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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.

16 September 2014 | 9:39 am Read More →
College of Charleston at Harbor Walk Ready for Fall Semester 2014

College of Charleston at Harbor Walk Ready for Fall Semester 2014

Students, faculty and staff in the School of Sciences and Mathematics at the College of Charleston have another reason to love their university: waterfront views. Located on Charleston Harbor, the College of Charleston at Harbor Walk is ready to welcome students.

8 August 2014 | 11:43 am Read More →
10 Summer Internships You Wish You Had

10 Summer Internships You Wish You Had

This summer College of Charleston students are touring solar power plants, teaching literacy in Mumbai and impacting public health.

6 August 2014 | 2:57 pm Read More →
Summer Research in Computational Neuroscience Unites Student Interests, Disciplines

Summer Research in Computational Neuroscience Unites Student Interests, Disciplines

Six undergraduate students perform research in computational neuroscience and learn about a new side to this popular field.

5 August 2014 | 12:17 pm Read More →
Grant Could Help College of Charleston Biologist Unlock Secrets of Knot-Tying Hagfish

Grant Could Help College of Charleston Biologist Unlock Secrets of Knot-Tying Hagfish

Biology professor Andrew Clark is studying hagfish in the hope that their unique feeding and knotting behaviors could lead to advances in the design and safety of climbing rope.

30 July 2014 | 12:39 pm Read More →
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 →
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 →
Graduates Headed to Medical, Dental, Nursing Schools, and More

Graduates Headed to Medical, Dental, Nursing Schools, and More

College of Charleston students have been offered positions in pre-professional schools at UNC Chapel Hill, Tufts University, University of Virginia, University of Maryland, Boston University, and more.

9 May 2014 | 9:35 am Read More →
College of Charleston Students Receive Barry Goldwater Scholarship and Honorable Mentions

College of Charleston Students Receive Barry Goldwater Scholarship and Honorable Mentions

College of Charleston junior biochemistry and biology majors were awarded Barry Goldwater Scholarships and Honorable Mentions

29 April 2014 | 10:00 am Read More →