Post Tagged with: "environmental and plant biology news"

Messenger Quotes Cantino on Conservancy Funding to Purchase Land

Dr. Philip Cantino

Dr. Philip Cantino, Professor Emeritus of Environmental & Plant Biology, was quoted in an Athens Messenger article headlined “Athens Conservancy awarded more than $1 million in grant funding.” Among the three tracts the Athens Conservancy plans to purchase is “land from American Electric Power in York and Dover Twps. to […]

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April 20, 2018 at 8:08 amFaculty in the News In the News

Plant Biology Graduate Students’ Agenda Covers Mentoring to Invasive Plants

Sarah Smith, Kelsey Bryant, Laura Mason, Jen Hastings, Proma Basu, Zach Quirk, Colin Kruse, Al Meyers, Danny Wolf, panelists for the Plant Club on “What to do after College.”
Credit: Connor Hall

The Plant Biology Graduate Student Association has been active this year in mentoring undergraduates, judging science fairs, removing invasive plants, and more. As graduate students preparing for careers in plant science, the group came together during the year to attend American Association for the Advancement of Science webcasts on professional […]

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April 17, 2018 at 4:33 pmNews

Students Talk Plants with Children at Science & Engineering Festival

Ava Heller helps a schoolchild use a microscope.

Dr. Sarah Wyatt, Professor of Environmental & Plant Biology, and two students helped staff the American Society of Plant Biologists booth at the USA Science & Engineering Festival April 7-8 in Washington, D.C. The festival is the nation’s largest celebration of STEM, with more than 350,000 attendees. At the ASPB […]

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April 12, 2018 at 9:03 amNews

WOUB Quotes Trese: China Tariffs Not Affecting Local Farming

Dr. Art Trese

WOUB Digital quoted Dr. Art Trese, Associate Professor of Environmental & Plant Biology, in a story headlined “Local Farmers Unaffected by China Tariffs.” Ohio University Environmental and Plant Biology Professor Art Trese said he also believes in the importance of supporting local farming. “I think the local value is that […]

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April 5, 2018 at 4:26 pmFaculty in the News In the News

Senior Adds ‘Certified Interpretive Guide’ to His Resume

Jordan Francisco

by Kristin Distel Senior Jordan Francisco ’18 is known among his friends as “the plant doctor”—an apt name for the Environmental & Plant Biology major who says, “Plants make up 90 percent of my life.” Connect with Jordan Francisco on LinkedIn. Thanks to a four-day training session provided by OHIO’s […]

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April 3, 2018 at 1:58 pmNews

Scientific Writing Class Student Poster Session, April 19

Students in an Environmental & Plant Biology scientific writing course will hold a poster session on Thursday, April 19, from 9:15 to 10 a.m. in the fourth floor lobby and hallway at Porter Hall. “This is a great opportunity to see what your colleagues and friends are working on,” notes […]

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April 1, 2018 at 7:30 pmEvents

Two Plant Biology Students Get Enhancement Awards

Anne Sternberger

From Office of Research News Two Environmental & Plant Biology graduate student received Ohio University Student Enhancement Awards for their original research, scholarship and creative work this spring. A total of 27 students received $131,187 in funding. The Student Enhancement Awards are funded by the Office of the Vice President […]

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March 29, 2018 at 2:37 pmNews Research