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Career Corner | Plant Biology Alum to Network with STEMstart Freshmen

Nanda Filkin

Editor’s Note: Ohio University alum Nanda Filkin will meet with freshman biology and chemistry students during STEMstart on Aug. 23. By Nanda Filkin ’03M.S. Research Associate in Research and Development at Quidel I have always loved biology and always wanted to be a scientist. It never mattered to me what […]

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August 9, 2017 at 11:21 amAlumni

Rothwell, Two Alumni Featured on Cover of Botany

Cover of American Journal of Botany featuring microscopic photo of moss.

Research by Distinguished Professor Emeritus Gar Rothwell and two Ohio University alumni was featured on the cover of the April 2017 edition of American Journal of Botany. Their article—“Extending the fossil record of Polytrichaceae: Early Cretaceous Meantoinea alophosioides gen. et sp. nov., permineralized gametophytes with gemma cups from Vancouver Island”—discusses […]

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April 26, 2017 at 11:27 amAlumni Research

Plant Biology Alum Joins USDA’s National Germplasm Research Lab

Dr. Melanie Schori

Ohio University alum Melanie Schori ’10Ph.D. joined the U.S. Department of Agriculture and is working as a botanist with the National Germplasm Research Laboratory, which is part of the Agricultural Research Service. Schori works to help sustain a subset of that service, called the Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN), researching […]

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April 20, 2017 at 8:06 amAlumni

Teacher Based a Varied Career on Plant Biology Degree

Todd Bean

By Heather Willard, PACE Writer Todd Bean ’99, ’13M graduated from the College of Arts & Sciences at Ohio University with a bachelor’s degree in Plant Biology-Applied Ecology. He also earned an M.Ed. from the Patton College of Education. Now, 17 years later, he teaches in Athens County after a […]

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February 6, 2017 at 11:49 amAlumni

Alumni Honor Legacy of Distinguished Professor Emeritus Norman Cohn with Fellowship

Dr. Norman Cohn

By Zulfa Rizqiya From Compass Sometimes in college, you meet a professor who ignites a passion within you, changing your life forever. For Ohio University alumni Ralph Quatrano, Bob Goldberg and Dean DellaPenna Jr., that professor was undoubtedly Norman “Norm” S. Cohn. When they discovered the news of Cohn’s passing […]

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February 4, 2017 at 3:54 pmAlumni News

Plant Biology Alum Has Tasty Career Based on Coffee and Chocolate

Courtney Denning

By Heather Willard ’17 Courtney Denning ’10 graduated from the College of Arts & Sciences at Ohio University with bachelor degrees in Applied Ecology and Women’s and Gender Studies. Now, seven years later, Denning is a successful professional with a career that takes advantage of some tasty tropical plants. Connect […]

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January 23, 2017 at 3:55 pmAlumni

Community Remembers Norman Cohn, Distinguished Professor Emeritus

Dr. Norman Cohn

Dr. Norman Cohn, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Environmental & Plant Biology, age 86, died on June 29, 2016, at his home in Pittsburgh, PA, where he lived with his wife of 60 years, Margaret “Peggy” Cohn. He had joined the Ohio University faculty in 1959 after having earned his B.S. […]

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July 5, 2016 at 12:20 pmNews