Academics

30 07, 2019

CofC Researcher Says Sex Appeal Made Some Dinosaurs Fly

By |2019-10-09T09:57:39-04:00July 30, 2019|Academics, Campus Life, waterfall, z CofC Homepage|Comments Off on CofC Researcher Says Sex Appeal Made Some Dinosaurs Fly

Scott Persons, curator for the Mace Brown Museum of Natural History, says his new research shows that between insulation and flight, dinosaur feathers had a third function: sexual display. 

29 07, 2019

Public Health Major’s Summer Research Is Transformative

By |2019-08-06T14:36:26-04:00July 29, 2019|Academics, waterfall, z CofC Homepage|Comments Off on Public Health Major’s Summer Research Is Transformative

College of Charleston public health major Britt Soyebo finds federally funded summer research at Auburn University transformational.

26 07, 2019

CofC Researcher Appears on Discovery Channel’s Shark Week

By |2019-07-31T11:34:35-04:00July 26, 2019|Academics, waterfall, z CofC Homepage|Comments Off on CofC Researcher Appears on Discovery Channel’s Shark Week

CofC paleontologist Robert Boessenecker will appear in the Discovery Channel Shark Week program "Expedition Unknown: Megalodon" on July 28, 2019.

24 07, 2019

Call for Undergraduate Research Posters

By |2019-07-24T13:17:11-04:00July 24, 2019|Academics, News Briefs|Comments Off on Call for Undergraduate Research Posters

Undergraduates who collaborated on research with faculty during the 2018-19 academic year can apply to showcase their work at the Celebration of Scholars on Aug. 19, 2019, in Addlestone Library. The application deadline is noon on July 26, 2019.

19 07, 2019

SC Space Grant Consortium Brings Excitement Back to the Final Frontier

By |2019-07-24T08:53:57-04:00July 19, 2019|Academics, Campus Life, waterfall, z CofC Homepage|Comments Off on SC Space Grant Consortium Brings Excitement Back to the Final Frontier

Geology professor Cass Runyon is on a mission to reignite interest in space exploration amid the excitement of the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing.

18 07, 2019

CofC Geologist Is Over the Moon About Apollo 11 Anniversary

By |2019-07-31T10:24:53-04:00July 18, 2019|Academics, waterfall, z CofC Homepage|Comments Off on CofC Geologist Is Over the Moon About Apollo 11 Anniversary

As a NASA contractor and lover of all things lunar, CofC geology professor Cassandra Runyon is excited about the 50th anniversary of the first moon landing.

16 07, 2019

Alumna Reaches New Heights With Art Scholarship

By |2020-01-14T14:12:41-05:00July 16, 2019|Academics, waterfall, z CofC Homepage|Comments Off on Alumna Reaches New Heights With Art Scholarship

As a nontraditional student, alumna Francisca Palazuelos '17 achieved her goal of earning an art degree with the support of the Duval Endowed Scholarship for Studio Art.

10 07, 2019

CofC Researcher Targets Household Microplastics

By |2019-07-15T16:00:15-04:00July 10, 2019|Academics, waterfall, z CofC Homepage|Comments Off on CofC Researcher Targets Household Microplastics

Geology professor Barbara Beckingham hopes some easy household changes can reduce the amount of microplastics that end up in our waterways.