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In the backwoods of Athens, Ohio, just up the quiet bends of Pomeroy Road, lies 40 acres of densely overgrown land that hasn’t been touched in 40 years... Read More

Two students in the Voinovich School of Leadership and Public Affairs Master of Science in Environmental Studies (MSES) program were on the top-placing teams in a regional competition sponsored by the Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs, and Administration (NASPAA) Student Simulation Competition on climate change. Read More

Wednesday, March 23, 2016 - Mother-and-daughter team Frances Moore Lappé and Anna Lappé will present “The Sustainable Food Movement Rising” at 7:30 p.m. in Baker Ballroom. This event is free and open to the public. Read More

Explore the Master of Public Administration and Environmental Studies programs at the Voinovich School of Leadership and Public Affairs Spring Open House on March 11, 2016 from 2 – 4:30 p.m. in Building 21 of The Ridges. Read More

Voinovich School of Leadership and Public Affairs Associate Professor Derek Kauneckis will be a featured presenter at the American Association for the Advancement of Science Annual Meeting on Global Science Engagement in Washington, D.C. on Climate, Water and the American Farmer. Kauneckis is an expert on climate change adaptation and the intersection of science and policy and will present his conference paper titled Water Supplies, Human Decisions and Policy Institutions. Read More

CE3 and the Environmental Studies Program are pleased to announce the dates of this spring's CE3 Brownbag Lunch Series! Unless otherwise noted, all sessions will take place on Fridays, from 12-1pm in Building 22, Room 221 on The Ridges. Read More

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