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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

Boaler: My Internship at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden!

Boaler: My Internship at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden!

By Julian Boaler ’14 Environmental and Plant Biology Major, Ohio University Hello everyone! I have been very fortunate to be able to take part in a 10 week internship at the Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden in Miami, Florida, for the summer (kudos to Dr. Ballard for setting it up)! I’ve […]

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June 20, 2013 at 3:50 pmNews

Atlas Language: You Have to Learn Arabic to Get off This Island

Atlas Language: You Have to Learn Arabic to Get off This Island

  In Voyage, a new game developed by Ohio University students, players will have to learn Arabic to get off the island. Voyage will set the player on an island as a shipwrecked sailor after a monstrous storm. On the island, only Arabic is spoken. The player must explore the […]

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June 18, 2013 at 5:04 pmAlumni News

Razor Dynamics: A Richer Answer to ‘Where am I?’

Razor Dynamics: A Richer Answer to ‘Where am I?’

Gary Grant is putting his computer science and philosophy studies together in search for a richer answer to the timeless question, “Where am I?” The Ohio University student has teamed up with Christian “Rico” Sagardia, a master’s student in electrical engineering, to form a startup company to improve existing navigation […]

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June 18, 2013 at 4:33 pmNews

Schmittauer’s Students Learn to be ‘Loud and Proud’ in Malaysia

Schmittauer’s Students Learn to be ‘Loud and Proud’ in Malaysia

by Katie Schmittauer Fulbright U.S. Student Program, Malaysia Retiring (adj): Reserved, shy. Example: The retiring young student hid her face behind her hands and refused to speak when Miss Katie asked her a question. Studying for the GRE gave me creative new vocabulary to describe my problem, but failed to provide […]

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June 18, 2013 at 2:45 pmNews

2nd Lt. McKenzie Reports for Duty at Kapaun Air Station, Germany

2nd Lt. McKenzie Reports for Duty at Kapaun Air Station, Germany

  By Thomas McKenzie ’13 Second Lieutenant, U.S. Air Force, 21st Operational Weather Squadron at Kapaun Air Station, Germany This past November, my detachment commander reported that my first Active Duty Air Force assignment will be at Kapaun Air Station, Germany. I was both excited and nervous, as I immediately […]

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June 18, 2013 at 11:17 amAlumni News

Top 10: A Tiny Violet, Stumbled Upon in the Andes

Top 10: A Tiny Violet, Stumbled Upon in the Andes

High in the towering Andes Mountains of Peru, Professor Hugh Iltis was on his hands and knees looking for the haze filter that had fallen off his camera. Like Gulliver amid the Lilliputians, he stared at a miniaturized world through his hand lens. The year was 1962. The tiny plant […]

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June 18, 2013 at 11:14 amNews Research