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  1. Dr. Shoshanah Inwood

    Faculty member in-coming president of AFHVS

    May 30, 2023

    Faculty member Shoshanah Inwood is the in-coming president of the Agriculture, Food, & Human Values Society (AFHVS).  The AFHVS founded in 1987 promotes interdisciplinary research and scholarship in the broad areas of agriculture and rural studies. Dr. Inwood will assume the role of President at the upcoming 2023 Association for the Study of Food and Society and AFHVS annual conference, Knowing Food hosted by Boston University’s Metropolitan College.

  2. SENR faculty promoted

    May 30, 2023

    Congratulations to our faculty who were granted promotion and/or tenure at the May 17, 2023 meeting of the Ohio State University Board of Trustees. Learn more.

  3. In The Conversation

    May 18, 2023

    Lack of affordable childcare is hurting young farm families’ ability to grow their businesses – the US farm bill may finally offer some help

    Read the full article originally published in The Conversation by Shoshanah Inwood, associate professor of rural sociology at The Ohio State University and Florence Becot, associate research scientist, National Farm Medicine Center.

  4. Pawpaws

    Wild pawpaw plantings, harvesting and more

    May 15, 2023

    SENR faculty member Matt Davies and environmental science graduate program PhD student Sarah Francino to discuss research and harvesting pawpaws at upcoming conference (May 20) at Nationwide & Ohio Farm Bureau 4-H Center.

  5. A bee on a native tree with white buds.

    Creating living landscapes with Native Trees

    May 8, 2023

    A new Factsheet, "Native Trees: Creating Living Landscapes for Birds, Butterflies, Bees and Other Beneficials" is now available via Ohioline. Discover trees and shrubs that offer multiple benefits to a variety of creatures, support biodiversity, and create "Living Landscapes."

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    Graduate student recognized for exceptional leadership

    May 2, 2023

    Join SENR in congratulating Iresha Jayasinghe, who was named a recipient of the 2022-2023 Graduate Associate Leadership Award. The Graduate Associate Leadership Award (GALA) is Ohio State’s recognition of the exceptional leadership provided by graduate students as leaders (on and off campus) while being an OSU graduate (master’s or doctoral) student. A ceremony to celebrate the GALA leaders was held on April 26 at the Ohio Union Performance Hall.

  7. Five people outside with two in the foreground kneeling and looking at something and two in the foreground holding rakes and working the ground. The other individual is standing and looking at the ground.

    Creating a more sustainable world - several SENR students featured

    May 1, 2023

    Several SENR students and how they are creating a more sustainable world are featured in Ohio State Impact (April 21).

    Ohio State students are using the university’s research opportunities, student organizations and community connections to create a more sustainable world. This work is important to protecting our environment and creating a brighter future for generations ahead. Let’s look at seven ways Ohio State students are building the type of world they’d like to live in. Read the full story "7 ways our students create a more sustainable world".

  8. A nursery with plants on top concrete block tables in New Orleans

    ENR undergraduate shares service experience

    Apr 28, 2023

    The Ohio State University is dedicated to fostering a culture of engagement and service. Many of our students are engaged and serve in our communities.  Read about Ashley Malefant's spring break experience - engaging in ecosystem restoration and hurrican relief efforts. Read more

  9. A person standing in front of trees smiling

    Graduate student awarded prestigious NSF Fellowship

    Apr 28, 2023

    Nikki Nadeau, a MS student in the School of Environment and Natural Resources has been awarded one of the prestigious 2023 Graduate Research Fellowships by the National Science Foundation (NSF). Read more.

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    Two Ohio State students honored as 2023 Udall Awardee and Honorable Mention

    Apr 27, 2023

    Two Ohio State students have been recognized by the Udall Foundation. Udall recognizes outstanding students involved in leadership, service, and careers related to the environment, and awards $7,000 toward undergraduate expenses to 55 undergraduates nationally.

    Regina Loayza, a junior majoring in Environmental Policy and Decision Making with a minor in Andean and Amazonian Studies, has been awarded the Udall Undergraduate Scholarship in the environment category. Loayza will attend the Udall Scholar five-day conference in August in Tucson, Arizona. Lakaya Deegan, a sophomore majoring in Sociology with a minor in American Indian Studies, has received an Honorable Mention for the scholarship in the Tribal Public Policy category.  Read more.