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The Washington & Oregon Higher Education Sustainability Conference (WOHESC) is now inviting proposals for the 2022 conference! The 2022 theme is 'The Path Forward to an Equitable and Regenerative Economy'. You can be a featured part of the conference program to look at fair, equitable and sustainable economies, and rebuilding with a clean, green careers-driven approach.
Proposals are due October 15, so now is the time to start preparing your presentation or workshop! Learn more and apply here.
The work of the Sustainability Office spans many disciplines, types and time scales. Take a look at the new Our Work page to get a broad sense of what our office is working on, and what's on the horizon.
Materials Management is hiring for up to 20 student Crew Members to start late spring or fall on the Corvallis campus. Work may include collecting recycling and surplus, warehouse organizing, online sales, and receiving, independently and in small teams. Training provided. Gain valuable skills in customer service, teamwork, leadership, retail operations, and waste management. Application deadline extended through summer term. See job posting here.
In December 2019, OSU received its ninth 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, and use STARS each year. STARS provides a complete set of sustainability assessment data for university curriculum, research, operations and outreach.
As shown in "World Scientists' Warning of a Climate Emergency", scientists have a moral obligation to clearly warn humanity of any catastrophic threat and to “tell it like it is.” On the basis of this obligation and the graphical indicators presented, they have declared, with more than 11,000 scientist signatories from around the world, clearly and unequivocally that planet Earth is facing a climate emergency.
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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. The OSU Sustainability Office seeks an enthusiastic student to coordinate event planning and deliver marketing and outreach material via the web, social media […]
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Did you hear? The Sustainability Office is hiring a Student Policy Coordinator! The window to apply for this position is now closed. We are still recruiting for a Digital Marketing and Outreach Intern- more info here. We’re looking for a part-time student employee to work with campus stakeholders to support policies and actions that reduce […]
The first fully virtual Washington Oregon Higher Education Sustainability Conference (WOHESC) was a huge success! Our student, sustainability leadership, faculty and operations attendees walked away with inspiration to drive forward sustainability, resiliency and social justice action in higher education for the future. OSU had the second highest attendance of any school, with 49 attendees. Lets […]
Congratulations to the Applied Economics Department for earning the Silver-level Green Office Certification! The Sustainability Office is excited to share some of the amazing progress made by the Applied Economics Department in making their office space more sustainable. Some highlights from their results include: Always using Campus Recycling’s event recycling service when coordinating events Providing […]
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