This year, the Wexner Medical Center Green Team provided multiple opportunities for faculty, staff and students to participate in Earth Day activities.
To celebrate, faculty and staff brought items to the Ackerman Shelter House that normally might have gone to the landfill to be recycled, repurposed or disposed of in a more environmentally friendly way.
Highlights from the week include:
More than 3,250 pounds of documents shredded and recycled 5.3 cubic yards of electronics were collected, which is equivalent to a small dump truck 50 pounds of batteries were collected Participants donated more than 70 pairs of...
Kristin Poldemann has been named one of the most influential leaders in Columbus as part of the Columbus Business First Power 100 list . Poldemann serves as senior director of projects for Ohio State's Facilities Design and Construction. In her role, she leads a $3.5 billion portfolio of “Time and Change” projects to build the campus of the future, catalyzing the achievement of Ohio State’s strategic plan and Framework 2.0 through state-of-the-art facilities for teaching, learning and research.
Poldemann oversees the Time and Change construction projects, including:
UPDATE - On Friday (5/7), Carmack Rd. at Waterman Storage Facility will be closed to thru-traffic to accommodate utility work. Access from Kenny Rd. and Lane Ave. will be maintained for local traffic to the impacted area.
On Monday (5/10) from early morning through mid evening, 11th Ave. east of Neil Ave. will be reduced to one lane to accommodate street paving and striping. Westbound traffic will be maintained via a lane shift as work progresses. Signage will detour eastbound traffic. Traffic control officials will facilitate pedestrians and traffic at the intersection.
From May 10 early morning through mid August, College Rd. will be closed in two phases to accommodate curb replacement.
North of A&J Glenn Ave - May 10 through early July South of A&J Glenn Ave - May 10 through mid August
Signage will detour pedestrians and ADA to the west sidewalk.
NB traffic on College Rd will be prohibited beginning at Page Hall. EB traffic on A&J Glenn Ave. will be limited to local traffic only, beginning at Neil Ave. Traffic will be detoured to Woodruff Ave. and High St.
From Sunday (5/9) late evening, after spring commencement, through mid July, 12th Ave. between Cannon Dr. and Harding Hospital will be closed to accommodate utility work to support construction of the new inpatient hospital . Signage will detour traffic from Cannon Dr., east on Herrick Dr., south on Neil Ave., west on 12th Ave.
Traffic control officials will facilitate EMS traffic to use a temporary route between the Biomedical Research Tower and Tzagournis Medical Research Facility to the Emergency Department north entrance, with an alternate route of 10th Ave., north on Dodd Dr. to the south entrance...
As part of Ohio State’s Earth Day 2021 activities, the Sustainability Institute recently hosted a virtual presentation to discuss the Rapid 5 project, a partnership among the Columbus District Council of the Urban Land Institute (ULI Columbus) , Metro Parks, MORPC, Franklin County and others. Erin Prosser, Ohio State’s director of community development for Planning, Architecture and Real Estate (PARE), and Alicia Gaston, ULI Columbus senior director, presented the latest details and the comprehensive vision behind the project.
“Everyone is really hungry for this idea of looking at our natural resources from a regional perspective,” Prosser said. “There’s an...
Beginning Thursday (4/29) early morning through mid September, areas around Goss Laboratory and Sisson Hall will undergo utility work to support the District Heating and Cooling projects. Pedestrian and ADA access will be maintained.