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Snell gets NSF grant to transform the model for examining climate change and forests

Dr. Rebecca Snell

From Ohio University News Dr. Rebecca Snell will construct a new way to predict how forests might respond to climate change—filling in some big gaps in scientists’ methods and knowledge—thanks to a National Science Foundation grant designed for potentially transformative research. Her study will bridge the space between empirical studies where […]

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July 6, 2021 at 1:44 pmNews Research

Oyeyemi Ajayi Continues His Work on Plant Cell Walls, Biofuel Potential as Post-Doc

Oyeyemi Ajayi

As Oyeyemi Ajayi leaves Athens and heads to Penn State this month, his family is a little bigger, having welcomed a daughter, and his title is a little longer, having added a Ph.D. in Environmental & Plant Biology. He’s leaving cozy Athens for Happy Valley, another rustic college town. And […]

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July 6, 2021 at 12:58 pmNews Research

Trustees approve Emeriti status for 9 Arts & Sciences faculty

Trustees approve Emeriti status for 9 Arts & Sciences faculty

Nine College of Arts & Sciences faculty have been granted emeritus status this spring by the Ohio University Board of Trustees. This honor recognizes retired individuals who have rendered dedicated and outstanding service to Ohio University and have been recommended by their colleagues and supervisors. June 2021 Mark Alicke, 30 […]

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July 2, 2021 at 3:54 pmNews

Wyatt Receives Baker Award for ‘Plant Gravitropic Signaling: New Approaches to Old Questions’

Dr. Sarah Wyatt in the growth lab with a model of the Falcon rocket that will take their experiment to the International Space Station. Photo by Ben Siegel

Dr. Sarah Wyatt was one of five Ohio University faculty receiving John C. Baker Fund awards for research, scholarship and creative work during spring semester 2021. Wyatt is professor of Environmental & Plant Biology and director of the Molecular & Cellular Biology program. Endowed in 1961 by a gift of […]

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May 10, 2021 at 9:54 amResearch

Class of 2021 | Abby Moore Is Taking Her Plant Genetics Experience to Oregon State

Abby Moore

When Abby Moore graduates this spring, she’ll be the first in her family to go on to graduate school. At Ohio University, she majored in Environmental & Plant Biology and gained experience in plant genetics. This fall she’ll be starting a master’s program at Oregon State University. “I am really […]

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April 29, 2021 at 8:22 pmNews

Snell’s Restoration Ecology Class Helps Restore Biodiversity on Radar Hill

A group of OHIO students working on Radar Hill in 2019. Photo Credit: Rebecca Snell

By Olivia Mayernik From Ohio University News Ohio University’s Environmental & Plant Biology Department has been working to help restore biodiversity on Radar Hill within The Ridges Land Lab for nearly a decade. Dr. Rebecca Snell, assistant professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, teaches PBIO 3330 (Restoration Ecology) […]

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April 28, 2021 at 5:10 pmIn Class News

Class of 2021 | Delaney Gibbs Will Help Conserve Athens’ Special Natural Areas

Delaney Gibbs

Delaney Gibbs is staying local and staying committed to the environment after she graduates this spring from Ohio University. She’ll be graduating with a master’s degree in Environmental & Plant Biology and then heading to the Athens Conservancy, where she will work to help maintain some of the really special […]

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April 20, 2021 at 12:14 pmNews