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Environmental Studies' students, Nathan Daniel and Mary Alexis Leciejewskitalk about the program. (23 Jun 11)

Grad Student calculates numbers to aid in cutting vehicle emissions (3 Jun 10)
  Kyle Gumto, a candidate for master in science environmental studies, speaks about the green fleet program in the global leadership center Tuesday in Baker University Center.

Environmental visionary (30 Oct 09)
  Envisioned by the late Mary Stoertz, formerly an associate professor of geological sciences at Ohio University, the MSES Leadership Option attempts to prepare students for careers that bridge environmental studies and public policy. A key component of the program is a 100-hour internship with a non-profit agency involved in environmental work.

Dr. Natalie Kruse (29 Oct 09)
She predicted pollution production at the UK’s Newcastle University, studied air quality from open cast coal mines in India, and tested antibiotic resistance from rivers in Cuba. Now, Athens native and OU graduate Natalie Kruse has come home to join the faculty of Ohio University’s Voinovich School of Leadership and Public Affairs.

Provost Kathy Krendl discusses environmental project with students over pizza (24 Oct 08)
  Executive Vice President and Provost Krendl facilitated a discussion and fielded questions about the university's sustainability programming. Most of the night's focus was on the Department of Environmental Studies' Kanawha Project.

Grant signals green light for green cause (29 Apr 08)
   The greening of the curriculum on campus received another green lightwithrecent news of an Ohio Environmental Education Fund grant for$49,500.The grant from the Ohio EPA will fuel Ohio University'sKanawhaEnvironmental Education Project (KEEP) for the next two academicyears.

Event to revisit power company's purchase of town (28 Jan 08)
    Nearly six years after American Electric Power bought the town of Cheshire, Ohio for $20 million, the purchase remains at the center of discussion on environmental and social-justice issues, a reminder of how growing rates of consumption can change communities across the country.

OU profs brainstorm ways to turn their syllabi green(6 Dec 07)
    The director of the Environmental Studies program at Ohio University led an all-day workshop at the Ridges Tuesday, aimed at adding a "green" component to more undergraduate classes.

New faculty learning community has green bent(6 Dec 07)
    Named for the physiographic region in which Athens lies, the project is designed to teach undergraduates about sustainability throughout their coursework by training faculty to incorporate related concepts in their curricula.

Environmental justice becoming hotter topic in southeast Ohio (12 Nov 07)
    As more communities in Appalachia are impacted by industrial processes and related negative environmental conditions that threaten citizens' health, support appears to be emerging for a coherent environmental-justice policy.


Environmental Studies
Voinovich School of Leadership & Public Affairs
The Ridges Building 22, Ohio University
Email: mses@ohio.edu
Tel: 740-593-9358
Fax: 740-593-0924

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