On Episode 2 of the "City of Ohio State" podcast, hear from Ohio State’s associate vice president of Facilities Design and Construction Kristin Poldemann. The 15-minute podcast runs down major construction happening on campus – from a new inpatient hospital and a blossoming Innovation District to an investment in the Arts. The City of Ohio State podcast is brought to you by Ohio State's Office of Administration and Planning. Video of A&P Podcast Episode 2: Campus Construction
Beginning May 9, southbound College Road will be closed between Woodruff Avenue and the Page Hall loading dock. Westbound Annie and John Glenn Avenue will be closed between College Road and Tuttle Park Place. Northbound Olentangy River Road will be closed between Kinnear Road and Herrick Drive. Plan ahead for renovation projects that will impact some parking garages on campus this summer. Visit CampusParc’s website for more information.
A major waterline break near the John Herrick Drive bridge has closed Herrick between Olentangy River Road and Cannon Drive. Multiple buildings on the Columbus campus are experiencing low or no water pressure. Crews are actively responding and working to resolve the issue as fast as they safely can. For the latest information, please visit emergency.osu.edu .
When we throw food in the landfill, we waste not only food, but also the resources used to produce and transport it. Once in the landfill, food waste decomposes slowly and creates an enormous amount of methane gas that enters the atmosphere and increases global warming. Thanks to a grant from the Solid Waste Authority of Central Ohio , Ohio State is launching a food composting program for employees this spring. Learn more at the Food Waste and You webinar on April 19, featuring FOD's Molly Kathleen.
The majority of Alex Cramer’s workday is spent sitting at her desk. The contracts administrator for Facilities, Design and Construction (FDC) crafts and creates written pledges for various projects on campus.
It’s a similar story throughout her office. Cramer says FDC employees spend a lot of time on the phone and in meetings.
“I want everyone in the office to be able to step away from the stress of their job for a moment,” Cramer said.
Approximately 35 parking spaces will be closed through May 13 in the Sisson east parking lot to facilitate infrastructure work. Fencing will be installed around the closure and two-way traffic will be maintained.
As part of earth month in April and to support Ohio State's wellness strategic plan , FOD's Mary Leciejewski coordianted with sustainability and Your Plan for Health (YP4H) partners at the university to create a Zero Waste Challenge through YP4H .
Faculty and staff are encouraged to pack zero waste lunches where all items can be eaten, reused, recycled or composted. When packing a zero waste lunch, you can control portion sizes and nutritional value of the food you’re eating, help reduce the amount of food and package waste going to landfills, and in some...