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Publications

Books and Edited Volumes

(Peer-reviewed)

2015

  • Malachowski, M., J. M. Osborn, K. K. Karukstis, and E. L. Ambos (Editors).  2015.  Enhancing and Expanding Undergraduate Research: A Systems Approach.  New Directions for Higher Education, Jossey-Bass, San Francisco, CA. Volume 2015, Issue 169.  106 pages.  |  Volume  |  Editors’ Notes, pp. 1-2.

Journal Articles and Book Chapters

(Peer-reviewed; Undergraduate authors in bold)

1988

  • Osborn, J. M. and E. L. Schneider. 1988. Morphological studies of the Nymphaeaceae sensu lato. XVI. The floral biology of Brasenia schreberi. Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden 75: 778-794. Article (PDF)

1989

  • Osborn, J. M., T. N. Taylor, and J. F. White, Jr. 1989. Palaeofibulus, gen. nov., a clamp-bearing fungus from the Triassic of Antarctica. Mycologia 81: 622-626. Article (PDF)
  • Osborn, J. M. and T. N. Taylor. 1989. Structurally preserved sphenophytes from the Triassic of Antarctica: Vegetative remains of Spaciinodum, gen. nov. American Journal of Botany 76: 1594-1601. Article (PDF)

1990

  • Osborn, J. M. and T. N. Taylor. 1990. Morphological and ultrastructural studies of plant cuticular membranes. I. Sun and shade leaves of Quercus velutina (Fagaceae). Botanical Gazette 151: 465-476. Article (PDF)

1991

  • Osborn, J. M., T. N. Taylor, and E. L. Schneider. 1991. Pollen morphology and ultrastructure of the Cabombaceae: Correlations with pollination biology. American Journal of Botany 78: 1367-1378. Article (PDF)
  • Osborn, J. M., T. N. Taylor, and P. R. Crane. 1991. The ultrastructure of Sahnia pollen (Pentoxylales). American Journal of Botany 78: 1560-1569. Article (PDF)

1992

  • Taylor, T. N. and J. M. Osborn. 1992. The role of wood in understanding saprophytism in the fossil record. CFS-Courier Forschungsinstitut Senckenberg 147: 147-153. Article (PDF)

1993

  • Osborn, J. M., T. N. Taylor, and M. R. de Lima. 1993. The ultrastructure of fossil ephedroid pollen with gnetalean affinities from the Lower Cretaceous of Brazil. Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology 77: 171-184. Article (PDF)
  • Osborn, J. M. and T. N. Taylor. 1993. Pollen morphology and ultrastructure of the Corystospermales: Permineralized in situ grains from the Triassic of Antarctica. Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology 79: 205-219. Article (PDF)

1994

  • Osborn, J. M. and T. N. Taylor. 1994. Comparative ultrastructure of fossil gymnosperm pollen and its phylogenetic implications. In: M. H. Kurmann and J. A. Doyle (Editors), Ultrastructure of Fossil Spores and Pollen, pages 99-121. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, UK. Article (PDF)
  • Osborn, J. M. 1994. The morphology and ultrastructure of Caytonanthus. Canadian Journal of Botany 72: 1519-1527. Article (PDF)
  • Osborn, J. M. and C. T. Philbrick. 1994. Comparative pollen structure and pollination biology in the Callitrichaceae. Acta Botanica Gallica 141: 257-266. Article (PDF)
  • Philbrick, C. T. and J. M. Osborn. 1994. Exine reduction in underwater flowering Callitriche (Callitrichaceae): Implications for the evolution of hypohydrophily. Rhodora 96: 370-381. Article (PDF)

1995

  • Phipps, C. J., J. M. Osborn, and R. A. Stockey. 1995. Pinus pollen cones from the Middle Eocene Princeton chert (Allenby Formation) of British Columbia, Canada. International Journal of Plant Sciences 156: 117-124. Article (PDF)
  • Osborn, J. M. and T. N. Taylor. 1995. Pollen morphology and ultrastructure of the Bennettitales: In situ pollen of Cycadeoidea. American Journal of Botany 82: 1074-1081. Article (PDF)

1996

  • Taylor, T. N. and J. M. Osborn. 1996. The importance of fungi in shaping the paleoecosystem. Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology 90: 249-262. Article (PDF)
  • Taylor, T. N., J. M. Osborn, and E. L. Taylor. 1996. The importance of in situ pollen and spores in understanding the biology and evolution of fossil plants. In: J. Jansonius and D. C. McGregor (Editors), Palynology: Principles and Applications, pages 427-441. American Association of Stratigraphic Palynologists, Salt Lake City, UT. Article (PDF)

1997

  • O’Neill, S. P., J. M. Osborn, C. T. Philbrick, and A. Novelo. 1997. Comparative pollen morphology of five New World genera of Podostemaceae. Aquatic Botany 57: 133-150. Article (PDF)
  • Osborn, J. M. 1997. Palynology. In: McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Science and Technology, 8th Edition, Volume 13, pages 70-74. McGraw-Hill, New York, NY. Article (PDF)
  • Boucher, L. D., E. L. Taylor, T. N. Taylor, N. R. Cúneo, and J. M. Osborn. 1997. Dicroidium compression floras from southern Victoria Land. Antarctic Journal of the United States 30 (5): 40-41. Article (PDF)

1999

  • Janick-Buckner, D., J. D. Hammock, J. M. Johnson, J. M. Osborn, and B. Buckner. 1999. Biochemical and ultrastructural analysis of the y10 mutant of maize. The Journal of Heredity 90: 507-513. Article (PDF)
  • Kreunen, S. S. and J. M. Osborn. 1999. Pollen and anther development in Nelumbo (Nelumbonaceae). American Journal of Botany 86: 1662-1676. (Including color cover of journal issue for December 1999). Cover | Article (PDF)

2000

  • Cooper, R. L., J. M. Osborn, and C. T. Philbrick. 2000. Comparative pollen morphology and ultrastructure of the Callitrichaceae. American Journal of Botany 87: 161-175. Article (PDF)
  • Osborn, J. M., C. J. Phipps, T. N. Taylor, and E. L. Taylor. 2000. Structurally preserved sphenophytes from the Triassic of Antarctica: Reproductive remains of Spaciinodum. Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology 111: 225-235. Article (PDF)
  • Osborn, J. M. 2000. Pollen morphology and ultrastructure of gymnospermous anthophytes. In: M. M. Harley, C. M. Morton, and S. Blackmore (Editors), Pollen and Spores: Morphology and Biology, pages 163-185. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, UK. Article (PDF)
  • Osborn, J. M., S. P. O’Neill, and G. El-Ghazaly. 2000. Pollen morphology and ultrastructure of Marathrum schiedeanum (Podostemaceae). Grana 39: 221 -225. Article (PDF)

