Posts Tagged ‘sustainability’

OSU Hopes to Partner with Nissan for Electric, Hybrid Cars

Tuesday, January 13th, 2009

We all know Oregon State University has been a statewide leader in going green (the environmental movement, not the school colors, folks). The Orange and Black has furthered it’s leadership in the movement as it becomes “poised to take a larger role in emerging electric car technology at a time when Nissan North America has […]

Terri Irwin Humpback Whale Research Gift to Oregon State University Follow Up

Thursday, June 26th, 2008

As promised, here’s a video of the ceremony: Enjoy!

Transparent Transistor to be Used in New Solar Panel Technology

Monday, June 23rd, 2008

I try to stay away from straight reporting of the news here because you all have The Google and are more than capable of browsing the happenings related to OSU. I just couldn’t resist this one, though. We have talked about the transparent transistor technology that was developed at OSU by College of Engineering researchers […]

Busy Month on the Campaign Trail

Wednesday, May 14th, 2008

It has been an incredibly busy month in the State of Oregon and here in Corvallis with respect to the political campaigns. Both the Democrats have visited the Corvallis/Albany area within the last couple of weeks and John McCain was in Portland within that time frame as well. Here are some images and video from […]

OSU 4th in EPA College & University Green Power Challenge

Tuesday, April 29th, 2008

In the recurring sustainability theme here at OSU, the EPA just released its College and University Green Power Challenge results. OSU came in fourth in the nation overall and first in the Pac-10. This last year, OSU purchased 66,680,400 kilowatt hours (kWh) of green/sustainable energy, good for 74% of our total power usage. OSU student […]

Creating Bio-Fuels from Algae

Tuesday, March 4th, 2008

In my travels I meet a lot of students who are keenly interested in science based programs. Our much heralded Conservation Biology and Ecological Engineering Programs seem to fit the bill quite nicely for these folks. I often get the question: What do the folks in those departments do? Well, I stumbled across this fascinating […]

OSU Students Recognized

Wednesday, November 7th, 2007

Oregon State University students have been in full force on campus, doing their part for the environment and donating blood. Not only has OSU been ranked in the Top 25 for 2008 as a campus sustainability leader, but OSU student Nathan Jones has been featured on mtvU.com and Think.MTV.com’s “Cause Effect,” a series about real […]

OSU Research Magazine Summer Edition

Thursday, September 27th, 2007

For those that missed it (me included),Terra, OSU’s research magazine’s Summer 2007 edition was published. Topics include ocean conditions, mountain ecosystems, women’s health and fitness, and rural sustainability. The Fall 2007 edition is to be published soon. -bv

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