Posts Tagged ‘campus_sustainability’

OSU ranked a ‘Cool School’

Thursday, August 22nd, 2013

A new ranking has been released touting OSU as the 11th top “Cool School” in the nation! Earlier this month, the Sierra Club released its rankings for most sustainable schools in the nation. Out of the 162 schools recognized, Oregon State came out as the highest ranking green campus in the state of Oregon. The […]

Repair Fair Today!

Monday, April 29th, 2013

Today OSU is holding a Repair Fair from 6-8pm on 644 SW 13th Street in Corvallis.  This event is organized by the student group Waste Watchers. Don’t worry if you cannot catch today’s repair fair, they occur twice per term.   This is a great opportunity to help get something that is broken around your […]

OSU offers sustainability degree

Thursday, August 16th, 2012

Oregon State University, Oregon’s leading research university, is expanding the paths students can take for their degree(s). New this fall is a sustainability double-degree, one that can be added to ANY major at Oregon State. Some sample careers in sustainability: Carbon and greenhouse gas management Sustainability operations for private companies, universities, and government entities Sustainability […]

2012 OSU Commencement Recap

Wednesday, June 20th, 2012

    Once again a big congratulations to the class of 2012!  This last Sunday marked OSU’s  143rd commencement  ceremony and we had the great opportunity to have Michelle Obama as the commencement speaker.   We started out the morning with beautiful sunshine and a light breeze.  Over 30,000 friends and family members filled the seats […]

OSU Ranked 9th Most Bike-Friendly Campus in America

Thursday, June 7th, 2012

Best Colleges Online recently released their list of the top ten Most Bike Friendly Campuses Across America. OSU made it at number nine on the list. There are many resources and programs on campus that have led to this ranking. Students have access to used bikes for sale on campus through surplus, at Dixon Recreation […]

Engineering Expo 2012

Tuesday, May 22nd, 2012

Engineering students at OSU had the opportunity to showcase a lot of the projects and research that goes on in our College of Engineering last Friday.  There were more than 100 student built programs and each specialization was proudly represented.  This event was open to the public and free.  Along with the showcase of projects, […]

OSU Ranked No. 4 in Green Power!

Thursday, February 2nd, 2012

The EPA recently released their list of green power usage amongst the Top 20 Colleges and Universities in the nation, as reported by Sustainable Business Oregon. OSU came in 4th in the nation behind the University of Pennsylvania, Carnegie Mellon University, and the University of Utah. Oregon State uses a combination of biogas, biomass, solar, […]

OSU Ranked One of the Greenest Colleges in America!

Thursday, August 11th, 2011

The Princeton Review just came out with its annual list of the greenest colleges in America, and OSU was among the top 16 green universities in the country! OSU received the highest ranking possible from the Princeton Review. This recognition is due to the high recycling efforts on campus, student involvement in sustainability, and the […]

April 7th – International Beaver Day!!!

Wednesday, April 6th, 2011

April 7th has been dedicated to nature’s engineer, the amazing BEAVER!  Today is a very special day here on campus because the beaver is OSU’s official fierce mascot. April 7th was chosen as International Beaver Day because it is the birthday of the late Dorothy Richards of Little Falls, New York who studied beavers for […]

‘Tis the Season to Hit Dixon Recreation Center!

Thursday, January 6th, 2011

With the ringing of 2011, come the good old New Year’s resolutions.  It seems as though the majority of people out there are sticking to tradition and committing to either losing weight or getting back in shape.  With that said, Dixon Recreation Center is buzzing with patrons working to achieve their goals. What draws students […]

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