Beginning Monday (June 27) and continuing through Friday (July 1), crews will be replacing a light pole and its concrete foundation, along Medical Center Drive, between 9th and 10th Avenues. One lane of traffic, between 10th and 9th Avenues, will be closed. Northbound traffic to the valet area and Rhodes Hall loop will be maintained. The sidewalk on the east side of Medical Center Drive, near Meiling Hall, will be closed.
Beginning Tuesday, June 21, and continuing through early August, Carmack Road, between Bevis Hall and the Carmack Road corner, will be closed for roadway improvements. The north / south portion of Carmack Road, between Arthur Adams Drive and the corner, will be southbound only. CABS buses will be rerouted westbound Lane Avenue to southbound Carmack Road and will not service the Carmack Corner or Bevis Hall stops. Parking lots will remain accessible. Motorists should follow detour signage in the area. View a map of the impacted area .
Bees and wasps and spiders, oh my! With the warmer weather comes a greater risk of getting stung or bitten. In this edition of the Environmental Health & Safety brief, learn the proper steps to take if these common insects attack.
As shared with you in February 2016, the Ohio Department of Agriculture, in cooperation with the U.S. Department of Agriculture, will conduct aerial spraying in mid-May (larvicide) and mid-June (mating discruption), subject to weather conditions, in an effort to help suppress the gypsy moth, which is destructive to more than 300 species of trees and shrubs. It is considered one of the most destructive insect pests in Ohio, threatening our forests and ornamental plants.
Aircraft flown approximately 100-200 feet above the tree tops will deliver applications. Treatments will occur between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m., and the Ohio Department...
The Ohio State University achieved a Gold rating from the Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System (STARS).
Ohio State’s 2016 Gold rating places the university among the top tier of national and international colleges and universities, according to the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE).
“This rating reinforces Ohio State’s efforts toward becoming a world leader in developing durable solutions to the pressing challenges of sustainability,” said Jay Kasey, senior vice president of Ohio State’s Office of Administration and Planning.
The university received high marks by achieving a perfect score in campus engagement...
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has recognized The Ohio State University as an Individual Conference Champion of the 2015-16 College & University Green Power Challenge for using more green power than any other school in the Big Ten Conference.
Ohio State beat its conference rivals by using more than 123 million kilowatt-hours (kWh) of green power, representing 20% of the school’s annual electricity usage and demonstrating the university’s commitment to support renewable energy alternatives and help users reduce their carbon footprints.
It is part of Ohio State’s continued efforts to advance sustainability across campus and throughout the community,...
During the spring semester, Ohio State participated in RecycleMania, which is a national competition that involves universities competing in several categories to increase recycling and promote its awareness. During this eight-week competition, Ohio State provided recycling information and awareness on campus through marketing and outreach, as well as programs directed toward students, staff and faculty.
The results are in, and Ohio State not only placed 13th in the nation in the total recycling category with nearly 1,000,000 pounds of materials diverted from the landfill, but in Ohio State’s inaugural year of participating in the RecycleMania basketball category, Ohio State...
2016 Summer Construction, Traffic & CABS Impacts - Increased construction activity in summer 2016 (beginning May 9) will significantly impact traffic and CABS routes on campus roadways. Impacts include closures along Neil, 9th and 11th Avenues, Carmack Road, and more. Motorists should anticipate delays and plan accordingly. Construction map . CABS bus reroutes .
The more than 100,000 Buckeye fans who came out to the Spring Game on Saturday saw a new video from Energy Services and Sustainability that highlights the university’s commitment to Zero Waste. Zero Waste means diverting at least 90 percent of waste from the landfill by recycling, composting or repurposing.