2001

  • Osborn, J. M., G. El-Ghazaly, and R. L. Cooper. 2001. Development of the exineless pollen wall in Callitriche truncata (Callitrichaceae) and the evolution of underwater pollination. Plant Systematics and Evolution 228: 81-87. Article (PDF)

2006

  • Taylor, M. L. and J. M. Osborn.  2006.  Pollen Ontogeny in Brasenia (Cabombaceae, Nymphaeales).  American Journal of Botany 93:  344-356.  (Including color cover of journal issue for March 2006)  Cover | Article(PDF)

2007

  • Osborn, J. M. 2007.  Palynology.  In:  McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Science and Technology, 10th Edition, Volume 12, pages 762-766. McGraw-Hill, New York. Article (PDF)
  • Schwendemann, A. B., G. Wang, M. L. Mertz, R. T. McWilliams, S. L. Thatcher, and J. M. Osborn.  2007.  Aerodynamics of saccate pollen and its implications for wind pollination. American Journal of Botany 94: 1371-1381. Article (PDF)
  • Doores, A. S., G. El-Ghazaly, and J. M. Osborn.  2007.  Pollen ontogeny in Ephedra americana (Gnetales) International Journal of Plant Sciences 168: 985-997. Article (PDF)

2008

  • Taylor, M. L., B. L. Gutman, N. A. Melrose, A. M. Ingraham, J. A. Schwatz, and J. M. Osborn. 2008. Pollen and anther ontogeny in Cabomba caroliniana (Cabombaceae, Nymphaeales). American Journal of Botany 95:399-413. Article (PDF)
  • Ryberg, P. E., E. J. Hermsen, E. T. Taylor, T. N. Taylor, and J. M. Osborn. 2008. Development and ecological implications of dormant buds in the high-paleolatitude Triassic sphenophyte Spaciinodum (Equisetaceae). American Journal of Botany 95: 1443-1453. Article (PDF)

2009

  • Osborn, J. M. and K. K. Karukstis. 2009. The benefits of undergraduate research, scholarship, and creative activity. In M. Boyd and J. Wesemann (Editors), Broadening Participation in Undergraduate Research: Fostering Excellence and Enhancing the Impact, pages 41-53. Council on Undergraduate Research, Washington, DC. Article (PDF)

2010

  • Osborn, J. M. and M. L. Taylor. 2010. Pollen and coprolite structure in Cycadeoidea (Bennettitales): Implications for understanding pollination and mating systems in Mesozoic cycadeoids. In: C. T. Gee (Editor), Plants in Deep Mesozoic Time: Morphological Innovations, Phylogeny, and Ecosystems, pages 34-49. Indiana University Press, Bloomington, IN. Article (PDF)
  • Schwendemann, A. B, T. N. Taylor, E. L. Taylor, M. Krings, and J. M. Osborn. 2010. Modern traits in early Mesozoic sphenophytes: The Equisetum-like cones of Spaciinodum collinsonii with in situ spores and elaters from the Middle Triassic of Antarctica. In: C. T. Gee (Editor), Plants in Deep Mesozoic Time: Morphological Innovations, Phylogeny, and Ecosystems, pages 15-33.  Indiana University Press, Bloomington, IN. Article (PDF)
  • Abraham, N., B. A. Cunningham, S. Decatur, P. Dehn, M. Lee, and J. M. Osborn, 2010. Supporting potentially transformative research from the administrator’s perspective. In K. K. Karukstis and N. H. Hensel (Editors), Transformative Research at Predominantly Undergraduate Institutions, pages 71-88.  Council on Undergraduate Research, Washington, DC. Article (PDF)

2012

  • Taylor, M. L., P. J. Hudson, J. M. Rigg, J. N. Strandquist, J. S. Green, T. C. Thiemann, and J. M. Osborn. 2012. Tapetum structure and ontogeny in Victoria (Nymphaeaceae). Grana 51: 107-118. Article (PDF)

2013

  • Grega, L., S. Anderson, M. Cheetham, M. Clemente, A. Colletti, W. Moy, D. Talarico, S. L. Thatcher, and J. M. Osborn. 2013.  Aerodynamic characteristics of saccate pollen grains. International Journal of Plant Sciences 174: 499-510. Article (PDF)
  • Taylor, M. L., P. J. Hudson, J. M. Rigg, J. N. Strandquist, J. S. Green, T. C. Thiemann, and J. M. Osborn. 2013. Pollen ontogeny in Victoria (Nymphaeales). International Journal of Plant Sciences 174: 1259-1276. (Including color cover of journal issue for November/December 2013). Article (PDF)

2014

  • Malachowski, M., N. Hensel, E. Ambos, K. Karukstis, and J. M. Osborn.  2014.  The evolution of CUR institutes:  From serving individuals to serving campuses, systems, and consortia.  CUR Quarterly.  35 (1; Fall): 34-35. Article (PDF)

2015

  • Malachowski, M., J. M. Osborn, K. K. Karukstis, and E. L. Ambos.  2015. Realizing Student, Faculty, and Institutional Outcomes at Scale: Institutionalizing Undergraduate Research, Scholarship, and Creative Activity within Systems and Consortia.  In: Malachowski, M., J. M. Osborn, K. K. Karukstis, and E. L. Ambos (Editors), Enhancing and Expanding Undergraduate Research: A Systems Approach, Volume 2015, Issue 169, pages 3-13.  New Directions for Higher Education, Jossey-Bass, San Francisco, CA.  |  Article
  • Malachowski, M., J. M. Osborn, K. K. Karukstis, E. L. Ambos, S. L. Kinkaid, and D. Weiler.  2015. Fostering Undergraduate Research Change at the System and Consortium Level: Perspectives from the Council on Undergraduate ResearchIn: Malachowski, M., J. M. Osborn, K. K. Karukstis, and E. L. Ambos (Editors), Enhancing and Expanding Undergraduate Research: A Systems Approach, Volume 2015, Issue 169, pages 95-106.  New Directions for Higher Education, Jossey-Bass, San Francisco, CA.  |  Article
  • Taylor, M. L., R. L. Cooper, E. L. Schneider, and J. M. Osborn.  2015. Pollen Structure and Development in Nymphaeales: Insights into Character Evolution in an Ancient Angiosperm Lineage.  American Journal of Botany.  102: 1685-1702. (Including color cover of journal issue for October 2015). Article (PDF) | Article (online) | Cover Legend

Columns and Editorials

(Editor-reviewed)

