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OHIO announces 2021 Sustainability Award winners

Thursday, April 22

Ohio University’s Office of Sustainability is pleased to celebrate Earth Day with recognition of the 2021 Sustainability Award winners.

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OHIO Ecohouse Resident Paola Sofia Munoz Gamboa

Wednesday, April 14

For Paola Sofia Muñoz Gamboa, sustainability and eco-friendliness have been at the forefront of her Ohio University experience. 

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Sustainable Infrastructure Hub spring seminar: Drs. Pagan and Weems

Tuesday, April 13

Dr. Jesus Pagan, the OHIO Office of Sustainability’s new Sustainable Infrastructure Hub coordinator, will lead a demonstration and discussion of plastics recycling research at this semester’s third and final Sustainability Hub Seminar on Monday, April 19 at 5 p.m.

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OHIO to celebrate Earth Day 2021

Tuesday, April 13

Ohio University’s Office of Sustainability and Voinovich Zero Waste Initiative will be holding a virtual recognition of the 51st anniversary of Earth Day on April 22, 2021. 

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OHIO students build sustainable dwellings for bats across campus

Thursday, April 8

The Ohio University Sustainable Living Hub has added housing to its project list—students are putting up six bat dwellings around campus throughout the next few weeks. The structures will provide a safe spot for bats to take shelter in.

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Green Roof Offers Learning Opportunities at Ohio University

Monday, March 29

The Schoonover Center rooftop was covered with a white membrane that reflected sunlight into the offices and lobby of the School of Media Arts and Studies at Ohio University.

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Arbor Day Foundation honors Ohio University with 2020 Tree Campus Higher Education recognition

Tuesday, March 2

Ohio University was recently honored by the Arbor Day Foundation for the fifth consecutive year with the 2020 Tree Campus Higher Education recognition for the University’s commitment to effective urban forest management.

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The OU Climate and Sustainability Ambassadors Go Virtual

Monday, February 15

After nearly a full year of social distancing and masking up to prevent the spread of COVID-19, it can feel like life has been put on hold. Unfortunately, issues like climate change lack a pause button and demand ongoing efforts.

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Office of Sustainability announces spring Sustainability Hub Seminar Series

Thursday, February 11

Ohio University’s Office of Sustainability announces the spring semester Sustainability Hub Seminar Series. Seminars will be held virtually on Microsoft Teams at 5 p.m. on the third Mondays of February, March and April.

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2020 ECO Challenge winning team hopes to reduce spread of COVID-19 on campus

Monday, February 8

The 5th Annual ECO Challenge brought together students of different disciplines to work as a team to identify and solve sustainability issues, preparing them for the challenges they will face in their careers after they leave OHIO.

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