Post Tagged with: "Viorel Popescu"

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

Popescu & Students in News for Conservation Efforts with Hellbenders

Dr. Viorel Popescu holds a hellbender.

Conservation work by Dr. Viorel Popescu and students in his lab was featured in an Athens News story headlined “‘Snot otter’ or ‘hellbender,’ OU scientists want to save them.” Popescu is Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences at Ohio University. Students Matthew Kaunert and Ryan Wagner also were quoted. A group of […]

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Gizmodo Cites Study by Popescu in ‘Fight Over Killing Bobcats Is Raging Across the Midwest’

Dr. Viorel Popescu

Gizmodo cites a study by Dr. Viorel Popescu, Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences at Ohio University, in a story headlined “A Fight Over Killing Bobcats Is Raging Across the Midwest.” During the impassioned debate in Ohio over whether to allow trapping, proponents argued that a 60-bobcat cap wouldn’t put the animal’s numbers […]

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August 30, 2018 at 8:34 amFaculty in the News In the News

Researchers Get 1804 Funding for Freshwater Research Facility

Biological Sciences undergraduate researchers collect data on larval amphibians raised under experimental drought regimes. (photo: Viorel Popescu)

Ohio University researchers were awarded close to $50,000 through the Ohio University 1804 Fund to set up a freshwater research facility that will enable graduate and undergraduate research and experiential learning. Humans and fish and wildlife alike depend on clean freshwater. Southeastern Ohio is not particularly famous for clean, healthy […]

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August 27, 2018 at 9:11 amNews Research

Working on the Wayne | Figuring Out Where to Start

Fragile Forktail (Ischnura posita). Photo Credit: Tyler Stewart

By Tyler Stewart Biological Sciences student interning at the Wayne National Forest When I was offered the opportunity to work at the Wayne National Forest as an intern for the summer, I was ecstatic. Last summer, two students from Ohio University’s wildlife biology program partnered with the Wayne National Forest […]

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June 29, 2018 at 10:29 amNews

Working on the Wayne | Seeking Salamanders

Jefferson Salamander/Unisexual Mole Salamander. Photo Credit: Nicole Dake

  Editor’s Note: Nicole Dake and Tyler Stewart are Environmental Biology and Wildlife Biology majors interning at the Wayne National Forest. This summer two Biological Sciences students, Nicole Dake and Tyler Stewart, participated in an internship through the Wayne National Forest. Tasked with surveying a future prescribed burn site (the Long […]

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June 28, 2018 at 1:31 pmIn Class News

Viorel Popescu to be Featured on WATH 970 Talk Show, May 23

Dr. Viorel Popescu

From Research News Dr. Viorel Popescu, Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences in Ohio University’s College of Arts & Sciences, will be the featured guest on the Party Line talk show with Dave Palmer on WATH radio from 9 to 10 a.m. on Wednesday, May 23. Listeners can tune in to […]

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May 21, 2018 at 11:39 amFaculty in the News In the News