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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

Five Students Win Honors at Plant Biology Midwestern Meeting

Five Students Win Honors at Plant Biology Midwestern Meeting

The American Society of Plant Biologists Midwestern Section annual meeting in Columbus on March 22-23. Doctoral student Wen Dong and undergraduate student researchers Avery Tucker, Megan Moore, Sean Fenstemaker, and  Tayler DeBrosse won awards for their presentations. Avery E. Tucker, an Undergraduate Research Assistant in the Wyatt Lab, won Best […]

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March 24, 2014 at 5:58 pmNews

How Do They Know Which Way Is Up?

How Do They Know Which Way Is Up?

Gravity. Actors Sandra Bullock and George Clooney provided a theatrical look at how humans might experience the lack of gravity in space. But what about plants? Humans have touched the moon and sequenced the human genome. But answers to how plants respond to gravity are just now being unlocked—by students […]

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January 30, 2014 at 12:53 pmIn Class 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

Science Café: Grounded by Gravity, Jan. 22

Science Café: Grounded by Gravity, Jan. 22

Dr. Sarah Wyatt, Professor of Environmental and Plant Biology, explores gravity—through the perspective of plants—in a Science Café on Jan. 22 at 5 p.m. in the Baker Center Front Room. Gravity is responsible for keeping life on Earth grounded, literally, and with the advent of space travel we now have […]

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January 20, 2014 at 9:24 amEvents

Young Scholars Ages 10-17 Learn with OHIO Professors

Young Scholars Ages 10-17 Learn with OHIO Professors

Young scholars from 12 states, Canada and Spain visited Ohio University recently to spend a few days with faculty members on topics from poetry to fuel cells. This was the third year Ohio University has hosted a Young Scholars OHIO program. “This year 48 students, aged 10 to 17, and […]

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October 24, 2013 at 8:29 amNews