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  1. Three people wearing hats on a boat taking a sample with a net.

    SENR faculty member awarded HABRI funding

    Mar 21, 2024

    Yanlan Liu, a faculty member in SENR and the School of Earth Sciences was awarded funding from the statewide Harmful Algal Bloom Research Initiative (HABRI), which seeks solutions for harmful algal blooms in Ohio. Ohio Sea Grant, on behalf of the Ohio Department of Higher Education (ODHE) and in partnership with The Ohio State University and The University of Toledo, recently announced the 2024 and 2025 research award winners for HABRI. Learn more about the research funded >>

  2. Jams and Jelly's in glass jars on a wood table surrounded by fresh fruit.

    Agriculture Innovation Center to support value-added agriculture in Northeast Ohio

    Mar 21, 2024

    SENR faculty member to direct the new The Northeast Ohio Agriculture Innovation Center with an investment awarded through the USDA Agriculture Innovation Center Program.

    One of Ohio’s most vibrant agricultural regions will be the recipient of a “one-stop shop,” developed by The Ohio State University College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences (CFAES), to help food, fiber, and fuel value-added agriculture producers set themselves up for success.

    The Northeast Ohio Agriculture Innovation Center (NEO-AIC) is the result of an almost $1 million new grant from U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Development, with matching in-kind funds of nearly $500,000 from Ohio State. The three-year investment was awarded through the USDA Agriculture Innovation Center Program.

    “Northeast Ohio is a great agricultural region with rich prime soils and is home to a diversity of businesses and farms, including the highest concentration of women farmers and small and medium farms in Ohio,” said Shoshanah Inwood, CFAES program director and rural sociologist. Learn more about the NEO-AIC >>

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    Making a mark in wildlife sciences

    Nov 20, 2023

    Students, staff and faculty in the School of Environment and Natural Resources (SENR) made their mark at The Wildlife Society’s 30th Annual Conference held in Louisville, Kentucky.  

  4. A field with young rows of corn.

    Advancing the professions

    Nov 8, 2023

    The School of Environment and Natural Resources (SENR) was well represented at the 2023 American Society of Agronomy (ASA), Crop Science Society of America (CSSA), and the Soil Science of America (SSA) International Annual Meeting held in St. Louis, Missouri (October 29-November 1, 2023) offered in person with limited virtual options. 

  5. 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.

  6. Steve Lyon

    Faculty member speaker at TEDxOhioStateUniversity

    Apr 5, 2023

    School of Environment and Natural Resources faculty member Steve Lyon was a speaker at CURRENTS the 2023 TEDxOhioStateUniversity event held on March 4, 2023 at Mershon Auditorium. The full event is available to watch here.

  7. Roger Williams

    Faculty member appointed academic director for Global Gateway

    Mar 21, 2023

    School of Environment and Natural Resources faculty member Roger Williams has been appointed by the Office of International Affairs (OIA) at The Ohio State University to serve as one of the part-time senior advisors for the Global Gateways and connect with Ohio State’s 15 colleges and regional campuses to identify new partnership opportunities abroad. A new initiative for OIA, the faculty appointments are intended to advance the Global Gateways research and scholarship collaborations, elevate their profile in strategic areas, and connect Ohio State’s global engagement with the university’s Academic Plan. Dr. Williams, associate professor of forest ecosystem analysis and management will serve as the academic director for the China Gateway. Read more.

  8. Faculty member selected for Growing Research Opportunities Academy

    Feb 8, 2023

    Jeffrey Jacquet, associate professor in the School of Environment and Natural Resources has been selected for the 2023 Growing Research Opportunities (GRO) Academy. This professional development program helps researchers develop the skills and confidence to work on and lead effective interdisciplinary research teams. Read more about the selection and the GRO Academy.

  9. And Water for All poster and SENR faculty member and director of the film, Dr. Ramiro Berardo

    And Water For All premieres this week on PBS Western Reserve

    Oct 10, 2022

    And Water For All, a film, written and directed by School of Environment and Natural Resources Professor Ramiro Berardo premieres on PBS Western Reserve on Wednesday, Oct. 12 at 9 p.m. If viewers miss the premiere, the film will also be shown throughout the month of October. The station has a viewership of 5.1 million people and serves northeast Ohio and western portions of PA. Learn more and access the viewing schedule.

  10. Dr. Robyn Wilson

    Faculty member co-author of new NASEM policy brief

    Oct 7, 2022

    School of Environment and Natural Resources Professor Robyn Wilson is a co-author of the latest Rapid Expert Consultation Policy Brief, Engaging Socially Vulnerable Communities and Communicating About Climate Change-Related Risks and Hazards from the Societal Experts Action Network of the National Academies of Science, Engineering and Medicine (NASEM). Access and download the policy brief and book chapter here.