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Samuel Gutherz Awarded Graduate College Fellowship

Samuel Gutherz

From Ohio University News This year five named fellowships were funded through the Graduate College, in the amount of $2,000 per semester for academic year 2021-22. This is in addition to a student’s existing appointment. The Graduate College Fellowship goes to Samuel Gutherz, who is pursuing a Ph.D. in Biological Sciences […]

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May 4, 2021 at 12:07 pmNews

Nicole Hess Looks at Genetic Mutations to Learn More about Hearing Loss

2021 Goldwater Scholar Nicole Hess works in the lab. Photo by Rich-Joseph Facun/Ohio University

Excerpted from Ohio University News When Nicole Hess was a freshman at Ohio University, she was looking for a research project that was more human-focused. After discussing with her adviser, Dr. Soichi Tanda, he invited her to join his lab to conduct research on hearing loss. Hess, a Honors Tutorial […]

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April 28, 2021 at 6:11 pmResearch

Biology, Engineering Students Win Three Minute Thesis Competition

Cassandra Thompson

From Ohio University News Three graduate students walked away winners from the 2021 Ohio University Three Minute (3MT) Thesis Competition finals hosted by the Graduate College on March 24. “The Three-Minute Thesis competition showcases the phenomenal research our OHIO graduate students are doing,” says Dr. Becky Bushey-Miller, director of communications […]

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March 31, 2021 at 4:28 pmNews Research

Nine Biology Students Get Student Enhancement Awards for Research

Ryan Brown

From Ohio University News Nine Biological Sciences students are among 21 students receiving Ohio University Student Enhancement Award funding for their original research, scholarship and creative work this spring. The Student Enhancement Awards are funded by the Office of the Vice President for Research and Creative Activity and administered by […]

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March 29, 2021 at 11:05 amNews Research

Thompson Discovers Tadpoles Coping with Drier Conditions, Sheds Light on Effects of Climate Change

Left: Metamorph from a fast-drying pool. Right: Metamorph from a slow-drying pool. Photo by Kyle Brooks.

From Ohio University News Warmer spring weather is bringing the familiar early sounds of spring peepers and wood frogs calling. These amphibians breed in temporary vernal pools, which are small bodies of water that are critical habitat to many amphibians and aquatic invertebrates. Ohio University researchers have discovered some new […]

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March 17, 2021 at 1:05 pmNews

Class of 2021 | Shasta Kamara Accepted to Grad Program in Marine and Environmental Biology

Shasta Kamara

Editor’s Note: The Happy Beginnings series features recent College of Arts & Sciences graduates who are getting started in careers, graduate school and service. Shasta Kamara, a senior marine, freshwater, and environmental biology major, will be starting her master’s degree in Marine and Environmental Biology next fall at Nichols State […]

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March 12, 2021 at 12:26 pmNews

Popescu Challenges Students to Tackle World’s ‘Wicked’ Environmental Problems in New Textbook

Dr. Viorel Popescu

Dr. Viorel Popescu brings an urgency about environmental issues around the country and the world to today’s college students in a new edition of a textbook on conservation biology. “By embracing new theory and practice and documenting many examples of both conservation successes and the hard lessons of real-world ‘wicked’ […]

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March 5, 2021 at 3:24 pmResearch