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Image 1 - Taking The Pulse Of Marine Life In Stressed Seas
2011-10-07 08:42:33

Researchers study responses of crustaceans to human-caused environmental stresses The Earth currently has more than 400 so-called "dead zones"--huge expanses of deep ocean that, because of human activities, become too oxygen-starved during the summer to support most life. The total global count of dead zones--some of which cover tens of thousands of square miles--is doubling every decade. But even as encroaching dead zones, pollution and other human-caused stressors damage the oceans,...

2011-03-16 00:00:30

Endeavor provides round-trip airfare for College of Charleston students who are traveling to Honduras as part of Microfinance Brigade program. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) March 15, 2011 Endeavor is proud to announce its sponsorship of four students from the College of Charleston, the alma mater of Endeavor's Chief Executive Officer Justin McLain, in their trip to Honduras for the Microfinance Brigade program March 6th through March 12th. As one of many initiatives organized by the larger Global...

2011-02-11 00:00:45

Thirteenth Oldest Institution of Higher Education In United States Procures Yamaha's Exquisite New Flagship Concert Grand Charleston, SC (Vocus/PRWEB) February 10, 2011 College of Charleston is the first institution of higher learning in the United States to acquire Yamaha's CFX Concert Grand Piano. Following the recent construction of a five-story addition to the College's School of the Arts, an anonymous donor generously decided to buy a new piano for the recital hall. After weighing all...

2010-01-27 08:13:44

The Atlantic blue crab, Callinectes sapidus, long prized as a savory meal at a summer party or seafood restaurant, is a multi-million dollar source of income for those who harvest, process and market the crustacean along the U.S. Atlantic and Gulf coasts. Unfortunately, the blue crab population has been declining in recent years under the assault of viruses, bacteria and man-made contaminants. The signs of the attack often are subtle, so researchers from the National Institute of Standards...

2009-10-22 09:36:00

CARY, N.C., Oct. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- SciQuest, Inc., the global leader empowering enterprises to realize the potential of strategic procurement, today announced that the College of Charleston, a nationally recognized, public liberal arts and sciences university located in the heart of historic Charleston, South Carolina, has selected SciQuest HigherMarkets Express to gain unprecedented, real-time visibility into and control over spending on goods and services. "SciQuest is the undisputed...

2009-01-07 22:47:33

Tyler Hansbrough delivered 24 points Wednesday and North Carolina rebounded from its first loss of the season by downing the College of Charleston 108-70. The third-ranked Tar Heels were shocked last Sunday by Boston College, which in turn fell Wednesday to underdog Harvard. Hansbrough chipped in seven rebounds, while Deon Thompson had 15 points and Danny Green 14. North Carolina (14-1) returns to ACC action Sunday at Wake Forest. College of Charleston (10-3) has lost two in a row after a...

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  • Good cheer; viands.
  • To revel; to feast.
The word 'bellycheer' may come from 'belle cheer', "good cheer".