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Only in Your State Calls Dysart Woods a ‘True Hidden Gem’

Only in Your State Calls Dysart Woods a ‘True Hidden Gem’

“Tucked away in Belmont County and carefully preserved by Ohio University, there’s a 50-acre tract of old-growth oak forest few Ohioans know about,” writes April Day for a story headlined “Explore An Old-Growth Forest In Ohio At Dysart Woods, A True Hidden Gem.” Often referred to as a “Land of […]

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September 15, 2020 at 6:30 pmIn the News

DeForest Authors Several Papers on Enzyme Activity in Southeast Ohio Soil

Dr. Jared DeForest

Dr. Jared DeForest has authored several journal articles this year, most recently continuing his research on the effects of fertilizer on the soil in southeast Ohio forests. DeForest has been studying changes in the nutrient composition of the soil in forests, including a rise in the maple tree population and […]

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September 14, 2020 at 9:28 pmResearch

Ecolunch | Multi-phase Dispersal of Perennial Forest Herb Seeds by Scatter-hoarding Rodents, Sept. 23

Delaney Gibbs

The Ecolunch Seminar Series presents Delaney Gibbs discussing “The multi-phase dispersal of perennial forest herb seeds by scatter-hoarding rodents” on Wednesday, Sept. 23, from 11:50 a.m. to 12:40 p.m. Gibbs is a graduate student in Environmental & Plant Biology. Join Microsoft Teams Meeting +1 614-706-6572 United States, Columbus (Toll) Conference […]

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September 8, 2020 at 6:30 pmEvents

Collect red oak acorns on College Green—or under any oak tree—on Sept. 19

Red oak acorns on College Green.

From Ohio University News Students, faculty, staff and the greater Athens community are invited to help collect red oak acorns at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 19, on the College Green, following socially distant and mask protocols. Some of the College Green acorns will be refrigerated to “stratify” them for […]

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September 2, 2020 at 7:30 pmEvents

Wyatt, Alumnus Head to Kennedy Space Center, Prepare for Next Space Flight

Wyatt, Alumnus Head to Kennedy Space Center, Prepare for Next Space Flight

Two Ohio University plant biologists spent Aug. 25-26 at Kennedy Space Center in Florida for a Science Verification Test (SVT) in preparation for their upcoming flight to the International Space Station. Actually, it’s not that Dr. Sarah Wyatt and Ohio University alumnus and post-doctoral researcher Dr. Alexander Meyers are making […]

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September 2, 2020 at 4:34 pmResearch

Hua lab uncovers broad spectrum of intracellular activities involving protein degradation

Dr. Zhihua Hua

Proteins are nanoparticle machines in cells involved in thousands of metabolic pathways. The precise management of their functions is critical to the survival or healthy status of a cell. One essential management is to determine when and what proteins should be removed at different growth and developmental stages of a […]

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August 31, 2020 at 7:34 pmResearch

Alumni News | Bull Elected Fellow of American Phytopathological Society

Dr. Carolee T. Bull

Ohio University alum Dr. Carolee T. Bull (’85 Plant Biology) was elected a fellow of the American Phytopathological Society, an honor given to members in recognition of distinguished contributions to the discipline of plant pathology, according to Penn State University, where she is professor of systematic bacteriology and plant pathology […]

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August 25, 2020 at 1:18 pmAlumni