Post Tagged with: "Ohio Center for Ecology and Evolutionary Studies"

Marissa Dyck Works to Preserve Bobcat Roadkill Specimens

Marissa Dyck Works to Preserve Bobcat Roadkill Specimens

By Kaitlyn Lyons Bobcats have been locally extinct for about 100 years due to over-harvesting and loss of habitat, but they have recently started to recover throughout the state of Ohio. More and more people have started seeing them in their backyards or killed on roadways. Ohio University graduate student […]

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January 7, 2020 at 4:21 pmResearch

New Biology Faculty Diego Alvarado-Serrano Looking for Students to Work in Lab

Dr. Diego Alvarado-Serrano

  Dr. Diego Alvarado-Serrano is a new faculty member and researcher here at Ohio University, and he is currently recruiting undergraduate and graduate students to work in his lab for the 2019-20 school year. An Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences, he earned his Ph.D. at the University of Michigan. His […]

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September 25, 2019 at 9:08 amAnnouncements

Biological Sciences Students Receive Student Enhancement Awards

Matthew Kaunert

The Ohio University Student Enhancement Awards program announced that 22 students received awards totaling of $124,423 in funding for their original research, scholarship and creative work this spring. The Student Enhancement Awards are funded by the Office of the Vice President for Research and Creative Activity and administered by the […]

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April 29, 2019 at 4:10 pmResearch

Saving the World, One Turtle at a Time

Terrapin photo by Willem Roosenburg in Maryland

Roosenburg Co-Edits ‘Ecology and Conservation of the Diamond-Backed Terrapin’ By Kelly Shockley ’19 Dr. Willem Roosenburg, Professor of Biological Sciences co-edited and co-authored several chapters in a recently published book titled Ecology and Conservation of the Diamond-Backed Terrapin (Johns Hopkins University Press). His co-editor was Victor S. Kennedy. In 19 […]

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April 23, 2019 at 6:28 pmNews Research

Kuchta Gets Rakowski Award for Outstanding Research in Biological Sciences

Kuchta Gets Rakowski Award for Outstanding Research in Biological Sciences

Dr. Shawn Kuchta, Associate Professor in Biological Sciences, was awarded the 2018 Robert F. Rakowski award for outstanding research in the Biological Sciences Department at Ohio University. Kuchta followed the award presentation with an engaging seminar for faculty and students detailing his work on species formation and adaptive divergence in […]

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December 4, 2018 at 2:05 pmAnnouncements Research

Joint Colloquium | Integrating Archaeology and Conservation in Southwest Madagascar, Sept. 14

Joint Colloquium | Integrating Archaeology and Conservation in Southwest Madagascar, Sept. 14

The Ohio Center for Ecology and Evolutionary Studies and the Geological Sciences Colloquium Series present Dr. Kristina Douglass on “Integrating Archaeology and Conservation in Southwest Madagascar” on Friday, Sept. 14, at 10 a.m. in Irvine 199. The date of Madagascar’s initial settlement has long been the subject of academic inquiry […]

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September 1, 2018 at 8:45 pmEvents

Evolution and Creation: Conflicting or Compatible, March 26

Dr. Patricia Kelley

The Ohio Center for Ecology and Evolutionary Studies presents the Kitzmiller Lecture commemorating the landmark Kitzmiller v. Dover court ruling on Thursday, March 26, at 4 p.m. in the Baker Center Theater. This year’s speaker is Dr. Patricia Kelley, Professor of Geography and Geology at the University of North Carolina […]

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March 26, 2015 at 5:45 pmEvents