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Astronomy Club Draws Stargazers to the Bayfront

Crowds of stargazers gathered on New College’s bayfront campus on October 23, catching glimpses of Jupiter and Saturn, and reveling in a science fiction-themed Halloween costume contest—all hosted by the Astronomy Club.

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Data Project Pairs Students with Local Foundation

A new data-centric initiative has been established between New College of Florida and the Community Foundation of Sarasota County to share community trends and enhance the work of graduate-level professional students.

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Students Gather for Powerlifting Competition

The New College powerlifting team held a mock meet and pep rally on campus to encourage the campus community to learn more about the sport.

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Transforming Natural Dye into Clean Energy

The “Natural Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells Project” is a “flower power” experiment that involves New College Assistant Professor of Bioorganic Chemistry Lin Jiang, Ph.D. and student intern Cheyenne Nelson.

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Professor Gardiner and Students Study Local Sharks

The “Status and Trends of Sharks in Tampa Bay” project will assess population trends for shark species that are not currently included in long-term monitoring efforts, addressing data gaps that hinder conservation and management efforts.

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Students Publish Research Paper on African Manatees

After conducting groundbreaking scientific research that provided the first-ever description of African manatee vocalizations, four New College undergraduates co-authored and published their first scholarly paper on October 21.

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Aspiring Marine Mammal Rehabilitation Specialist Studies Manatees

With her extensive New College research, Isabella McDonnell made new discoveries about Florida manatees—ones that will help inform scientific work on marine mammals in an ever-changing climate.

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Student Shark Researcher Earns Competitive Florida Award

Marine biology major Cecilia Hampton has earned a $5,000 scholarship from the Guy Harvey Ocean Foundation for her research on bull sharks.

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Chemistry Student Earns Scholarship and Conference Presentation Opportunity

Anna Wright, a physical chemistry thesis student, earned a $10,000 scholarship from the Lariat Future Innovators Foundation's STEM Scholar Program and an opportunity to present at the American Chemical Society Conference.

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