1. John Finer (middle) receives Lifetime Achievement Award

    John Finer receives 2018 Lifetime Achievement Award

    Jun 14, 2018

    Dr. John Finer was awarded the 2018 Lifetime Achievement Award from the Society for In Vitro Biology earlier this month. The Society for In Vitro Biology Lifetime Achievement award, established in 1989, was created in order to recognize outstanding late-career scientists who have made significant contributions to the field of in vitro biology and/or in the development of novel technologies that have advanced in vitro biology.

  2. OARDC SEEDS Grant Awards

    May 16, 2018

    OARDC SEEDS Grant Awards

    The OARDC Research Enhancement Competitive Grants Program is funded by appropriations made to the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center (OARDC) of The Ohio State University. The goal of the SEEDS is to foster research excellence among OARDC-supported scientists and faculty in the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences.

  3. HCS graduate students win Ohio Soybean Council Foundation scholarships

    Apr 11, 2018

    HCS graduate students, Will Hamman and Emma Matcham were each awarded $5,000 from the Ohio Soybean Council Foundation. Both Will and Emma are Masters of Science students working with Dr. Laura Lindsey. Read more about their awards here

  4. PhD student, Nathan Nordstedt, wins scholarship from American Floral Endowment

    Apr 10, 2018

    Horticulture and Crop Science PhD student, Nathan Nordstedt, was awarded this year's Altman Family Scholarship from the American Floral Endowment. The Altman Family Scholarship awards two students an award of $5,000 for one year. To learn more about the scholarship check out the American Floral Endowment's website

    Click here to read an interview with Nathan about his award

  5. Let Happiness Bloom Video wins Grand Prize

    Jan 30, 2018

    HCS graduate students, Jaclyn Fiola and Nathan Nordstedt, won the grand prize for the American Floral Endowment's #FlowerLoveVideoContest. Here are Nathan's words on the experience: 

  6. Strawberry Workshop with Dr. Chieri Kubota

    Jan 16, 2018

    On January 6, 2018, Dr. Chieri Kubota and her lab hosted a strawberry workshop. The workshop covered an overview of the Ohio strawberry industry and breakout sessions consisted of a lecture on off-season greenhouse production and a tour of the strawberry greenhouse. 

    Videos of the lectures can be found here:

  7. HCS Graduate Student, Andika Gunadi named ASPB-Conviron Scholar

    Dec 8, 2017

    PhD student, Andika Gunadi was named an American Society of Plant Biologists - Conviron Scholar. Andika is one of 21 students selected for this honor. From the ASPB website, the ASPB Conviron Scholars program delivers an experience intended to serve as a foundation for a career in plant science.

  8. Phi Alpha Xi Honor Society inducts new members.

    Nov 21, 2017

    Phi Alpha Xi President, Frank Rogers and PAX Vice President Mary Kay Klenkar officiated the PAX Induction Ceremony for 11 new members. Pax Leaders and Chadwick Arboretum are hosting their annual Poinsettia Sale fundraiser, 11/29 and 11/30, 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM, Howlett Greenhouses,680 Vernon Tharp St, Columbus, OH 43210. Proceeds raised are used for PAX dues, ceremonies, guest lecture series and travel to deepen their connection to Horticulture.  
  9. Ohio State Attends First Bioeconomy Conference

    Nov 13, 2017

    Ohio State Attends First Bioeconomy Conference

    by Casey Needham

    Over 40 Student Delegates, Faculty Mentors, and Leadership Team members of the Consortium for Advanced Bioeconomy Leadership Education (CABLE) have just returned from ABLC Next, a conference dedicated to the most important issues in the bioeconomy, in San Francisco, California. Ohio State was represented by Associate Professor Leah McHale, Ph.D., and Sustainable Plant Systems major, Keeley Overmyer.

  10. students enrolled in the Sports Turf Management course

    Students in HCS 3370 renovate local baseball field

    Sep 22, 2017

    A group of students in HCS 3370: Sports Turf Management renovated the Upper Arlington High School baseball field on Wednesday, September 20, 2017. The project, developed by course instructor Pam Sherratt, gives students an opportunity for hands-on experience in maintenance and repair techniques vital to their future careers in turfgrass science and sports field management. The students worked with turfgrass expert, Matt Williams (OARDC Research Operations), to measure the baseball field, repair and finish the pitcher’s mound. This is the eleventh year of this hands-on project.