ESS News

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    Faculty Seeking PhD fellows in Sustainable Energy

    Nov 27, 2019

    The Environmental and Social Sustainability (ESS) Lab in the School of Environment and Natural Resources (SENR) at The Ohio State University is seeking high-quality PhD fellows to begin graduate studies during the 2020-2021 academic year.  Fellows will participate in a new, NSF-funded Research Traineeship (NRT) program in Sustainable Energy.

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    Campus Sustainability Survey Report Now Available

    Aug 28, 2019

    When it comes to sustainability, Ohio State students continue to raise ambitions in their knowledge and their actions.

    A fall 2018 survey of 20,500 undergraduate students by the university’s Environmental and Social Sustainability (ESS) Lab found that engagement in pro-environmental behaviors has increased by almost 30% since the last major data collection in 2014, while knowledge of sustainability-related topics increased by 10%.