12 11, 2020

Mace Brown Museum Celebrates 10 Years With New Fellowship

By |2020-12-08T09:56:10-05:00November 12, 2020|All News, Campus Life|Comments Off on Mace Brown Museum Celebrates 10 Years With New Fellowship

The 10th anniversary of the Mace Brown Museum of Natural History is being marked by a multi-year gift to support a new research fellowship to take the museum’s research and community outreach to the next level.  

6 11, 2020

Geology Professor, Student Make Mega Discovery

By |2020-11-17T16:21:58-05:00November 6, 2020|All News, Campus Life|Comments Off on Geology Professor, Student Make Mega Discovery

From a fossil dig at a Summerville construction site, geology instructor Bobby Boessenecker and recent graduate Addison Miller '20 discovered a 25 million-year-old nursery for baby megasharks.

14 10, 2020

Mace Brown Museum of Natural History Aims to Increase Visibility

By |2020-10-26T09:49:56-04:00October 14, 2020|All News, Campus Life|Comments Off on Mace Brown Museum of Natural History Aims to Increase Visibility

A Triceratops and "Scotty" the Tyrannosaurus, as well as a new online tour, are the latest additions to the Mace Brown Museum of Natural History.

9 07, 2020

Ancient Dolphin Skeleton Advances Research of Species’ Evolution

By |2020-07-28T14:15:29-04:00July 9, 2020|Academics, All News|Comments Off on Ancient Dolphin Skeleton Advances Research of Species’ Evolution

The well-preserved 24-million-year-old dolphin skeleton at the College of Charleston's Mace Brown Museum of Natural History is helping to answer questions about the evolution of early branching dolphins.

30 07, 2019

CofC Researcher Says Sex Appeal Made Some Dinosaurs Fly

By |2020-02-25T12:56:10-05:00July 30, 2019|Academics, Campus Life|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.