OSU ranked 11th in nation as "Cool School" by Sierra Club for green efforts

Oregon State University has once again been honored for its commitment to sustainability, making it one of the top green colleges in the nation.

Pass the salt: Common condiment could enable new high-tech industry

Ordinary table salt may be the key to an important new industry in silicon nanostructures, which have promise for energy storage, biomedicine and other fields.

Global warming to cut snow water storage 56 percent in Oregon watershed

The water found in snowpack on the McKenzie River watershed is expected to drop 56 percent by the middle of this century, with impacts on everything from agriculture to hydropower and industry.

Earth Week at OSU offers sustainable events, opportunities

Oregon State University is promoting sustainability and awareness with an array of events during Earth Week, which begins Saturday, April 20.

Oregon State University featured in The Princeton Review's Guide to Green Colleges

Oregon State University received 98 points out of a possible 99 as a ‘green’ school in the latest edition of “The Princeton Review’s Guide to 322 Green Colleges: 2013 Edition.” 

OSU Energy Center first Platinum LEED-certified power facility in nation

Oregon State University’s new Energy Center has received Platinum LEED certification, the highest certification possible. Officials say it is the first platinum-rated power facility in the nation.