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
Adams SP. 2014. Valerian: How a root may help nip insomnia and anxiety in the bud. (Parksia 3: 14-18)
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Scholarships and other financial opportunities for students can be found here.
Sep: The Herbarium will be a co-sponsor and participant in the Climbers Run BioBlitz on 20-21 Sep 2014.
Jul: The Herbarium's Trees of Distinction website can now be reached from the MU domain at www.millersville.edu/trees/.
Jul: Version 2.0 of the Trees of Distinction website has been released with the addition of a new tree, the queen sago cycad, estimates on the ages and size of each tree, and photos of each of the plants appearing alongside their descriptions.
Jul: Kevin Weir ('74) visited the herbarium for a WikiPlantAtlas.org tutorial. (14 Jul 2014).
Jul: Kathyrn Finn (F & M) visited the herbarium to study serpentine barren grasses (7 Jul 2014).
Jun: The Herbarium is pleased to welcome photographer & Professor Emeritus Dr. Patrick Cooney as a Herbarium Associate. On Jun 24, Dr. Cooney produced Millersville University's Trees of Distinction: A Photographic Catalogas an invaluable supplement to the recent Parksia article and website on the trees.
Jun: The 3rd MU Trees of Distinction tour was held June 10.
Jun: T. Larry Mellichamp (UNC Charlotte) visited the herbarium to study carnivorous plants (5 Jun 2014).
Jun: The Native Plants in the Landscape Conference at Millersville was held June 5-7 with 325 attendees.
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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.