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Tag: geology and environmental geosciences

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

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.

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!

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.

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.

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.