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Graduate student spearheads OSU-Tulsa’s move to zero-landfill status

Graduate student Lauren Branum fills a reusable water bottle to help reduce waste at the OSU-Tulsa campus.

OSU-Tulsa graduate student Lauren Branum outside Tulsa's Covanta facility.

Graduate student Lauren Branum has been “talking trash” for months, but it’s a good thing because the result will be a cleaner and greener Oklahoma State University-Tulsa campus.

OSU-Tulsa to offer 40-hour HAZWOPER certificate course

Environmental science graduate students can now take course for credit

Students learn about hazardous waste disposal during a course hosted by OSU-Tulsa.

OSU-Tulsa is offering the Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response (HAZWOPER) certification course and, for the first time, graduate students can earn college credit toward their degree by completing the program.

The course is set for July 9-13.

Environmental science is where the jobs are, OSU-Tulsa professor says

Some people may think of ecology and activism when environmental science comes up in conversation.

But an innovative environmental science master’s program at Oklahoma State University-Tulsa translates into readily available jobs in a variety of industries, said Dr. Ken Ede, associate director of the environmental science graduate programs.