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
Hardy CR. 2014. Millersville University's Trees of Distinction (www.wikiplantatlas.org/trees). (Parksia 3: 5-13)
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May: The Herbarium will lead a tour of Millersville's Trees of Distinction to the University community on May 5. Dr. Hardy, accompanied by Tracy Witmer[MU '15] , will be leading this tour, which is based on the Herbarium's recently developed website Millersville University's Trees of Distinction. The tour will start at 4:45 pm at the iron bridge over Miller and Seville's pond. It should last about an hour.
Apr: The Herbarium, in concert with the Library and the Center for Academic Excellence, is co-sponsoring a visit and talk on April 15th by Dr. Sayeed Choudhury, Associate Dean for Research Data Management and Hodson Director of the Digital Research & Curation Center at the Sheridan Libraries of Johns Hopkins University. His main talk, titled Data Management - Why it Matters for Millersville!, will be from 2-3 pm in McNairy 118 and is open to all.
Apr: Blue Ridge Cable 11's Erika Shych was in the Herbarium on April 14th for an interview about the pollen and allergy season with Dr. Hardy.
Apr: Laica Ormilz[MU '16] and Nate Hartley[MU '14] assisted Dr. Hardy on a demo called Digital Christmas Tree Identification on April 8 for the 2014 Women in Math & Science Conference. The demo utilized the recently released "Doug Fir's Christmas Tree Guide", available for free at Google Play.
Apr: The Exchange of April 2, 2014 features an article about the Herbarium's and Botany's new website, Millersville University's Trees of Distinction.
Mar: Dr. Hardy gave a guest lecture titled "Frontiers in Forensic Science: Forensic Botany" to Dr. Wallace's Frontiers in Forensic Science class, March 31, 2014.
Mar: Dr. Hardy will be leading a tour of Goat Hill Serpentine Barrens to members of the Geological Society of America on Saturday, March 21, 2014. This tour requires pre-registration with the GSA.
Mar: Dr. Hardy will give a talk to the Muhlenberg Botanical Society at the North Museum on Thursday, March 20, 2014 at their 7-9 pm meeting. This talk, titled "Use of the Undergraduate Classroom to Advance an Emerging Paradigm in the Study and Conservation of Biodiversity" is open to the public.
Mar: The Herbarium has released its new website, Millersville University's Trees of Distinction (March 17, 2014). Visit it to learn about special trees on campus.
Mar: Jordan Kmetz[MU '15] has an article on invasive plant management in Parksia.
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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.