Tag: biology

The Shrimp-Studying Fulbright Scholar Who Finds Time to Sing Opera

The Shrimp-Studying Fulbright Scholar Who Finds Time to Sing Opera

Patricia Cooney is the 2016 recipient of the Bishop Robert Smith Award, which recognizes College students who have excelled both inside and outside the classroom.

CofC In the News – May 2, 2016

CofC In the News – May 2, 2016

In this week’s installment: an economist reviews his business forecast; a look at shark research; green chemistry opportunities open up for CofC students and more.

Undergrads Receive Coveted Oceanic and Atmospheric Research Scholarships

Undergrads Receive Coveted Oceanic and Atmospheric Research Scholarships

As Hollings Scholars, sophomores Kacey Hirshfeld and James Peyla will receive tuition assistance for two years and will spend a summer working in a National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration lab.

8 Questions for Biology Professor Renaud Geslain

8 Questions for Biology Professor Renaud Geslain

Renaud Geslain, a molecular biology professor at the College of Charleston, opens up about his hobbies, passions, research, and more in an interview with The College Today.

College a Top Producer of Fulbright Scholars

College a Top Producer of Fulbright Scholars

The College currently boasts three Fulbright Scholars for the 2015-2016 academic year. Later this year, biology professor and genomics expert Andy Shedlock heads to Japan as a Fulbright Scholar to study threats to sea turtles.

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.