  • Osborn, J. M. 2008. President’s column – Expanding CUR’s reach and impact.  Council on Undergraduate Research Quarterly 29 (1): 5-6. Article (PDF)
  • Osborn, J. M. 2008. President’s column – The benefits of faculty engagement in collaborative research, scholarship, and creative activity. Council on Undergraduate Research Quarterly 29 (2): 7. Article (PDF)
  • Osborn, J. M. 2009. President’s column – Assessing outcomes. Council on Undergraduate Research Quarterly 29 (3): 4-5. Article (PDF)
  • Osborn, J. M. 2009. President’s column – Informing public policy. Council on Undergraduate Research Quarterly 29 (4): 4. Article (PDF)

Book Reviews and Memorial Notices

(Editor-reviewed)

  • Osborn, J. M. 1994. Book review of Pollen et Spores d’Europe et d’Afrique du Nord, by M. Reille. Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology 80: 339. Book Review (PDF)
  • Osborn, J.M. 2001. Dr. Gamal El-Ghazaly, 1947-2001. Plant Science Bulletin 47: 13-14. Memorial (PDF) Link to online memorial

Abstracts and Presentations

(Some Peer-reviewed; Presentations at off-campus professional meetings; Undergraduate authors in bold)

1987

  • The reproductive biology of Brasenia schreberi J. F. Gmelin (Nymphaeaceae). Texas Academy of Science, Huntsville, TX. Texas J. Sci. (March Program Abstr.) 90: 49 (J. M. Osborn and E. L. Schneider).
  •  Wind pollination in Brasenia schreberi (Nymphaeaceae). Southwestern Association of Naturalists, San Marcos, TX. (April Program Abstr.) 1987: 72 (J. M. Osborn and E. L. Schneider).
  • Morphological studies of the Nymphaeaceae. XVI. The floral biology of Brasenia schreberi J. F. Gmelin. IBC-87, XIV International Botanical Congress, Berlin (West), Germany. Abstracts, 4-20-7: 224 (J. M. Osborn and E. L. Schneider).
  • Anemophily in Brasenia (Nymphaeaceae). Botanical Society of America, Columbus, OH. Amer. J. Bot. 74 (5): 622-623 (J. M. Osborn and E. L. Schneider).
  • Morphological studies of the Nymphaeaceae. Botanical Society of America, Columbus, OH. Amer. J. Bot. 74 (5): 721 (E. L. Schneider and J. M. Osborn).

1988

  • Mesozoic sphenophytes from Antarctica. Botanical Society of America, Davis, CA. Amer. J. Bot. 75 (6, supplement): 113 (J. M. Osborn and T. N. Taylor).

1989

  • Cuticle ultrastructure and micromorphology from sun and shade leaves of Quercus velutina Lam. (Black Oak). Ohio Academy of Science, Parma, OH. Ohio J. Sci. (April Program Abstr.) 1989: 7 (J. M. Osborn and T. N. Taylor).
  • A fossil fungus possessing clamp connections from the Triassic of Antarctica. Ohio Academy of Science, Parma, OH. Ohio J. Sci. (April Program Abstr.) 1989: 7 (J. M. Osborn, T. N. Taylor, and J. F. White, Jr.).
  • Morphological and ultrastructural studies of plant cuticles: Sun and shade leaves of Quercus velutina Lam. Botanical Society of America, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Amer. J. Bot. 76 (6, supplement): 50 (J. M. Osborn and T. N. Taylor).

1990

  • Mesozoic seed ferns from Antarctica: Morphology and ultrastructure of in situ corystosperm pollen. Ohio Academy of Science, Dayton, OH. Ohio J. Sci. (April Program Abstr.) 1990: 7 (J. M. Osborn and T. N. Taylor).
  • Exine ultrastructure of the Cabombaceae: Correlations with pollination biology. Botanical Society of America, Richmond, VA. Amer. J. Bot. 77 (6, supplement): 20 (J. M. Osborn, T. N. Taylor, and E. L. Schneider).
  • Corystosperms from the Triassic of Antarctica: Morphological and fine structural studies of in situ pollen. Botanical Society of America, Richmond, VA. Amer. J. Bot. 77 (6, supplement): 91 (J. M. Osborn and T. N. Taylor).

1991

  • Comparative pollen wall ultrastructure of selected fossil anthophytes. Botanical Society of America, San Antonio, TX. Amer. J. Bot. 78 (6, supplement): 121 (J. M. Osborn, T. N. Taylor, M. R. de Lima, and P. R. Crane).
  • Caytonanthus: An ultrastructural perspective. Ninth Mid-Continent Paleobotanical Colloquium; Columbus, OH. (J. M. Osborn)

1992

  • Pollen morphology and ultrastructure in Callitriche (Callitrichaceae): Implications for the evolution of hypohydrophily. VIII International Palynological Congress, Aix-en-Provence, France. Program and Abstracts, 110. (J. M. Osborn and C. T. Philbrick)
  • Comparative ultrastructure of fossil gymnosperm pollen and its phylogenetic implications. VIII International Palynological Congress, Aix-en-Provence, France. Program and Abstracts, 110. (J. M. Osborn and T. N. Taylor)

1993

  • Permineralized pines from the Middle Eocene Princeton chert (Allenby Formation) of British Columbia: Pollen cones. Botanical Society of America, Ames, IA. Amer. J. Bot. 80 (6, supplement): 93. (J. M. Osborn, C. J. Smith, and R. A. Stockey)
  • Comparative pollen ultrastructure in angiosperm outgroups. Botanical Society of America, Ames, IA. Amer. J. Bot. 80 (6, supplement): 125. (J. M. Osborn)
  • Pollen morphology and ultrastructure of Mesozoic gymnosperms. IBC-93, XV International Botanical Congress, Yokohama, Japan. Abstracts, 27. (J. M. Osborn)
  • Structurally preserved sphenophytes from the Triassic of Antarctica: Reproductive remains in Spaciinodum. Missouri Academy of Science, Kansas City, MO. Trans. Missouri Acad. Sci. 27: 42. (J. M. Osborn, C. J. Smith, and T. N. Taylor)
  • Middle Eocene Pinus remains from the Princeton chert of British Columbia, Canada: Pollen cones. Missouri Academy of Science, Kansas City, MO. Trans. Missouri Acad. Sci. 27: 80. (C. J. Smith, J. M. Osborn, and R. A. Stockey)

1994

  • The morphology and ultrastructure of Caytonanthus. Botanical Society of America, Knoxville, TN. Amer. J. Bot. 81 (6, supplement): 99-100. (J. M. Osborn)
  • Middle Eocene pines from British Columbia, Canada: Pollen cones. National Conference on Undergraduate Research, Kalamazoo, MI. Program and Abstracts 1994: 7-36. (C. J. Smith and J. M. Osborn)

