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Dynamic Duo: Oceanography Experts Collaborate to Study Sea, Ice and Climate Change

Dynamic Duo: Oceanography Experts Collaborate to Study Sea, Ice and Climate Change

College of Charleston Marine Biology Professor Jack DiTullio and Research Associate Peter Lee are studying how changes in the marine environment affect earth’s climate.

21 October 2014 | 2:58 pm Read More →
College Professors Offer Baseball Insight as the World Series Begins

College Professors Offer Baseball Insight as the World Series Begins

Why doesn’t anyone hit .400 any more? And why is leather used for baseballs? School of Sciences and Mathematics professors answer these questions and more.

20 October 2014 | 2:29 pm Read More →
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry a Prolific Producer of Student Research Opportunities

Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry a Prolific Producer of Student Research Opportunities

The School of Sciences and Mathematics started the 2014-15 term with $2.5M in grants, partly to support Chemistry & Biochemistry’s student research opportunities.

17 October 2014 | 12:22 pm Read More →
The World Is Your Campus, So Go Explore It

The World Is Your Campus, So Go Explore It

The salt flats of Utah are known for their breathtaking beauty – vast, white expanses that run to the foot of tremendous mountain ranges. They’re also a place where you can go really, really fast, which is why so many people have used the salt flats to achieve land-speed records. Some speedsters have gone more […]

15 October 2014 | 3:51 pm Read More →
Be the Next Big Thing

Be the Next Big Thing

Algebra was starting to bore Will Jamieson. But rather than skip out on his homework like millions of other eighth-grade students, the earnest Jamieson figured out a better solution. “I was that really weird kid that actually took the time and read the calculator manual,” he laughs. “I taught myself how to program and programmed […]

15 October 2014 | 3:50 pm Read More →
Microplastics are a Macro Problem, According to Professor of Geology and Environmental Geosciences

Microplastics are a Macro Problem, According to Professor of Geology and Environmental Geosciences

College of Charleston geology professor Barbara Beckingham shares her expertise on microplastics, an increasingly significant environmental threat

15 October 2014 | 10:51 am Read More →
Alumnus Taking Part in Search for Missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370

Alumnus Taking Part in Search for Missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370

Ransom White ’06 was exposed to sea floor mapping as a geology major at the College. Now he’s working as a hydrographic surveyor in the search for the Malaysia Airlines plane.

14 October 2014 | 9:17 am Read More →
Dance and Computer Science Share the Spotlight as Part of College of Charleston Performance

Dance and Computer Science Share the Spotlight as Part of College of Charleston Performance

A dance piece within upcoming “Out of Control” performance at the College of Charleston features collaborative elements between dance and computer science.

13 October 2014 | 4:29 pm Read More →
I Want Your Job: Data Scientist

I Want Your Job: Data Scientist

In the year since Matt Mazzarell ’13 graduated from the College, he has helped to increase the effectiveness of MRI machines and developed a way to predict the failure of computer hard drives. Not a bad year.

8 October 2014 | 8:47 am Read More →
Cyclist Examines Charleston’s Transportation Needs

Cyclist Examines Charleston’s Transportation Needs

Charleston’s population is growing exponentially, which has prompted a recent transportation study and proposed city-wide bike share. MES/MPA student Aaron Holly weighs in.

7 October 2014 | 9:01 am Read More →