Post Tagged with: "Viorel Popescu"

Working on the Wayne | Awesome Arthropods Abound

Luna Moth

By Kyle Brooks ’17 Wildlife and Conservation Biology major As I mentioned in my first post, I am one of the two wildlife interns at Wayne National Forest. Since then, Devon Cottrill—the other wildlife intern—and I have been working our way through the forests outside of Chauncey in search of […]

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June 23, 2017 at 4:40 pmNews

Working on the Wayne | ‘I Wanted to Get My Boots Dirty’

Working on the Wayne | ‘I Wanted to Get My Boots Dirty’

By Kyle Brooks ’17 Wildlife and Conservation Biology major As my graduation date crept closer and closer, the stress that comes with the uncertainty of beginning a new chapter in life set in. I had spent the last four years of my life pursuing an undergraduate degree in wildlife and […]

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May 22, 2017 at 6:02 pmNews

Eight A&S Students Get OHIO Student Enhancement Awards

Amanda Biederman

Eight College of Arts & Sciences graduate students received Ohio University Student Enhancement Awards in spring 2017. Three of them are from Environmental & Plant Biology. And Dr. Viorel Popescu‘s lab in Biological Sciences features two winners. History and Psychology also were represented. The Ohio University Student Enhancement Awards program […]

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April 17, 2017 at 4:19 pmResearch

Luring Bobcats with ‘Chanel #5 for Kitties’

Photo of bobcat taken on May 21, 2016.

Go Rufus! Everyone at Ohio University loves Rufus, yet it is amazing how few people realize that bobcats live in our backyards around Athens. A few weeks ago, Cassie Thompson, master’s student in Dr. Viorel Popescu’s Conservation Ecology Lab, participated in the Majors Fair in Baker Center and showcased a […]

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October 27, 2016 at 11:10 amNews

PBIO Colloquium | Wildlife Conservation in a Changing World, Nov. 4

Dr. Viorel Popescu

The Environmental & Plant Biology Colloquium Series presents Dr. Viorel Popescu on “Wildlife conservation in a changing world” on Friday, Nov. 4, at 11:50 a.m. in Porter Hall 104. Popescu is Assistant Professor of Conservation Biology in the Biological Sciences Department at Ohio University. Abstract: In recent years, the discipline of Conservation […]

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October 2, 2016 at 3:30 pmEvents

Profit and Unrealistic Data Drive Wildlife Management, Researchers Find

Brown bear, photo by Despinel Dragomir

Romanian wildlife management authorities determine annual hunting quotas based on ambiguous data, and these decisions might be influenced by the profitability of the hunt, according to new research from an international team of scientists including Dr. Viorel Popescu, Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences at Ohio University. The team also includes […]

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April 29, 2016 at 3:27 pmResearch

Popescu Seeks Undergraduate Apprentice for Work on Ohio Carnivores

Dr. Viorel Popescu, Assistant Professor of Conservation Biology, is seeking an undergraduate research apprentice for a project on “Evaluating mammalian carnivore communities in Ohio using camera traps.” Currently enrolled Ohio University undergraduates from all colleges are invited to apply for the Research Apprenticeship Program. Administered by the Honors Tutorial College […]

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February 23, 2016 at 10:47 amAnnouncements