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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.

Biology Professor Explains How Ibuprofen is Damaging Our Ecosystem

Biology Professor Explains How Ibuprofen is Damaging Our Ecosystem

Kermit the Frog wasn’t kidding: It’s not easy being green – and professor Allison Welch can back him up. She’s found some interesting things in her research on the amphibians.

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.

7 Things You Can Learn About Penguins by Spying Via Penguin Watch

7 Things You Can Learn About Penguins by Spying Via Penguin Watch

College of Charleston alumna Caitlin Black ’12, who is working on a Ph.D. in zoology at the University of Oxford, is part of a research project that uses crowd-sourcing to study penguins.

Professor and Student Help Develop Life-Saving Use for Digital Camera

Professor and Student Help Develop Life-Saving Use for Digital Camera

Physics professor Joe Carson and biology major Hannah Wilson are part of a research team that invented a digital imaging tool that can help diagnose cancerous lesions.

College Entomologist: DON’T TOUCH These Stinging Caterpillars

College Entomologist: DON’T TOUCH These Stinging Caterpillars

Puss caterpillars look a lot like Donald Trump’s hair, but don’t be fooled – they pack a serious punch. Here are five things you need to know from Professor Brian Scholtens.