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MBA/MSA students win Most Socially Sustainable Concept award

Wednesday, July 7

A group of five Master of Business Administration (MBA) and MSA Dual Degree students earned the top award for the Most Socially Sustainable Concept out of 14 competitors in SportsPro Media’s Hackathon competition, which took place April 9-11. 

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Dr. Snell receives NSF grant to study climate change and forests

Wednesday, July 7

Dr. Rebecca Snell, assistant professor of Environmental & Plant Biology at Ohio University, will construct a new way to predict how forests might respond to climate change—filling in some big gaps in scientists' methods and knowledge—thanks to a National Science Foundation (NSF) grant designed for potentially transformative research.

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Board of Trustees approves new Climate Action Plan

Friday, June 18

The Ohio University Board of Trustees met Friday morning for the second time in two days to discuss the upcoming budgets, enrollment projections and the Ohio University Sustainability and Climate Action Plan. 

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Sustainability through carbon neutrality

Wednesday, April 28

In 2007, then-Ohio University President Roderick McDavis signed the American College and Universities Presidents’ Climate Commitment (ACUPCC), tethering Ohio U to a 68-year-long plan to achieve carbon neutrality and eliminate carbon emissions on campus.

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OHIO Office of Sustainability's Sam Crowl on Spectrum News 1: In Focus with Mike Kallmeyer

Tuesday, April 27

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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 University student crew creates bat dwellings as sustainability effort

Monday, April 19

Ohio University Climate & Sustainability Ambassador Mikayla Schuyler and other students worked in recent weeks to create a collection of bat dwellings across campus as a sustainability effort.

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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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