Tag: biology

Professors Search for Lizard Man in S.C.

Professors Search for Lizard Man in S.C.

Twenty-seven years ago, residents in Lee County, S.C., reported seeing a 7-foot-tall lizard-like creature with red eyes. Experts from the College decided to do their own investigation into Lizardmania. (Includes Video)

The Case of the Unknown and Absolutely Adorable Shark

The Case of the Unknown and Absolutely Adorable Shark

Marine biology professor Gavin Naylor helped identify a rare pocket shark caught off Louisiana. Only two are ever known to have been found.

CofC Alumni Create Their Own Duck Dynasty

CofC Alumni Create Their Own Duck Dynasty

They’re carving a legacy: Alum brothers Ian ’03 and Colin McNair ’08 have created careers through the art, craftsmanship and family tradition of wooden duck decoys.

The World is Your Classroom

The World is Your Classroom

At the College of Charleston, you can study abroad in almost any academic discipline on nearly every continent.

Science and Math Students Showcase Their Research

Science and Math Students Showcase Their Research

More than 300 students and faculty presented research at the College’s annual science and math poster session.

Help! I Need an Internship!

Help! I Need an Internship!

From swimming with sharks to publishing the news and joining a tech startup, College of Charleston students gain invaluable experience – and even jobs – through internship opportunities.

Entrepreneurial Alumna Helps Environment and Grows Her Passion

Entrepreneurial Alumna Helps Environment and Grows Her Passion

Susan von Frank ’03 sees agribusiness as part of the climate change solution. It’s why she and her husband started GrowJourney.

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.

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.

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.