Tag: geology and environmental geosciences

Six College Faculty Honored with Distinguished Awards

Six College Faculty Honored with Distinguished Awards

Six faculty members were recently honored with distinguished awards during the College’s Celebration of Faculty. Additionally, more than 100 professors were recognized for their achievements and contributions to the College.

Going With the (Lava) Flow

Going With the (Lava) Flow

College of Charleston researchers solve some of the mysteries surrounding the largest volcano in the solar system, which happens to be on Mars.

CofC In the News – Week of April 11, 2016

CofC In the News – Week of April 11, 2016

In this week’s installment: CofC strives to fill a tech void in the Lowcountry; a look at offshore drilling, political science professor Claire Wofford writes about the U.S. Supreme Court debate, and more.

College Students and Alumni Awarded Hydrography Scholarships

College Students and Alumni Awarded Hydrography Scholarships

Out of the nine prestigious scholarships The Hydrographic Society of America awarded this year, four went to recipients from the College of Charleston.

New Geology Professors Bring T. Rex to the College

New Geology Professors Bring T. Rex to the College

Professors and married couple Phil Manning and Victoria Egerton arrived on campus with a T. rex in tow. The 40-foot-long skeleton now looms over the lobby of the School of Sciences and Mathematics Building.

Earth Science Day Set for Nov. 14

Earth Science Day Set for Nov. 14

The event takes place place from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and is free and open to the public. In addition to a variety of fun learning activities, attendees can have their fossils analyzed by an expert.

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.