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College of Arts & Sciences faculty received seven out of 10 faculty proposals for funding during its spring 2017 cycle. In total, the Ohio University Research Committee awarded $74,524. The program, which is funded by the Vice President for Research and Creative Activity, provides seed money for new faculty and […]

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

Springtime means wildflowers in the woods and lawns around campus. Violet expert Dr. Harvey Ballard, Associate Professor of Environmental & Plant Biology, has some advice. Its that time of the year, when the purple-flowered violets are blooming, and we can make delicious jelly! The Common Blue Violet, Viola sororia, is […]

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environmental and plant biology news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Apr 18

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. Dr. Viorel Popescu‘s lab in Biological Sciences features two winners. History and Psychology also were represented. The Ohio University Student Enhancement Awards […]

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

Dr. Allan Showalter, Professor of Environmental & Plant Biology, received a Baker Fund award of $12,000 for his research on “Glucuronosyltransferase Genes Involved in the Biosynthesis and Function of Arabinogalactan-Proteins in Arabidopsis: A Genetic Mutant Analysis.” The John C. Baker Fund awarded $67,163 total to six faculty proposals for research, […]

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

By Amanda Biederman NQPI editorial intern In recent years, the need for sustainable manufacturing has become increasingly apparent. In a recent Science Cafe presentation, Dr. Gerardine Bottediscussed how electrochemical engineering can be used to minimize costs and environmental impact at the industrial scale. Botte, Distinguished Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular […]

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

Although women hold close to half of all jobs in the U.S. economy, they hold less than 25 percent of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) jobs. The Athens Branch is one of 23 AAUW National Tech Savvy sites working to improve those numbers. The Athens branch hosts an AAUW […]

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

Dr. Sarah Wyatt has been named the recipient of the 2017 Excellence in Education Award from the American Society of Plant Biologists. The award will be presented June 24-28 at Plant Biology 2017 in Honolulu. Wyatt is Professor of Environmental & Plant Biology at Ohio University. Wyatt is recognized as […]

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environmental and plant biology news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Mar 28

The Center for Law, Justice, & Culture welcomes students of all majors to sign up for the many exciting Making and Breaking the Law theme courses in Fall 2017. Please contact theme leader Haley Duschinski for more information about the theme and to receive a poster listing all Making and […]

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environmental and plant biology news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Mar 21

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 doctoral 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

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