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CCAS Faculty Support AP Classes with Remote Lectures

Four Columbian College faculty members are contributing video lessons for a College Board effort to help AP high school students during the pandemic.


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Shape of Fish Holds Key to Evolutionary Mystery

A research team including Biology’s Guillermo Orti and his former students charted how snapper fish transition and evolve their body shapes for environmental shifts.
 Alumnus author Loren Ghiglione at the former Mark Twain estate near the Mark Twain Library in Connecticut.

For Alumnus Author, A Journey into the American Identity

In his new book, Loren Ghiglione, PhD ’76, writes about his 14,000 mile-trip across 28 states in search of America’s identity, as well as his own.


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Digital Collections Keep Student Research Alive

Biology professor Carly Jordan filled the gap of COVID-canceled labs and fieldwork with digitized classroom collections. She helped create four curriculums to fill the gaps of lost undergraduate research opportunities. 


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