Post Tagged with: "Kim Thompson"

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

Thompson Promotes Green Roof in Chronicle Story on OHIO Innovation

Dr. Kim Thompson

Dr. Kim Thompson, Lecturer in Environmental & Plant Biology, was quoted along with other Ohio University officials in a Chronicle of Higher Education story headlined “This University’s ‘Accelerator’ Tests New Ideas for Teaching — and It’s Working.” Kim M. Thompson, a lecturer in environmental and plant biology, is enthusiastic about […]

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October 29, 2018 at 7:19 amFaculty in the News In the News

Plant Club Offers Hiking, Camaraderie, Conservation and Professional Development

In Zaleski State Forest, an “artist’s conk” mushroom. Photo and art by Connor Hall.

The Ohio University Plant Club is back for another fantastic year of hiking, camaraderie, conservation and professional development. All undergraduates are welcome to join the Plant Club! This group of undergraduate students loves plants and natural areas and members actively communicate about them using GroupMe. They have regular meetings and plan […]

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August 26, 2018 at 9:59 amNews

New Faculty Learning Community | Improving Learning Using Effective Writing Assignments

Using writing assignments (technical, creative, persuasive, summative, etc.) to support and assess learning will be the focus of a new Faculty Learning Community. “Whether you or your colleagues have ideas to share or need support in developing new assignments, please join or recommend this collaborative group, a faculty learning community […]

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August 11, 2018 at 3:51 pmAnnouncements

Women in Science Share Research Experiences, Career Insights

Dr. Janet Duerr explains the research she conducted as a student, studying thermoregulation in ground squirrels. Duerr joined OHIO in 2002.

A panel of Ohio University researchers made their love for science, math and engineering clear as they shared their scientific expertise and career insights with a Women in Science class on April 12. The class is made up of freshmen through seniors representing colleges across Ohio University. In groups composed […]

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April 27, 2018 at 1:05 pmIn Class News