Post Tagged with: "Kim Thompson"

Class of 2021 | Abby Moore Is Taking Her Plant Genetics Experience to Oregon State

Abby Moore

When Abby Moore graduates this spring, she’ll be the first in her family to go on to graduate school. At Ohio University, she majored in Environmental & Plant Biology and gained experience in plant genetics. This fall she’ll be starting a master’s program at Oregon State University. “I am really […]

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April 29, 2021 at 8:22 pmNews

Thompson Writes about Green Roof in Living Architecture Monitor

Schoonover Green Roof in August 2020. Photo: Maddy Salyer (Scripps College photojournalism major)

Dr. Kim Thompson authored a story headlined Green Roof Offers Learning Opportunities at Ohio University in the Living Architecture Monitor. Thompson, associate professor of instruction in Environmental & Plant Biology, also leads the Sustainable Living Hub at OHIO. In the article, she describes how the green roof project came together […]

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April 6, 2021 at 12:50 pmFaculty in the News In the News

New Houses on Campus: Because Bats Need Sustainable Living Spaces, Too!

Mikayla Schuyler and Dr. Kim Thompson put a roof on a bat house. Photo by Laura Bilson

From Ohio University News The Ohio University Sustainable Living Hub has added housing to its project list—students are putting up six bat houses around campus in the next few weeks. “Many people may be afraid of bats, especially when they find their way into your home or dorm, but they […]

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April 1, 2021 at 5:12 pmNews

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