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Tag: geology and environmental geosciences

Microplastics are a Macro Problem, According to Professor of Geology and Environmental Geosciences

Microplastics are a Macro Problem, According to Professor of Geology and Environmental Geosciences

College of Charleston geology professor Barbara Beckingham shares her expertise on microplastics, an increasingly significant environmental threat

15 October 2014 | 10:51 am Read More →
Alumnus Taking Part in Search for Missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370

Alumnus Taking Part in Search for Missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370

Ransom White ’06 was exposed to sea floor mapping as a geology major at the College. Now he’s working as a hydrographic surveyor in the search for the Malaysia Airlines plane.

14 October 2014 | 9:17 am Read More →
6 Fun Ways to Fill General Education Requirements This Fall

6 Fun Ways to Fill General Education Requirements This Fall

The College of Charleston offers many exciting options for students to fulfill their general education requirements in the fall 2014 semester!

21 August 2014 | 3:22 pm Read More →
Geology Professor’s Commitment to Students and Science is Rock Solid

Geology Professor’s Commitment to Students and Science is Rock Solid

After nearly 20 years of teaching and conducting research at the College, associate professor of geology Cassandra Runyon is as passionate as ever about studying and exploring the universe with her students and colleagues.

19 August 2014 | 5:16 pm Read More →
Professor’s Passion Takes Students Under the Sea

Professor’s Passion Takes Students Under the Sea

Project Oceanica, founded in 2001 by College of Charleston associate professor of geology Leslie Sautter, provides opportunities for students to explore our vast underwater world.

28 July 2014 | 11:11 am Read More →
College of Charleston Awarded NASA Aerospace Research Grant

College of Charleston Awarded NASA Aerospace Research Grant

Cassandra Runyon, an associate professor of geology and director of South Carolina EPSCoR, will oversee the management and administration of a research project that seeks to develop new technologies for use in NASA space missions.

3 July 2014 | 10:51 am Read More →
Sophomore Lands Spot in Fulbright Summer Institute

Sophomore Lands Spot in Fulbright Summer Institute

Sarah Legendre, an Honors College student and double major in geology and archaeology, will participate in one of the most prestigious and selective summer scholarship programs operating worldwide.

15 May 2014 | 9:43 am Read More →
In South Carolina, Leaders Reconsider Drilling Along the Coastline

In South Carolina, Leaders Reconsider Drilling Along the Coastline

There are questions, though, about just how much potential South Carolina has for energy development. Mitchell Colgan, chairman of the geology department at the College of Charleston, says there is not much oil off the coast of South Carolina, and that the economics of harvesting Atlantic natural gas are questionable given that the nation is […]

23 April 2014 | 2:21 pm Read More →