Post Tagged with: "environmental and plant biology news"

OHIO students educate the community about green roofs

Kyle Dunlop and Joel Compston made the design a reality at Rural Action's Maker Space. Photo by Steel Brooks.

 From Ohio University News By Kim Thompson, Ph.D. Associate Professor of Instruction in Environmental and Plant Biology in the College of Arts & Sciences Ohio University students are taking their voices, their models and even coloring books into the local community to demonstrate the benefits of green roofs to […]

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April 22, 2022 at 11:12 amNews

Intern will continue OHIO students’ nature trail work at Camp Kum Ba Ya

The Ohio University team at Camp Kum Ba Ya

From Ohio University News Camp Kum Ba Ya on Kentucky Lake is looking for an Ohio University student to serve as the camp nature intern this summer and to help implement a nature trail education system developed last fall by Ohio University professors and students from Environmental and Plant Biology. […]

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April 11, 2022 at 12:08 pmNews

Riley Rees receives Garden Club of America scholarship for summer research on carnation family

Riley Rees

From Ohio University News Riley Rees received a Garden Club of America scholarship for a summer research project in John Schenk’s lab studying the evolutionary history of carnations. Rees was awarded the 2022 Joan K. Hunt and Rachel M. Hunt Summer Scholarship in Field Botany for his project on Evolutionary […]

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April 8, 2022 at 3:20 pmNews Research

Student Enhancement Awards provide $134,433 in funding to 24 students in spring 2022

Julia Joos in the foreground, tortoise in the background.

From Ohio University News The Ohio University Student Enhancement Awards program provided 24 students this spring with a total of $134,433 in funding for their original research, scholarship and creative work. The Student Enhancement Awards are funded by the Office of the Vice President for Research and Creative Activity and […]

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March 23, 2022 at 5:03 pmResearch

Alumni News | Colin Kruse worked on NASA experiment, now he’s tackling national security, energy independence

Colin Kruse--protecting the country in Los Alamos National Lab.

From Ohio University News Four years of cool experiences and mind-bending research weren’t enough for Ohio University alumnus Colin Kruse. He returned for another six years as a staff researcher then graduate student. Now, he’s working to preserve national security and develop sustainable energy independence at the Los Alamos National […]

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March 16, 2022 at 9:51 amNews

Science Café goes ‘Globetrotting for Violets’ with Harvey Ballard on Feb. 15

The Lilliputian violet is no more than a centimeter tall.

From Ohio University Calendar The spring 2022 lineup for Ohio University’s Science Café features two professors talking about diverse topics—globetrotting for violets and the globalization of rhythm and blues. Harvey Ballard, Ph.D., takes the stage at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 15, at the Baker Center Theater to talk about […]

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February 9, 2022 at 8:43 amNews

Morgan Vis, Nukhet Sandal named associate deans in College of Arts & Sciences

Morgan Vis and Nukhet Sandal

From Ohio University News Drs. Morgan Vis and Nukhet Sandal have been named as associate deans in the College of Arts & Sciences, announced Dean Florenz Plassmann. Vis will start as Associate Dean on Jan. 3. Sandal will join as faculty fellow on Jan. 3 and become Associate Dean on […]

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December 7, 2021 at 2:32 pmNews