Robin Garcia Published in MarSci Online Journal

College of Charleston’s summer research experience for undergraduates (REU) program yields promising results. Robin Garcia published her summer undergraduate research work in the Fall 2010 edition of MarSci. This on-line journal specilizes in publishing undergraduate research manuscripts pertaining to the
marine and aquatic sciences. Students interested in writing a manuscript based on their undergraduate research experience and engaging in the process of submission and publication can do this via MarSci. This is a unique learning experience that is not typically available to most undergraduate scientists.

Grice Participated in the 2011 Southeastern Wildlife Expo

The Southeastern Wildlife Exposition (SEWE) has been a part of the Charleston culture for almost 30 years. It promotes conservation and preservation of nature through educational outreach programs with a focus on the visual arts. This event attracts the world’s foremost experts in wildlife and nature art. seweInterdisciplinary approaches to learning are the hallmark of a liberal arts education. In this spirit, the Grice Marine Laboratory partnered with Michael Mitchell Art Gallery located at 438 King Street for a special 2011 SEWE event. The aquarium exhibit featured live animals from local estuaries in combination with the art work of select Lowcountry wildlife artists. The exhibit was open 11am-6pm from Wednesday, February 16 through Sunday, February 20, 2011. In addition, a Kickoff Party was held on Wednesday, February 16 from 5:30 pm-7:30 pm where donations were collected. A portion of the proceeds from art work sold and donations collected will benefit the College of Charleston’s Graduate Program in Marine Biology (GPMB). Grice staff and GPMB students were present to assist with the event and answer questions about the animals.