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Environmental Studies News & Events

Natalie Kruse Daniels, an Ohio University associate professor of environmental studies, explained at her Science Café on Feb. 3 that when coal is mined, minerals that used to be buried deep underground are exposed. These minerals create a metal-rich acidic discharge that can be washed into streams. Read More

The Master's of Science in Environmental Studies program at the Voinovich School of Leadership and Public Affairs is still accepting applications for Fall Semester 2016. Review of applications has begun as of February 1, 2016, but there is still time to apply for this exciting program. Read More

Ohio University was recently named a national winner of the 2015 GameDay Recycling Challenge, which engages hundreds of thousands of collegiate football fans in a waste reduction and recycling competition every fall. Read More

Healthy, local food is something everyone should have access to - and that's the driving message behind the Athens non-profit Community Food Initiatives (CFI). Mary Nally, MSES grad and executive director, is the leader of the community-based organization. Read More

On Fri., Oct. 23, Ohio University Master of Science in Environmental Studies students and CE3 Brownbag attendees were among only approximately 100 explorers this year to visit Crane Hollow Nature Preserve, a biodiversity hotspot deep within Hocking County’s Laurel Township. Read More

“Creating National Parks in a Biodiversity Hotspot” will be the focus of a public session featuring an international delegation of national park directors and non-governmental organization experts from Kosovo and Montenegro on the third floor of Alden Library from 2 to 4 p.m. Friday, Nov. 13. Read More

Wed., Nov. 18, 2015 – Award-winning National Geographic photojournalist Dennis Dimick will lead the celebration of International GIS Day and Geography Awareness Week at Ohio University during the second annual GIS Open House from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Steven L. Schoonover Center for Communication. Read More

People’s latest film, Broken Landscape: Confronting India’s Water-Energy Choke Point, premiered at the Big Sky Documentary Film Festival in 2015. Since then, it has been selected for a number of film festivals including the Athens International Film + Video Festival. Read More

Ohio University past, present and future appeared last month in Norman, Oklahoma for the annual meeting of the Society of Environmental Journalism (SEJ). Three OHIO Bobcats: a student, an alumnus and a faculty member, participated in the multi-day conference of the country’s leading environmental journalists hosted by Oklahoma University. Read More

Great food, great weather, great company -- these three themes captured the essence of the annual Voinovich Environmental Studies cookout, held on the evening of Thursday, September 3, 2015. Read More