Posts Tagged ‘Environment’

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 in Washington DC

Wednesday, June 6th, 2012

Summer Break is close by and many people are beginning to pack their summer vacation suitcases.  If you are going to be traveling to our Nations Capital this summer or live near the area, OSU will be participating in the Smithsonian’s Folklife Festival June 27th-July 8th. This is a great opportunity to showcase some of […]

O,S, Ewe! The Public is invited to observe spring lambing at OSU Sheep Center

Wednesday, February 8th, 2012

If you are going to be in Corvallis this February the public has an opportunity to observe this year’s lambing season at the OSU Sheep Center.  There are currently 250 ewes expecting and the center is hoping to see about 400 lambs join the OSU family. The visits will begin on February 20th until March […]

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 […]

Powered by Green?!

Friday, July 29th, 2011

According to the Environmental Protection Agency’s Top 20 College & University list of green power purchasers, OSU is the second-largest purchaser of green power. By purchasing renewable energy certificates, the environmental benefits created by the facility directly offset the environmental impact of the university’s conventional energy use. Last year, OSU offset about 56% of its […]

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 […]

OSU Professor to Join National Science Foundation

Thursday, December 16th, 2010

Kelly Falkner an OSU professor in the College of Oceanic and Atmospheric Sciences will begin a new chapter in her career as she moves to a leadership position with the National Science Foundation. She will take a position with the Office of Polar Programs, which oversees research and funding in the Arctic and Antarctic regions. […]

New OSU Basketball Uniforms in Honor of Native American Culture

Friday, November 19th, 2010

This Sunday the Oregon State University basketball team will be sporting a new look on the court. In partnership with Nike N7, OSU unveiled the new uniforms for Sunday’s game. The uniforms are part of the Nike N7 campaign to create awareness and access to Native American and Aboriginal youth in sports. In a break […]

Oregon State University named a “Campus Sustainability Leader”

Tuesday, November 16th, 2010

The Sustainable Endowments Institute just named Oregon State University a “Campus Sustainability Leader” on its annual sustainability report card. This is the fourth consecutive year that OSU has achieved that designation, raising its overall score each year. The Sustainable Endowments Institute’s 2011 Report Card has profiles for 322 institutions, based on 1,100 survey responses. The […]

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