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Notable Alumni | Plant Biology’s Research Career Started at OHIO

Notable Alumni | Plant Biology’s Research Career Started at OHIO

Editor’s Note: The College of Arts & Sciences launches the Notable Alumni Awards, honoring 37 Notable Alumni in 2017 for broad accomplishments in their careers, a commitment to community service, and valuable contributions to Ohio University, the College of Arts & Sciences, and its students. Dr. Ben Holt, ’96M.S. Plant […]

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October 25, 2017 at 1:37 pmAlumni News

Happy Beginnings | Plant Biology Alum Says Answers Waiting to Be Found in Fossils

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

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 Nathan Jud’s passion for fieldwork and fossils has taken him on a pathway through the Smithsonian, the Panama […]

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October 20, 2017 at 10:13 amAlumni

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 Students Help Remove Invasive Species near Strouds Run

After clearing a thicket: from left, Alberta Dempsey, Jessica Langguth, Jordan Knisley, Gracie Jahn, Elizabeth Bacon, Maya Ware

Contributed by Kim Thompson Lecturer in Environmental & Plant Biology The Athens Conservancy and the Environmental & Plant Biology Department brought together community members and Ohio University students to remove invasive species from the Blair Preserve on National Public Lands Day. More than 40 participants spread out across 10 locations […]

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October 5, 2017 at 1:01 pmNews

Special Opportunity for Graduate Study in Urban Forest Ecology

The Ohio University Environmental & Plant Biology Department is looking for a capable student to join the Forest Ecology research team at the master’s or Ph.D. level beginning in January 2018. The team’s research broadly considers the structure and dynamics of forest communities in human-shaped ecosystems. The incoming student will […]

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October 3, 2017 at 9:53 amAnnouncements

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