1. 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: 

  2. 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:

  3. 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.

  4. 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.  
  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. Dr. Katrina Cornish wins the AE Thompson Award

    Sep 18, 2017

    Dr. Katrina Cornish has been awarded the A. E. Thompson Career Achievement Award by the Association for the Advancement of Industrial Crops. ​This award was established to honor Dr. A.E. (Tommy) Thompson for his many achievements and lasting contributions to the AAIC and the development of industrial crops and products. This award is given to a person who throughout his or her career has made significant contributions to the development and/or utilization of industrial crops and/or products.

  8. Nathan Nordstedt wins Richard T. Meister Scholarship

    Jul 27, 2017

    Horticutlure and Crop Science graduate student, Nathan Nordstedt, was awarded the Richard T. Meister Scholarship from the American Floral Endowment. The scholarship is for $3,900. Nathan is a Ph.D. student studying molecular biology of floriculture crops. Read more about Nathan's award here

    Congratulations Nathan! 

  9. HCS Graduate students win awards at annual meeting of the Society for In Vitro Biology

    Jun 21, 2017

    Two Horticulture and Crop Science graduate students won awards at the 2017 annual meeting of the Society for In Vitro Biology in Raleigh, North Carolina. 

    Andika Gunadi received first place in the graduate student oral competition for a presentation titled: "Soybean (Glycine max) Promoter Characterization through CRISPRi”

    Eric Dean received second place in the graduate student poster competition for a presentation titled: "A Soybean Glycinin Promoter Drives High Cotyledon-enhanced Expression in Both Somatic and Zygotic Embryos"

  10. HCS Undergraduate, Keeley Overmyer receives Greenfield Scholars award

    Jun 12, 2017

    Keeley Overmyer has received a Greenfield Scholars award for 2017 from the American Society of Agronomy.