Post Tagged with: "Kim Thompson"

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

Four Arts & Sciences Faculty Recognized among OHIO’s Top Newsmakers

Four Arts & Sciences Faculty Recognized among OHIO’s Top Newsmakers

Four faculty members from the College of Arts & Sciences received special recognition at Ohio University’s second annual Faculty Newsmakers Gala. The Faculty Newsmakers Gala debuted last fall as a means of honoring Ohio University faculty who elevate the university and raise its national and global profile through media coverage […]

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October 19, 2016 at 10:30 amNews

TA Professional Development Workshop Series Starts Feb. 24

The TA Professional Development Faculty Learning Community is offering a TA Professional Development Workshop Series that can help graduate students enhance their teaching skills and get ready for the job market. Certificates of attendance will be provided to students who attend three or more workshops. Developing an E-portfolio Feb. – […]

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February 1, 2016 at 6:15 pmEvents

Spring 2016 | Women in Science Meets T2, WGSS Certificate

Dr. Kim Thompson

PBIO 2170 Women in Science is a new course that fills Tier II credit in Cross-Cultural Perspectives in Ohio University’s General Education requirements. It also  can fulfill one elective requirement for the Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Certificate. It meets Tuesdays and Thursdays form 3:05-4:25 p.m. and is taught by […]

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October 26, 2015 at 1:39 pmNews

Plant Biology Graduate Students Take Outreach to Community

Plant Biology Graduate Students Take Outreach to Community

In its first year, the Plant Biology Graduate Student Association was busy helping with outreach events for schoolchildren, both on campus and in the community, with a special interest in getting young people interested in plant biology. The Plant Biology Graduate Student Association was formed to support graduate students in […]

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August 11, 2015 at 1:12 pmNews