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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

Plant biology professor finds home at Kent State after long distance travel

Megan Hermensky November 12, 2015

Professor David Ward has been granted the opportunity to teach in places like South Africa, Israel and the United States. His recent reality is his role as the new art and Margaret Herrick endowed professor...

Hundreds of species of plants stay out of the bitter winter weather inside the warm Kent State University Greenhouse, Herrick Conservatory, located behind Cunningham hall.

Greenhouse offers an escape from the cold

Jamie Brian January 13, 2015

Outside, the winter breeze whips snow over barren ground. Inside the Herrick Conservatory, however, lies a lush array of tropical and carnivorous plants, in addition to exotic creatures, such as fire-bellied...

Kent State sophomore botany major Brandon Ashcraft wors in the greenhouse, April 2, 2014, inspecting plants that he recently planted.

Herrick Conservatory seeks outreach for community education

Haley Baker April 7, 2014

Walking into the Herrick Conservatory, there is an overwhelming amount of stimulation to the senses. The bright colors of the tropical flowers and leaves and the feeling of the warm, humid air make its...

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