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      Flagler College’s Professors and Students Conduct Monthly Samplings of San Sebastian’s Water Quality

      Sep 9
      For undergraduate students working with Dr. Matthew Brown and Dr. Melissa Southwell, associate professors of Natural Sciences at Flagler College, their monthly water quality samplings of the San Sebastian River in St. Augustine are not only giving them valuable learning experiences in the field, but also opening up new insights into the health of this important local waterway.
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      New student organization gaining steam on campus

      Nov 2
      New student organization F-STEAM is gaining steam on campus despite the pandemic. President and founder Kyle Clarke recently announced the new academic club on radio show and podcast Flagler Footnotes with host Tonya Creamer. The acronym stands for Flagler College Science, Technology, Entrepreneurship, Arts and Mathematics. The club’s advisor is Professor and Dean of the School of Business, Education and Mathematics Kurt Sebastian.
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      "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.
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      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.
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      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.
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      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.
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      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.