Post Tagged with: "Morgan Vis"

Five A&S Faculty Part of Innovation Grant to Monitor Fracking Impact

Five A&S Faculty Part of Innovation Grant to Monitor Fracking Impact

Five College of Arts & Sciences faculty are collaborators on a newly funded Ohio University Innovation Strategy project that will help monitor hydraulic fracturing and the water supply in Torch, OH. Called the “Partnership for Digitally Connected Environmental Monitoring,” this project unites environmental science with journalism and public outreach initiatives. The planning […]

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January 7, 2016 at 10:48 amNews

PBIO Grad Student Analyzes Effects of Acid Mine Drainage on Local Streams

PBIO Grad Student Analyzes Effects of Acid Mine Drainage on Local Streams

By Sydney Dawes| Environmental and Plant Biology Images of orange water poured out of Emily Keil’s phone as she discussed her current research. The orange is from the unusual amounts of iron that have built up in many streams in the Athens area over the years. Keil, a graduate student […]

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December 21, 2015 at 2:08 pmResearch

PBIO Colloquium | Biogeography of Freshwater Red Algae, Oct. 16

Dr. Morgan Vis

The Environmental & Plant Biology Colloquium Series presents Dr. Morgan Vis on “Biogeography of Freshwater Red Algae: Changing Ideas about Cosmopolitan and Endemic Floras” on Friday, Oct. 16, at 11:50 a.m. in Porter 104. Vis is Professor and Chair of Environmental & Plant Biology at Ohio University. Abstract: Our understanding […]

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October 1, 2015 at 8:15 pmEvents

A&S Faculty Dominate Women in Science and Engineering Presentations

Wilson Hall

College of Arts & Sciences faculty dominated in presentations for the 2015 Women in Science and Engineering Program at Ohio University. Special thanks go to Dr. James Y. Tong, Professor Emeritus of Chemistry & Biochemistry, for organizing the annual event, held this year on April 9. Dr. Rebecca Barlag, Professor of […]

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April 13, 2015 at 3:31 pmNews

Logan High Students Learn about Plant Biology

Logan High Students Learn about Plant Biology

By Gretchen Gregory From Compass Fifty-five Logan High School students from Autum Barry and Alyssa Burns’ biomedical science class and advanced placement biology class learned about plant biology and biomedical research at Ohio University during a recent visit to the Athens Campus. Acid mine drainage mediation, photosynthesis and climate change, […]

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April 14, 2014 at 4:18 pmNews

Vis Names Newly Discovered Red Algae After California Professor

Vis Names Newly Discovered Red Algae After California Professor

  From California State University San Marcos News Center Researchers at Ohio University in collaboration with European colleagues have named a new group of red algae Sheathia after CSUSM professor Dr. Bob Sheath, an aquatic biologist and one of the preeminent experts on North American freshwater algae. The newly identified […]

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February 28, 2014 at 8:39 pmNews Research

AAUW Chapter Awarded Grant for Tech Savvy Program for Girls

AAUW Chapter Awarded Grant for Tech Savvy Program for Girls

The Ohio University branch of AAUW has been awarded a grant to establish a Tech Savvy program for girls in sixth through ninth grades on May 17. “This is a great opportunity for the Athens AAUW to partner with Ohio University and offer an exciting science program for middle school […]

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January 21, 2014 at 9:22 amNews