Past Events

  1. Sep 17, 2020, 12:00pm - 1:00pm

    The Council of Graduate Students has announced their 2020 Buckeye Diversity Dialogue Series starting on September 17. View the autumn schedule and speakers and to register. This program is only open to graduate and professional students at The Ohio State University. Due to the nature of the conversations, each event will be limited to 10-15 graduate students, registration is on a first come first serve basis.  All autumn 2020 sessions will be held virtually via Zoom in Eastern time.

  2. Sep 15, 2020, 10:00am - 11:30am

    In early August, the Great American Outdoors Act was finally signed into law, a bill that would fully and permanently fund the Land and Water Conservation Fund and restore our national parks as one major way of protecting wildlife. With national park visitor numbers increasing pre-COVID-19 pandemic, the infrastructure of some sites could not keep up without needing significant repairs. Alongside this victory, there has also been a looming issue regarding lack of diversity among people of color employed through the National Park Service and visiting national parks and public lands. Our country’s demographics are shifting, and it’s been projected that by 2050 or possibly sooner, the United States will be a minority-majority culture. Our next EPN virtual event will ask “ What does the Great American Outdoors Act look like long-term from a bipartisan lens? Who will be part of the backlog repair efforts and what does this mean for the future of our national parks? How can we better address the tough conversation around the lack of diversity when it comes to preserving our national parks and public lands? What are some ways we can make our national parks more inclusive and accessible? Join us as we explore how we can best continue to support and advocate for the preservation of our national parks, as well as discussing opportunities to create a more inclusive and accessible National Park System for future generations.

  3. Sep 7, 2020, 12:00am - 11:59pm

  4. Sep 4, 2020, 11:00am - 1:00pm

    Join the Ohio Woodland Stewards Program on Friday, September 4, 2020 for a webinar on The Impacts of Climate Change on Forests and Wildlife with Steve Matthews, associate professor in the School of Environment and Natural Resources at The Ohio State University.

  5. Sep 3, 2020, 4:10pm - 5:30pm

    Kip Holley, The Kirwan Institute, The Ohio State University, will present Moving Towards Diversity: Tips for Productive Engagement with Race in Educational, Professional, and Social Settings on Thursday, September 3, 2020. Join via Zoom at 4:10 p.m.

  6. Sep 2, 2020, 9:30am - 3:00pm

    The Understanding Algal Blooms: State of the Science Virtual Conference will highlight current scientific knowledge related to algal blooms. Research and outreach leaders will present findings from recent studies and identify important areas of uncertainty.

  7. Aug 25, 2020, 12:00am - 11:59pm

  8. Aug 21, 2020, 3:00pm - 4:00pm

    Plan to join via Zoom Matthew Dowiatt's graduate exit seminar on Friday, August 21, 2020, at 3:00 p.m. Matthew will present, "Urban Adaptation Planning in Response to Climate Change Risk."

  9. Aug 19, 2020, 1:30pm - 2:30pm

    Plan to join via Zoom Joshua J. Simon's graduate exit seminar on Wednesday, August 19, 2020, at 1:30 p.m. Joshua will present, "Socioeconomic Dimensions of Urban Greenspace Access and Usage Patterns."

  10. Aug 11, 2020, 10:00am - 11:00am

    PROGRAM OVERVIEW: Ever wonder about the types and amounts of materials we throw away in central Ohio? Interested in learning about what can be done to keep these materials out of the landfill? Through this program you will glean insights and industry knowledge from Kyle O'Keefe, director of innovation and programs, Solid Waste Authority of Central Ohio, about the conditions, trends, opportunities, and activities taking place in the central Ohio region and how you can get involved.

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