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Wyatt Named a 2016 Presidential Research Scholar

Dr. Sarah Wyatt

Dr. Sarah Wyatt, Professor of Environmental & Plant Biology, is one of five faculty members named the 2016 Ohio University Presidential Research Scholars for excellence in the areas of life and biomedical sciences and arts and humanities. James Thomas, professor of physical therapy; Nancy Stevens, professor of biomedical sciences; Michele […]

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August 30, 2016 at 5:11 pmNews

Tech Savvy Provides Contact Point for Local Girls Interested in STEM

Parents and schoolgirls register for Tech Savvy 2016.

More than 90 girls and 45 parents attended the third annual Tech Savvy event May 14 at Ohio University. Tech Savvy is designed to help girls in grades six through nine become interested in pursuing careers in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. Attendees came from both public schools and homeschools […]

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June 23, 2016 at 2:16 pmNews

PBIO Senior Heads to Peace Corps, Will Work on Sustainability in Uganda

Charles Adam Cook

By Sydney Dawes PACE Writer Environmental & Plant Biology Charles Adam Cook, a senior Environmental & Plant Biology major and undergraduate researcher in Dr. Sarah Wyatt’s lab, starts his two-year service with the Peace Corps in Uganda this June under the agribusiness program. “The goal of the program is to […]

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April 21, 2016 at 2:58 pmNews

AAUW Athens Hosts Dynamic Math and Science Program for Girls on May 14

Abigail Tadlock explores her appearance with the effect of gravity on Mars at Tech Savvy 2015.

Although women hold close to half of all jobs in the U.S. economy, they hold less than 25 percent of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) jobs. The AAUW – Athens, OH, branch is one of 23 AAUW National Tech Savvy sites working to improve those numbers. The Athens branch […]

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February 3, 2016 at 8:44 pmNews

Science Café | Wyatt on ‘Anatomy of a Spaceflight,’ Oct. 7

Dr. Sarah Wyatt outside Porter Hall

Science Café  presents  Dr. Sarah Wyatt, Professor of Environmental and Plant Biology, on “Anatomy of a Spaceflight” on Wednesday, Oct. 7, at 5 p.m.,  in the Baker Center Front Room. In January, after months of preparation, Wyatt and her students sent seedlings to the International Space Station in order to […]

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October 7, 2015 at 10:30 pmEvents

Science Café 2015-16 Kicks off on Sept. 9

Science Café 2015-16 Kicks off on Sept. 9

Science Café 2015-16 kicks off on Sept. 9 with Dr. Todd Eisworth, Associate Professor and Chair of Mathemetics at Ohio University. Science Cafés are held on Wednesdays at 5 p.m. in the Front Room at Baker University Center. Café events are free and open to students, faculty and staff. Both […]

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August 1, 2015 at 3:25 pmEvents

Girls Build Candy Bridges, Decode DNA at Tech Savvy

Abigail Tadlock explores her appearance with the effect of gravity on Mars.

By Cecilia Ellis ’17 Registration opens in Baker University Center at 8:30 am, and West 82 quickly fills with dozens of girls donning their new lime-green shirts declaring their status as “Tech Savvy Girls,” excitedly chatting in anticipation of the day ahead. It’s the second annual Tech Savvy event, Saturday […]

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June 17, 2015 at 10:49 amNews