Post Tagged with: "environmental and plant biology alumni"

Plant Biology Graduate Guiding Students as Paleobotany Career Blooms

Indiana Jones: Surveying the geology of the Cretaceous Cloverly Formation in Wyoming (photo credit: Peter Wilf)

By MC Tilton, PACE Writer   Nathan Jud has only increased his momentum in the paleobotany world since graduating with his BS in Environmental and Plant Biology in 2007. After completing his PhD from the University of Maryland’s Program in Behavior Ecology Evolution and Systematics, he is now pursuing post-doctoral […]

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October 20, 2017 at 10:13 amAlumni News

Distinguished Professor’s Legacy Inspires Alumni, Students

Stacy Welker, first Cohn Fellow, discusses her research at the Cohn Symposium, Sept. 22.

By Jackie Osborne From Compass How does one make an impact? How does one leave a legacy? By being a distinguished and inspirational professor, mentor and friend. The late Professor Emeritus Norman Cohn was such a man. Cohn received his bachelor’s degree from the University of Pennsylvania, a master’s from […]

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October 17, 2017 at 11:33 amAlumni News

Plant Biology Colloquium | Alum on Translational Taxonomy for Bacterial Diseases of Plants, Oct. 27

Dr. Carolee Bull

The Environmental & Plant Biology Colloquium Series presents Ohio University alum Dr. Carolee Bull on “Translational Taxonomy for Bacterial Diseases of Plants” on Friday, Oct. 27, at 11:50 a.m. in Porter 104. Bull is a Professor and Head of the Department of Plant Pathology and Environmental Microbiology at Pennsylvania State University in […]

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October 2, 2017 at 5:30 pmAlumni Events

Happy Beginnings | Alum Continuing Plant Fossil Adventures After Graduation

Brian Atkinson in the lab

Editor’s Note: The Happy Beginnings series features recent College of Arts & Sciences graduates who are getting started in careers, graduate school and service. By MC Tilton, PACE Writer Ohio University alum Brian Atkinson ’12 has been busy making his mark in the ecology field. Atkinson earned a B.S. in […]

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October 2, 2017 at 4:19 pmAlumni

First Fellowship Recipient Honors Passions and Legacy of Norman S. Cohn

Stacy Welker, first Cohn Fellow, discusses her research at the Cohn Symposium, September 22

By MC Tilton, PACE Writer Stacy Welker had no idea how her passions would blossom when she was just a little girl reading books about animals and evolution given to her by her father.  His stories of local ecosystems and biological processes imparted his “nerdiness” and scientific inclination to her, […]

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September 28, 2017 at 8:54 amNews Students in the News

Plant Biology Alumni, Faculty, Students Honor Cohn at Research Symposium

Left to right: Dr. Bob Goldberg, Dr. Ralph Quatrano, Stacy Welker, Dr. Dean DellaPenna, and Dr. Morgan Vis

By MC Tilton PACE Writer Ohio University Environmental & Plant Biology alumni, faculty and students gathered Sept. 9 to honor the late Dr. Norman S. Cohn, Distinguished Professor Emeritus, at the Norman S. Cohn Research Symposium. The daylong symposium included presentations on current plant cell and molecular biology research by […]

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September 12, 2017 at 11:49 amAlumni News

Alumni, Rothwell Featured on Cover of International Journal of Plant Sciences

Brian Atkinson

Research by Ohio University alumni Brian Atkinson ’12 and Dr. Ruth Stockey ’74 along with Dr. Gar Rothwell was featured on the cover of the September 2017 issue of International Journal of Plant Sciences. Their article is titled “The early phylogenetic diversification of Cornales: permineralized cornalean fruits from the Campanian […]

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September 1, 2017 at 12:40 pmAlumni Research