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  1. Australia Study Abroad – A Once in a Lifetime Experience

    Jul 7, 2013

    Tricia Evans, a fourth year SENR student majoring in Environmental Policy and Decision Making spent May Session studying abroad in Australia with 43 other Ohio State University students.  The Australia program, Sustaining the Environment and Human Societies allows students to explore relationships between people and their natural environment through sustainable development.  SENR faculty, Dr. Eric Toman and Dr. Kris Jaeger served as resident directors for the program. 

  2. SENR Graduate Student Awarded Summer Research Grant

    Jul 1, 2013

    Pranay Ranjan, a doctoral student in the School of Environment and Natural Resources specializing in environmental social sciences and advised by Dr. Tomas Koontz was recently awarded one of three summer research grants from Ohio State’s Environmental Policy Initiative.
  3. 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.

  4. 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.  
  5. 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.  

  6. 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. 

  7. 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.
  8. 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.  
  9. 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  
  10. 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.