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Energize Corvallis is Now Hiring: Fall Term Public Outreach Interns

Wednesday, July 24th, 2013

Attention Oregon State University Undergrads!
Energize Corvallis is now hiring Fall Public Outreach Interns to work on their Communities and Campuses take charge program. The internship gives students the opportunity to receive 3-12 OSU Internship credits as well as valuable work experience, and the chance to strengthen their resume.
The application deadline is August 15th, and the [...]

Corvallis Sustainability Coalition to host Edible Front-Yard Garden Tour

Tuesday, July 9th, 2013

Spend your Wednesday evening learning how to live and eat sustainably!
Looking for ways to give back to the Corvallis community this summer? Tomorrow evening, the Corvallis Sustainability Coalition’s Food Action Team is hosting the third of a series of Edible Front-Yard Garden tours! The tour will be a guided walking tour throughout five different [...]

OSU Solar Vehicle Team places first at Major Track Race

Friday, July 5th, 2013

The Oregon State University Solar Vehicle Team took home gold at last week’s Formula Sun Grand Prix in Austin, Texas. The team drove the vehicle that they designed and built 656 miles and 193 laps around the Circuit of the Americas track. OSU competed against 11 other University teams from across the country. They were followed closely [...]

The Composting Song, by Kevin Ahern

Friday, May 3rd, 2013

Ever wanted to hear and/or sing along to a song about compost? If so, Kevin Ahern (Director of Undergraduate Research and Senior Instructor of Biochemistry and Biophysics at OSU) has a surprise for you!
Check out a song he wrote about compost, written by Ahern and recorded by David Simmons.
Composting Song – Kevin Ahern
Could just be [...]

OSU listed again in Princeton Review’s Guide to Green Colleges

Wednesday, April 17th, 2013

OSU received 98 points out of a possible 99 as a ‘green’ school in the latest edition of “The Princeton Review’s Guide to 322 Green Colleges: 2013 Edition.”  The Princeton Review analyzes data from the survey about the schools’ course offerings, campus infrastructure, activities and career preparation to measure their commitment [...]

Now Hiring: Digital Media + Outreach Intern (OSU Sustainability Office)

Tuesday, April 9th, 2013

The OSU Sustainability Office seeks a student employee to deliver marketing and
outreach material via the web, social media and in person.

The OSU Sustainability Office seeks an outgoing, enthusiastic student to deliver marketing and outreach material via the web, social media and in person and support its staff in delivering various programs that promote behavior [...]

Apply for a Campus Ecology Fellowship

Wednesday, February 27th, 2013

The National Wildlife Federation is now accepting applications for Campus Ecology Fellowships and their new NWF Emerging Leader Fellowships.
Since 2000, National Wildlife Federation has awarded over 150 Campus Ecology Fellowships to students across the country working on projects ranging from campus-wide energy audits to implementing sustainable forestry practices; reaching more than 2.5 million students, faculty, [...]

Sustainability Office Now Accepting Student Applications for Energy Project Technician

Monday, February 4th, 2013

The OSU Sustainability Office seeks a student employee to scope and implement energy conservation projects and execute related programmatic tasks. The Sustainability Office is part of Campus Operations, the department responsible for development, construction and maintenance of OSU’s physical infrastructure.
Work schedule can be somewhat flexible depending on the student’s needs, but must remain responsive to [...]

Discounted registration for the Oregon Higher Ed Sustainability Conference ends Monday!

Friday, November 30th, 2012

Early discounted registration for the Oregon Higher Education Sustainability Conference ends Monday night, Dec.3 at which point prices will increase.  This year’s lineup of speakers includes David Kenney, President and Executive Director of Oregon BEST.

The conference sessions have also been announced and include and a wide variety of topics and presenters such as PCC Sylvania’s [...]

Do you get questions about OSU sustainability? Share them!

Monday, October 29th, 2012

Campus Recycling and the OSU Sustainability Office are teaming up to produce a session for Training Days 2012.  The session, entitled Sustainability for Campus Communicators, is Wednesday, Nov.14 at 10:00-10:50 am and will cover current and upcoming hot topics and accomplishments that may be useful in your marketing and communications work at OSU.

One focus of [...]