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Environmental Science Student Symposium
Join Us ~ November 25, 2014
Environmental Science Student Symposium
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Eric Toman and Kristina Slagle led students through Hooker Valley, New Zealand on their Study Abroad tour.
Study Abroad class at Hooker Valley, New Zealand
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School of Environment and Natural Resources

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The many faces of the School of Environment and Natural Resources invite you to discover our extension and outreach programs, our multiple research locations, the academic programs our students are engaged in, and the research being conducted by our faculty. Let this site be your guide in your discovery through this amazing school- it is our passion to help you find your fit at The Ohio State University's School of Environment and Natural Resources and make your SENR experience exceptional.

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Roger Williams, an associate professor of forest ecosystem analysis and management in the School of Environment and Natural Resources is quoted in an article published in The Columbus Dispatch on Monday (11/24). In the article, "Climate change could shift buckeyes' habitat to Michigan," Williams discusses the impact climate change could have on Ohio's state tree and specifically on its range. The discussion was part of a climate-change-oriented tour of the Ohio State University campus.

Since 2011, 20 graduate students from Tanzania have become Buckeyes as part of an extensive effort to provide long-term food security in the East African nation. Through the Innovative Agricultural Research Initiative (iAGRI), led by Ohio State University’s Office of International Programs in Agriculture, a total of 135 Tanzanian graduate students are receiving advanced agricultural training at universities in the United States, Africa and India to build a new generation of Tanzanian agricultural scholars.

We had the opportunity to sit down recently with Brian Lower, associate professor in the School of Environment and Natural Resources (SENR) to learn more about this year's Environmental Science Student Symposium.



Jennifer Malpass, a doctoral student specializing in fisheries and wildlife science, received the Best Student Paper Award from the American Ornithologists’ Union for "Nest Survival of Urban-adapted Songbirds in Residential Yards and Adjacent Forest Parks" at this year's joint meeting of the American Ornithologists’ Union, the Cooper Ornithological Society and the Society of Canadian Ornithologists held in Estes Park, CO. Read more about this research here.
Congratulations to Dr. Jack Vimmerstedt who was recently recognized for his research and inspirational teaching in forestry and forest soils by the Ohio Department of Natural Resources!  Read more about this honor here.