Events | Sustainability | Kent State University


The Office of Sustainability is involved in various events throughout the year.

  1. Kent Green Energy Ohio Tour: September
  2. Campus Sustainability Month: October
  3. Game Day Challenge: Fall Semester
  4. Earth Month Events: April
  5. RecycleMania: Spring Semester
  6. E-Cycle Drive: March
  7. Shred Mania: March
Thursday, January 10, 2019 - 5:00am
The work of 153 ecological researchers from 40 countries, including Kent State University Assistant Professor Dave Costello, Ph.D., from the Department of Biological Sciences in the College of Arts and Sciences, has revealed new findings on the effect of climatic factors on river...
Tuesday, January 1, 2019 - 12:00am
As Kent State senior Angela Deibel guides the ZEV (Zero Emission Vehicle) from the Aeronautics and Technology Building to front campus on a recent sunny day, she glances at a row of small lights that flash overhead. “Those lights let us know that the battery has charged,” she exp...
Monday, December 17, 2018 - 5:00am
By Jeff St.Clair WKSU Our climate is rapidly changing. Recent studies show earth could be entering a period of warming not seen since the end of the age of dinosaurs. That is, if current trends continue. In this week’s Exploradio, we look at local climate research and local plans...
Monday, December 10, 2018 - 5:00am
From Nov. 13- Dec. 14, Kent State University donation locations are accepting clean, gently used or new items. Needed are coats for all ages and other warm clothing, including hats, gloves, scarves and sweaters. Donations will go to the Winter Warm Up Station at the Women’s Cente...
Monday, December 3, 2018 - 5:00am
Can I loft my bed? Is there a dining hall near my residence hall? Where am I able to park on campus? To answer these questions, students can ask The Brain on campus. Yes, that brain – the sculpture by Kent State Professor Emeritus of Art Brinsley Tyrrell located near Merrill Hall...
Tuesday, November 20, 2018 - 5:00am
As the semester comes to a close, Kent State University is asking faculty and staff to reduce campus energy consumption over winter break (Dec. 23-Jan. 2). As a result of collective efforts over the 2017 holiday break, the university avoided more than $25,000 in energy costs over...
Monday, November 12, 2018 - 5:00am
Ecosystems in today's world are responding to a wide variety of environmental changes. What happens when these changes interact? That was the topic of a recent paper published by David Ward, Ph.D., the Art and Margaret Herrick Endowed Professor of Plant Biology in Kent State Univ...
Wednesday, October 31, 2018 - 4:00am
By Ohio EPA Media Contact: James Lee Ohio EPA Director Craig W. Butler presented five Encouraging Environmental Excellence (E3) Platinum Level awards today at the Agency’s Compliance Assistance Conference in Columbus.