The Daily Eastern News

Staff members establish garden at Klehm Hall courtyard

Logan Raschke, Editor-in-Chief

May 29, 2019

The courtyard in the middle of Klehm Hall is now filled with colorful herbs, plants and flowers, courtesy of two staff members from the College of Health and Human Services. Janet Fopay, certification officer and assistant to the dean, said the idea to grow a garden at the courtyard struck he...

Professor is planted with recognition

Angelica Cataldo | The Daily Eastern News Gordon Tucker, a biology professor, examines samples he had on file in his office. Indian botanists named a plant species after Tucker because of his contribution to their work.

Angelica Cataldo, Entertainment Reporter

September 5, 2016

Not many people can say that a newly discovered species of plant is named after them, but it can be said about botanist and long-time Eastern professor Gordon Tucker. Fimbristylis tuckeri, a newly discovered species of the sedge family, was found in the Western Ghats, a mountain range on the coast...

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