Post Tagged with: "Harvey Ballard"

Happy Beginnings | Plant Biology Alum Says Answers Waiting to Be Found in Fossils

Indiana Jones: Surveying the geology of the Cretaceous Cloverly Formation in Wyoming (photo credit: Peter Wilf)

Editor’s Note: The Happy Beginnings series features recent College of Arts & Sciences graduates who are getting started in careers, graduate school and service. By MC Tilton, PACE Writer Ohio University alum Nathan Jud’s passion for fieldwork and fossils has taken him on a pathway through the Smithsonian, the Panama […]

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October 20, 2017 at 10:13 amAlumni

Students Share Findings from Wayne National Forest Internships

From left, students Devon Cottrill, Kyle Brooks, Trevor Somogyi, Sam Heckel, and Zachary Matthews

by Kristin Distel Five students, several Ohio University faculty and staff members, and representatives from Wayne National Forest came together on Aug. 1 to mark the successful completion of internships conducted by students in the departments of Anthropology, Environmental & Plant Biology, and Biological Sciences. The students shared photographs, major […]

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August 10, 2017 at 10:34 amNews

21 Arts & Sciences Faculty Earn Promotions

21 Arts & Sciences Faculty Earn Promotions

The Provost’s Office recently announced the promotion and tenure decisions, including 21 College of Arts & Sciences promotions that will take effect in August 2017. “Each year, I have the pleasure of reading the promotion dossiers of the faculty,” says Dr. Robert A. Frank, Dean of the College of Arts […]

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July 5, 2017 at 1:51 pmNews

It’s Spring — Time for Violet Jelly!

Common Blue Violet growing on campus

Springtime means wildflowers in the woods and lawns around campus. Violet expert Dr. Harvey Ballard, Associate Professor of Environmental & Plant Biology, has some advice. “It’s that time of the year, when the purple-flowered violets are blooming, and we can make delicious jelly! The Common Blue Violet, Viola sororia, is […]

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April 18, 2017 at 2:29 pmNews

Eight A&S Students Get OHIO Student Enhancement Awards

Amanda Biederman

Eight College of Arts & Sciences graduate students received Ohio University Student Enhancement Awards in spring 2017. Three of them are from Environmental & Plant Biology. And Dr. Viorel Popescu‘s lab in Biological Sciences features two winners. History and Psychology also were represented. The Ohio University Student Enhancement Awards program […]

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April 17, 2017 at 4:19 pmResearch

Undergraduate Searches for Key to Emerald Ash Borer Resistance

Jeremy Held with Emerald Ash

By Heather Willard, PACE Writer The forest pest Emerald ash borer, which kills Ash trees, has been an issue in the United States since it was first detected in 2002, but Jeremy Held thinks there may be hope for the endemic trees. He received a Provost Undergraduate Research Fund award […]

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February 2, 2017 at 2:24 pmResearch

Plant Biology Alum Has Tasty Career Based on Coffee and Chocolate

Courtney Denning

By Heather Willard ’17 Courtney Denning ’10 graduated from the College of Arts & Sciences at Ohio University with bachelor degrees in Applied Ecology and Women’s and Gender Studies. Now, seven years later, Denning is a successful professional with a career that takes advantage of some tasty tropical plants. Connect […]

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January 23, 2017 at 3:55 pmAlumni