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Student-Grown Produce for Sale in Jefferson Marketplace

Food Studies veggies for sale at Jefferson Market

The Food Studies theme has joined forces with Ohio University Culinary Services to bring local food to more students on campus. Earlier this month, produce from the Plant Biology Learning Gardens hit the shelves of the beautiful Jefferson Marketplace, located within Jefferson Hall on East Green. Food Studies students will […]

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September 27, 2017 at 12:02 pmAnnouncements News

Environmental & Plant Biology Showcases Student Work at Graduate Symposium

Marion Holmes, Ph.D. student, gives a talk about research she presented at the Ecological Society of America meeting last summer in Portland, OR.

By MC Tilton PACE Writer Environmental & Plant Biology students and faculty gathered on Sept. 22 for the 11th annual Graduate Student Research Symposium. The symposium featured a talk from Ph.D. student Marion Andrews Holmes on the organization of second-growth forest floors and 10 poster presentations on topics ranging from […]

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September 26, 2017 at 8:55 amResearch

Students Have Productive Summer in Learning Gardens

Trese demonstrates for students in PBIO 2060 class.

Dr. Art Trese can’t walk through the Plant Biology Learning Gardens without finding some weed that needs pulling, a sprinkler that needs repositioning, or a little scrap for the compost pile. “Working around the garden makes me happy,” said Trese, Associate Professor of Environmental & Plant Biology. “I really enjoy […]

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September 21, 2017 at 10:24 amIn Class 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

Holmes and Matlack Co-Author Article on Species Composition of Second Growth Forests over 100 Years

Marion Holmes

Graduate student Marion Holmes and Dr. Glenn Matlack co-authored an article on “Agricultural history drives structure and tree species composition of second growth forest over 100 years in southeastern Ohio, USA” in the Journal of Vegetation Science. Homles is a Ph.D. student, and Matlack is Associate Professor of Environmental and […]

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August 31, 2017 at 2:07 pmResearch

Grad Students Take Passion for Plants to Summer Camps

Campers examined the modified leaves (needles) that help cacti stay cool in the hot, dry desert by reducing water loss.

Graduate students from the of Environmental & Plant Biology Department Graduate Student Association made time this summer to share their knowledge and love of plants with young people at Camp Oty’okwa and Good Works. These Ohio University students spent much of the summer in the field and lab collecting data for […]

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August 26, 2017 at 6:15 pmNews