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Join a Task Force in Revision Process for Sustainability Plan and Climate Action Plan

As Ohio University approaches its five-year anniversary of the development of the university’s first Sustainability Plan, a full revision process has begun. The university has recently announced that the public comment period for this revision has been extended a full year, with public comments being accepted until May 1, 2017. […]

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February 22, 2017 at 4:06 pmAnnouncements

Office of Sustainability Projects, Applications for Sustainability Awards

Among its current projects, the Office of Sustainability is currently accepting applications and nominations for its annual sustainability awards. Office of Sustainability is sponsoring close to $1,000 in sustainability awards at the Student Research and Creative Activity Expo in April. When students with sustainability-focused projects register through the online portal, […]

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February 22, 2017 at 4:02 pmAnnouncements

Sustainability Studies | 2016-17: The Year of Energy

Windmill Farm in Early morning with Orange Blue Sky

This year, the Sustainability Studies theme is focusing on renewable energy programs and initiatives here at Ohio University, in the Athens community, and elsewhere. Fall semester, in collaboration with the PawPaw Festival, the theme hosted Lyle Estill, the co-founder of Piedmont Biofuels. He spoke at the PawPaw Festival and gave […]

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February 22, 2017 at 3:35 pmNews

Food on Film Kicks Off with Packed House Discussing ‘Sustainable’

Panelists engage a packed theater at the Athena.

By Nicolette Anderson ’16 February is Food on Film month, and on Feb. 2, the Food Studies theme partnered with the Athena Cinema to kick off the first showing of the spring Food on Film series with Matt Wechsler’s Sustainable. Through the eyes of a passionate seventh-generation family farmer in […]

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February 6, 2017 at 9:50 amNews

Common Experience Project on Sustainability | Ice and Sky, Feb. 8

Common Experience Project on Sustainability | Ice and Sky, Feb. 8

The Common Experience Project on Sustainability unites Ohio University and the region through sustainability education with free screenings on Wednesdays from 7-9 p.m. at the Athena Cinema, 20 S. Court St. in Athens. Upcoming Screenings Feb. 8—Ice and Sky Ice and Sky is a major feature film directed by Luc […]

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February 1, 2017 at 10:15 pmEvents

Common Experience Project on Sustainability | Sonic Sea, Feb. 22

Common Experience Project on Sustainability | Sonic Sea, Feb. 22

The Common Experience Project on Sustainability unites Ohio University and the region through sustainability education with free screenings on Wednesdays from 7-9 p.m. at the Athena Cinema, 20 S. Court St. in Athens. Upcoming Screenings Feb. 22—Sonic Sea The symphony of life is being disrupted by the industrialized noise that […]

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February 1, 2017 at 6:45 pmEvents

Luring Bobcats with ‘Chanel #5 for Kitties’

Photo of bobcat taken on May 21, 2016.

Go Rufus! Everyone at Ohio University loves Rufus, yet it is amazing how few people realize that bobcats live in our backyards around Athens. A few weeks ago, Cassie Thompson, master’s student in Dr. Viorel Popescu’s Conservation Ecology Lab, participated in the Majors Fair in Baker Center and showcased a […]

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October 27, 2016 at 11:10 amNews