Post Tagged with: "Bekka Brodie"

Ecolunch | Undergraduates on Flies, Bird Blow Flies & Non-Biting Midges, Feb. 12

Maddie Sudnick on a rope bridge

Ecolunch presents three students in an “Undergraduate Extravaganza” on Feb. 12 from 11:50 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. in Irvine 159. The three students are working with Dr. Bekka S. Brodie, Assistant Professor of Instruction in Biological Sciences and OHIO Honors Coordinator. Evelyn Blakeman, a second-year student double majoring in Plant […]

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January 2, 2020 at 1:30 pmEvents

OHIO Undergraduate Researchers Rock the Insect World

OHIO delegation at Entomological Society of America.

Like moths to a flame, entomologists swarmed to the annual Entomological Society of America (ESA) conference to communicate what they have learned about the insects they study.  This year the conference was held Nov. 16-20 in St. Louis. Ohio University undergraduate research students Madeline Sudnick, Evelyn Blakeman, and Mitch Duffner—compelled […]

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December 4, 2019 at 2:04 pmIn Class Research

Newsmakers Gala Touts 112 A&S Faculty Researchers

Newsmakers Gala Touts 112 A&S Faculty Researchers

Applied research relevant to 21st century issues was on stage as College of Arts & Sciences faculty were recognized at Ohio University’s 2019 newsmakers gala. Members of the Ohio University community gathered Oct. 3 to celebrate the hundreds of OHIO faculty who promote the research, expertise and overall excellence of […]

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October 4, 2019 at 12:35 pmNews

Let’s Have a Chat about the Birds and … Flies?

Two-day-old purple martin, Progne subis, nestlings. (Hope the blow flies don't find them!)

Spring is here, and love is in the air! The birds are singing, plants are flowering, and insects are pollinating. For Ohio University biologists, it means that nature has entered the spring romantic phase—and it is time to get out into the field. Undergraduate researcher Madeline Sudnick is in the […]

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May 6, 2019 at 12:59 pmNews Research

Biologists Lure Long Horned Beetles to Diversity Study in Romania

Biologists Lure Long Horned Beetles to Diversity Study in Romania

 “The Insect Apocalypse Is Here!” This is not a blockbuster starring Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, but the title of a November 2018 New York Times editorial that summarized some worrying trends in biodiversity conservation. Several recent studies from places as different as South American jungles and Germany have documented […]

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February 3, 2019 at 9:30 amResearch

Sustainability | Conversation about Sustainable Pest Management, Oct. 25

Sustainability | Conversation about Sustainable Pest Management, Oct. 25

The Sustainability Studies theme presents Dr. Bekka Brodie on “Sustainable Solutions: A Conversation about Sustainable Pest Management” on Thursday, Oct. 25, from 4:30 to 6 p.m. in Alden Library 319 (Friends of the Library Room). Worried about the growing use of chemicals in agriculture and pest management? Come and learn […]

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October 1, 2018 at 6:00 pmEvents

OHIO Researchers Called Upon to Solve Midge Fly Infestation in Ohio Waste Water Treatment Plants

Honors Tutorial College student Mitch Duffner with bioassaying flashing LED lights, mimicking midge wingbeat frequencies at Alum Creek Water Reclamation Facility.

Ever wonder what happens to the water when it goes down the drain or toilet? Eventually, it ends up at a water reclamation facility, where it is filtered, cleansed and converted back into water that can be used for other purposes, such as agricultural irrigation, replenishing surface and ground water, […]

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August 26, 2018 at 5:29 pmNews Research