About Us: News

  1. Receptions Held to Honor School of Environment and Natural Resources Retirees

    Jun 28, 2013

    Retirees Drs. Craig Davis, Earl Epstein and John Heywood were honored at receptions.

  2. Youth Experience and Learn about Ohio’s Natural Resources

    Jun 26, 2013

    SENR’s Marne Titchenell, wildlife program specialist with OSU Extension spends one week at camp every June exposing youth to the science, beauty and opportunity within Ohio’s natural resources.  
  3. Institute Builds Knowledge, Skills and Partnerships

    Jun 18, 2013

    Beginning on Monday (6/10) environmental leaders throughout Ohio met for the first of three sessions of the Ohio Environmental Leaders Institute (OELI) aimed at building knowledge, skills, and professional relationships to help them collaborate across sectors and disciplines to address issues related to the environment and sustainability.  

  4. SENR Professor Directs Collaborative Project Focused on Restoring Fragile Landscapes on the Sahel

    Jun 13, 2013

    Richard Dick, professor of Soil Microbial Ecology directs a $2.6 million National Science Foundation (NSF) Partnerships for International Research and Education (PIRE) project focusing on the Sahel where landscape degradation is causing desertification that seriously reduces food security.  A potential key for restoring these landscapes are two unrecognized shrub species that can coexist with crops and have the ability to lift water from wet sub- to dry-surface soil and improve soils. 

  5. Dr. Moore Joins OSU's Office of Energy and Environment

    Jun 11, 2013

    Richard Moore, executive director of Ohio State’s Environmental Sciences Network and professor in the School of Environment and Natural Resources, has been appointed associate director for academics in the Office of Energy and Environment.
  6. iTunes U course offered by SENR Faculty Member is Bestseller

    Jun 10, 2013

    Introduction to Environmental Science, an iTunes U course offered by Dr. Brian Lower, assistant professor in the School of Environmental and Natural Resources is currently ranked by Apple as the 33rd bestseller for ALL courses and the 3rd bestseller for science courses. Dr. Lower started offering the course in March 2013  and the course has about 14,500 students.  
  7. Suspect an invasive species? Report your sighting using smartphone App

    Jun 5, 2013

    The Great Lakes Early Detection Network app allows users to take pictures of suspected invasive species, upload the pictures and locations for verification. It can be downloaded free at http://go.osu.edu/GLEDN.  
  8. SENR Reception Recognizes Dr. Hendrick's Leadership

    Jun 5, 2013

    School of Environment and Natural Resources (SENR) faculty, staff, alumni and students gathered yesterday (6/4) to recognize and thank Dr. Ron Hendrick for his leadership, service and dedication to the School and to wish him the best as he assumes his new role as senior associate dean for the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences at The Ohio State University. In this new position, Dr. Hendrick will initially oversee facilities and capital planning, and academic personnel.

  9. Research on Ohio's Phosphorus Risk Index Highlighted in Columbus Dispatch

    Jun 3, 2013

    Dr. Elizabeth Dayton's research on how different soils, crops and farming practices affect the amount of phosphorus in runoff is focus of recent article in the Columbus Dispatch.  

  10. U.S. Agriculture Acting Deputy Secretary to Visit SENR's Schiermeier Wetlands

    May 30, 2013

    Michael Scuse, USDA acting deputy secretary will meet with Ohio State University researchers today at the Wilma H. Schiermeier Olentangy River Wetland Research Park.  A tour of the research park and discussion of the importance of soil conservation and wetland protection is planned.