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By Heather Willard, PACE Writer Jordan Francisco, a junior in Environmental & Plant Biology, did not spend his summer like most college students. He used a Provost Undergraduate Research Fund grant to design and conduct a study of peanut plants’ potential as a natural fertilizer. Peanuts are legumes, which naturally […]

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environmental and plant biology news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Feb 17

College of Arts & Sciences students took first and second place in the Three Minute Thesis Competition on Feb. 15. The 1st place award of $300 went to Ian Armstrong, a graduate student in Chemistry & Biochemistry. His talk was on Constructing new molecular keys in the search of treatments […]

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environmental and plant biology news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Feb 14

By Heather Willard, PACE Writer Todd Bean 99, ’13M graduated from the College of Arts & Sciences at Ohio University with a bachelor’s degree in Plant Biology-Applied Ecology. He also earned an M.Ed. from the Patton College of Education. Now, 17 years later, he teaches in Athens County after a […]

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environmental and plant biology news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Feb 06

By Zulfa Rizqiya From Compass Sometimes in college, you meet a professor who ignites a passion within you, changing your life forever. For Ohio University alumni Ralph Quatrano, Bob Goldberg and Dean DellaPenna Jr., that professor was undoubtedly Norman Norm S. Cohn. When they discovered the news of Cohns passing […]

The post Alumni Honor Legacy of Distinguished Professor Emeritus Norman Cohn with Fellowship appeared first on Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences.

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environmental and plant biology news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Feb 04

By Heather Willard, PACE Writer The forest pest Emerald ash borer, which kills Ash trees, has been an issue in the United States since it was first detected in 2002, but Jeremy Held thinks there may be hope for the endemic trees. He received a Provost Undergraduate Research Fund award […]

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environmental and plant biology news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Feb 02

By Heather Willard ’17 Courtney Denning ’10 graduated from the College of Arts & Sciences at Ohio University with bachelor degrees in Applied Ecology and Women’s and Gender Studies. Now, seven years later, Denning is a successful professional with a career that takes advantage of some tasty tropical plants. Connect […]

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environmental and plant biology news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Jan 23

Proposals now accepted for spring awards cycle. The deadline is Thursday, Feb. 9, at 4 p.m. The John C. Baker Fund awarded $53,704 total to five faculty proposals for research, scholarship and creative work during fall semester 2016. Endowed in 1961 by a gift of more than $612,000 from 1926 […]

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environmental and plant biology news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Jan 13

From Research staff reports Nov. 29, 2016 Seven undergraduate students, three graduate students and one Ohio University faculty member received funding for their health and medical research from the 2016 John J. Kopchick Awards. The program provided a total of $54,863 in grants and fellowships to advance research on topics […]

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environmental and plant biology news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Dec 05

The Office of Sustainability hosted a gathering of students and faculty on Nov. 1 for a sustainable Thanksgiving dinner. The event gathered people from across colleges to learn about more sustainable holiday possibilities, as well as to commune over the bounty of the university community’s own resources. Annie Laurie Cadmus, […]

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environmental and plant biology news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Nov 29

Produce from the Plant Biology Learning Gardens has found its way into yet another local business. Becky Clark, owner of Pork and Pickles commissioned the Food Matters club and Food Studies theme interns to grow upward of 150 poundsof fresh fennel bulbs that were destined to be pickled. “Pork & […]

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