was ranked No. 6 out of more than 9 million publications tracked by the company since it began monitoring in 2011.
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Terra Magazine has released a new article detailing “our contentious relationship with the energy industry”. In this article:Energy Mattersby Nick Houtman, we explore the research ofHilary Boudeton the use of energy data for conservation purposes. Boudet has been exploring these issues for years, learning about how energy projects are described and debated by industry and […]
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Congrats Beavs, we beat the Ducks in our annual 8-week recycling competition for the first time since 2015! On average, we found that OSU recycled 8.79lbs per person compared to UofO’s 8.14lbs per person. We estimate that OSU recycled over 240,000lbs of material that counted towards the competition! Time to go pick up the trophy!
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The Oregon Applied Sustainability Experience (OASE) offers paid internships for its 10-week program this summer. Internships are open to juniors or seniors with advanced undergraduate or graduate-level training in business, economics, engineering, environmental science, green chemistry, physical science or sustainability science. Projects address pollution prevention solutions for Portland-area businesses and pair students with an industry […]
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TheSustainability Officeis currently recruiting for three student workers to join our Corvallis team! The first position will focus onsupporting campus energy conservation and sustainability projects. The second position will assist with utility data requests and analyses, building controls technologies and development of reporting tools. This work will include software development with an emphasis on building […]