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Celebrate Earth Day and Arbor Day with Ohio State

Thursday, April 20, 2017

Food Waste Challenge

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM, Various

The Food Waste Challenge is a two week challenge run by the Sustainability Council that is designed to educate and inform the student body about food waste issues on campus and around the country. Fourteen of the Council organizations will hold a daily challenge that highlights a food waste issue related to their club’s core interests. All students at Ohio State are invited to participate and compete for prize packages. Participants will be rewarded points for their submission, and these points will be based on participation and/or quality, depending on the type of event an organization chooses to host. The types of challenges that organizations can create can vary from social media posts, press releases, attendance at a campus event, etc. Challenges will be posted at the beginning of each day on u.osu.edu/foodwastechallenge, and participants will not know about the challenge until the day of. The exception to this rule is for actual events, which will be revealed earlier.

 

https://u.osu.edu/foodwastechallenge

Friday, April 21, 2017

Food Waste Challenge

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM, Various

The Food Waste Challenge is a two week challenge run by the Sustainability Council that is designed to educate and inform the student body about food waste issues on campus and around the country. Fourteen of the Council organizations will hold a daily challenge that highlights a food waste issue related to their club’s core interests. All students at Ohio State are invited to participate and compete for prize packages. Participants will be rewarded points for their submission, and these points will be based on participation and/or quality, depending on the type of event an organization chooses to host. The types of challenges that organizations can create can vary from social media posts, press releases, attendance at a campus event, etc. Challenges will be posted at the beginning of each day on u.osu.edu/foodwastechallenge, and participants will not know about the challenge until the day of. The exception to this rule is for actual events, which will be revealed earlier.

 

https://u.osu.edu/foodwastechallenge

Saturday, April 22, 2017

Food Waste Challenge

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM, Various

The Food Waste Challenge is a two week challenge run by the Sustainability Council that is designed to educate and inform the student body about food waste issues on campus and around the country. Fourteen of the Council organizations will hold a daily challenge that highlights a food waste issue related to their club’s core interests. All students at Ohio State are invited to participate and compete for prize packages. Participants will be rewarded points for their submission, and these points will be based on participation and/or quality, depending on the type of event an organization chooses to host. The types of challenges that organizations can create can vary from social media posts, press releases, attendance at a campus event, etc. Challenges will be posted at the beginning of each day on u.osu.edu/foodwastechallenge, and participants will not know about the challenge until the day of. The exception to this rule is for actual events, which will be revealed earlier.

 

https://u.osu.edu/foodwastechallenge

Earth Day

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM, Global!

Happy Earth Day! Earth Day was first celebrated in 1970 and is now global event, celebrated in more than 192 countries coordinated by the nonprofit Earth Day Network.

Museum of Biological Diversity Open House

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM, Museum of Biological Diversity, 1315 Kinnear Road

The Museum of Biological Diversity Open House is the premier outreach event in the College of Arts and Sciences of The Ohio State University. Every year we open our doors to the general public for a day of biodiversity exploration and discovery. During the event you can get a behind-the-scenes view of our world-class collections (insects, mites, plants, fishes, molluscs, birds, mammals, and animal sounds), plus meet the faculty, staff, and students who study the flora and fauna of Ohio and the world. You can also engage in a number of hands-on activities, including our Arthropod Petting Zoo, Seedling Planting, Bugs-in-Goo, the Bug Drawing Station, and more. Free admission!

Volunteer Sign Up

Earth Day Columbus Celebration

1:00 PM - 7:00 PM, Columbus Commons

We will cap off Earth Day Volunteer Week with a community celebration on Saturday, April 22, 2017. Join us rain or shine at Columbus Commons downtown for a day-long celebration featuring local music, family-friendly activities, eco-friendly artisans, and Columbus' best food trucks. Free admission!

Check out the schedule for more information!

 

Sunday, April 23, 2017

Food Waste Challenge

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM, Various

The Food Waste Challenge is a two week challenge run by the Sustainability Council that is designed to educate and inform the student body about food waste issues on campus and around the country. Fourteen of the Council organizations will hold a daily challenge that highlights a food waste issue related to their club’s core interests. All students at Ohio State are invited to participate and compete for prize packages. Participants will be rewarded points for their submission, and these points will be based on participation and/or quality, depending on the type of event an organization chooses to host. The types of challenges that organizations can create can vary from social media posts, press releases, attendance at a campus event, etc. Challenges will be posted at the beginning of each day on u.osu.edu/foodwastechallenge, and participants will not know about the challenge until the day of. The exception to this rule is for actual events, which will be revealed earlier.

 

https://u.osu.edu/foodwastechallenge

Monday, April 24, 2017

Food Waste Challenge

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM, Various

The Food Waste Challenge is a two week challenge run by the Sustainability Council that is designed to educate and inform the student body about food waste issues on campus and around the country. Fourteen of the Council organizations will hold a daily challenge that highlights a food waste issue related to their club’s core interests. All students at Ohio State are invited to participate and compete for prize packages. Participants will be rewarded points for their submission, and these points will be based on participation and/or quality, depending on the type of event an organization chooses to host. The types of challenges that organizations can create can vary from social media posts, press releases, attendance at a campus event, etc. Challenges will be posted at the beginning of each day on u.osu.edu/foodwastechallenge, and participants will not know about the challenge until the day of. The exception to this rule is for actual events, which will be revealed earlier.

 

https://u.osu.edu/foodwastechallenge

Arbor Day

8:00 PM - 5:00 PM, Global!

Happy Arbor Day! The first American Arbor Day originated in Nebraska City in 1872 when an estimated one million trees were planted. Arbor Day became a legal holiday in 1885, and has been celebrated globally ever since. Celebrate by enjoying the outdoors and planting a tree!

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Byrd Center April Public Tour

5:30 PM - 7:30 PM, BPCRC Auditorium (240 Scott Hall). Enter Scott Hall through Door #2 on the east side of the building and go up the steps near the statue of Admiral Byrd.

This monthly public tour includes:

 

1. An overview presentation of the Byrd Polar & Climate Research Center.

2. Explanation of the research groups and brief history of BPRC as an Ohio State institiution.

3. Tour of the building along with videos, satellite images, clean room lab, ice core freezer, and polar rock repository.

Please RSVP to attend. 

Contact: Jason Cervenec (cervenec.1@osu.edu)

Website: https://bpcrc.osu.edu/events

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Questions or Comments?

Carlos Lugo at lugo.7@osu.edu