1995

  • A focus on undergraduate research. Project Kaleidoscope Symposium, “Faculty for the 21st Century”; Minneapolis, MN. (J. M. Osborn)
  • Maintaining an NSF Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) site in biology. Project Kaleidoscope Workshop, “The Research-Rich Environment” Claremont, CA. (J. M. Osborn and M. G. Tannenbaum)
  • Undergraduate research at Northeast Missouri State University. National Conference on Undergraduate Research, Schenectady, NY. Program and Abstracts 1995: 4-6. (J. M. Osborn, M. E. Nelson, and M. G. Tannenbaum)
  • A comparative light and electron microscopical study of anther and pollen morphology of the Podostemaceae. National Conference on Undergraduate Research, Schenectady, NY. Program and Abstracts 1995: 2-56. (S. P. O’Neill, J. M. Osborn, and C. T. Philbrick)
  • An ultrastructural study of the endophyte-host relationship of Epichloë typhina and Elymus virginicus. National Conference on Undergraduate Research, Schenectady, NY. Program and Abstracts 1995: 2-99. (J. L. LaBundy and J. M. Osborn)
  • Using fast plants to study reproductive morphology. Botanical Society of America, San Diego, CA. Amer. J. Bot. 82 (6, supplement): 187. (J. M. Osborn, S. P. O’Neill, C. J. Phipps, and T. L. Bormann)
  • Structurally preserved sphenophytes from the Triassic of Antarctica: Reproductive remains in Spaciinodum. Botanical Society of America, San Diego, CA. Amer. J. Bot. 82 (6, supplement): 89-90. (C. J. Phipps, J. M. Osborn, and T. N. Taylor)

1996

  • Using computer-based, three-dimensional reconstruction to enhance student comprehension of plant anatomy. Missouri Academy of Science, Springfield, MO. Trans. Missouri Acad. Sci. 30: 110. (K. L. Borowicz and J. M. Osborn)
  • Comparative pollen and anther morphology of the Callitrichaceae: Implications for the evolution of underwater pollination. National Conference on Undergraduate Research, Asheville, NC. Program and Abstracts 1996: OS2-7; 631. (R. L. Cooper and J. M. Osborn)
  • Pollen wall morphology of Cabomba caroliniana (Cabombaceae): An ontogenetic study. National Conference on Undergraduate Research, Asheville, NC. Program and Abstracts 1996: OS2-7; 630. (B. L. Gutman and J. M. Osborn)
  • Ten ways to encourage undergraduate research opportunities. National Conference on Undergraduate Research, Asheville, NC. Program and Abstracts 1996: URN-5; 1918. (M. E. Nelson, J. M. Osborn, and M. G. Tannenbaum)
  • Pollen development in a permineralized pine from the Middle Eocene Princeton chert (Allenby Formation) of British Columbia, Canada. 5th International Palaeobotanical Conference, Santa Barbara, CA. Abstracts, 78. (J. M. Osborn, M. A. Glees, C. J. Phipps, and R. A. Stockey)
  • Comparative pollen morphology and ultrastructure of the Podostemaceae. 9th International Palynological Congress, Houston, TX. Program and Abstracts, 120. (J. M. Osborn, S. P. O’Neill, and C. T. Philbrick)
  • Comparative pollen morphology and ultrastructure of the Callitrichaceae. Botanical Society of America, Seattle, WA. Amer. J. Bot. 83 (6, supplement): 36. (R. L. Cooper, J. M. Osborn, and C. T. Philbrick)
  • Using computer-based, three-dimensional reconstruction to enhance student comprehension of plant anatomy. Botanical Society of America, Seattle, WA. Amer. J. Bot. 83 (6, supplement): 219. (K. L. Borowicz and J. M. Osborn)

1997

  • Pollen morphology and development in water starwarts (Callitrichaceae). National Conference on Undergraduate Research, Austin, TX. Program and Abstracts, 0414. (R. L. Cooper and J. M. Osborn)
  • Pollen and anther development in the American lotus (Nelumbo lutea). National Conference on Undergraduate Research, Austin, TX. Program and Abstracts, 0415. (S. S. Kreunen and J. M. Osborn)
  • Understanding botanical structure through illustration: An interdisciplinary approach. National Conference on Undergraduate Research, Austin, TX. Program and Abstracts, 0428. (B. L. Day and J. M. Osborn)

1998

  • Pollen and anther development in Nelumbo. Pollen and Spores: Morphology and Biology, London & Kew, UK. Abstracts, 13. (S. S. Kreunen and J. M. Osborn)
  • Pollen morphology and ultrastructure of gymnospermous anthophytes. Pollen and Spores: Morphology and Biology, London & Kew, UK. Abstracts, 17. (J. M. Osborn)
  • Aerodynamic features of saccate pollen: Evolutionary implications for wind-pollinated plants. Missouri Academy of Science, St. Joseph, MO. Trans. Missouri Acad. Sci. (R. T. McWilliams, J. M. Osborn, and I. M. Lindevald)
  • A developmental study of pollen and anther morphology in the American lotus (Nelumbo lutea Nelumbonaceae). Missouri Academy of Science, St. Joseph, MO. Trans. Missouri Acad. Sci. (S. S. Kreunen and J. M. Osborn)

1999

  • Aerodynamic features of saccate pollen: Evolutionary implications for wind-pollinated plants. National Conference on Undergraduate Research, Rochester, NY. Abstract Book, 79. (R. T. McWilliams, J. M. Osborn, and I. M. Lindevald)
  • A review of pollination biology and pollen structure in the Nymphaeales: Evolutionary implications. IBC-99, XVI International Botanical Congress, St. Louis, MO. Abstracts, 4-3-6: 35. (P. S. Williamson and J. M. Osborn)
  • Aerodynamic features of saccate pollen: Evolutionary implications for wind-pollinated plants. IBC-99, XVI International Botanical Congress, St. Louis, MO. Abstracts, 289: 341. (R. T. McWilliams, J. M. Osborn, and I. M. Lindevald)

2000

  • Publishing with undergraduates in peer-reviewed journals. Council on Undergraduate Research, National Conference, Wooster, OH. Abstracts, 15. (J.M.Osborn, E. Paul, and W. Glowka)
  • How to use your courses to feed your research program. Council on Undergraduate Research, National Conference, Wooster, OH. Abstracts, 9. (J. Manske, S. Loomis, and J.M. Osborn)

2001

  • Development of the exineless pollen wall in Callitrichaceae and the evolution of underwater pollination. Botanical Society of America, Albuquerque, NM. View Abstract. (J. M. Osborn, G. El-Ghazaly, and R. L. Cooper)

