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Cherry Blossoms at Ohio University


NEW: Athens campus awaits Japanese cherry tree blossoms (Compass, April 3, 2015)

Weather affects OHIO cherry blossoms (Compass, April 24, 2014)

Ohio University to celebrate blooming of cherry blossom trees (Compass, April 7, 2014)

Event: Linguistics Society of Ohio University to welcome blossom season at 6 p.m. Wednesday, April 9 in Gordy Hall. Talk by Christopher Thompson, chair of Department of Linguistics, on the history of the trees.

Our 2014 photos are courtesy of Matt Conner, graduate student, Department of Linguistics.

View our archived images.

Read archival stories about the cherry blossoms:

Gift of cherry trees enhances campus beauty (April 2004)

Ohio University's Japanese Student Association hosts Third Annual Sakura Festival (April 2007) - discusses first night-time lighting of the cherry blossoms.

In the spirit of sakura (April 2008) -
highlights the significance of the annual festival

University honors victims of recent earthquake, tsunami ( April 2011)
- Annual lighting of the trees followed the ceremony