Tag: biology

16th Annual Darwin Week Combines Science, Comedy, History

16th Annual Darwin Week Combines Science, Comedy, History

The week-long festival has evolved into a 10-day extravaganza featuring comedians, specialty beer and, most importantly, lectures devoted to the legacy of the great scientist’s ideas.

Biology Major Investigates What the Bee Sees

Biology Major Investigates What the Bee Sees

Anna Collett and biology professor Jason Vance study the visual systems of honeybees and how visual cues affect the insects’ compound eyes.

Of Mice and Memory: 10 Questions for an Alum Elephant Trainer

Of Mice and Memory: 10 Questions for an Alum Elephant Trainer

The Maryland Zoo’s Mike McClure ’94 addresses queries about the elephants in the room.

Sottile House Tree Lighting a Holiday Tradition at CofC

Sottile House Tree Lighting a Holiday Tradition at CofC

The Sottile House tree lighting ceremony is one of the College’s most treasured traditions. Learn how it all got started.

Three Science Professors Awarded Grants for Biomedical Research

Three Science Professors Awarded Grants for Biomedical Research

The grant from the National Institutes of Health will support summer biomedical research performed by faculty and students.

College of Charleston Biology Program Featured on National Science Foundation Blog

College of Charleston Biology Program Featured on National Science Foundation Blog

College biology professor Matt Rutter heads a collaborative program that allows undergraduate students to gain invaluable scientific experience.

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.