Tag: geology and environmental geosciences

Geologist Takes the Helm in Offshore Education

Geologist Takes the Helm in Offshore Education

Adjunct geology professor Anton Dumars ’99 provides educational boat tours of the Lowcountry waterways to groups of all sizes, ages and interests.

Six Amazing Summer Undergraduate Research Projects

Six Amazing Summer Undergraduate Research Projects

CofC students conduct hands-on research exploring topics such as the effects of mental illness on creativity, self-control behaviors of two-year-olds, and access to healthcare in rural areas.

Department of Geology Receives $750,000 Grant from NASA

Department of Geology Receives $750,000 Grant from NASA

The College was one of 15 organizations honored with a grant from NASA in June 2015. The grant will fund geology professor Cassandra Runyon’s research on recent changes in coastal marine ecosystems in the U.S. Virgin Islands.

The World is Your Classroom

The World is Your Classroom

At the College of Charleston, you can study abroad in almost any academic discipline on nearly every continent.

How Scholarships Gave One Graduate a Sustainable Future

How Scholarships Gave One Graduate a Sustainable Future

Thanks to scholarships from the College of Charleston Fund and the Parents’ Fund, Jenny Brennan ’15 was able to get the experiences and education she needs to make a difference in the environment and the world.

Science and Math Students Showcase Their Research

Science and Math Students Showcase Their Research

More than 300 students and faculty presented research at the College’s annual science and math poster session.

College Seafloor Mappers Sweep Awards

College Seafloor Mappers Sweep Awards

The College’s BEAMS students are specially trained in seafloor mapping techniques and spend days at sea to conduct underwater research.

Orion Launch Offers Infinite Possibilities for Professor and Alumnus

Orion Launch Offers Infinite Possibilities for Professor and Alumnus

Geology professor Cass Runyon was at the Orion launch, and alum David Weiss ’12, a Mars researcher, might be involved in the first manned trip to the planet.

Mace Brown Museum of Natural History Opens “Evolution of Whales” Exhibit

Mace Brown Museum of Natural History Opens “Evolution of Whales” Exhibit

The exhibit likely contains the highest density of fossil cetaceans on display anywhere in the world. The museum is free and open to the public.

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