This year's Summer Undergraduate Research with Faculty (SURF) grant projects span a variety of academic interests, from exploring a potential new treatment for spinal cord injuries to environmentally friendly water purification techniques to the integration of video projections into lighting design.
Dovetailing with the new strategic plan and philanthropic goals, the Center for Undergraduate Research and Creative Inquiry will raise the College’s profile and broaden access to opportunities for student success.
Each summer, students at the College of Charleston gain hands-on experience by working closely with faculty mentors on College-funded research projects that represent a wide range of academic disciplines.
Charles Calvert has been appointed the director of the Office of Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities, and Chris Korey will assume the role of associate dean of the School of Sciences and Mathematics.
Molecular biology student Vernon Kennedy Jr. has been named a Goldwater Scholar, one of the nation’s highest honors for undergraduates studying science, technology, engineering or mathematics.
The Office of Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities will hold the 2019 Celebration of Scholars event for student-faculty research on Monday, Aug. 19, 2019.
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.
Over two dozen students at the College of Charleston have received funding to conduct research this summer on a broad range of topics.
Over 70 CofC students will showcase research projects they've done with faculty members at the Celebration of Scholars, Monday, Aug. 20, 2018.
For some inquisitive students at the College of Charleston, summer is a time to dig into their studies through research projects with faculty mentors.