Jake Grossman accepts faculty position

by Faye Rosin, Director of Research Facilitation
May 4, 2020

Jake Grossman accepts faculty position

Jake Grossman collects maple samples

Starting Fall semester, Jake Grossman, Arnold Arboretum Putnam Fellow, will be a Visiting Assistant Professor of Ecology at Swarthmore College. He will teach a general ecology course, team-teach introductory biology, and mentor student researchers. Swarthmore is home to the Scott Arboretum, which has over 3,200 accessioned trees and shrubs. Congratulations Jake!

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How plants adapt to climate change

by Deborah Blackwell, Marketing & Communications Specialist
April 21, 2020

How plants adapt to climate change

Al Kovaleski clips one-year-old growth from a red maple tree

Researchers at Arboretum studying maple trees and ‘cold hardiness’ Q&A with Arboretum scientists Jake Grossman and Al Kovaleski on climate change and what it means for maple trees By Deborah Blackwell, Marketing & Communications Specialist   This year’s dramatically fluctuating temperature cycles from seasonably cold days to atypically warm stretches and back again has affected […]

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Matt Fertakos awarded Undergraduate Research Prize

by Faye Rosin, Director of Research Facilitation
August 7, 2019

Flowering time in Viburnum

by Faye Rosin, Director of Research Facilitation
June 7, 2019

Precocious flowering and vascular function

by Faye Rosin, Director of Research Facilitation
February 11, 2019

Precocious flowering and vascular function

Jessica Savage

As a Putnam Fellow, Jessica Savage focused on how the vascular system influences the timing of flowering in trees. Published in American Journal of Botany, her research shows that trees that flower before they leaf out invest more resources for flower development the previous year rather than in the spring before the vascular system is fully functional. Abstract»

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Experimental design recommendations

by Faye Rosin, Director of Research Facilitation
February 1, 2019

Tall trees and sugar transport

by Faye Rosin, Director of Research Facilitation
December 8, 2017

Arnold Arboretum Announces 2017 Fellowships and Awards Recipients

by Jon Hetman, Director of External Relations & Communications
March 31, 2017

Arnold Arboretum Announces 2017 Fellowships and Awards Recipients

Each year, the Arnold Arboretum selects a number of exciting independent research projects to support through its diverse array of endowed fellowship and award funds. The 2017 Fellows and Awardees are students, post-doctoral researchers, and biological and horticultural science professionals whose studies will utilize Arboretum plants, records, herbaria, library collections, or expertise.

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A Thirst for Knowledge

by Jon Hetman, Director of External Relations & Communications
March 25, 2017

A Thirst for Knowledge

Summer 2016 represented another record-breaking year for global temperatures, and the Northeast experienced one of the most severe droughts in memory. We know that the ability of plants to store water in their tissues can serve as a buffer against drought and its detrimental effects, yet how they do so is not well understood. As […]

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2016 Putnam Fellow announced

by Faye Rosin, Director of Research Facilitation
July 14, 2016

2016 Putnam Fellow announced

Kasia Zieminska

Kasia Zieminska was awarded an Arnold Arboretum Putnam Fellowship. Kasia received her PhD in 2014 from Macquarie University in Sydney Australia where she worked with Mark Westoby and Ian Wright. At the Arboretum, Kasia will be studying the relationship between diversity in anatomical structure and water storage mechanisms and how this relationship influences plant biodiversity and ecological strategies. She will be focusing on ~25 diverse species in the Arboretum. Congratulations Kasia!

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