Post Tagged with: "Marion Holmes"

Graduate Students Work to Preserve Prairie-like Sites in Athens County

PGSA Outreach Coordinator Sam Lockhart at Stouds Run State Park

Athens County has prairie plants? Strouds Run State Park is home to three small prairie-like openings that host grassland species. Persistence of this unusual community may be threatened by encroachment of trees and shrubs that can shade out herbaceous plants. That’s why members of the Plant Biology Graduate Student Association […]

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December 17, 2019 at 2:54 pmNews

Plant Biology Colloquium | Lasting Contributions of Pasture Trees, Feb. 22

Marion Holmes

The Environmental & Plant Biology Colloquium Series presents Dr. Marion Holmes on Feb. 22 from 11:50 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. in Porter Hall 104. Ohio University alum Holmes earned a Ph.D. in Plant Biology from the College of Arts & Sciences in 2018. Title: Lasting Contributions of Pasture Trees to Structural […]

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February 2, 2019 at 6:45 pmAlumni Events

Matlack, Graduate Students Present at Ecological Society of America

From left, Marion Holmes, Dr. Glenn Matlack and Jack Monsted in New Orleans

Dr. Glenn Matlack, Associate Professor of Environmental & Plant Biology, and two graduate students, Dr. Marion Holmes (’18 Ph.D. in Plant Biology) and Jack Monsted, presented three research papers at the 2018 Ecological Society of America annual meeting, Aug. 4 to 10 in New Orleans. “Evolution of spatial structure in […]

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August 13, 2018 at 4:26 pmResearch

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

Plant Biology Colloquium | Effects of Agricultural Land Use on Forest Development, Oct. 13

Marion Holmes

The Environmental & Plant Biology Colloquium Series presents Marion Holmes on “Effects of Agricultural Land Use on Forest Development, Herb Community Composition, and Spatial Dynamics” on Friday, Oct. 13, at 11:50 a.m. in Porter 104. Holmes is a Ph.D. Candidate in Environmental & Plant Biology at Ohio University. Abstract: Most modern forest […]

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October 1, 2017 at 9:00 pmEvents

Environmental & Plant Biology Showcases Student Work at Graduate Symposium

Marion Holmes, Ph.D. student, gives a talk about research she presented at the Ecological Society of America meeting last summer in Portland, OR.

By MC Tilton PACE Writer Environmental & Plant Biology students and faculty gathered on Sept. 22 for the 11th annual Graduate Student Research Symposium. The symposium featured a talk from Ph.D. student Marion Andrews Holmes on the organization of second-growth forest floors and 10 poster presentations on topics ranging from […]

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September 26, 2017 at 8:55 amResearch

Holmes and Matlack Co-Author Article on Species Composition of Second Growth Forests over 100 Years

Marion Holmes

Graduate student Marion Holmes and Dr. Glenn Matlack co-authored an article on “Agricultural history drives structure and tree species composition of second growth forest over 100 years in southeastern Ohio, USA” in the Journal of Vegetation Science. Homles is a Ph.D. student, and Matlack is Associate Professor of Environmental and […]

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August 31, 2017 at 2:07 pmResearch