Post Tagged with: "environmental and plant biology alumni"

Alumni Honor Legacy of Distinguished Professor Emeritus Norman Cohn with Fellowship

Dr. Norman Cohn

By Zulfa Rizqiya From Compass Sometimes in college, you meet a professor who ignites a passion within you, changing your life forever. For Ohio University alumni Ralph Quatrano, Bob Goldberg and Dean DellaPenna Jr., that professor was undoubtedly Norman “Norm” S. Cohn. When they discovered the news of Cohn’s passing […]

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February 4, 2017 at 3:54 pmAlumni News

Plant Biology Alum Has Tasty Career Based on Coffee and Chocolate

Courtney Denning

By Heather Willard ’17 Courtney Denning ’10 graduated from the College of Arts & Sciences at Ohio University with bachelor degrees in Applied Ecology and Women’s and Gender Studies. Now, seven years later, Denning is a successful professional with a career that takes advantage of some tasty tropical plants. Connect […]

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January 23, 2017 at 3:55 pmAlumni

Community Remembers Norman Cohn, Distinguished Professor Emeritus

Dr. Norman Cohn

Dr. Norman Cohn, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Environmental & Plant Biology, age 86, died on June 29, 2016, at his home in Pittsburgh, PA, where he lived with his wife of 60 years, Margaret “Peggy” Cohn. He had joined the Ohio University faculty in 1959 after having earned his B.S. […]

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July 5, 2016 at 12:20 pmNews

Plant Biology Alum Headed Food Safety at PepsiCo, Gets International Award

Dale Morton

Ohio University alum R. Dale Morton ’81 receives the 2016 Grocery Manufacturers Association Food Safety Award at the International Association for Food Protection’s Annual Meeting in August. Previously Senior Director of Global Food Safety for PepsiCo Inc., Morton is now president of Morton Food Safety Associates LLC, providing expertise in […]

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June 13, 2016 at 3:06 pmAlumni Alumni in the News In the News

PBIO Alum Using Fulbright To Study Plants in the Galapagos

Dr. Ross McCauley

By Sydney Dawes Environmental & Plant Biology Ohio University alum Dr. Ross McCauley received a Fulbright and will be spending next winter in the Galapagos and mainland South America researching Amaranth species. McCauley started his work with the Amaranthaceae family for his Ph.D. dissertation with Dr. Harvey Ballard in the […]

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March 20, 2016 at 12:45 pmAlumni News

PBIO Colloquium | Alum on ‘Embryology in Cardiopteris,’ Feb. 12

Dr. Melanie Schori

The Environmental & Plant Biology Colloquium Series presents Dr. Melanie Schori on “Embryology in Cardiopteris” on Friday, Feb. 12, at 11:50 a.m. in Porter 104. Schori is a Visiting Scholar in the Environmental & Plant Biology Department and an Ohio University alumnus, earning a Ph.D. in 2010. Abstract: Embryology, which focuses […]

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February 1, 2016 at 9:15 pmAlumni Events

Jimmy Tong: Four Decades of WISE Guidance

Professor Emeritus of Chemistry James Tong. Photo by Jean Andrews/Ohio University.

Forty years ago there were very few women students or women faculty members in science and engineering fields at public universities—anywhere. Dr. James Tong, Professor of Chemistry & Biochemistry at Ohio University, decided it was time to correct this stark imbalance. In an era when most young women were not […]

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June 24, 2015 at 1:14 pmNews