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Final Exam Week is December 3-10

Final Exam Week is December 3-10

Need extra tutoring before finals or a quiet place to study? What about stress relief or a ride home after a late night of studying? The College has you covered.

24 November 2014 | 10:17 am Read More →
Mystery in the Mudflats: Marine Biology Expert Follows Invasive Seaweed Around the World

Mystery in the Mudflats: Marine Biology Expert Follows Invasive Seaweed Around the World

Associate Professor of Biology Erik Sotka researches how an invasive Japanese seaweed species is able to thrive in every estuary in the Northern Hemisphere.

21 November 2014 | 9:30 am Read More →
6 Ways the Hunger Games is More Realistic Than You Think

6 Ways the Hunger Games is More Realistic Than You Think

Five College of Charleston professors comment on six surprising ways the Hunger Games series is more realistic than you think.

20 November 2014 | 1:31 pm Read More →
3 Honors College Students Who are Going to Change the World

3 Honors College Students Who are Going to Change the World

When these three students in the College of Charleston Honors College stepped back to look at the bigger picture, they not only saw opportunity – they ran with it.

18 November 2014 | 9:12 am Read More →
College Vegans Enter Celebrity Chili Cook-Off with Vegan Chili

College Vegans Enter Celebrity Chili Cook-Off with Vegan Chili

On November 22, 2014, math professor Martin Jones and the College of Charleston Vegan Club will enter the Charleston Animal Society’s Celebrity Chili Cook-Off and Oyster Roast.

17 November 2014 | 3:47 pm Read More →
Boundless: Professor Joe Carson Reaches for the Stars

Boundless: Professor Joe Carson Reaches for the Stars

Carson’s new research is on the cover of the October 2014 issue of the Astronomical Journal and he just won an InnoVision Award and funding for a completely different project.

13 November 2014 | 2:31 pm Read More →
Astronomy Professor Reviews Christopher Nolan’s “Interstellar”

Astronomy Professor Reviews Christopher Nolan’s “Interstellar”

College of Charleston astronomy and astrophysics professor Jon Hakkila says “Interstellar” has flashes of brilliance and some of the best discussions of general relativity presented onscreen to date.

13 November 2014 | 11:51 am Read More →
I Want Your Job: Dolphin Trainer

I Want Your Job: Dolphin Trainer

Megan Saylor ’11 trains dolphins to detect and mark underwater mines. The marine biology major and former Division I swimmer spends a lot of time scuba diving and hanging out with dolphins. She loves every minute.

12 November 2014 | 10:07 am Read More →
Mace Brown Museum of Natural History Opens “Evolution of Whales” Exhibit

Mace Brown Museum of Natural History Opens “Evolution of Whales” Exhibit

The exhibit likely contains the highest density of fossil cetaceans on display anywhere in the world. The museum is free and open to the public.

12 November 2014 | 8:55 am Read More →
Biology Professor’s Career Devoted to Studying, Rescuing Sea Turtles

Biology Professor’s Career Devoted to Studying, Rescuing Sea Turtles

Dave Owens, associate dean of the Graduate School and professor of Biology, is closely involved with the South Carolina Aquarium’s work to rescue, rehabilitate and release sea turtles.

11 November 2014 | 11:15 am Read More →