Ohio State students can now complement their major program of study with a focus on sustainability through enrollment in the new Ohio State minor in Environment, Economy, Development, and Sustainability (EEDS). EEDS is a joint program between Ohio State’s School of Environment and Natural Resources (SENR) and AEDE.
This summer several Ohio State students are interning with the city of Columbus in the Environmental Steward’s Office, a division of the Mayor’s Office, to help the city improve sustainability in Ohio’s capital. Two of the interns, Harrison Morgenstern and Alexandra Kueller, are students enrolled in Ohio State’s Environment, Economy, Development and Sustainability (EEDS) undergraduate program.
The annual meeting of the Association of Environmental and Resource Economists (AERE) will be held at The Banff Centre in Alberta, Canada from June 6-8, 2013. AEDE will have a strong presence at the gathering with a number of faculty and students participating.
In a recent review analyzing the influence of articles, authors, journals and institutions in environmental and ecological economics, published in the journal Ecological Economics, The Ohio State University was cited as the eighth most influential institution in the world working in the field.
In theJournal of Environmental Economics and Management, Professor Elena Irwin, former AEDE PhD student Yong Chen, and Ciriyam Jayaprakash from the Dept of Physics at Ohio State offer new analysis on the dynamic interaction between humans and ecological systems.
Beginning in Spring 2013, Ohio State will offer several new courses as part of the Environment, Economy, Development, and Sustainability (EEDS) curriculum. EEDS is a multi-disciplinary degree program that focuses on the human dimensions of sustainability. The program is offered as a joint major between the School of Environment and Natural Resources (SENR) and the Department of Agricultural, Environmental and Development Economics (AEDE).
A new major focusing on sustainability will be available to undergraduate students beginning this fall. To read about the Environment, Economy, Development and Sustainability (EEDS) major, click here. For more information, or to enroll, visit http://eeds.osu.edu/.