Category Archives: School News

SSM Welcomes Interim Dean

The College of Charleston welcomes Sebastian van Delden as Interim Dean of the School of Sciences and Mathematics. Sebastian received his Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of Central Florida and was the Department Head of Computer Science and Industrial Technology at Southeastern Louisiana University.  At Southeastern, he managed six degree programs in the […]
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2018 Summer E-News

Check out the latest news and student successes in our summer e-newsletter.                 SSM E-newsletter Summer 2018                
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Alumna Celebrated for Breaking Barriers and Creating Change

Last week Physics & Astronomy alum Tabetha Boyajian ’03 was celebrated by the Daily Beast as one of five dynamic women across a variety of fields. Read about her research and accomplishments, then revisit last year’s College press. The ‘Astrophysics Disruptor’ Who Made Us Think Seriously About Aliens Out There – http://bestofallworlds.cofc.edu/out-there/ Tabetha Boyajian ’03 – […]
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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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