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  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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. 

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. 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


  7. 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.

  8. Soil Science Research Day, March 28

    Attend Soil Science Research Day, March 28

    Mar 26, 2019

    Soil science research from across the university will be featured at this week's Soil Science Research Day on March 28 in Kottman Hall.  You are invited to attend the inaugural Soil Science Research Day to promote soil science across all disciplines at the university and to increase awareness of its importance to the environment, society and economy.  Dr. Gary Pierzynski, associate dean for research and graduate education with the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences will give the keynote address starting at 1:00 p.m. in Kottman Hall 103 with a poster symposium immediately following in Kottman Hall Lobby. Light refreshments will be served.

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  9. Ohio State News on Climate Change Symposium

    Climate Change Symposium focus of Ohio State News Story

    Mar 25, 2019

    The first-ever climate change symposium with more than 200 people in attendance was held on March 22, 2019 at The Ohio State University. The Ohio State News story, “From art to zooplankton: The effects of climate change are far-reaching” provides an overview of the symposium ,which highlighted the ways Ohio State professors and researchers are studying global warming and offering solutions to the problems caused by climate change. Featured in the story are Lonnie Thompson, a climate researcher and distinguished university professor of earth sciences at Ohio State, Jeff Bielicki, a professor of civil, environmental and geodetic engineering, and Robyn Wilson, an associate professor of risk analysis and decision science in the School of Environment and Natural Resources. Read the full story here.

  10. Urban Coyotes Featured in Ranger Rick

    Mar 25, 2019

    The March 2019 issue of Ranger Rick magazine features an informative article on coyotes living in cities and features the Cook County Urban Coyote Research Project led by faculty member and wildlife expert in the School of Environment and Natural Resources Stan Gehrt. The article provides a glimpse into how he and his team of researchers locate, track and study urban coyotes over time.  Read the story here.

    Ranger Rick is a publication of the National Wildlife Federation.