Post Tagged with: "environmental studies"

A&S and Wayne National Forest Continue Successful Internship Collaboration

2018 Interns, OHIO Faculty, and Wayne National Forest staff.

by Kristin Distel Ten Ohio University students from Anthropology, Environmental & Plant Biology, and Biological Sciences interned with the Wayne National Forest in summer 2018, marking trails, searching for rare species and habitats, and helping the forest staff prepare for upcoming projects. The partnership between Ohio University’s College of Arts […]

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December 14, 2018 at 2:25 pmNews

Voinovich’s Williams Wins Best Poster for Work on Chenopodium

Daniel Williams

The Food Studies theme congratulates Daniel Williams on receiving the best poster award at this year’s conference of the Society for Economic Botany and the Society of Ethnobiology. Williams is a second-year candidate in the Voinovich School of Leadership and Public Affairs’ Master of Science in Environmental Studies program. The […]

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June 25, 2018 at 9:46 amNews

Alumni News | Geyer Looks to Future in Disaster Recovery, Community Resiliency Field

Alumni News | Geyer Looks to Future in Disaster Recovery, Community Resiliency Field

Kelsie Geyer ’12 went to New Orleans for several months in 2017 to volunteer with local Red Cross chapter, New Orleans-Southeastern Louisiana. Her dream job has always incorporated the idea of helping communities overcome or prepare for whatever environmental challenges they may face. It wasn’t until after her first Red […]

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April 26, 2018 at 10:02 amAlumni

Food Studies | The Rise & Fall of the Postwar American Food System, Feb. 1

Dr. Bryan McDonald

Note: This event has been cancelled. The Food Studies theme welcomes Dr. Bryan McDonald on “The Rise & Fall of the Postwar American Food System” on Thursday, Feb. 1, at 6:30 p.m. in Schoonover 450. McDonald is Associate Professor of History at Penn State University. His talk will focus on […]

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February 1, 2018 at 11:59 pmAnnouncements Events

Notable Alumni | Professor Michael Kukral Leads Africa Field Studies at Rose-Hulman

Dr. Michael Kukral

Editor’s Note: The College of Arts & Sciences launches the Notable Alumni Awards, honoring 37 Notable Alumni in 2017 for broad accomplishments in their careers, a commitment to community service, and valuable contributions to Ohio University, the College of Arts & Sciences, and its students.   Michael Kukral ’82 Geography, […]

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October 25, 2017 at 6:17 pmAlumni News

Course Helps Graduate Students Write Up Their Research

Brooke Stokes (right) and Leanne Ketchum give each other feedback on their latest assignment in ELIP 5160: Writing for Research.

By Mary Vandeman After graduating with a B.S. in Geological Sciences, Ohio University alum Brooke Stokes was offered a job as a biologist. She soon realized that the lab setting was not what she enjoyed, so she chose to return to graduate school in the Environmental Studies program in the […]

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March 20, 2017 at 1:10 pmIn Class News

Food for Thought | Dr. Vandana Shiva, March 27

Food for Thought | Dr. Vandana Shiva, March 27

The Food for Thought Speaker Series presents Dr. Vandana Shiva to present on “Growing Local Food Resilience: A Response to the Global Industrial Food System” on March 27, 7 p.m. in Baker Theater. Shiva will discuss how rediscovering and promoting native and local food sources can provide resiliency to counter the global […]

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March 1, 2017 at 5:30 pmEvents