Heather Ross


What to know about Knotweed, an invasive plant on campus

 Japanese knotweed, known scientifically as Fallopia japonica, can be beautiful. It has bamboo-like stems, heart-shaped leaves and tassels of white blossoms. It is also invasive and aggressive and chokes out native wildlife — and it is on campus.  

Graduate students make virtual timeline for 150th celebrations

Shippensburg University is celebrating its 150th anniversary with a year of special events and activities. As part of celebrations, two graduate students launched an online interactive photo timeline of the university’s history. Tara Quinlivan and CJ Meiser, applied history majors, created the timeline, according to a university press release.