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Welcome to Oregon State University's sustainability website! This site is an interdepartmental effort to:
- Provide information on how OSU is practicing and promoting sustainability on campus
- Serve as a "hub" to connect and enhance the visibility of existing OSU resources
- Increase awareness for a more environmentally sensitive, socially equitable, and economically stable culture.
Last Summer’s grant awardee Michael Rebarchik continues to work onhis project on creating a cost-effective solar concentrator. Energy demands increase globally, whilethe fossil fuel future remains unsteady and the search for a new energy resource is more important now than ever. Solar energy remains promising, but often solar technology can be expensive. Michael wantedtocreate a […]
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Want to get paid and develop leadership skills within the sustainability field? The Student Sustainability Initiative (SSI) has a new opportunity for students to become a Sustainability Fellow, working with a campus department or a community organization doing research with a faculty mentor working to solveglobal sustainability challenges. The Sustainability Fellowship Program pairs students with […]
Micco Emeson isthe SSI Landscape Coordinator and part of the Growing Food Security initiative team. Here is a little peek at what’s been happening: Its Spring, and lots of stuff is happening in the realm of sustainability. Some highlights from the sustainable landscaping side of things at the Student Sustainability Initiative include: Establishing a pollinator […]
Did you know that last year about 34,000 lbs of material was diverted from the landfill and given to local non-profits? This year the goal is to reach 28,000 lbs, and you can help! How You Can Help Live in a Residence Hall? You can prepare for Move-Out by lightening your load now! Bring home […]
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Check out another edition of our Alumni Profiles Project! What have they been up to since graduating OSU? Meet Nicholas Snowhill, a 2014 Oregon State alumni in Civil Engineering. While studying at OSU, he worked at the Sustainability Office and was in charge of maintaining the electric vehicle charging stations around campus. During his […]