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  1. Sugar bush and tubing on the Ohio State Mansfield campus

    It all started with students!

    Mar 28, 2023

    Learn about making maple syrup on the Ohio State Mansfield campus and the role of students in developing the sugarbush. Find out more on Extension Today.

  2. A student team presents its capstone project.

    Collaborating to Address Real World Environment and Natural Resource Challenges

    Jan 9, 2023

    The Environmental Professionals Network (EPN) hosted a special networking reception on December 6 in lead up to the World Soil Day themed evening program.

    The networking reception featured 15 student teams presenting their final autumn semester 2022 Environment and Natural Resources capstone projects. Watch some of the highlights of the evening event here.

  3. Students present their capstone projects during a special networking event at the Ohio Union on the campus of The Ohio State University. Photo credit: Duane Gandelot

    Students advancing solutions to environment and natural resource challenges

    May 3, 2022

    Student posters were on display during a special networking event held on the campus of The Ohio State University on April 20, 2022. The networking event preceded what has become a highlight of spring semester for the School of Environment and Natural Resources (SENR), our Earth Day program organized by the school and our Environmental Professionals Network.

  4. Past EPN Capstone Posters on display

    Back to an EPN Tradition - Capstone projects on display

    Nov 30, 2021

    A tradition of the Environmental Professionals Network (EPN) is to provide a venue for students to meet and network with environmental professionals. A highlight of each semester at Ohio State is to feature ENR Capstone projects and this semester will be no different!  Nearly 70 students at Ohio State will share their semester-long work via a poster session at the upcoming December 7 EPN breakfast.

  5. Partnership helps improve the local environment

    Feb 2, 2021

    Outreach and Engagement at The Ohio State University features a partnership between Ohio State capstone courses and Blueprint Columbus. 

  6. ENR 4900.02 Capstone in Pictures

    Jun 20, 2018

    Seniors majoring in Forestry, Fisheries and Wildlife and Natural Resources Management in the School of Environment and Natural Resources (SENR) spent a week on the campus of The Ohio State University at Mansfield as part of their capstone experience. Environment and Natural Resources (ENR) 4900.02 is a senior-level capstone course aimed at integrating the ideas, concepts and tools learned throughout a student’s academic coursework, culminating in an immersive experiential learning opportunity aimed to put that knowledge to work. 

  7. EEDS Capstone project on Smart Street Light presented at the April Environmental Professionals Network Breakfast (Photo credit: Scott Spears)

    Capstone Partnership Focus of Article

    Apr 27, 2017

    Facilities Operations and Development recently partnered with five Ohio State students on their 15-week EEDS (Environment, Economics, Development and Sustainability) Capstone project. The students created a multi-purpose Smart Street Light, designed to assist with security and sustainability. Read more about this partnership and project in the latest A&P Newsletter.

  8. 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.  

  9. 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.

  10. ENR 4900.02 students and instructors at The Ohio State University - Mansfield. Photo by Sarah Rose.

    Capstone Experience Brings Students Full Circle

    Jun 16, 2016

    Capstone course for Forestry, Fisheries, and Wildlife and Natural Resources Management majors culminates in immersive learning opportunity and brings students full circle.