Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship

Our Associate Dean, Dr. David Owens, recently made us aware of this excellent opportunity available to our graduate students who are interested in marine policy. Here are the details: Call for 2011 Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship Applications   Dear Colleagues and Students: The South Carolina Sea Grant Consortium invites qualified students to submit applications to…

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Is Dolphin-Safe Tuna Fishy?

David Shiffman, a Master’s Candidate in Marine Biology here at the College of Charleston, has been getting a lot of media attention lately over a post on his blog about how the “Dolphin Safe”  method commonly used for tuna fishing actually harms huge populations of sharks, sea turtles, and sea birds. Check out his post here. David’s post…

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Grant Opportunity: National Sea Grant College Program Dean John A. Knauss Marine Policy

National Sea Grant College Program Dean John A. Knauss Marine Policy Application deadline: February 19, 2010 Description: The sponsor supports fellowships to provide educational experiences to students who have an interest in ocean, coastal and Great Lakes resources and in the national policy decisions affecting those resources. Awards provide a stipend of $44,000 for one…

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Calling all Marine Biologists

Hi folks, The Graduate Student Colloquium of the Graduate Program in Marine Biology is moving to the fall: September 25-26. Our Keynote speaker, Dr. Scott France, University of Louisiana Lafayette, will give the Keynote Address on Friday, September 25, and the Closing Address — following student presentations — on Saturday, September 26. Dr. France is…

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Grice Logbook

The Grice Logbook Spring 2009 issue is hot off the presses. http://www.cofc.edu/~grice/Newsletter/gmllogbook_spring_2009.pdf Inside Undergrad Research Impacts Students and The State of Science Sex and the Single Cell Sea Urchin Research May One Day Lead to Healthier People Student Awards Octoclaus and the Folly Beach Christmas Parade Alumni Notes Faculty Notes Research Colloquium notes New Staff…

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Update from Australia

Notes from Joe – our Fulbright in Australia Joe Pollock is a College of Charleston Master’s of Science in Marine Biology candidate who was granted with a Fulbright Scholarship to study in Australia.  He touches base with us every now and again when he comes up for air.  Below is one of his most recent…

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