2002

  • Pollen development in the water lily Cabomba caroliniana (Cabombaceae, Nymphaeales). National Conference on Undergraduate Research, Whitewater, WI. Abstracts. (N. A. Melrose and J. M. Osborn)
  • The role of the library in undergraduate research. Council on Undergraduate Research, National Conference, New London, CT. Abstracts, 156 (P. Deekle, J. M. Osborn, P. Kirkwood, R. Gadikian, and M. Castella).
  • Publishing with undergraduates in peer-reviewed journals. Council on Undergraduate Research, National Conference, New London, CT. Abstracts, 11. (J. M. Osborn, E. Paul, and W. Glowka).
  • How to use your courses to feed your research program. Council on Undergraduate Research, National Conference, New London, CT. Abstracts, 7. (J. Manske, and J. M. Osborn).
  • Supporting undergraduate education and research: How Project Kaleidoscope (PKAL) and the Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR) can help. Botany 2002, Madison, WI. Forum Program and Abstracts, . (J. M. Osborn). View abstract

2003

  • Pollen and anther development in Cabomba (Cabombaceae, Nymphaeales). Botanical Society of America, Mobile, AL. (J. M. Osborn,  J. A. Schwartz,  B. L. Gutman,  and N. A. Melrose). View Abstract
  • Integrating research and teaching: Using the classroom to feed your scholarship. Botany 2003 (annual meeting of four societies), Mobile, AL. (J. M. Osborn). View Abstract

2004

  • Pollen ontogeny in the Nymphaeales. International Palynological Congress, Granada, Spain. (J. M. Osborn, J. A Schwartz, B. L. Gutman, N. A. Melrose, A. M. Ingraham, M. L. Taylor, J. N. Strandquist, P. J. Hudson, J. M. Miesner, A. N. Schoenekase, T. Thiemann, and A. S. Doores).
  • Truman State University’s Mathematical Biology Initiative. Council on Undergraduate Research, National Conference, Lacrosse, WI. Abstracts, (J. E. Miller, J. Beck, M. I. Kelrick, and J. M. Osborn).
  • Reforming undergraduate education in botany in light of the National Research Council’s Bio 2010 report. Botany 2004 (annual meeting of four societies), Snowbird, UT. View Abstract (J. M. Osborn).
  • Pollen development in Ephedra americana (Gnetales). Botany 2004 (annual meeting of four societies), Snowbird, UT. View Abstract (A. S. Doores and J. M. Osborn).
  • Pollen and anther development in Brasenia (Cabombaceae, Nymphaeales). Botany 2004 (annual meeting of four societies), Snowbird, UT. View Abstract (M. L. Taylor and J. M. Osborn).
  • Pollen ontogeny in the giant water lily Victoria (Nymphaeaceae, Nymphaeales). Botany 2004 (annual meeting of four societies), Snowbird, UT. View Abstract (P. J. Hudson, J. M. Miesner, J. N. Strandquist, J. A. Schwartz, T. C. Thiemann, and J. M. Osborn).

2005

  • Pollen morphology and development in aquatic angiosperms. International Botanical Congress, Vienna, Austria. (J. M. Osborn and M. L. Taylor)
  • Identification of fossil angiosperm pollen and its bearing on interpretations of the origin of angiosperms. International Botanical Congress, Vienna, Austria. (M. S. Zavada and J. M. Osborn)
  • Pollen and anther ontogeny in Brasenia (Cabombaceae, Nymphaeales). International Botanical Congress, Vienna, Austria. M. L. Taylor and J. M. Osborn)
  • Aerodynamics of saccate pollen and its implications for wind pollination. European Conference for Mathematical Biology and Society for Mathematical Biology Joint Conference, Dresden, Germany. (A. B. Scwendemann, J. M. Osborn, and S. L. Thatcher)
  • The Mathematical Biology Program at Truman State University. European Conference for Mathematical Biology and Society for Mathematical Biology Joint Conference, Dresden, Germany. (J. E. Miller, J. Beck, M. I. Kelrick, and J. M. Osborn)
  • Aerodynamics of saccate pollen and its implications for wind pollination. Botany 2005 (Annual Meeting of four societies). (A. B. Scwendemann, G. Wang, J. M. Osborn, and S. L. Thatcher) View Abstract
  • Pollen and anther ontogeny in the water shield, Brasenia schreberi (Cabombaceae, Nymphaeales). National Conference on Undergraduate Research, Lexington, VA. (M. L. Taylor and J. M. Osborn)
  • Aerodynamics of saccate pollen and its implications for wind pollination. National Conference on Undergraduate Research, Lexington, VA. (A. B. Scwendemann, G. Wang, J. M. Osborn, and S. L. Thatcher)
  • BSA Sci-Pi: 1. Learning from the online Scientific Inquiry through Plants:  “The Wonder of Seeds” pilot.  Botany 2005 – Annual Meeting of four professional societies.   (W. Dahl, J. K. Archibald, B. J. Brown, C. H. Haufler, C. Hemingway, S. Honda, V. McLean, J. M. Osborn, C. Packard, B. Schulz, S. R. Singer, P. Skinner, M. D. Sundberg, and G. Uno). View Abstract
  • BSA Sci-Pi: 2b. Implementing an Online Inquiry Project:  Scientist Breakout Session. Botany 2005 – Annual Meeting of four professional societies.  (B. J. Brown, W. Dahl, J. M. Osborn, S. R. Singer, and G. Uno). View Abstract
  • BSA Sci-Pi: 3. Scaling up the “Scientific Inquiry Through Plants” Project.  Botany 2005 – Annual Meeting of four professional societies.  (B. J. Brown, W. Dahl, C. Hemingway, S. Honda, V. McLean, J. M. Osborn, C. Packard, S. R. Singer, B. Schultz, and G. Uno). View Abstract
  • The sectional organization of the Botanical Society of America: Where are we, and where do we go from here? Botany 2005 – Annual Meeting of four professional societies.  (E. Schneider, A. Snow, J. M. Osborn, and P. K. Diggle). View Abstract
  • What Works for Me: Students’ Perspectives on the Graduate School Experience. Botany 2005 – Annual Meeting of four professional societies.  (K. S. Renzaglia and J. M. Osborn). View Abstract

2006

  • Integrating Science and Mathematics Learning Communities: Developing Interdisciplinary Research and Curricular Programs. CUR 2006 – Council on Undergraduate Research Biennial Conference, Greencastle, IN. (J. M. Osborn, J. E. Miller, M. Nagan, and J. Thompson)
  • The State of Undergraduate Research in Community Colleges. CUR 2006 – Council on Undergraduate Research Biennial Conference, Greencastle, IN. (T. Higgins, J. M. Osborn, and N. Hensel)
  • Non-REU-based Summer Research Programs. CUR 2006 – Council on Undergraduate Research Biennial Conference, Greencastle, IN. (M. O’Connell and J. M. Osborn)
  • BIO 2010 – Biology Education for the Future. Annual Meeting of the Oklahoma Association of Community College, Oklahoma City, OK. (J. M. Osborn)
  • Computational Modeling of Flight Characteristics for Extant and Fossil Saccate Pollen Grains. Botany 2006 – Annual Meeting of the Botanical Society of America, and four other plant biological societies, Chico, CA. (M. L. Mertz, A. B Schwendemann, G. Wang, S. L. Thatcher, and J. M. Osborn) View Abstract
  • Integrating Science and Mathematics Learning Communities: Developing Interdisciplinary Research and Curricular Programs. Botany 2006 – Annual Meeting of the Botanical Society of America, and four other plant biological societies, Chico, CA. (J. M. Osborn, J. E. Miller, M. Nagan, and J. Thompson) View Abstract

