Post Tagged with: "Brian McCarthy"

Faculty, Students Bring American Chestnut to Wayne National Forest

Faculty, Students Bring American Chestnut to Wayne National Forest

By McKenzie Powell From Compass Ohio University students and faculty spent a recent Saturday working with their counterparts from Hocking Technical College, Miami University, and volunteers from the community, U.S. Forest Service, the Ohio Department of Natural Resources, the National Wild Turkey Federation, and the American Chestnut Foundation on a […]

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November 5, 2014 at 10:53 amNews

Farm and Dairy Quotes McCarthy on Chestnut’s Chances

A Farm and Dairy article on “American chestnut on the comeback trail” quotes Dr. Brian McCarthy, Professor of Forest Ecology and Associate Dean for Faculty, Graduate Studies and Research in the College of Arts & Sciences at Ohio University. Dr. Brian C. McCarthy, an environmental and plant biology professor at […]

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September 19, 2014 at 11:16 amFaculty in the News In the News

Workshop for Graduate Students Interested in Submitting Doctoral Dissertation Improvement Grant, Sept. 24

The College of Arts & Sciences is offering a short 75-minute workshop for graduate students interested in submitting an NSF Doctoral Dissertation Improvement Grant on Wednesday, Sept. 24, from 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Wilson Hall 303. NSF provides Doctoral Dissertation Improvement Grants (DDIG) in various disciplines within the […]

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September 12, 2014 at 2:47 pmAnnouncements

Volunteers Needed to Plant Chestnut Trees at Wayne National Forest, Oct. 25

Dr. Brian McCarthy

Volunteers from the community are sought to help plant American chestnut trees in Wayne National Forest on Saturday, Oct. 25, from 10 a.m. till 3 p.m. Volunteers will plant up to 750 containerized seedlings from The American Chestnut Foundation seed orchards from Meadowview Nursery in Virginia. The seedlings are the […]

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September 9, 2014 at 6:32 pmFaculty in the News In the News News

Academic Leadership Group Being Organized for 2014-15

A College of Arts & Sciences Academic Leadership Group is being organized for the 2014-15 academic year, for faculty who are new or relatively new to academic leadership positions at the university or who are interested in academic leadership (e.g., as department chair, program director, graduate chair, or other academic […]

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August 6, 2014 at 4:03 pmAnnouncements

Will Hybrid American Chestnuts Help Reforest Mine Land?

Will Hybrid American Chestnuts Help Reforest Mine Land?

“The American chestnut (Castanea dentata) was once a dominant canopy species in the Eastern Deciduous Forest. Unfortunately, the species was decimated by the chestnut blight (Cryphonectria parasitica) in the early 20th century,” say Dr. Brian McCarthy and Lauren Bizzari in the introduction to their poster on “An experimental assessment of […]

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October 25, 2013 at 12:58 pmResearch

McCarthy: Why Amur Honeysuckle Threatens Midwestern Hardwood Forests

McCarthy: Why Amur Honeysuckle Threatens Midwestern Hardwood Forests

Dr. Brian McCarthy, College of Arts & Science Associate Dean for Faculty, Graduate Studies and Research and Professor of Forest Ecology, spoke on Amur honeysuckle, one of the top invading species in the United States, at the Invasive Ornamental Plant Symposium & Working Group” in Chicago last week. He discussed […]

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October 15, 2013 at 2:18 pmResearch