In this week’s installment: The School of Business receives a big grant; astrophysicist Jon Hakkila talks about a big find, and political scientist Jordan Ragusa comments on the presidential race.
Tag: geology and environmental geosciences
Adjunct geology professor Anton Dumars ’99 provides educational boat tours of the Lowcountry waterways to groups of all sizes, ages and interests.
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.
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.
More than 300 students and faculty presented research at the College’s annual science and math poster session.
The College’s BEAMS students are specially trained in seafloor mapping techniques and spend days at sea to conduct underwater research.
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.
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.
College of Charleston geology professor Barbara Beckingham shares her expertise on microplastics, an increasingly significant environmental threat