Post Tagged with: "environmental and plant biology news"

Green Roof Project Provides Classroom Materials for Faculty

Russ College Mechanical Engineering Students, Kyle and Joel, build a prototype of a green roof model that will be donated to a local school. Photo: Steel Brooks, Scripps College graduate student (2021).

 The Ohio University green roof project continues to engage students in research, education, and communications initiatives—and now offers classroom materials that can be used by faculty. “Weight limits on the green roof prevent us from making the space open to the community, but faculty and students continue to make […]

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January 15, 2021 at 10:52 amNews

Alumni, Colleagues Celebrate Rothwell’s Discoveries about Plant Evolution

Dr. Gar Rothwell

Distinguished Professor Emeritus Gar Rothwell just keeps discovering new things. That’s because he keeps looking. Rothwell may have “retired” from Ohio University in 2010, but he has continued his work, contributing an additional 62 scientific studies since that time, including 11 journal articles in 2020. As alumna Dr. Kathleen Pigg ’80BS, […]

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November 17, 2020 at 10:25 amNews Research

2 A&S Faculty Chosen for MAC’s Academic Leadership Development Program

From left, Cynthia Anderson, Lisa Harrison, Jason Trembly and Morgan Vis were selected as this year's Mid-American Conference (MAC) Academic Leadership Development Program Fellows.

From Ohio University News Two Arts & Sciences faculty are among four from Ohio University selected as the 2020-21 Mid-American Conference Academic Leadership Development Program (ALDP) Fellows: Cynthia Anderson, professor and chair of Sociology and Anthropology and director of Women’s, Gender & Sexuality Studies in the College of Arts & […]

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October 7, 2020 at 3:32 pmNews

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

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

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 1, 2020 at 7:30 pmEvents