Posts Tagged ‘Green’

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 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 […]

OSU’s Continual Committment to Sustainability

Thursday, December 30th, 2010

President Ed Ray’s 2010 President’s Report shares a decade of accomplishments here at Oregon State University. OSU is committed to sustainability as seen through the collaborative efforts and actions of students, faculty, and staff. Currently OSU is ranked 7th in the nation among universities for using renewable energy by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). EPA […]

College of Forestry Researchers Revolutionizing Duct Tape and more?

Friday, July 9th, 2010

While these college of Forestry professors may not have invented ”Duct Tape,” they may very well end up changing the glue behind the idea. Recently Kaichang Li, a professor of wood science and engineering, and his postdoctoral research associate, Anlong Li, made an incidental discovery in a wood products lab at Oregon State University. Together they created a new […]

Oregon State University Among Greenest

Tuesday, April 28th, 2009

Right there up with Starbucks and Whole Foods, Oregon State University tops the EPA’s list of the biggest green power buyers in the nation. There are only five institutions of higher education on the list. Check it out here! …and this just in! OSU is also number one in the PAC-10! Way to go Beaver […]

Corvallis Named One of the Best Eco Friendly Towns

Sunday, February 22nd, 2009

From Sunset.com. CORVALLIS, OR Beautiful, earnest, and very, very green Population: 51,388  The vibe: As small towns go, you don’t get much greener than Corvallis. This Willamette Valley town happily took up the Corvallis Energy Challenge, where residents strive to use the lowest amount of energy in their homes. With two LEED-certified buildings and more […]

Orange and Black are the New Green

Monday, February 2nd, 2009

Don’t let our school colors fool you. Yet again, it seems the Orange and Black can ‘go green’ better than anyone else. Read this article from the Associated Press: Corvallis leads nation in green power use The Associated Press CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) — A report by the Environmental Protection Agency says Corvallis buys more renewable […]

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