As OU faculty work to develop diabetes treatment alternative, students fight for a more diabetic-friendly campus

By Kelly Fisher, staff writer A research team within the Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine has announced that in pre-clinical trials, a drug they developed proved successful at halting the onset of diabetes, which they say could change the way we treat the disease entirely. The drug, known as C-10, blocks certain pathways…

Direct Action Camp kick-off calls for end of fracking in Ohio

By Sarah Volpenhein, CG News Appalachia Resist! hosted a panel discussion about hydraulic fracturing and direct action on Friday at ARTS/West to kick off the grassroots organization’s first Direct Action Camp. With an overview of the mechanics and the risks of fracking, Natalie Kruse, an assistant professor of environmental studies at Ohio University, first addressed…

Lunch & Learn: Environmental Justice and Appalachia

By Briagenn Adams, CG News The Office of Sustainability at Ohio University invited Dr. Harold Perkins, Assistant Professor in the Geography Department, to speak on Monday about Environmental Justice in Appalachia. Perkins takes pride in being an urban political ecologist, dealing with the social-political component of managing the environment. “There is no aspect of nature,…

WOUB airs fracking panel

Editors note: For the sake of full disclosure we must add that this article in-part details our faculty adviser Bernhard Debatin. While he is strongly opposed to fracking,  College Green attempts to maintain a neutral stance on hydraulic fracturing.  By Briagenn Adams, CG News On Tuesday, February 28 at 8 p.m., WOUB News aired a live,…

Representatives from Appalachian colleges and universities meet to discuss the future of green energy

By Elyse McConnell For CG News Representatives from several Appalachian universities discussed the prospects, implications and funding for developing sustainable energy projects in a roundtable discussion Wednesday at Ohio University’s Baker University Center. Blog this! Share on Facebook Share on Linkedin Share on Reddit.com Share on Twitter