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Archive for April, 2011

Insulza to Speak at Graduate School Commencement

Insulza to Speak at Graduate School Commencement

Approximately 100 students will receive degrees during the ceremony.

29 April 2011 | 11:38 am 0 Comments Read More →
SGA Donates Dining Dollars to Homeless

SGA Donates Dining Dollars to Homeless

Students have again donated unused dining dollars to provide food for a local charity.

28 April 2011 | 12:53 pm 0 Comments Read More →
Dustan Receives Ralph Brown Expedition Award

Dustan Receives Ralph Brown Expedition Award

Professor cited for his fight to protect coral reefs in Bali.

28 April 2011 | 11:12 am 0 Comments Read More →
Golfer Earns NCAA Individual Berth

Golfer Earns NCAA Individual Berth

Junior Leigh Whittaker will compete in the NCAA Division I Women’s Golf East Regional Championship.

26 April 2011 | 12:35 pm 0 Comments Read More →
Migrating Sea Turtles Pick Up More Pollution – The New York Times

Migrating Sea Turtles Pick Up More Pollution – The New York Times

The group, led by Jared M. Ragland, a graduate student at the College of Charleston, in Charleston, S.C., captured 19 loggerheads near Cape Canaveral, Fla., in 2006 and 2007. Group members measured and weighed the turtles, took blood samples, and examined their reproductive systems with testicular biopsies. Then they fitted them with satellite transmitters and […]

26 April 2011 | 12:20 pm Read More →
College Announces Faculty Awards

College Announces Faculty Awards

School recognizes outstanding faculty accomplishments and dedication in teaching, research and advising.

25 April 2011 | 4:00 pm 0 Comments Read More →
College of Charleston undergrad wins Fulbright Scholarship – The Post and Courier

College of Charleston undergrad wins Fulbright Scholarship – The Post and Courier

College of Charleston senior Sara Sprehn is the first undergraduate in the school’s history to land a full Fulbright Scholarship. Sprehn, from Fort Myers, Fla., is a Spanish major who also will earn minors in anthropology and chemistry. http://www.postandcourier.com/news/2011/apr/23/c-of-c-undergrad-wins-fulbright-scholarship/

25 April 2011 | 1:14 pm Read More →
San Francisco native, college grad aims for America’s Cup, Olympics – The Examiner: San Francisco

San Francisco native, college grad aims for America’s Cup, Olympics – The Examiner: San Francisco

Rather than navigate the globe after completing college, sailor Molly Robinson took another route. The San Francisco native did venture halfway across the world after graduating from the College of Charleston in 2009, but it was hardly a pleasure cruise. Robinson spent two months in a Hazmat suit, spraying glue for a sail-making company in […]

25 April 2011 | 1:13 pm Read More →
Biology professor wins research grant – The Post and Courier

Biology professor wins research grant – The Post and Courier

College of Charleston biology professor Gavin Naylor has received a $2.2 million grant from the National Science Foundation to study the evolution of sharks, rays and chimaeras. Under the terms of the five-year research grant, Naylor will categorize the diversity of sharks, skates, rays and chimaeras; provide a genealogy of relationships based on DNA sequence […]

25 April 2011 | 1:12 pm Read More →
Lives on the sea: Searching seas for plastic a wake-up call – The Post and Courier

Lives on the sea: Searching seas for plastic a wake-up call – The Post and Courier

For College of Charleston undergraduates Daniel Hodge and Coti Phillips, who interned on an earlier leg of that cruise as far as Bermuda, pulling in those nets was a wake-up call. “I was expecting to see bottles, plastic bags. It was almost the perfect size for plankton, for small animals to be eating,” Phillips said. […]

25 April 2011 | 1:11 pm Read More →