Tag: biology

For One Professor, Shark Week is Every Week

For One Professor, Shark Week is Every Week

Gavin Naylor’s anatomical database for sharks and rays is one of the many discoveries and accomplishments made by the College’s resident shark expert.

‘Travel + Leisure’ Photo Editor Sees World Through Images

‘Travel + Leisure’ Photo Editor Sees World Through Images

Alum Skye Senterfeit ‘03 traveled a circuitous path to her job as photo editor for Travel + Leisure Magazine. She considered med school, and studied Classics, biology, Spanish and communications before attending grad school in Australia.

Boundless Impact: Supporting Success Through College and Beyond

Boundless Impact: Supporting Success Through College and Beyond

Andrea Creech, a senior who is double majoring in biology and Hispanic studies, is spending the summer studying at Yale University as part of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute’s Exceptional Research Opportunities Program. Creech’s research will focus on type 2 diabetes.

Top Honors College Grads Starting Anew Across the World

Top Honors College Grads Starting Anew Across the World

Some of the College’s top 2016 graduates will be heading to London, Germany, Ireland and South America to teach, pursue advanced degrees and perform research.

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.