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News article: Environmental ScienceBites Back

A second volume of Environmental ScienceBites written by undergraduate students at The Ohio State University is now available on Apple iBooks and as a Pressbook. The 172-page e-book is for those interested in learning about and discovering sustainable solutions to our most pressing environmental challenges.

News article: Studying Bacteria that Follow the Earth’s Magnetic Field

This news item originally appeared on the website of the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences and was written by Alayna DeMartini.

Under the microscope, the bacteria are oblong with built-in magnets that appear as dark blocks that line up like a spine.

Magnets in bacteria?

News article: Lower Receives Distinguished Teaching Award

Brian Lower, an associate professor in the School of Environment and Natural Resources was presented with the Alumni Award for Distinguished Teaching at the 2017 Faculty Awards program and reception held on May 2 at the Wexner Center for the Arts.  The award honors faculty members at The Ohio State University for superior teaching.

News article: Environmental Science Student Symposium Is Wednesday at Ohio State

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Nearly 1,000 students at The Ohio State University have prepared scientific posters about Earth’s biggest challenges for the university’s 2017 Environmental Science Student Symposium.

Among those students, about 400 will present their work in person at the event, which is from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday in the Archie M. Griffin Grand Ballroom in Ohio State’s Ohio Union, 1739 N. High St., in Columbus. Admission is free and open to the public.

Event: James Dunn's Graduate Defense Seminar

A Graduate Defense Seminar will be presented by James Dunn, MS candidate in Environmental Microbiology. He will present Evolution and Functional Analysis of Hematite Binding Peptides in 370 Kottman Hall.

News article: Faculty Member Recognized for Distinguished Teaching

Ohio State’s Provost and Executive Vice President Bruce McPheron made a surprise visit to ENR 2100 this semester and presented Brian H. Lower, associate professor in the School of Environment and Natural Resources with the prestigious Alumni Award for Distinguished Teaching.