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Boaler IDs South Florida Plants on Everglades Trip

Boaler IDs South Florida Plants on Everglades Trip

By Julian Boaler ’14 Environmental and Plant Biology Major, Ohio University Summer internship at the Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden in Miami, FL Hey everyone, I was lucky enough to take part in a day-long trip to the Everglades to do a little plant identification while learning about the natural history […]

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July 9, 2013 at 6:33 pmIn Class News

Archaeological Field School Students Uncover Prehistoric Artifacts

Archaeological Field School Students Uncover Prehistoric Artifacts

By Angela Woodward Ten Ohio University students are spending the summer unearthing prehistoric artifacts – more than 1,000 years old – and analyzing their finds through the Ohio University Archaeological Field School. One of only a few such programs offered in the state of Ohio, the field school gives students […]

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July 8, 2013 at 2:11 pmIn Class

The Literature Student’s Guide to Study Abroad

The Literature Student’s Guide to Study Abroad

By Rachel Thomas Honors Tutorial College student studying Classics in Rome Education abroad is widely acknowledged to be an excellent way to deepen a student’s academic experience and exposure to other cultures and types of scholarship. Yet, for those of us whose fields concern predominantly non-material matters (or who study […]

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July 3, 2013 at 10:14 amIn Class

Geological Sciences Prof ‘Blown Away’ By Students’ Fieldwork

Geological Sciences Prof ‘Blown Away’ By Students’ Fieldwork

When she teaches, Associate Professor of Paleontology Dr. Alycia Stigall waits for that “aha!” moment when her students begin to connect the lectures with their work in the field. “In geology, there is no substitute for field experience,”said Stigall, who teaches in the Department of Geological Sciences in Ohio University’s College […]

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June 25, 2013 at 11:42 amIn Class News

Playing with a Paradox: An Arrival in Trastevere

Playing with a Paradox: An Arrival in Trastevere

By Rachel Thomas Honors Tutorial College student studying Classics in Rome Trastevere, a lively rione lying close to the Janiculum Hill and the Tiber at the same time, is a modern town with medieval bones. The streets—many of which are still paved in uneven, if charming, cobblestone—wind up and around, taking circuitous […]

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June 25, 2013 at 8:33 amIn Class

Schmidt: Invasive Species, Green Roofs, Prescribed Burns, 14,000 Acres

Schmidt: Invasive Species, Green Roofs, Prescribed Burns, 14,000 Acres

By Nate Schmidt ’13 Environmental and Plant Biology Student, Ohio University Hey everybody, As some of you know, I have been lucky enough to be interning at Bernheim for 12 weeks as a Natural Areas Intern in Clermont, Kentucky. I can’t believe it’s already been over a month. I’ve have […]

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June 20, 2013 at 7:43 pmIn Class News

Plant Bio Students Aim for Color on Radar Hill

Plant Bio Students Aim for Color on Radar Hill

Will Ohio University Plant Biology students bring colorful wildflowers and biodiversity to Radar Hill, planting seeds on a pasture-like hilltop little changed over the decades? “One of the problems is there aren’t seeds up there, and it’s not like good plants are going to get up on Radar Hill, invasive […]

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May 10, 2013 at 7:35 pmIn Class News