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AFP Quotes Popescu about Bear Population in Romania

Dr. Viorel Popescu

Agence France-Presse quotes Dr. Viorel Popescu in a story published by Yahoo News headlined “In bear country Romania, cohabitation grows strenuous.” Popescu is Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences at Ohio University. But environmentalists say the government doesn’t even come close to knowing the actual number. “The methodology used by the […]

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November 7, 2019 at 4:19 pmFaculty in the News In the News

Newsmakers Gala Touts 112 A&S Faculty Researchers

Newsmakers Gala Touts 112 A&S Faculty Researchers

Applied research relevant to 21st century issues was on stage as College of Arts & Sciences faculty were recognized at Ohio University’s 2019 newsmakers gala. Members of the Ohio University community gathered Oct. 3 to celebrate the hundreds of OHIO faculty who promote the research, expertise and overall excellence of […]

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October 4, 2019 at 12:35 pmNews

Why Did the Turtles Cross the Road? Or Did They?

Why Did the Turtles Cross the Road? Or Did They?

Ohio University researchers set out to determine the impact of the Route 33 bypass through Wayne National Forest on the local box turtle population. The answers were not exactly what they expected. Roads are everywhere! Roads define the very fabric of our civilization, and very few places in North America […]

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October 1, 2019 at 10:29 amResearch

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

Career Corner | Alum Leaps from Internship to Career with Wayne National Forest

Career Corner | Alum Leaps from Internship to Career with Wayne National Forest

by Kristin Distel At Wayne National Forest, OHIO alum Kyle Brooks (’17) has established a career that perfectly combines his interests and talents. Since June 2018, Brooks, who majored in Wildlife and Conservation Biology, has worked as the WNF Photojournalism Resource Assistant, which is part of the National Forest’s Resource […]

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February 16, 2019 at 12:18 pmAlumni

Biologists Lure Long Horned Beetles to Diversity Study in Romania

Biologists Lure Long Horned Beetles to Diversity Study in Romania

 “The Insect Apocalypse Is Here!” This is not a blockbuster starring Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, but the title of a November 2018 New York Times editorial that summarized some worrying trends in biodiversity conservation. Several recent studies from places as different as South American jungles and Germany have documented […]

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February 3, 2019 at 9:30 amResearch

A&S and Wayne National Forest Continue Successful Internship Collaboration

2018 Interns, OHIO Faculty, and Wayne National Forest staff.

by Kristin Distel Ten Ohio University students from Anthropology, Environmental & Plant Biology, and Biological Sciences interned with the Wayne National Forest in summer 2018, marking trails, searching for rare species and habitats, and helping the forest staff prepare for upcoming projects. The partnership between Ohio University’s College of Arts […]

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December 14, 2018 at 2:25 pmNews