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Summer Internship in Alaska Gets Biology Major Up-close to Nature

Summer Internship in Alaska Gets Biology Major Up-close to Nature

Biology major Zach Brooker can’t imagine a more perfect place to study the natural environment than Alaska. He’s spending his summer there as part of an internship studying salmon populations in Prince William Sound.

22 July 2014 | 7:51 pm Read More →
Neurobiologist Studies Sensory Superpowers of Palmetto Bugs, Other Insects

Neurobiologist Studies Sensory Superpowers of Palmetto Bugs, Other Insects

Ever wonder why it’s so hard to catch a scurrying cockroach? College of Charleston neurobiologist Jeff Triblehorn explains why the Palmetto bug is so adept at sensing threats.

22 July 2014 | 9:42 am Read More →
Professor’s Book Explores Computer Programming as a New Literacy

Professor’s Book Explores Computer Programming as a New Literacy

In his new book, Quinn Burke, assistant professor of education technology, says computer programming is a foundational skill that should be taught alongside English, history and math.

15 July 2014 | 2:08 pm Read More →
College of Charleston Professor Makes Discovery of Epic Proportions

College of Charleston Professor Makes Discovery of Epic Proportions

Astronomy Professor Jon Hakkila and an international team of researchers have made a scientific discovery that is so big and unexpected that it challenges our understanding of the evolution of the universe.

15 July 2014 | 10:00 am Read More →
Convocation Set for Aug. 18

Convocation Set for Aug. 18

Convocation will signal the official entry of the Class of 2018 into the College of Charleston community and the start of the 2014-15 academic year.

10 July 2014 | 3:48 pm Read More →
I Want Your Job No. 29: Research Assistant at Federal Reserve Bank of Boston

I Want Your Job No. 29: Research Assistant at Federal Reserve Bank of Boston

Alumna Dyanne Vaught ’13 was drawn to economics because of its relevance to the “real world.” Now she’s helping to define the nation’s monetary policy at the Federal Reserve – in a city she calls the “mecca” for economic research.

9 July 2014 | 9:36 am Read More →
College of Charleston Awarded NASA Aerospace Research Grant

College of Charleston Awarded NASA Aerospace Research Grant

Cassandra Runyon, an associate professor of geology and director of South Carolina EPSCoR, will oversee the management and administration of a research project that seeks to develop new technologies for use in NASA space missions.

3 July 2014 | 10:51 am Read More →
College Botany Expert Works with the Boeing Co. to Preserve Thousands of Native Plants

College Botany Expert Works with the Boeing Co. to Preserve Thousands of Native Plants

College of Charleston Senior Instructor of Biology Jean Everett worked with the Boeing Co. to preserve thousands of native plants

2 July 2014 | 10:53 am Read More →
Computer Science Major and Entrepreneur Secures $10 million for Anonymous Messaging App, Yik Yak

Computer Science Major and Entrepreneur Secures $10 million for Anonymous Messaging App, Yik Yak

College of Charleston rising junior Will Jamieson, along with Yik Yak co-founders Tyler Droll and Brooks Buffington, have raised $10 million in investor capital

30 June 2014 | 4:43 pm Read More →
College of Charleston Bids Farewell to President Benson

College of Charleston Bids Farewell to President Benson

The College of Charleston community gathered on June 27, 2014, to honor outgoing President George Benson and to celebrate his accomplishments over the past seven-and-a-half years.

30 June 2014 | 12:31 pm Read More →