Post Tagged with: "Kim Thompson"

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

OPIE Pathway Program: Pawpaw Hike

OPIE Pathway Program: Pawpaw Hike

Students in OPIE’s U.S. Pathway Program had a quintessentially Athens experience when they hiked into the forests surrounding The Ridges on a hunt for pawpaws. Accompanied by OPIE faculty and Dr. Kim Thompson from the Department of Environmental and Plant Biology, the students learned how to identify and collect pawpaws, […]

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September 28, 2017 at 12:01 pmNews

Grad Students Take Passion for Plants to Summer Camps

Campers examined the modified leaves (needles) that help cacti stay cool in the hot, dry desert by reducing water loss.

Graduate students from the of Environmental & Plant Biology Department Graduate Student Association made time this summer to share their knowledge and love of plants with young people at Camp Oty’okwa and Good Works. These Ohio University students spent much of the summer in the field and lab collecting data for […]

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August 26, 2017 at 6:15 pmNews

Graduate Students Help Elementary Students Extract Strawberry DNA

Graduate students Proma Basu, Emily Keil, Laura Mason, Danny Wolf, and Joshua Evans stand outside the Coolville elementary.

By Heather Willard PACE Writer Environmental & Plant Biology The Plant Biology Graduate Student Association participated in family science night at the Coolville Elementary School, teaching students about basic biology concepts, including DNA extraction and how the Venus Flytrap “eats.” Joshua Evans, graduate student and member of the Plant Biology […]

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November 3, 2016 at 8:33 amNews