Problem Solving in Botany
(BIOL 222H; Spring 2014)
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Christopher R. Hardy, Ph.D.
Keeper of the Herbarium &
Department of Biology
288 Roddy Hall
50 E. Frederick St.
Millersville, PA 17551, USA
Phone: (717) 871-2312
Fax: (717) 872-3905
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Apr: Mark Johnson's ('15) microscopy skills will be on display in an interview by Erica Shych featured on Blue Ridge Cable News 11 this evening (Friday, 10 Apr 2015). Erika Shych was in the Herbarium to interview Dr. Hardy regarding the start of pollen allergy season.
Apr: Concepts of Botany students, under the editorial guidance of Dr. Hardy, prepared 11 x 9 inch interpretive signs for plants in the gardens of the National Iron & Steel Heritage Museum in Coatesville, PA. These signs will be featured on the grounds of the Museum at its April 12 “Garden & Tea” event.
Apr: Julia Moses ('15) and Dr. Hardy presented the workshop "Digital Christmas Tree Identification" at the annual Women in Math and Science Conference at Millersville University.
Apr: Congratulations to Nate Hartley ('14) who was accepted by Duke University to pursue a doctorate in Plant Systematics.
Apr: Congratulations to Sherrie Moyer ('16), 2015 recipient of the Robertson Endowed Library Garden Botany Internship. Sherrie will be working on improving the native plants garden at the library.
Mar: Congratulations to Julia Moses ('15) as the 2015 recipient of the Alex Henderson Scholarship for her project on "Botanical Illustration and Interactive Key Construction for Pennsylvanian grapes."
Mar: Associate Julie Ambler is presenting a talk co-authored with Dr. Hardy at the annual conference of the Atlantic Estuarine Research Society in Wanchese, North Carolina. The talk is titled "Reaching out to students of all types: a website for Mid-Atlantic estuarine and coastal zooplankton." (14 Mar 2015)
Mar: The Herbarium, in conjunction with MU Professor Emeritus Julie Ambler & NatureAtlas.org, has released a new informatics website titled Zooplankton of Mid-Atlantic Estuarine & Coastal Waters. (10 Mar 2015)
Feb: The Herbarium is helping the Lancaster County Conservancy organize its Spring 2015 BioBlitz at Climbers Run Nature Preserve from noon to noon on May 16th & 17th. Find out more on NatureAtlas.org.
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Patrick J. Cooney, Ph.D.
Photographer, Professor Emeritus of Physics
Nazli W. Hardy, Ph.D., M.B.A.
Associate Professor of Computer Science
Interests: Biodiversity informatics; Network security; Internet education.
Jorge Mena-Alí , Ph.D.
Visiting Assistant Professor of Biology
Franklin & Marshall College
Interests: Ecology and evolution of host-pathogen interactions; Portulacaceae.
Howard J. Miller, Jr.
James C. Parks Herbarium
Interests: Grape systematics; Viticultural science.
Interests: Scientific illustration.
John R. Wallace, Ph.D.
Professor of Biology
Interests: Forensic use of algae in PMSI estimation; Aquatic ecology; Evolution.