Esteemed History Alumna Virtually Discusses Experiences

On September 24th, esteemed alumna of the M.A. in History program Dr. Cherisse Jones-Branch joined the College community for a virtual Q&A session about her life since graduation. Moderator Dr. Shannon Eaves, Assistant Professor of History at the College fielded questions from the audience for the session, which included graduate current students at the College…

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2019-2020 Grants Roundup

The Fall Semester is underway here in the Lowcountry, and we at the University of Charleston, S.C. are looking back at the wonderful research and travel funded through our Student Research, Presentation, and Professional Development Grants this past academic year. 14+ students were funded for a combined total of $9,020! Here’s a complete look at…

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Top Master’s Programs on the Rise

Hanover Research recently published a very interesting infographic that detailed the top master’s and bachelor’s degrees on the rise. The findings are based on the programs with the highest annualized growth rate in degree completions in the United States from 2013 and 2017, and you will likely not be surprised to discover that STEM programs…

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Presidential Candidate Amy Klobuchar Visits Campus and Meets with Graduate Students!

On September 16, Presidential hopeful Senator Amy Klobuchar (D-MO) visited campus as part of the College of Charleston’s Bully Pulpit Series. The Bully Pulpit series encourages and facilitates political participation on campus and in the community by providing a platform for dialogue with national leaders. As part of Klobuchar’s visit, she sat down with Interim…

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M.S. in Marine Biology Students Selected as Student Ambassadors to PRIMO20 Symposium

M.S. in Marine Biology students Danielle Beers and Sarah Kell were among those selected as Student Ambassadors to the 20th International Pollutant Responses in Marine Organisms (PRIMIO20) Symposium hosted in Charleston, SC this past May. The meeting brought together students and researchers from 22 countries to discuss marine pollution, mechanisms of toxicity, development of biomarkers,…

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Spring 2019 Graduate School Grants Roundup

As we move into the summer months, we look back on the travel and projects funded through the Graduate School’s Student Research, Presentation, and Professional Development Grants! 27 students were funded a combined total of $7,942.56! Here’s a look at the students and projects funded through the grants program during the Spring 2019 semester: Luz…

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13th Annual Graduate Research Poster Session Winners!

On Wednesday, March 13th, the University of Charleston, S.C. held our 13th Annual Graduate Research Poster Session! The Graduate Student Poster Session provides an introduction to the impressive research activities currently taking place in our graduate programs. Students are encouraged to participate even if they are only in the beginning stages of their studies. The…

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Fall 2018 Graduate School Grants Roundup

Another Fall semester is coming to an end, and campus has emptied out for the winter holidays. Here at the Graduate School, we’re looking back at all the great opportunities we helped students make happen through our Graduate School Grants! We granted a total of $8,480 to fund 34 students for 13 projects. Below are…

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Global Entrepreneurship Week Comes to CofC

They may be self-starters, trailblazers and pioneers in their respective industries, but just because entrepreneurs are forging their own paths doesn’t mean they have to do it alone. Especially not during Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW). Nov. 13 through Nov. 19, 2017,  millions of entrepreneurs from 160 countries across the world connect through the spirit of entrepreneurship…

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The Big Thirst Author Charles Fishman to Visit CofC

As part of The College Reads! program, the College of Charleston will present an evening with The New York Timesbestselling author Charles Fishman on November 7, 2017.  The lecture will be held in the Sottile Theatre starting at 7 p.m. The event is free and open to the public. Fishman’s book, The Big Thirst: The Secret Life and Turbulent Future of…

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