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  1. Ohio State Offers New Major in Sustainability

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/ohio-state-offers-new-major-sustainability

    Sustainability. Haab and Hendrick credit the work of faculty members Elena Irwin and Jeff Sharp in establishing ... organization leaders who understand the linkages between people, planet and profits." Students selecting ... project manager. "This major brings our considerable departmental and school strengths together in ...

  2. OARDC Names 2009 Junior Faculty Research Award Winners: Land Use, Food-borne Illness Experts

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/oardc-names-2009-junior-faculty-research-award-winners-land-use-food-borne-illness

    April 23, 2009 COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ohio State University’s Elena Irwin and Jeff LeJeune ... (OARDC) 2009 Distinguished Junior Faculty Research Award.   Elena Irwin An associate professor in the ... Slack elena_irwin.jpg jeff_lejeune.jpg False True False False False False False False False False False ...

  3. New Research to Examine Connections Between Land Use, Public Policy, Lake Erie Water Quality and Climate Change

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/new-research-examine-connections-between-land-use-public-policy-lake-erie-water-quality

    in the Department of Evolution, Ecology and Organismal Biology; Elena Irwin, professor of ... examine how people’s actions in the watershed affect water quality in Lake Erie. Researchers from six ... practices, and how these relationships are likely to change under climate change scenarios. “Not many people ...

  4. Ohio State University experts research new, innovative, sustainable ways to manage pests

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/ohio-state-university-experts-research-new-innovative-sustainable-ways-manage-pests

    have,” Kovach said. “Our goal is to improve Ohioans’ knowledge about pests. “We’re trying to benefit as ... a multi-year research project looking to find ways to help growers, producers, consumers, and just about any ... a recently renewed, three-year, $750,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture National Institute of ...

  5. Chow Line: Limit sodium, boost potassium for health (1/6/12)

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/chow-line-limit-sodium-boost-potassium-health-1612

    people who are salt-sensitive-- estimated at about 10 percent of the population-- recent research has ... time, people who ate a diet high in sodium and low in potassium had about a 50 percent increased risk of ... say, people should consume about twice as much potassium as they do sodium. Reduce sodium and increase ...

  6. USDA Secretary Vilsack: 'Agriculture is Cool Again'

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/usda-secretary-vilsack-agriculture-cool-again

    U.S. “That’s what a Land-Grant university is all about,” said Bobby Moser, vice president for ... attracting the attention of young, talented people interested in a career in food and resource production and ... related sciences, according to the U.S. Secretary of Agriculture. “Agriculture is cool again,” said Tom ...

  7. Holy Toledo (Botanical Garden)! Family Bat Workshop Coming Soon

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/holy-toledo-botanical-garden-family-bat-workshop-coming-soon

    the eastern U.S. and Canada. (People can’t catch it.) Titchenell will talk about what the disease has ... program set for Toledo. She’ll give sessions on basic bat facts-- do they really get stuck in our hair? ... (no)-- on how to build your own bat house, and on how bats help our farms, gardens and own backyards. ...

  8. 'An Ohio State Story': Lab Idea Yields 60 Local Jobs, New Green Industry

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/ohio-state-story-lab-idea-yields-60-local-jobs-new-green-industry

    we have Ohio State people working with us in the lab. And we will continue to grow with Ohio ... U.S. Rep. Pat Tiberi (Ohio's 12th District) and Mansfield Mayor Tim Theaker, among other elected ... is really a story about Ohio State," Bio100 Technologies President Jim Cavicchioli said. "In 2009, ...

  9. Healthy, Wealthy and Wise: Extension's Worksite Wellness Programs a Smart Choice

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/healthy-wealthy-and-wise-extensions-worksite-wellness-programs-smart-choice

    "We can invite people to our educational programs, but it often works better if we go to them," ... that," Loy said. "That's about half of the county employees in Belmont County. And more people ... changed a lot of our habits at work," Hartley said. "At meetings, we've cut out sweets and ...

  10. Study Provides Insight on Residents of Rural Food Deserts

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/study-provides-insight-residents-rural-food-deserts

    this seeming paradox to discover more about people who live in rural food deserts and how they access ... fresh produce. According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, rural residents who live at least 10 ... miles away from a grocery store live in a food desert, said Tom Blaine. “Participants in our study lived ...

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