Tag: geology and environmental geosciences

Dominion Foundation Awards Grant to College for Water Quality Research

Dominion Foundation Awards Grant to College for Water Quality Research

A gift of $25,000 will purchase water quality monitoring equipment to be used at the College’s Dixie Plantation.

Slideshow: Students Swim with Galapagos Sea Lions

Slideshow: Students Swim with Galapagos Sea Lions

College of Charleston students witnessed the unforgettable natural beauty and wildlife of the Galapagos Islands while completing a June 2015 study abroad course on volcanoes.

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.