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Free bicycle valet parking available at Peden Stadium for select OHIO football games

Wednesday, September 8

his Saturday, Sept. 11, the OHIO community is encouraged to ride their bicycles to Peden Stadium for the 2 p.m. OHIO football game against Duquesne. Ohio University’s free Bobcat Bike Valet service will take care of bikes during the game.

Instead of fighting traffic, enjoy a ride along the Hockhocking Adena Bikeway as you make your way to the game to cheer on the Bobcats against the Dukes and take advantage of the most convenient parking location at Peden Stadium. 

Visitors can check-in bicycles up to an hour before game time with Bobcat Bike Valet just across from Gate 2 and return for the ride home within an hour of the end of the game. In between, let fellow Bobcats take care of the alternative transportation.

Located on South Green Drive, in front of Margaret M. Walter Hall, directly across from the stadium, Bobcat Bike Valet makes the ride to and from the game fun and easy for the whole family.

The Bobcat Bike Valet will also be offered for the Oct. 9 Homecoming game vs Central Michigan at 3:30 p.m.

OHIO Athletics, Transportation and Parking Services and the Office of Sustainability are pleased to support a sustainable ride to the game.

Bobcat Bike Valet returns in 2021 for afternoon OHIO football games at Peden Stadium.

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Powerful Ripples In The Environment: The Effects Of University Sustainability Action

Thursday, September 2

Universities should make sustainability central to all deliberating, planning and acting across campuses because their mission to serve students, society and stakeholders demand it.

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New Sustainability Degree Programs

Tuesday, August 10


This fall there are two new Sustainability degree programs at Ohio University, a Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science and Sustainability and a Master of Sustainability, Security and Resilience Online. See below for information on an open house for the Master's program.

Master of Sustainability, Security, and Resilience Online Open House

August 16th at Noon Eastern Time

Ohio University’s Voinovich School of Leadership and Public Affairs

Join us for an open house to learn more and have your questions answered about the fully online Master of Sustainability, Security, and Resilience degree and graduate Certificates

Register in advance for the Open House:


After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.


There are two new Sustainability degree programs at Ohio University!

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New B.S. in Environmental Science and Sustainability

Tuesday, August 10

Ohio University's new Environmental Science and Sustainability degree will empower students to discover knowledge in a hands-on learning environment that reaches across disciplines, preparing them to tackle global problems at national and local scales.

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OU Office of Sustainability, student ambassadors begin progress toward Climate Action Plan

Monday, August 9

In June, the OU Board of Trustees unanimously approved the new Climate Action Plan, which includes goals to be carbon neutral by 2050 and targets that align with external reporting and United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, according to a previous Post report.  

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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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