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  1. Recognizing Excellence in Undergraduate Research Mentoring

    Apr 30, 2019

    Nicole Sintov, assistant professor of behavior, decision making and sustainability in the School of Environment and Natural Resources received the Office of Student Academic Success—Undergraduate Research & Creative Inquiry 2019 Excellence in Undergraduate Research Mentoring Award at a luncheon at the Faculty Club on April 24. The award honors individuals who have demonstrated success in mentoring undergraduates in their research and/or creative inquiry endeavors. Undergraduates are invited to submit nominations that describe how their research mentor has supported and inspired them to grow intellectually as a researcher, encouraged and enabled them to reach their future goals and supported and encouraged them on a personal level. 

  2. Photo credit:  Jeremy Bruskotter

    Americans' beliefs about wildlife management are changing

    Apr 30, 2019

    Abundant and healthy wildlife populations are a cultural and ecological treasure in the United States. Over time, however, the decisions about how agencies manage wildlife have become highly contested: How should managers handle human-wildlife conflict, endangered species restoration and predator control?   A new 50-state study on America’s Wildlife Values — the largest and first of its kind — led by researchers at Colorado State University and The Ohio State University describes individuals’ values toward wildlife across states

  3. Healthy Land-Water Systems Team wins award at the 2019 CFAES Annual Research Conference.

    Healthy Land-Water Systems Wins Multi-disciplinary Team Award

    Apr 24, 2019

    "Healthy Land-Water Systems: Water Quality, Economics, and Human Behavior" won the Multi-disciplinary Team Award at the 2019 CFAES Annual Research Conference on Monday, April 22 at the Nationwide Ohio Farm Bureau and 4-H Center in Columbus, OH.

    Accepting the award were team leaders and faculty members at The Ohio State University - Robyn Wilson, School of Environment and Natural Resources; Elena Irwin, Agricultural, Environmental and Development Economics; and Jay Martin, Food, Agricultural, and Biological Engineering.

  4. The newest members of the Honorary 100 were recognized at a reception on April 8, 2019 at The Ohio State University.

    Reception Honors Newest Members of Honorary 100

    Apr 16, 2019

    Three individuals were recognized as the newest members of the Honorary 100 at a reception hosted by the School of Environment and Natural Resources (SENR) at the Ohio Union on April 8, 2019.

  5. Student Success Celebrated

    Apr 10, 2019

    Students and those having an impact on the student experience were recognized at the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences Celebration of Students Live! event on April 4, 2019 at the Ohio Union Archie M. Griffin Ballroom.

  6. Professor Rattan Lal. Photo credit: The Japan Prize Foundation

    Ohio State's Rattan Lal receives Japan Prize

    Apr 9, 2019

    Professor Rattan Lal, a soil scientist at The Ohio State University, received the 2019 Japan Prize on April 8. The Japan Prize is considered one of the most prestigious honors in science and technology.

    Lal is the first Ohio State scientist and the first soil scientist to ever receive the prize. He is Distinguished University Professor of Soil Science at the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences. President Michael V. Drake traveled to Japan with Lal for the award ceremony. Read more and view photos of the award ceremony in the Ohio State News story. 

  7. Accepting applications for 2019 ACRE Internship Program

    Accepting Applications for 2019 ACRE Internships

    Apr 9, 2019

    The Agronomic Crop Research Experience (ACRE) is pleased to accept applications for 2019 Summer ACRE Internships. Interested undergraduates are encouraged to apply.

  8. Grant from Feed a Bee used to Establish Pollinator Habitat on Pipeline Rights-of-Way in Eastern Ohio.

    SENR’s Terrestrial Wildlife Ecology Lab Contributes to 50-State Milestone for Nationwide Forage Initiative

    Mar 28, 2019

    The Terrestiral Wildlife Ecology Lab (TWEL) in the School of Environment and Natural Resources is creating diverse food and habitat areas for honey bees and other pollinators. These efforts are contributing nationally to the promotion of new pollinator forage. With TWEL’s help, the Feed a Bee initiative has reached a milestone - funding planting projects in all 50 states to support honey bee health. Gabriel Karns, a visiting assistant professor and his research team used Feed a Bee funds to convert over 20 acres of pipeline corridors to pollinator habitat using Integrated Vegetation Management techniques.

  9. 2019 CFAES Distinguished Seniors

    2019 CFAES Distinguished Seniors Named

    Mar 27, 2019

    Five School of Environment and Natural Resources students have been named a 2019 Distinguished Senior at The Ohio State University’s College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences (CFAES). The award winners will be honored at the 2019 CFAES Distinguished Senior Awards Dinner at the Ohio State University Fawcett Event Center on March 27


  10. NBC4 Broadcasts Story on Lights Out Columbus

    NBC4 Broadcasts Story on Lights Out Columbus

    Mar 26, 2019

    Lights Out Columbus – an innovative approach to bird conservation that seeks to reduce bird collision deaths during migration, and help building owners and managers to decrease their energy costs was featured on NBC4 ColumbusMatthew Shumar, program coordinator for the Ohio Bird Conservation Initiative was interviewed for the story, “Group encourages turning lights off to help migratory birds” and highlighted the efforts of a growing number of partners helping to make sure birds are able to safely migrate through Ohio cities at night.