Post Tagged with: "Kim Thompson"

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

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