Author Archives: Lisa Calvert

SSM Presents Chasing Coral

On Wednesday, October 4, 2017, the School of Sciences and Mathematics will screen Chasing Coral, a Netflix Original documentary, by special permission from Netflix and Exposure Labs. Dr. Phil Dustan, Professor of Biology and coral expert, will provide a talk back following the film. Dr. Dustan escorted filmmakers to Carysfort Reef in the Florida Keys […]
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2017 Summer Newsletter: Major Success

School of Sciences and Mathematics majors continue to represent the College on the state, regional, and national level by winning accolades for their research and academic achievements. Read up on some highlights from this past year.                 2017 Summer News: Major Success
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SSM Winter 2017 E-Newsletter

Check out the latest happening in the SSM Winter 2017 E-Newsletter Read more
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SSM Summer 2016 Newsletter

Learn about our students’ successes this year and see what some of them have been up to this summer!                 SSM E-newsletter Summer 2016  
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Chemistry Supports Undergraduate Summer Research Students

For the third summer in a row, the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry is hosting 45 undergraduate students in faculty research labs.  Twelve faculty members are mentoring students this summer on a wide variety of projects such as tracking the chemical fate of pharmaceuticals or nanoparticles in the environment, the synthesis of polymeric nanoparticles for medical […]
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New College of Charleston program connects computer science students, local firms

The college’s computer science department is trying out a new way of running seniors’ capstone course. Instead of working on open-source code like previous seniors did, 27 students this year were assigned projects that companies and organizations around Charleston wanted to get done. Sebastian van Delden, who is in his first year as the department’s […]
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SSM Students and Alumni Awarded Hydrography Scholarships

Out of the nine scholarships The Hydrographic Society of America (THSOA) awarded this year, four went to recipients from the College of Charleston. Two CofC students, geology majors Victoria Houston ’17 and Ryan Hawsey ’18, were awarded $4,000 each toward their undergraduate education, and two alumni – geology major Christina Maschmeyer ’13 (now studying at the University of South Carolina) […]
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School of Science and Math Acquires T-Rex Exhibit

“Bucky” the Tyrannosaurus rex, has taken up residence in the Atrium of the School of Sciences and Mathematics Building located at 202 Calhoun Street. The mounted skeleton is on loan from The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis (TCM). Drs. Phil Manning and Victoria Egerton are new appointees to the Department of Geology and Environmental Geosciences who […]
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SSM Supports Minority Participation in STEM Fields

Twelve students presented at the SCAMP Undergraduate Research Banquet which took place on Wednesday, October 7, 2015. The South Carolina Alliance for Minority Participation is partially funded by the National Science Foundation, the School of Science and Mathematics and the Office of Multicultural Student Programs and Services.  SCAMP gives incoming minority students an opportunity to […]
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NSF Blog Highlights the Broader Impacts of SSM Faculty Project

The Integrative Organismal Systems (IOS) at the National Science Foundation (NSF) launched a new feature on their blog this week, “Focus on Broader Impacts.” Proposals submitted to IOS require both an “Intellectual Merit (IM)” and a “Broader Impacts (BI)” section. IOS plans to use this feature to highlight awardees with unique and/or creative approaches to […]
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