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    • CEAM artist-in-residence brings passion for cinema into multi-sensory exhibit on Florida’s changing coastal environments

      Mar 31
      As an artist, one of Sasha Wortzel’s central passions is cinematography. But over the past few years, this passion has led to experimentation in expanded cinema.
    • Barbara Blonder Headshot

      Faculty Spotlight: Barbara Blonder

      Feb 6
      For almost 20 years, Professor Barbara Blonder has been a beloved faculty member of Flagler’s Natural Sciences Department. During her time at Flagler, Blonder has left a lasting impact on the College. She has served as Director of Undergraduate Research, Chair of the Faculty Senate, and was an instrumental figure in establishing the Coastal Environmental Science major. In 2020, Blonder extended her impact into the local community, being elected as a Commissioner for the City of St. Augustine.
    • Signing in President's office of Bermuda College articulation agreement

      Flagler certifies collaborative relationship with Bermuda College

      Nov 17
      A 2014 Coastal Environmental Science trip to Bermuda was the catalyst for a young working relationship between Flagler and Bermuda College that was made official through the signing of an articulation agreement last month.
    • Outline sketch of the Castillo de San Marcos with a blue water line dividing it in half.

      "Keeping History Above Water: St. Augustine" Conference Announced

      Apr 19
      The Newport Restoration Foundation, together with Flagler College, the University of Florida, and the City of St. Augustine, is pleased to announce that the third Keeping History Above Water™ conference will take place May 5-8, 2019 in St. Augustine, Florida. The international gathering of preservation, urban planning, economic development, cultural heritage, and climate science experts will address the impacts of climate change, particularly sea level rise, on communities throughout the world.
    • Ten people around the sign Save the Hicatee

      Study Abroad in Belize: Students partner up with non-profit to help save a critically-endangered turtle

      Jul 26
      Six Flagler College students recently returned from a 10-day adventure in Belize, where they worked on research to help save the critically-endangered Hicatee turtle, experienced first-hand living sustainably deep in a tropical rainforest, witnessed wildlife thrive in its native habitat and snorkeled the country’s barrier reef.
    • A picture of two students standing in the water.

      Flagler students' work on oyster reefs featured in academic journal

      Jul 11
      For Flagler students in the college’s Natural Sciences department, the classroom is as much the marsh, wetlands or any other coastal habitat surrounding St. Augustine as it is the lab on campus. Their studies in the field often yield valuable research and play a significant role in better understanding the area’s ecosystems.
    • Students secure competitive internships with National Science Foundation program

      Apr 7
      Three Flagler students have earned coveted internships at major research institutions this summer, thanks to National Science Foundation’s Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) program. Coastal Environmental Science majors Cody Burns, Madeline Musante and Alexis Morris will be heading to Oregon and Virginia for their highly-competitive research experiences.
    • Participants in the Heritage Monitoring Scouts program on the beach.

      FPAN launches archaeological monitoring program

      Mar 15
      History could literally be washed away with only a few feet of sea level rise. According to the Florida Public Archaeology Network (FPAN), up to 4,000 archaeological sites could be impacted by the change, by incurring damage or inundation. But a new initiative — a public engagement project called Heritage Monitoring Scouts (HMS Florida) — aims to gather those places’ stories before they are forever lost.
    • A picture of Paul Sutter.

      Final Ideas & Images talk to address relationship between national parks and wilderness advocacy

      Mar 7
      Dr. Paul Sutter, History professor from University of Colorado Boulder, will explore the complex relationship between the rise of the automobile and the origins of wilderness advocacy, as part of Flagler College’s Ideas & Images talk on Wednesday, March 22. The lecture will be held in Lewis Auditorium at 7 p.m.