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Plant Biology Alum Named Outstanding Professor at University of Oklahoma

Dr. Ben Holt

  Ohio University alum Dr. Ben Holt has been named the “Microbiology and Plant Biology Professor Named Kinney Sugg Outstanding Professor, announced the University of Oklahoma College of Arts and Sciences. Holt earned an M.S. Plant Biology in 1996 from the College of Arts & Sciences, which named him a […]

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November 21, 2017 at 1:15 pmAlumni Alumni in the News In the News

Showalter Receives 2017 Kopchick Faculty Support Award

Dr. Allan Showalter’s lab is studying Arabidopsis thaliana, a plant commonly used as a model organism for genetic studies.

Dr. Allan Showalter, Professor of Environmental & Plant Biology, received the 2017 John J. Kopchick Molecular and Cellular Biology (MCB)/Translational Biomedical Sciences (TBS) Faculty Support Fund. The award provides $10,000 for research activities and conference travel. His project his titled “Cancer and Diabetes Drug Discovery from Medicinal Plants in Pakistan.” […]

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November 16, 2017 at 5:02 pmResearch

Career Corner | National Forests Seek Temporary Employees for Summer 2018

Career Corner | National Forests Seek Temporary Employees for Summer 2018

The National Forests of the Eastern Region are seeking qualified applicants to fill multiple temporary, full-time positions for the 2018 summer season.  To apply for any of these positions, visit www.USAJobs.gov. Vacancy announcements will be posted to USAJobs on December 1, 2017, and will remain open through December 7, 2017.  […]

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November 15, 2017 at 5:18 pmAnnouncements News

Ecohouse Hosts Sustainable Thanksgiving Dinner with Veggies from Learning Garden

Roasted root vegetables included beets, carrots and onions.

Ohio University’s Ecohouse was filled with students and faculty, a variety of dishes, and meaningful conversations as Ecohouse hosted its second annual Thanksgiving Dinner on Nov. 9. The dinner was made possible through a collaboration of the OHIO Sustainability Alumni Network, the Ohio University’s Office of Sustainability, and the Food […]

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November 10, 2017 at 2:23 pmNews

Food Studies | Final Harvest Takes Place Before Frost

Dr. Art Trese and students at the Plant Biology Learning Gardens

The growing season has ended at the Plant Biology Learning Gardens due to a sharp decrease in overnight temperatures. The Food Studies theme final harvest featured a beautiful bounty of produce ranging from sweet potatoes to cucumbers and cauliflower. This season was full of many phenomenal opportunities for the garden, […]

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November 8, 2017 at 9:34 pmIn Class News

1804 Grant Funds New Equipment for Molecular Research

Doctoral student Colin Kruse, Environmental & Plant Biology and Molecular and Cellular Biology, with a Covaris.

Ohio University’s 1804 Fund has provided seven faculty researchers from the Russ College, the College of Arts & Sciences and the Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine with a $64,000 grant to purchase two instruments that will facilitate molecular research. The equipment includes the Covaris S220 Focused-ultrasonicator – used to prepare […]

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November 7, 2017 at 12:16 pmResearch

Penn State News Reports on Alum Named A&S Notable Alum

From left, Morgan Vis, Carolee Bull , and Phil Cantino.

Penn State News reported on Ohio University alum Carolee Bull being honored Oct. 27 with the College of Arts & Sciences Notable Alumni Award. The award was presented by OHIO President M. Duane Nellis and College of Arts & Sciences Dean Robert Frank. UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Carolee Bull, head […]

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November 2, 2017 at 4:57 pmAlumni Alumni in the News In the News