Post Tagged with: "Harvey Ballard"

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

Brazil Researcher Names New Species After Colleague Harvey Ballard

Harvey Ballard and Juliana De Paula Souza

Dr. Juliana De Paula Souza of Federal University of São João del-Rei in Brazil has named a new species of Latin American violet—Anchietea ballardii—after Dr. Harvey Ballard, Associate Professor of Environmental & Plant Biology at Ohio University. “Juliana first visited my lab, for two months in spring and summer 2008 […]

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October 28, 2016 at 1:41 pmNews

PBIO Colloquium | Systematic and Evolutionary Studies on Violets: More Going on Than We Thought, Oct. 21

Dr. Harvey Ballard

The Environmental & Plant Biology Colloquium Series presents Dr. Harvey Ballard on “Systematic and evolutionary studies on violets: There’s a lot more going on than we thought” on Friday, Oct. 21, at 11:50 a.m. in Porter Hall 104. Ballard is Associate Professor of Environmental and Plant Biology at Ohio University. Abstract: With easy […]

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October 1, 2016 at 7:00 pmEvents

Greenhouse Manager Harold Blazier Receives Outstanding Staff Award

Harold Blazier answers Owen Poteet's questions about the specializations of a Nepenthes plant. Poteet is a plant biology major and volunteers at the greenhouse.

Harold Blazier, Greenhouse Manager in Environmental & Plant Biology, was selected for the College of Arts & Sciences Outstanding Staff Award for 2015-16. Blazier was nominated by Dr. Morgan Vis, Professor and department chair, and others from the department and beyond for his outstanding work as the greenhouse manager. The […]

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June 1, 2016 at 2:02 pmNews

Vis Gets Outstanding Faculty Research and Scholarship Award

Pressing of Batrachospermum (the frog spawn alga) that Morgan Vis studies

By Sydney Dawes PACE Writer Environmental & Plant Biology Dr. Morgan Vis, Professor and Chair of Environmental & Plant Biology, received the College of Arts & Sciences Outstanding Faculty Research and Scholarship Award for 2015-16. The award is given to a faculty member in the College of Arts & Sciences […]

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May 18, 2016 at 12:17 pmResearch