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Honors College Faculty Lecture Series: The Ecology of War

What: This interdisciplinary lecture from Dr. Bryan Ganaway of the Honors College and the Department of History and Dr. Christopher Freeman in the Department of Biology introduces major events in human history from both a historical and ecological perspective, with the goal of highlighting the complex interplay between human conflict and the environment. This lecture will also serve as a preview for an Honors Colloquium course that will be offered this Spring, so this is the perfect opportunity to get a sneak peek of what will be offered then!

When: Tuesday, September 17 at 3:30pm

Where: Addlestone 227

To Register: Register for this event via Eventbrite. This event is free and open to the public.


Posted on September 16, 2019 in Uncategorized

Serve on the Honors Committee

The Honors Committee, which is elected by the faculty, has two open positions for student representatives for the 2019-2020 academic year. This is a great way to network with faculty, build leadership skills, and have a role in shaping the future of the Honors College. This year the committee will be focused on reading admissions applications, reviewing course proposals, establishing/managing academic policy, and setting the vision for the Honors College’s future.

To serve, you must be available for the entire 2019-2020 academic year, and you must be available this semester on the 1st and 3rd Monday of each month from 1:15-2:45pm.

To be eligible, you must be…

  • a student in good standing in the Honors College
  • a sophomore, junior, or senior
  • available to attend bi-monthly meetings of the Honors Committee
  • committed to fairly representing fellow honors students in curricular, procedural, and admissions decisions
  • interested in developing leadership skills and working with faculty

If you are interested in being considered, please complete this application by Monday, September 9th.

Posted on September 1, 2019 in Uncategorized

Part-time lab aide position at Hollings Cancer Center

A part-time lab aide position is currently available in the O’Bryan laboratory in the Department of Cell & Molecular Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics within MUSC’s Hollings Cancer Center.

This position will involve performing routine laboratory duties including the following:

  • Washing and sterilization of laboratory glassware
  • Preparation of routine solutions and laboratory materials
  • Preparation of bacterial media and culture plates
  • Maintenance of laboratory equipment
  • Assistance with routine experimental procedures including, but not limited to, PCR, plasmid isolations, cell culture, etc.
  • Maintenance of electronic laboratory records

Prior experience with molecular biology, biochemistry, and cell biology methods is desired. It is anticipated that this position will entail 10-15 hrs per week. Hours of work are flexible. For information, please contact: John P. O’Bryan, Ph.D., at

Posted on August 21, 2019 in Uncategorized

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