2008

  • Adopting the Teacher-scholar Faculty Model: It’s All about the Hyphen. AAC&U Annual Meeting – Association of American Colleges and Universities, Washington, D.C. (J. M. Osborn, E. Paul, B. Dixon, and J. Swift).
  • Deepening a Culture of Inquiry: Transforming an Institution to Effect Powerful Learning. CUR 2008 – Council on Undergraduate Research Biennial Conference, St. Joseph, MN. (E. Paul and J. M. Osborn).
  • Adopting the Teacher-scholar Faculty Model: It’s All about the Hyphen. CUR 2008 – Council on Undergraduate Research Biennial Conference, St. Joseph, MN. (J. M. Osborn, E. Paul, M. Baenninger, and B. Dixon).
  • Aerodynamic Characteristics of Saccate Pollen. Botany 2008 – Annual meeting of the Botanical Society of America and three other plant biology societies.  Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.  July 2008. (A. Colletti, M. Clemente, A. Caden, S. Anderson, M. Cheetham, D. O’Connell, L. Grega, S. Thatcher, and J. M. Osborn). View Abstract
  • Shifting an Institutional Infrastructure and Culture to Promote and Support Faculty-Student Collaborative Research. AAC&U Academic Network Meeting on Engaging Science, Advancing Learning: General Education, Majors, and the New Global Century.  Providence, RI.  November 2008.  (J. M. Osborn and J. A. Morrison).
  • Undergraduate Research as a Pedagogical Approach for Increasing Student Engagement and Learning.  NSF Course Curriculum, and Laboratory Improvement PI Meeting.  Washington, DC (N. Hensel, K. Karukstis, M. Malachowski, J. Osborn, and J. Singer).
  • Adopting the Teacher-scholar Faculty Model: It’s All about the Hyphen. CCAS Annual Meeting – Council of College of Arts and Sciences, Portland, OR. (J. M. Osborn, E. Paul, and G. Young).

2009

  • Transformational Learning through Undergraduate Research, Scholarship and Creative Activity: Models and Strategies to Build and Sustain an Institutional Infrastructure and Culture. AAC&U Annual Meeting – Association of American Colleges and Universities, Seattle, WA.  (J. M. Osborn, N. H. Hensel, J. Turner, A. Chapdelaine, and G. Gonzales).
  • Moving engaged learning from the fringes to the center of the undergraduate experience: Diverse perspectives and strategies.  AAC&U Annual Meeting – Association of American Colleges and Universities, Seattle, WA.  (E. L. Paul, J. M. Osborn, M. Baenninger, and A. Kress).
  • Integrating Undergraduate Research into Faculty Workload.  Council on Undergraduate Research Dialogues, Washington, DC. April 2009. (J. M. Osborn, G. Gonzalez, S. Lehman, and T. Wenzel).

2010

  • Investing in Undergraduate Research:  A High-impact Practice that Fosters Student Success.  AAC&U Annual Meeting – Association of American Colleges and Universities, Washington, DC.  January 2010.  (A. E. Chapdelaine, S. Gregerman, and J. M. Osborn).
  • Strategies for Successful Proposal Writing:  The Importance of Early Budget Planning. Council on Undergraduate Research Dialogues, Washington, DC, February 2010.  (J. M. Osborn).
  • Moving from Language to Culture: Strategies to Institutionally Align Faculty Work with Engaged Learning and the Teacher-Scholar Model.  AAC&U Academic Network Conference on “Faculty Roles in High-Impact Practices,” Philadelphia, PA. March 2010  (J. M. Osborn and E. Paul).
  • So, You are Thinking about the Dark Side: Opportunities and Challenges in Academic Administration.  CUR 2010 – Council on Undergraduate Research Biennial Conference, Ogden, UT. (M. L. Biermann, B. Cunningham, M. Boyd, and J. M. Osborn).
  • Integrating Undergraduate Research into Faculty Workload.  CUR 2010 – Council on Undergraduate Research Biennial Conference, Ogden, UT. (J. M. Osborn, E. Paul, and G. Gonzalez).

2012

  • A Four-Pronged Approach to Supporting At-Risk Students: Successes and Re-Evaluations of the PERSIST Scholars Program. Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology Annual Meeting, Charleston, SC.  (D. L. Lovett, L. M. Bradley, B. C. Chan, S. Nayak, and J. M. Osborn).
  • Bringing High-Impact Practices to Scale: Institutionalizing Undergraduate Research, Scholarship, and Creative Activity within Systems and Consortia. AAC&U Annual Meeting – Association of American Colleges and Universities, Washington, D.C. (J. M. Osborn, E. L. Ambos, W. Spellman, and K. Havholm)
  • Pollen Structure and Development in Nymphaeales: Insights into Exine Evolution in an Ancient Angiosperm Lineage. International Palynological Congress, Tokyo, Japan.  (M. L Taylor and J. M. Osborn)
  • Institutionalizing Undergraduate Research at Scale:  Lessons-learned from Multi-Institution Systems and Consortia. CUR 2012 – Council on Undergraduate Research National Conference, Ewing, NJ.  (J. M. Osborn, M. Malachowski, K. K. Karukstis, K. O’Donnell, A. J. Caplan, K. Havholm, and K. D. Stone).
  • Creating Wine from Water: Creative Strategies to Increase Support for Undergraduate Research in a Fiscally-Challenged Climate.  CUR 2012 – Council on Undergraduate Research National Conference, Ewing, NJ.  (A. Sgroi, S. E. Sen, and J. M. Osborn).
  • Pollen Development and Pollen Tube Growth in Victoria (Nymphaeales). Botany 2012 – Annual meeting of the Botanical Society of America and five other plant biology societies, Columbus, OH.  (M. L Taylor and J. M. Osborn) View Abstract
  • Four-pronged Approach to Supporting At-risk Students: Successes and Re-evaluations of the PERSIST Scholars Program. American Chemical Society Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA (M. Hutnick, B. C. Chan, S. Nayak, D. L. Lovett, L. M. Bradley, J. M. Osborn).

