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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

Thompson Receives Award, Coordinates Green Roof Project Outreach

Johnny Murray and John Corcella of the Renaissance Engineers help a child collect and measure water runoff from models of green and traditional rooftops. They build this system using an aquarium, rooftop shingles and the plant, Sedum.

Dr. Kim Thompson, Environmental & Plant Biology Lecturer, received a $10,000 Zero Impact Fund award from PepsiCo for her proposed project, Advancing Sustainability at Ohio University with a Green Roof. Thompson also reports that her Green Roof Project budget of $235,000 for the second phase of this project was approved […]

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April 14, 2019 at 12:51 pmNews

Faculty Learning Community Discusses Strategies for Improved Writing Across Disciplines

Faculty Learning Community Discusses Strategies for Improved Writing Across Disciplines

By Dr. Kim Thompson Environmental and Plant Biology A Faculty Learning Community on Improving Writing Assignments met last semester to identify strategies for improving student writing across disciplines. Our group, led by Kim Thompson (Environmental & Plant Biology), included Matthew Barrile (Modern Languages), Christina Beers (Economics), Lindsay Dhanani (Psychology), Chris […]

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March 16, 2019 at 4:07 pmNews

Post Quotes Thompson on Why Poinsettias Are Red

Dr. Kim Thompson

Dr. Kim Thompson, Lecturer in Environmental & Plant Biology, was quoted by the Post in a story headlined “Poinsettias signify the holiday season.” “The interesting thing about poinsettias is that their red leaves appear to be flowers,” Kim Thompson, a lecturer of environmental and plant biology, said. Poinsettias originate from […]

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December 3, 2018 at 8:06 amFaculty in the News In the News