CFAES Monthly: December 2014

Welcome to CFAES Monthly, the newsletter for faculty and staff of Ohio State University’s College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences. Your story submissions are welcome. Send them to

College News

  1. After 9 months and lots of work, 89 new websites — useful tools for Ohioans, and front doors to Ohio State — are live.

  2. Hungry people will now be hungry 75,000 fewer times. Some 350 of you and the H.J. Heinz Company Foundation made it possible.

  3. When it comes to making our college even better, these four folks stood out.

  4. “This worldwide recognition,” said Ohio State President Michael V. Drake, “underscores their many contributions to society.”

  5. They went to Portlandia. And came back with honors. Celebrate! And put a bird on it! Or even better a butterfly! 

  6. The council helps you help the college. Want to further boost respect, team building and communication? Use this chance to share your thoughts.

  7. Increase your impact, or get recognized for it, through these two programs. Here’s what they offer and how to apply.

  8. Innovation happens daily at Ohio State. And sometimes it just needs a small bit of capital to take the next big step. Here’s a way to get it.


  1. In the first week after its launch, “Climate Impacts in the Great Lakes” hit No. 1. Here’s who produced it, what it teaches and how you can check it out.

  2. The season for giving means business for landfills — and that’s no gift at all. Learn how to keep your holidays happy while shrinking their solid-waste footprint.