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At U.S. National Arboretum | Helping Fern Valley Pollinators

Monarch butterfly feeding on Asclepias incarnata, commonly known as swamp milkweed.

By Tag Hauschild ’18 Plant Biology intern at the U.S. National Arboretum Pollinator populations are on the decline in the United States. Bees are not the only pollinator experiencing dwindling numbers; butterflies are another species that are being heavily affected. While butterflies are not as efficient at pollination as bees, […]

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August 17, 2017 at 10:35 pmNews

New Chemistry Faculty Anthony Stender Going Small, Really Small

Dr. Anthony Stender

Ohio University’s new analytical chemist, Dr. Anthony Stender, plans to study novel approaches to forensic chemistry analysis by going small, really small. “Usually when people think of forensic science, they focus on evidence that’s large enough to be held in their hand or perceived with the unaided eye. But oftentimes, […]

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August 17, 2017 at 1:54 pmNews

Career Corner | Interns Mentor High School Students at Summer Law Program

Two interns, first in the back row, Gabrielle Tharp and Casey Tisdale, pose with the Summer Law & Trial Institute 2017 cohort at the Ohio Supreme Court.

Two Ohio University pre-law students served as mentors to the 18 high school students attending the Summer Law & Trial Institute, an immersive residential experience—including a mock trial—that directly addresses the complex legal challenges associated with social and economic inequality in Appalachian Ohio. Casey Tisdale and Gabrielle Tharp served as […]

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August 14, 2017 at 8:07 pmNews

Working on the Wayne | Snazzy Snakes

Photo Credit: Wayne National Forest – Ohio University Wildlife Intern Kyle Brooks

By Kyle Brooks ’17 Wildlife and Conservation Biology major   I want to talk about snakes. As one of the two wildlife interns for Wayne National Forest, I’ve seen many a scaly serpent this summer. And I love it. I’m a huge fan of snakes, and I regularly go out […]

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August 13, 2017 at 5:33 pmNews

Working on the Wayne: The Ending of a Chapter

Working on the Wayne: The Ending of a Chapter

Working on the Wayne this summer has been an experience that is hard to put into words. The first thing that comes to mind to try and describe this experience is AMAZING! With all of my experiences within academia and the research I had the pleasure of being apart of, there […]

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August 11, 2017 at 12:57 pmNews

Scanlan Participates in Shepherd Higher Education Consortium on Poverty

Ohio University interns Chloe Wooster, Kees Vande Stadt, and Angela Green with Shepherd Higher Education Consortium on Poverty Founder and Executive Director Dr. Harlan Beckley

Steve Scanlan, Associate Professor in the Sociology and Anthropology Department in the College of Arts and Sciences at Ohio University, participated in the 2017 Shepherd Higher Education Consortium on Poverty (SHECP) Closing Conference and Symposium in July. Scanlan oversees Ohio University’s participation as a member of the consortium in collaboration […]

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August 8, 2017 at 3:26 pmNews

High School Students Visit Supreme Court, Conduct Mock Trial

High School Students Visit Supreme Court, Conduct Mock Trial

by Kristin Distel Eighteen high school juniors and seniors attended the Summer Law & Trial Institute, an immersive residential experience—including a mock trial—that directly addresses the complex legal challenges associated with social and economic inequality in Appalachian Ohio. At the same time, the program seeks to increase understanding of the […]

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August 7, 2017 at 12:32 pmAlumni News