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Welcome to OSU's sustainability website!
Interested in joining clubs and organizations with a focus on sustainability but don’t know where to find them? Overwhelmed by how much OSU has to offer? Check out our new sustainability clubs & orgs page for a comprehensive list of groups that are working towards creating a more sustainable community here at Oregon State University! #SustainableBeavs
You’ve heard of our Green Office Certification but did you know we just started a Green Greek Certification and our Green Lab Certification is coming soon?
Work in teams to fill out the survey for your Sorority, Fraternity, or Laboratory and help us fulfill that commitment for a more sustainable beaver community!
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Are you passionate about making a difference in the world? The Sustainability Double Degree and Minor provide students with a rich interdisciplinary curriculum that explores sustainability issues in the world today and fosters the knowledge, skills and abilities to address complex sustainability issues in communities and workplaces.
In step with the interdisciplinary nature of sustainability, the degree is designed to complement all OSU degree programs and is to be earned as a second Bachelor’s degree in addition to a major area of study. Students may obtain a Bachelor of Science, Sustainability after completing 32 credits or a Sustainability Minor after completing 27 credits. Please contact the program advisor regarding any questions about the program: Erica Elliott, firstname.lastname@example.org.
In February, 2019, OSU received its eighth 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.
"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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Congratulations to the Oregon State University Honors College on earning the silver-level Green Office Certification! We were first reached out to by a dedicated Honors College student employee who had heard about the Green Office Certification and wanted to know how he could complete it. In partnership with one of the Honors College Graduate Teaching […]
Congratulations to the Oregon State University Center for Teaching and Learning on earning the bronze-level Green Office Certification! Thank you to the dedicated employees of the CTL that contributed to gathering and inputting data for the survey. We are thrilled to see their interest in greening their office space! Some highlights from their results include: […]
The post The Center for Teaching and Learning Earns Bronze! appeared first on Ecologue.
Researchers have identified six specific actions that large transnational corporations could take to steer environmental stewardship actions in the right direction. Combined with effective public policies and improved government regulations, these actions have the potential to make waves around the world. James Watson, a co-author of the new paper and an assistant professor of sustainability […]
The post Large Transnational Corporations Play Critical Role in Global Natural Resource Management appeared first on Ecologue.
The OSUsed Store is operated by OSU Surplus Property and sells surplus materials from campus and local government agencies. This provides another life for reusable goods, low prices on merchandise, and funds back to OSU! Store merchandise includes used furniture (desks, file cabinets, tables, chairs, bookcases, etc.), computers and computer accessories, office supplies, bicycles, household […]