James L. Seago
Author talk: "Outcasts United"
Warren St. John, author of this year's Oswego Reading Initiative book, "Outcasts United," will speak. The book tells the story of Clarkston, Georgia, a southern town that became a center for refugee resettlement, through the lens of a soccer team of refugee boys called "the Fugees." The book explores the difficulties the team and town face as people from a range of ethnic and cultural backgrounds are forced to live and work together. Free; parking for those without a campus parking sticker is $1 -- see oswego.edu/administration/parking. 315-312-2232.
Location: to be announced
Wednesday, Sept 28, 7 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Columbus Day Open House
The Open House will include: Admissions presentations, a chance to talk with faculty, student-guided campus tours, select tours of academic facilities and an opportunity to meet with representatives from Career Services, International Education (study abroad) and Experience-Based Education (internships). Presentations regarding financial aid and first-year academic and advisement programs are also offered. Please go to www.oswego.edu/visit to register.
Location: Marano Campus Center, Main Concourse
Monday, Oct 10, 9 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Women's Tennis vs. Elmira
Location: Romney Tennis Court
Sunday, Sept 25, noon - 2 p.m.
Women's Tennis vs. Utica
Location: Romney Tennis Court
Wednesday, Sept 28, 4 p.m. - 6 p.m.
For more information, visit http://alumni.oswego.edu/homecoming
Sunday, Sept 25, 7:35 a.m. - 7:35 a.m.
Title: Professor Emeritus of Biology (taught 1968-2014)
Knox College, BA in Biology
Miami University, MA in Botany
University of Illinois, PhD in Botany
My interests include: plant anatomy and development; root apical meristems; structural adaptations of plants to wetland habitats, esp., invasive vs. native plants; treesand shrubs of Oswego. Plants I continue to study include, but are not limited to: water lilies of the world, Gunnera of the southern hemisphere, grasses of the Yangtze River floodplain, and the living fossil Ginkgo. I work with colleagues in the Czech Republic, China, Canada, Brazil, SUNY ESF, and SUNY Oswego and with former students on the department's Zeiss laser confocal microscope and Zeiss Stemi2000 dissecting scope.
Yang, C., X Zhang, J Li, M. Bao, D. Ni, and J. L. Seago, Jr. 2014. Anatomy and histochemistry of roots and shoots in wild rice (Zizania latifolia Griseb.). Journal of Botany 181727: 1-9.
Seago, J. L., Jr., and Danilo D. Fernando. 2013. Anatomical aspects of angiosperm root evolution. Annals of Botany 112: 223-238.
Yang, Choadong, Xia Zhang, Cunyu Zhou, and James L. Seago, Jr. 2011. Root and stem anatomy and histochemistry of four grasses from the Jianghan floodplain along the Yangtze River, China. Flora 206: 653-661.
Meyer, C. J., J. L. Seago, Jr., and C. A. Peterson. 2009. Environmental effects on the maturation of the endodermis and multiseriate exodermis of Iris germanica roots. Annals of Botany 103: 687-702.
Heimsch, C., and J.L. Seago, Jr. 2008. Organization of the root apical meristem in angiosperms. American Journal of Botany 95: 1-21. Invited Special Paper.
Soukup, A., J. L. Seago, Jr., and O. Votrubová. 2005. The developmental anatomy of the root cortex of the basal monocotyledon, Acorus calamus (Acorales, Acoraceae). Annals of Botany 96: 379-385.
Seago, J.L., Jr., L. C. Marsh, K. Stevens, A. Soukup, O. Votrubová, D. E. Enstone. 2005. Review: A re-examination of the root cortex of wetland flowering plants with respect to aerenchyma. Annals of Botany 96: 565-579.
Seago, J.L., Jr., and Marilyn A. Seago. 2004. Development and structure of the root cortex in adventitious roots of Nymphoides (Menyanthaceae). Biologia , Bratislava Suppl.: 59: 49-56.
McManus, Hilary A., J.L. Seago, Jr., and L.C. Marsh. 2002. Epifluorescent and histochemical aspects of shoot anatomy of Typha latifolia L., Typha angustifolia L., and Typha glauca Godr. Annals of Botany 90: 489-493.
Seago, J.L., Jr. 2002. The root cortex in the Nymphaeaceae, Cabombaceae, and Nelumbonaceae. Journal of the Torrey Botanical Society 129: 1-9.