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  1. EEDS Capstone students presenting their senior project on autonomous shuttle use in the Easton area at the Environmental Professionals Network breakfast.

    Ohio State senior projects support Smart Columbus mission

    Apr 24, 2017

    The Ohio State University is the lead research partner for the Smart Columbus program, but it’s not just faculty leading the way. Students are also working to make Columbus a smarter city.  Students from the School of Environment and Natural Resources showed off their senior projects at the Environmental Professionals Network breakfast on Tuesday and the Smart Columbus program was the focus of nine of the projects.  

  2. EEDS major uses grant to improve campus sustainability.

    Student Uses Grant to Improve Campus Sustainability

    Apr 17, 2017

    A recent article in The Lantern highlights the accomplishments and efforts of undergraduate student Sarah Fischer to improve sustainability on campus by giving out free, efficient, LED lightbulbs.

  3. Lauren Pintor, assistant professor of aquatic ecology in the SENR is the 2017 recipient of the Rodney F. Plimpton Teaching Award. (Photo credit: Renee Johnston)

    Faculty member receives Outstanding Teacher Award

    Apr 16, 2017

    Congratulations to Lauren Pintor, assistant professor of aquatic ecology in the School of Environment and Natural Resources (SENR), who was awarded the Rodney F. Plimpton Outstanding Teacher Award. The Rodney F. Plimpton Teaching Award recognizes excellence in teaching, both in and out of the formal classroom in the College of Food, Agriculture, and Environmental Sciences.

  4. On April 6, the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences recognized the achievements of students, faculty and staff in the college at the 2017 Celebration of Students Banquet.  

    College Celebrates Students

    Apr 15, 2017

    On April 6, the achievements of students, faculty and staff in the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences were recognized at the 2017 Celebration of Students Banquet. 

  5. Restoration of Great Black Swamp to Save Lake Erie

    Apr 12, 2017

    A new magazine article in MIT’s Undark, “Learning to Love the Great Black Swamp”, written by Sharon Levy, features restoration of portions of the Great Black Swamp in NW Ohio and highlights Professor Emeritus William (Bill) Mitsch’s idea, as well as other scientists, and officials thoughts on how to address algae in Lake Erie’s western basin in light of the transformation from wetlands to agricultural fields. Bill will soon be starting his 6th academic year in September 2017 as Eminent Scholar, Spoule Endowed Chair, and Director, Everglades, Wetland Research Park in Naples FL. He and his wife Ruthmarie reside in Upper Arlington in the summers.

  6. A new website focused on Soil Fertility is available for farmers, crop consultants and educators interested in a wide range of soil fertility and management issues. 

    New Soil Fertility website available

    Apr 11, 2017

    A new website focused on Soil Fertility is available for farmers, crop consultants and educators interested in a wide range of soil fertility and management issues. 

  7. Nearly 1,000 Ohio State students have prepared scientific posters for the 2017 Environmental Science Student Symposium. Shown here is a scene from 2013’s event. (Photo: Molly Bean, SENR.)

    Environmental Science Student Symposium Is Wednesday at Ohio State

    Apr 11, 2017

    Nearly 1,000 students at The Ohio State University have prepared scientific posters about Earth’s biggest challenges for the university’s 2017 Environmental Science Student Symposium.  Among those students, about 400 will present their work in person at the event, which is from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday in the Archie M. Griffin Grand Ballroom in Ohio State’s Ohio Union, 1739 N. High St., in Columbus. Admission is free and open to the public.  This is the fifth year that Ohio State students enrolled in ENR 2100, an introductory environmental science course offered by the School of Environment and Natural Resources (SENR), will present posters on their final projects. The symposium program is available online at go.osu.edu/2017ESSS. SENR is part of the university’s College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences.

  8. What’s ahead in intelligent transportation? The next Environmental Professionals Network Breakfast Club program looks at the Smart Columbus project, winner of the national Smart City Challenge. (Photo: iStock.)

    April 18: How Getting Around Columbus Will Be Getting a Lot Smarter

    Apr 10, 2017

    Columbus’s technology-intense Smart Columbus project, which last year beat out ideas from 77 other cities to win the U.S. Department of Transportation’s $40 million Smart City Challenge, is the focus of an April 18 event at The Ohio State University.  Aparna Dial, who’s a staff member with the project and the deputy director of Columbus’s Department of Public Service, will present “Columbus: One Smart and Sustainable City — Using Innovative Technology to Improve People’s Access to Opportunity” as part of the Environmental Professional Network’s (EPN) public Breakfast Club series.

  9. Rattan Lal honored by Elsevier

    Apr 10, 2017

    Rattan Lal, director of the Carbon Management and Sequestration Center at The Ohio State University, was honored with the Elsevier Atlas award March 31, for his journal article “Food Security in a Changing Climate,"  published in the “Ecohydrology & Hydrobiology" journal in April 2013.

  10. Environmental Science major, Kevin Fisher received the RAS “Yellow Book” Undergraduate Student Travel Grant at Aquaculture America 2017.  Kevin Fisher with Dr. Jim Ebeling (shown to Kevin’s left), the sponsor of the Travel Grant, Dr. Gef Flimlin (far left), Rutgers University and Past-President, US Aquaculture Society, and far right is Dr. David Cline, Auburn University, current President of the US Aquaculture Society.

    Aquaculture Research at Ohio State Represented at International Conference

    Apr 9, 2017

    Faculty and students from the School of Environment and Natural Resources recently presented their aquaculture research at the Aquacutlure America 2017 conference in San Antonio, TX. The conference is the only major national aquaculture conference held in the U.S. Students from SENR had the honor of being recognized for their work at the conference. 

     

     

     

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