2013

  • Professional Advancement of Women Faculty Members in STEM Fields: Strategies, Lessons Learned, and Building Capacity for Sustained Progress. Botany 2013 – Annual meeting of the Botanical Society of America and five other plant biology societies, New Orleans, LA. (L. Grega, D. Bates, E. Borland, K. Clark, A. Norvell, S. Van der Sandt, K. Yan, and J. M. Osborn). View Abstract
  • Realizing Student, Faculty, and Institutional Outcomes at Scale.  Council of College of Arts and Sciences (CCAS) Annual Meeting, Jacksonville, FL.  (J. M. Osborn, R. Free, and G. Gonzalez).

2014

  • Undergraduate Research, Institutional Transformation, and Administrative Leadership: Effective Practices for Lasting Change.  AAC&U / ACAD Annual Meeting – Association of American Colleges and Universities / American Conference of Academic Deans, Washington, D.C.  (M. Crowe, J. Rivera, D. Brakke, and J. M. Osborn).
  • Institutionalizing Undergraduate Research on a Grand Scale: Helping Move Systems and Consortia towards Embracing Undergraduate Research.  CUR 2014 – Council on Undergraduate Research National Conference, Washington, DC.  (M. Malachowski, J. M. Osborn, K. K. Karukstis, E. Ambos, K. G. Havholm).
  • Pollen Structure and Development in Nymphaeales (Water Lilies): Insights into Character Evolution in an Ancient Angiosperm Lineage.  (M. L. Taylor, R. L. Cooper, E. L. Schneider, and J. M. Osborn).  Botany 2014 – Annual meeting of the Botanical Society of America and five other plant biology societies, Boise, ID. View Abstract
  • Comparative Pollen Structure and Development in Aquatic Angiosperms.  9th European Palaeobotany and Palynology Conference, Padova, Italy.  (M. L. Taylor and J. M. Osborn).

2015

  • Scaling-Up and Scaffolding Undergraduate Research Within Higher-Education Systems and Consortia.  AAC&U Annual Meeting – Association of American Colleges and Universities, Washington, D.C.  (E.L. Ambos, J.M. Osborn, R. Rowlett, A. Ahern-Rindell, and J. Rivera).
  • Engaging your Dean: A Comprehensive, School-based Approach to Support Grant Writing.  CUR Dialogues – Council on Undergraduate Research, Washington, D.C. (J. M. Osborn).
  • The Pollen Life Cycle in Nymphaeales:  From Microsporogenesis to Fertilization.  Botany 2015 – Annual meeting of the Botanical Society of America and 12 other plant biology societies, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada (J. M. Osborrn and M. L. Taylor). View Abstract

2016

  • Achieving an Institution-wide Culture and Practice in Undergraduate Research.  AAC&U Annual Meeting – Association of American Colleges and Universities, Washington, D.C. (Award recipient panelist)
  • Engaging your Dean: A Comprehensive, School-based Approach to Support Grant writing.  CUR Dialogues – Council on Undergraduate Research, Washington, D.C. (J. M. Osborn).
  • Furthering Undergraduate Involvement in Research: The Use of On and Off Campus Resources. Eastern Psychological Association Annual Meeting, New York, NY.  (J. M. Osborn).
  • Institutionalizing Undergraduate Research on a Grand Scale: Helping Move Systems and Consortia towards Embracing Undergraduate Research. Envisioning the Future of Undergraduate STEM Education: Research and Practice Symposium. American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) and the National Science Foundation (NSF), Washington, DC. (M. Malachowski, J. M. Osborn, K. K. Karukstis, E. L. Ambos). View Abstract and Paper
  • Looking in the Mirror.  CUR Fellows Award Presentation, Council on Undergraduate Research National Conference, Tampa, FL. (J. M. Osborn).
  • A Moral Imperative: Sustaining and Scaling What We Learn from Grant-funded Projects.  Council on Undergraduate Research National Conference, Tampa, FL. (J. M. Osborn and J. A. Morrison).
  • Lessons Learned from Working with Systems and Consortia: Strategies for Embedding Undergraduate Research across Campuses.  Council on Undergraduate Research National Conference, Tampa, FL. (M. Malachowski, J. M. Osborn, K. K. Karukstis, E. L. Ambos).
  • Engaging your Dean: A Comprehensive, School-based Approach to Support Grant writing National Council of University Research Administrators Region II Meeting, Philadelphia, PA (J. M. Osborn).
  • Transforming an Institutional Culture: Integrating Undergraduate Research into the Fabric of The College of New Jersey. Plenary Session (Institutional Case Studies), Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) Constellation Studio on “Implementing Course-based Research Experiences at Scale: Building the Value Proposition,” Chevy Chase, MD (J. M. Osborn).  Studio Summary
  • An Ounce of Communication is Worth a Pound of CURE. Plenary Session (Internal Communication), Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) Constellation Studio on “Implementing Course-based Research Experiences at Scale: Building the Value Proposition,” Chevy Chase, MD (J. M. Osborn).  Studio Summary and Presentation

2017

  • A Moral Imperative: Sustaining and Scaling What We Learn from Grant-funded Projects.  Understanding Interventions that Broaden Participation in Science Careers, San Antonio, TX. (J. M. Osborn, J. A. Morrison, B. Chan, L. Leonard, and L. Gazley).
  • Tasting the Tree of Life: A Collaborative, Campus-wide, Science Communication and Meal Event.  Botany 2017 – Annual meeting of the Botanical Society of America and six other plant biology societies, Fort Worth, TX.  (W. L. Clement, K. T. Elliott, O. Cordova-Hoyos, I. Distefano, K. Kearns, R. Kumar, A. Leto, J. Tumaliuan, L. Franchetti, P. Mendes, K. Roth, and J. M. Osborn).  View Abstract
  • A Case Study in Expanding Capacity for Undergraduate Research Experiences – Institutionalizing Undergraduate Student Research, Scholarly, and Creative Activity at The College of New Jersey. National Academies Public Launch of the Report Undergraduate Research Experiences for STEM Students: Successes, Challenges, and Opportunities. Washington, DC. (J.M. Osborn). Public Report Launch Site
  • Integrating Research into Undergraduate STEM Curricula: The CUR Transformations Project. Coalition for National Science Funding, Annual Exhibition, Washington, DC. (M. Malachowski, K. Karukstis, J. Kinzie, J. Osborn, E. Ambos, and T. Cummings).

Laboratory Manuals

(Not Peer-reviewed; Internally published for introductory and upper-level courses taught)

  • Osborn, J. M. 1998 General Botany: A Laboratory Manual for Biology 103. 4th Revised Edition. (Truman State University). 61 pp.
  • Osborn, J. M. 2003 Plant Anatomy: Laboratory Exercises for Biology 313. 6th Revised Edition (Truman State University). 70 pp.
  • Osborn, J. M. 2004. Comparative Plant Morphology: Laboratory Exercises for Biology 509. 6th Revised Edition. (Truman State University). 92 pp.
  • Osborn, J. M. and Schwartz, J. A. 2004. Microscopy: Laboratory Protocols for Biology 518. 4th Revised Edition. (Truman State University). 207 pp.

