Post Tagged with: "Viorel Popescu"

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

Ecolunch | Den Masters, Deployment, Declining Populations: Evaluating the Recovery and Persistence of Eastern Hellbender, Feb. 26

Three students hip-deep in the search for hellbenders. From left, Christine Hanson, Matt Kaunert, and a high school student from Penta Career Center.

Ecolunch presents Matthew Kaunert discussing “Den Masters, Deployment, and Declining Populations: Evaluating the Recovery and Persistence of the Eastern Hellbender (Cryptobranchus a. alleganiensis) in Ohio and Pennsylvania” on Feb. 26 from 11:50 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. in Irvine 159. Kaunert is a graduate student in Biological Sciences. His adviser is […]

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January 2, 2020 at 10:00 amEvents

Popescu Says Romania Doesn’t Know Actual Bear Population

Dr. Viorel Popescu

The Phnom Penh Post quotes Dr. Viorel Popescu in an AFP wire story headlined “In bear country Romania, cohabitation grows strenuous.” Popescu is Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences at Ohio University. Romania is thought to have more than 6,000 brown bears spread across about 30 per cent of the country […]

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January 2, 2020 at 8:04 amFaculty in the News In the News

Ecolunch | Is There Really a Prince Underneath that Frog? April 22

Cassandra Thompson

Ecolunch presents Cassandra Thompson discussing “Is there really a prince underneath that frog?” on April 22 from 11:50 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. in Irvine 159. Thompson is a graduate student in Biological Sciences “broadly interested in amphibian responses to climate change. Her current research focuses on assessing how environmental factors […]

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January 2, 2020 at 6:00 amEvents

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