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Green Roof Project Provides Classroom Materials for Faculty

Russ College Mechanical Engineering Students, Kyle and Joel, build a prototype of a green roof model that will be donated to a local school. Photo: Steel Brooks, Scripps College graduate student (2021).

 The Ohio University green roof project continues to engage students in research, education, and communications initiatives—and now offers classroom materials that can be used by faculty. “Weight limits on the green roof prevent us from making the space open to the community, but faculty and students continue to make […]

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January 15, 2021 at 10:52 amNews

Collect red oak acorns on College Green—or under any oak tree—on Sept. 19

Red oak acorns on College Green.

From Ohio University News Students, faculty, staff and the greater Athens community are invited to help collect red oak acorns at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 19, on the College Green, following socially distant and mask protocols. Some of the College Green acorns will be refrigerated to “stratify” them for […]

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September 1, 2020 at 7:30 pmEvents

OHIO News | Green Roof Takes Root on Schoonover

From left, an Omni Ecosystems employee explains the irrigation system to Elaine Goetz and project manager Brody Bauers.

“Schoonover Center is a little greener after the installation of a green roof over the main lobby was completed on July 2. The green roof has added benefits by supporting student learning and engaging the OHIO community in a sustainability mission,” reports Ohio University News in a story headlined “Schoonover […]

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July 13, 2020 at 12:12 pmNews

CANCELED | Sign Up Now | Tech Savvy for Girls in Grades 6-9 is May 9

Girls race the cars they built in the Fuel Cell Car workshop.

Note: This event is canceled. Girls in grades 6-9 are invited to Tech Savvy, hosted by Ohio University on May 9, 2020. Register online for Tech Savvy. A full day of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) activities with scientists runs from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in Walter Hall. […]

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March 5, 2020 at 12:00 pmAnnouncements News

Living Architecture Monitor Quotes Thompson on OHIO’s Green Roof Project

Dr. Kim Thompson

The Living Architecture Monitor quotes Dr. Kim Thompson, Assistant Professor of Instruction in Environmental & Plant Biology, in a story headlined “Ohio University Receives Grants for Green Roof Project.” Right now the roof connected to the third floor of Schoonover Center at Ohio University is empty. Small pieces of equipment […]

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March 5, 2020 at 9:02 amFaculty in the News In the News

Green Roof To Take Root This Spring atop Schoonover

The roof over the entrance to Schoonover Center will become a green roof in Spring 2020. Photo by Ben Siegel/Ohio University

From Ohio University News Ohio University’s new green roof project will soon be taking root this spring on the roof over the Schoonover Center lobby. A series of grants, including an Academic Innovation Accelerator grant for $256,000, is making the project possible, said Dr. Kim Thompson, Assistant Professor of Instruction […]

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February 20, 2020 at 4:06 pmIn Class News

Students Plan to Raise the Green Roof

Students enjoy local food while discussing ideas in their groups

From Ohio University News By Hope Roberts Thirty-one Ohio University students—both graduate and undergraduate, from seven colleges and 14 different majors—got together Nov. 7 to share information about their past involvement in green roof-related projects and brainstorm ideas for building, researching and promoting the green roof project planned for the […]

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December 2, 2019 at 9:27 amIn Class News