Quotes, Interviews, and News

1998

  • Expanding Horizons. Undergraduate Research at Truman State University. Truman Review Summer 1998, Vol. 3, No. 1. Article

2000

  • A Cultural Exchange. Two Truman professors travel abroad on Fulbright grants to discover a more global view. By Deanna Rood. Truman Review Summer 2000, Vol. 4. No. 4. Article

2002

  • Biology Laboratories: Are They Disappearing? By Myrna E. Watanabe. The Scientist 16[11]:23, May. 27, 2002. Article
  • Osborn Receives NSF Grant, Elected to Peer Review Committee for the CIES Truman Today July. 8 2002, Vol. 6. No. 36. Article

2003

  • Conference celebrates student research. By Mandy Sheets. The Index, Truman State University’s Student newspaper. April 3, 2003.
  • Biology professor awarded three grants from NSF. By Deanna Rood. Truman Review Spring 2003, Vol. 7. No. 3. Article
  • Mathematical Biology initiative awarded national science foundation grant. Truman Today Sept. 23 2003, Vol. 8. No. 6. Article

2004

  • Students practice what they learn. By John Weeks. The Index, Truman State University’s Student newspaper. April 8, 2004. Article
  • Plant people gather in Snowbird. By Joe Bauman. The Deseret news (Salt Lake City ,UT). August 4, 2004. Article
  • Fossil hunting expedition to Antarctica. Truman Review Spring 2004, Vol. 8. No. 3. Article
  • National Science Foundation Awards Truman Faculty Members $900,000 Grant. Truman Today Sept. 7 2004, Vol. 9. No. 3. Article
  • University receives $2.9 million in grants. By Laura Uhlmansiek. The Index, Truman State University’s Student newspaper. October 7, 2004. Article
  • Osborn to Speak at Truman Faculty Forum Presentation. Truman Today Oct. 26 2004, Vol. 9. No. 10. Article
  • Faculty to present on pollen, stage theater at Forum. By Terri Rott. The Index, Truman State University’s Student newspaper. October 28, 2004. Article
  • Truman State Receives Record Grant. KBIA NewsRoom. KBIA 91.3 Public NewsRoom. October 04, 2004. Article
  • Science foundation gives Truman grant. Columbia Daily Tribune Columbia, MO newspaper. October 3, 2004. Article
  • Heartland university receives $2 million grant. KTVO (Kirksville/Ottumwa ABC affiliate). October 1, 2004.

2005

  • Three faculty members surprised during class with presentation of fellowship. The Index, Truman State University’s Student newspaper. March 24, 2005. Article
  • Professors receive Walker and Doris Allen Fellowship. Truman Today. March 22, 2005, Vol. 9, No. 25. Article
  • Conference showcases research. By Kalen Ponche. The Index, Truman State University’s Student newspaper. April 14, 2005. Article
  • Magruder Hall.  Something Old, Something New.  Truman Review, Summer 2005, Volume 9, No. 3, pages 6-11. Article

2006

  • College announces dean for science, education schools.  By Sharon Tharp.  The Signal, February 22, 2006. Article
  • Beyond the Four Walls of the Classroom.  Truman Review, Spring 2006, Volume 10, No. 2, pages 8-11. Article
  • New Deans Named for Education and Science.  TCNJ Magazine, Summer 2006 (In focus section). Article

2007

  • Osborn Unravels the Mysteries of Pollen.  By Shaun Quigley.  The Signal February 28, 2007.  Article
  • Summer Research Programs Bolstered by Merck Grant.  By Hye-In Choi.  The Signal March 21, 2007.  Article
  • Leading the Sciences, Helping the Game Shows – All in a Day’s Work. TCNJ Update, March 2007.  Article
  • Bio and Chem Garner $60K Award from Merck Institute for Science Education.  TCNJ Update, March 2007.  Article

2009

  • The Faculty and Undergrad Research.  By Kate Maternowski.  Inside Higher Ed, June 4, 2009.  Article

2014

  • TCNJ Computer Science Department Gets Major Upgrade. By Amy Reynolds.  The Times of Trenton / NJ.com.  July 18, 2014.  Article
  • Eye on Education.  Essential Ingredients for Sustaining Undergraduate Research Programs. By Susan Musante.  BioScience (the journal of The American Institute of Biological Sciences), October 2014, volume 64, issue 10, pages 868-869.  Article
  • Faculty Work, Student Success. By Colleen Flaherty.  inside Higher Ed, October 16, 2014.  Article

2015

  • ‘We’re building on success here’: TCNJ breaks ground on $75M STEM building.  By Christina Rojas.  The Times of Trenton / NJ.com. July 8, 2015.  Article
  • STEM Facility Bridges Gap from Student to Scientist.  By Jessica Burdg.  Laboratory Equipment. August 12, 2015.  Article

2016

  • CUR Fellows Award Recognizes Excellence in Undergraduate Research.  Council on Undergraduate Research.  February 24, 2016.  Article
  • NSF Awards Nearly $1.7 Million to CUR to Create Research-based Curricula.  Council on Undergraduate Research.  February 24, 2016. November 2016.   Article
  • Re-thinking STEM proved to be smart move for TCNJ.  By Andrew Sheldon, NJ Business / njbiz.com. August 22, 2016. Article
  • How a top college is trying to help low-income students succeed in science.  By Jonathan Lai, The Philadelphia Inquirer / philly.com. November 14, 2016. Article

2017

  • NJ Students Dine on Crickets, Learn about Biodiversity.  By Nora Muchanic.  6abc Action News, WPVI-TV, Philadelphia. February 28, 2017.  Video  
  • Crickets, Larvae and Frog Legs on the Menu at this N.J. College.  By Christina Rojas. NJ.com.  March 1, 2017.  Article and Photo Gallery 
  • Would You Eat a Bug?  Crickets, Larvae, Tripe Help NJ College Students Taste ‘Tree of Life.’  By Adam Hochron.  NJ 101.5.  February 28, 2017.  Article, Video, and Photo Gallery  
  • Learning Biodiversity in a Delicious Way.  By Tara Fitzpatrick.  Food Management magazine.  March 9, 2017.  Article and Photo Gallery 
  • Institutional Partners Announced for CUR Transformations Project. Council on Undergraduate Research news.  July 2017.  Article
  • The College of New Jersey celebrates new STEM complex. By Nora Muchanic, 6abc Action News, WPVI-TV, Philadelphia. October 12, 2017. Article and Video