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Six Biological Sciences Graduate Students Awarded A&S Graduate Student Research Awards

Six Biological Sciences Graduate Students Awarded A&S Graduate Student Research Awards

The objective of the College of Arts & Sciences Graduate Student Research Award is to support graduate students in their research endeavors. Two review cycles are offered each year (November 1 & May 1). Six Biological Sciences Graduate Students were chosen to receive awards the past fall — the inaugural […]

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February 24, 2018 at 11:51 amAnnouncements Research

Weigand Reports Positive News for Box Turtle Population Bisected by U.S. 33 Bypass

Marcel Weigand presents her poster on the Eastern box turtles in the Wayne National Forest.

Ecology and Evolutionary Biology graduate student Marcel Weigand’s research shows positive news for Eastern box turtles whose habitat was bisected by construction of the U.S. 33 bypass through the Wayne National Forest. “In 2013, the Wayne National Forest in southeastern Ohio was bisected by a high-traffic, high-speed highway, affecting a road-naïve […]

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February 9, 2018 at 12:01 pmNews Research

Bencin Reports on Bobcats Killed on Roads in Ohio

Heidi Bencin

Dr. Viorel Popescu and graduate student Heidi Bencin presented a poster on “Predictors of road mortality for the recovering Ohio bobcat (Lynx Rufus)” at the Ohio Fish and Wildlife Management 2018 conference, held Jan. 26 in Columbus. They reported that bobcats were 50 times more likely to be killed on […]

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February 7, 2018 at 9:28 amNews

Showalter, Popescu, Allan Receive Ohio University Research Committee Funding

Dr. Darcey Allan

The Ohio University Research Committee selected five faculty proposals, including three College of Arts & Sciences faculty, for funding during its fall 2017 cycle. In total, the committee awarded $38,852. The program, which is funded by the Vice President for Research and Creative Activity, provides seed money for new faculty […]

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January 13, 2018 at 8:59 amResearch

Science Cafe | Challenges for Conserving Biodiversity in a Changing World, Jan. 24

Dr. Viorel Popescu

Science Café presents Dr. Viorel Popescu on “Challenges for Conserving Biodiversity in a Changing World” on Wednesday, Jan. 24, at 5 p.m. at the Baker Center Front Room. Popescu is Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences at Ohio University. Bobcats and bears and frogs, oh my! What do all these animals have […]

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January 1, 2018 at 6:00 pmEvents

Sophomore’s Photo Is 2018 Ohio Wildlife Legacy Stamp

Sophomore’s Photo Is 2018 Ohio Wildlife Legacy Stamp

A garter snake photograph by Ohio University sophomore Ryan Wagner was chosen as the official 2018 Ohio Wildlife Legacy Stamp photograph. Wagner snapped the winning photo during summer fieldwork while the harmless garter “glared defiantly” at him. Wagner is a Biological Sciences-Wildlife and Conservation major. The Ohio Department of Natural […]

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December 7, 2017 at 11:18 amIn Class News

Conservation Ecology Lab Receives Ohio DNR Grant for Bobcat Research

Heidi Bencin

Bobcats (Lynx rufus) are making a comeback in Ohio after more than a century since their extirpation in the 1850s. Bobcat sightings have been steadily increasing since the 1980s, signaling that they are on their way to reclaiming their former territory, particularly in Southeastern Ohio. Dr. Viorel Popescu, Assistant Professor […]

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October 30, 2017 at 9:53 amResearch