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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.

21 November 2014 | 9:30 am Read More →
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.

20 November 2014 | 1:31 pm Read More →
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.

11 November 2014 | 11:15 am Read More →
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.

5 November 2014 | 2:08 pm Read More →
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.

20 October 2014 | 2:29 pm Read 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.

26 September 2014 | 9:00 am Read More →
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.

19 September 2014 | 4:37 pm Read More →
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 →