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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

Plant Club students dig the outdoors and help community

Removing grasses around the loofahs, peppers, tomatillos and onions in the Baker Center Edible Garden. The loofah plant has yellow flowers.

From Ohio University News By Kim Thompson Associate Professor of Instruction, Environmental & Plant Biology Sustainable Living Hub Leader Members of Ohio University’s Plant Club come from multiple colleges and majors, but they have one thing in common. They are interested in engaging with our natural resources and in hiking, […]

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November 29, 2021 at 11:17 amNews

Provost Undergraduate Research Fund offers awards to 28 OHIO students

Mallory Stowe and Caleb Sunderhaus, two awardees from the Painting + Drawing program in the School of Art + Design. Photos provided by the artists.

From Ohio University News The Ohio University Provost Undergraduate Research Fund (PURF) awards program has provided 28 students with a total of $34,764 in funding for their original research, scholarship and creative work this fall. The Provost Undergraduate Research Fund awards are administered by the Research Division. The program received 52 proposals […]

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November 23, 2021 at 2:20 pmNews

Science Cafe | Plants in Space: Athens, We Have a Problem, Oct. 14

From left, Alexander Meyers, Sarah Wyatt and Eric Land.

Ohio University’s Science Café kicks off the fall season with a researcher’s worst nightmare. There’s trouble 250 miles above Earth. When your “astronauts” are tiny seedlings, things can go wrong on the International Space Station.  Dr. Sarah Wyatt returns to the café stage at 5 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 14, at the […]

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September 17, 2021 at 9:32 amEvents

Plant Biology Colloquium | How to Get a Job in Plant Biology, Sept. 17

Dr. Glenn Matlack

The Environmental & Plant Biology Colloquium Series presents Dr. Glenn Matlack discussing “How to Get a Job in Plant Biology” on Sept. 17 from 11:50 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. This talk is aimed at both graduate and undergraduate students and will be in person (Porter 104) and streamed online via […]

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September 2, 2021 at 8:00 pmNews

Schenk to use desert flowers to pursue an unanswered question about macroevolution

Dr. John Schenk

From Ohio University News What can researchers learn about evolution from a family of flowering desert plants common to North America? Quite a lot, especially if they can get a nearly complete picture of an entire genus and observe not just changes in form, but also changes in function. Scientists […]

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August 16, 2021 at 1:06 pmResearch