Post Tagged with: "Kim Thompson"

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

Plant Biology Graduate Students’ Agenda Covers Mentoring to Invasive Plants

Sarah Smith, Kelsey Bryant, Laura Mason, Jen Hastings, Proma Basu, Zach Quirk, Colin Kruse, Al Meyers, Danny Wolf, panelists for the Plant Club on “What to do after College.”
Credit: Connor Hall

The Plant Biology Graduate Student Association has been active this year in mentoring undergraduates, judging science fairs, removing invasive plants, and more. As graduate students preparing for careers in plant science, the group came together during the year to attend American Association for the Advancement of Science webcasts on professional […]

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April 17, 2018 at 4:33 pmNews

Thompson Proposes Green Roof Project for Academic Accelerator

Dr. Kim Thompson

The Office of Instructional Innovation’s Ideation Event on Oct. 20 sparked new ideas for teaching and learning that could be implemented across OHIO. After in-depth discussion and guidance between attendees and Advisory Group members, these ideas were transformed into formal proposals to receive support through the Academic Innovation Accelerator. Among […]

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November 28, 2017 at 9:20 amNews

Spring 2018 | Making and Breaking Law Theme Highlights Exciting Courses

Spring 2018 | Making and Breaking Law Theme Highlights Exciting Courses

The Center for Law, Justice & Culture welcomes students of all majors to sign up for the many exciting Making and Breaking the Law theme courses in Spring 2018. Please contact theme leader, Dr. Haley Duschinski,for more information about the theme and to receive a poster listing all Making and Breaking the Law courses offered in […]

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October 17, 2017 at 10:42 amNews

Plant Biology Students Help Remove Invasive Species near Strouds Run

After clearing a thicket: from left, Alberta Dempsey, Jessica Langguth, Jordan Knisley, Gracie Jahn, Elizabeth Bacon, Maya Ware

Contributed by Kim Thompson Lecturer in Environmental & Plant Biology The Athens Conservancy and the Environmental & Plant Biology Department brought together community members and Ohio University students to remove invasive species from the Blair Preserve on National Public Lands Day. More than 40 participants spread out across 10 locations […]

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October 5, 2017 at 1:01 pmNews