2023 Naturalist Series: Hunting Wild Mushrooms in Eastern Ohio
The Naturalist Series invites subject matter experts to share their knowledge and research regarding different aspects of nature. Subjects range from animals, plants, insects, and more. All these events are $5 ($30 for the whole series) and occur at 6:30 ...
Difficult Conversations: Communicating Effectively Across Difference
Have you ever engaged in a conversation about an uncomfortable or sensitive topic with someone who is very different from you and didn't know how to approach it? Conversations between people with different views and lived experiences can go awry and ...
Implicit Associations, Insidious Assumptions: Unintended Manifestations of Bias in Everyday Life
This 90-minute workshop will provide an introduction to unconscious associations that can lead to an affinity toward or prejudice against some people (implicit bias). We will explore how our socialization process leads to the formation of conscious and un ...
Functional Biochemistry of Plant Defense
PLNTPTH 7004 This course will focus on the basis of biochemical processes as well as signaling pathways and networks involved in plant defense against microbial pathogens. Emphasis will be given to defense hormones and their signaling networks. Prereq: Bi ...
Practical Experiences in Plant Health: Insects & Diseases of Plants
PLNTPTH 5060 Plants can be attacked by a multitude of pathogens and insects. Each plant within a production region has documented pests that can negatively impact plant health. Environment and production practices can influence the outcome of interactions ...
The Language of Inclusion: Pronouns and Other Gendered Words
Pronouns are tools for effective and efficient communication, and their intentional or unintentional misuse can cause confusion and harm. Using gender-affirming pronouns and avoiding unnecessary use of other gendered words is essential to creating spaces ...
Introduction to Microaggressions: Small Actions that Have a Big Impact
Microaggressions are common, often subtle expressions of bias, many times initiated unintentionally and unconsciously that can have serious impacts on recipients including shortening life expectancy. In this 90-minute workshop, participants will learn abo ...
Inclusive and Equitable Hiring Practices
This 90-minute program provides an overview of best practices for recruiting a diverse candidate pool and equitably evaluating them. Participants will examine the role that various forms of bias can play in screening applicants and identify ways that priv ...
Field and Woodland Fungi
PLNTPTH 3333 General and technical knowledge on the identification and ecology of macrofungi of Ohio. Online content, lab and field experiences. Prereq: Biology 1113 or 1114, or permission of instructor. Undergraduate 2.0 Autumn 2023 Jason C. Slot Hybrid ...
Beneficial Plant-associated Microbiomes and Plant Pathology Research
PLNTPTH 5005 The study of beneficial interactions between plants and microorganisms and its applications. This course will equip students with an understanding of the phylogenetic and functional diversity of microorganisms associated to plants, the factor ...