Following official approval from the Ohio Department of Higher Education, CFAES has added a major in sustainable agriculture to Ohio State’s roster of more than 200 academic majors. Read the story.
The EcoLab at Ohio State’s Mansfield campus is hosting a Nature Film Night from 6:30–8:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 20. The event will feature five short films and discussion. Nicole Jackson of CFAES’ School of Environment and Natural Resources will moderate the discussion. Admission is free and open to the public. Find details and check out the flyer.
“On my sustainability education abroad trip to the Dominican Republic, I experienced a new love for traveling and learning about new cultures. This was a huge Ohio State #BuckeyeLove memory for me.”
— Ryan Vonderhaar, Agricultural Communication pic.twitter.com/h5TChx4JGM
— CFAES (@CFAES_OSU) February 12, 2018
Volume two of Environmental ScienceBites, a free open textbook written by undergraduate students in CFAES’s Introduction to Environmental Science course, is now available on Apple iBooks.
Want to learn more about the environment and sustainability? Three new Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs), taught by instructors with CFAES’s School of Environment and Natural Resources, are available now.
Since then, EPN has grown to have nearly 2,000 members. It’s held 55 public monthly Breakfast Club programs, which typically draw more than 125 people, and five signature events, whose top attendance has been 1,400.
Hanselmann, who coordinates EPN as a lecturer in SENR, shares his top five moments from those events …
So, CFAES students are doing great things, continue to do great things, in the field of sustainability. The video above shows the intelligence, passion and got-it-togetherness of some of them. Check it out.
Congratulations to CFAES’s Brian Lower, School of Environment and Natural Resources, on winning the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities’ 2016 Excellence in College and University Teaching Award for Food and Agricultural Sciences. Among other things, he teaches the school’s popular Introduction to Environmental Science course, chairs the annual Environmental Science Student Symposium and helped his students create the new Environmental ScienceBites e-book. Pictured from left are Ohio State Provost Bruce McPheron, CFAES Associate Dean Linda Martin, Lower, and APLU’s Susan Sumner and Ian Maw. Read more.
The Michigan Association of Conservation Districts (MACD) last week honored Ohio State’s Ohio Sea Grant College Program and Stone Laboratory with its 2016 Friend of Conservation Award …