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Food Studies | Final Harvest Takes Place Before Frost

From left, Jack Demain, Joy Kostansek, Dr. Art Trese, and Jules Collins with the final harvest for the fall 2017 Grover Market Sales.

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

Sarr Wins Grasselli Brown Faculty Teaching Award in the Humanities

Sarr Wins Grasselli Brown Faculty Teaching Award in the Humanities

Ohio University’s Arts & Sciences Awards Committee selected Dr. Assan Sarr, Assistant Professor of History, as the humanities recipient of the Jeanette G. Grasselli Brown Faculty Teaching Award for 2016-17. The decision was made last spring and announced this fall. The award recognizes “superior classroom performance, involvement with students beyond the […]

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November 6, 2017 at 10:48 amIn Class News

TriBeta Biology Fair Showcases Undergraduate Research Opportunities

TriBeta officers and members enjoy a hike in the Athens area.

The hallway of the Life Sciences Building was abuzz with conversation on Oct. 17 as Biological Sciences faculty members and students presented posters based on their research to students in the department. This annual research fair, hosted by Ohio University’s TriBeta (Beta Beta Beta) chapter, fair provides an opportunity for faculty […]

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November 3, 2017 at 9:17 amIn Class News

Geology Students Decipher Minerals in Virginia, Visit Smithsonian

Field lecture by Dr. Keith Milam

Fourteen undergraduate students in Dr. Keith Milam’s mineralogy class traveled to Virginia to visit an urban rock quarry and decipher the rocks that hold clues to the geology of Eastern North America. For many of the students, this was their first chance to use in the field what they’ve been […]

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October 26, 2017 at 9:00 amIn Class News

ELIP 1300 Harvests Ideas for Marketing Sustainable Food on Campus

Teammates Risa Shibayama, Austin Hopkins, Sydney Kovach, and Adam Razak check out the student garden area of OHIO’s Plant Biology Learning Gardens

By Dawn Bikowski What do students in the ELIP 1300 Business Relations and Communication Skills have to offer the local food movement or the Ohio University Food Studies theme? Can business students help identify new markets for produce grown at a magical place on campus with a bamboo forest and […]

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October 25, 2017 at 9:39 amIn Class News

Anatomy Learning Center Helps Students Learn Anatomy Principles

Instructor Jodie Foster and students in the Anatomy Learning Center. Students Pictured: Hannah Soltis, Morgan Olczak, Domonique Esposito, Mallorie Wells, Shalyn Foster

The Anatomy Learning Center was developed to accommodate the undergraduate pre-nursing and nutrition students in the BIOS 1300/1310 Human Anatomy and Physiology Labs. Biological Sciences deemed that it was critically important for students to learn anatomy on human bodies prior to clinical training and to expose students to the reality […]

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October 25, 2017 at 9:18 amIn Class News

Biological Sciences Helps Freshmen Connect with Support

Biological Sciences Helps Freshmen Connect with Support

Over the last two months, Ohio University’s newest undergraduate Biological Sciences students have taken their first college exams, completed their first laboratory experiments, and submitted their first college-level assignments. For some students, adjustment to college can be challenging. Biological Sciences has several programs to help support new students by providing […]

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October 21, 2017 at 4:32 pmEvents In Class