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Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry a Prolific Producer of Student Research Opportunities

Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry a Prolific Producer of Student Research Opportunities

The School of Sciences and Mathematics started the 2014-15 term with $2.5M in grants, partly to support Chemistry & Biochemistry’s student research opportunities.

17 October 2014 | 12:22 pm Read More →
Student Entrepreneur’s Fly Fishing Business Plan Hooks National Award

Student Entrepreneur’s Fly Fishing Business Plan Hooks National Award

Just 18 and still in in his first semester at the College of Charleston, freshman and South Carolina native Jesse Horine is already racking up accolades for his plan to create a lifestyle brand called SouthernFly.

15 October 2014 | 10:51 am Read More →
College of Charleston Students Explain the Importance of #BlackLivesMatter

College of Charleston Students Explain the Importance of #BlackLivesMatter

Students want their voice to be part of the #BlackLivesMatter movement. They’ve organized a discussion and film screening on campus that they hope will start a dialogue.

15 October 2014 | 9:32 am Read More →
College Political Experts Pick Three National Races to Watch

College Political Experts Pick Three National Races to Watch

Four College of Charleston political experts outline “the most intriguing national races” this cycle.

10 October 2014 | 9:43 am Read More →

Athletics

Cougars Claim Victory at North Points #5 Regatta

Cougars Claim Victory at North Points #5 Regatta

Four freshmen led the College of Charleston coed sailing team to victory at the North Points #5 regatta hosted by Georgia Tech.

20 October 2014 | 11:36 am Read More →
For Hopkins, Betterment is a Three Step Process

For Hopkins, Betterment is a Three Step Process

Mikaela Hopkins is a standout not just on the basketball court, but also in both the classroom and the community.

17 October 2014 | 9:00 am Read More →
Cougars To Go Head-To-Head With Nation’s Best at Mercedes-Benz Collegiate

Cougars To Go Head-To-Head With Nation’s Best at Mercedes-Benz Collegiate

This will be the second-straight fall the Cougars will have been invited to one of women’s college golf’s premier events.

15 October 2014 | 3:29 pm Read More →
Equestrian Pads Regional Lead with Back-to-Back Wins

Equestrian Pads Regional Lead with Back-to-Back Wins

The wins give the Cougars three first-place finishes in as many shows this season. Charleston remains undefeated.

13 October 2014 | 11:05 am Read More →

Featured Expert

Microplastics are a Macro Problem, According to Professor of Geology and Environmental Geosciences

Microplastics are a Macro Problem, According to Professor of Geology and Environmental Geosciences

College of Charleston geology professor Barbara Beckingham shares her expertise on microplastics, an increasingly significant environmental threat

15 October 2014 | 10:51 am Read More →
Cyclist Examines Charleston’s Transportation Needs

Cyclist Examines Charleston’s Transportation Needs

Charleston’s population is growing exponentially, which has prompted a recent transportation study and proposed city-wide bike share. MES/MPA student Aaron Holly weighs in.

7 October 2014 | 9:01 am Read More →
Q&A: Epidemiology Expert on What You Need to Know about the Ebola Outbreak

Q&A: Epidemiology Expert on What You Need to Know about the Ebola Outbreak

“Although the first U.S. Ebola case was diagnosed in Dallas on Tuesday, Ebola is unlikely to spread significantly to the U.S. since doctors are on alert for symptoms,” Page says.

2 October 2014 | 10:00 am Read More →
Acclaimed Pianist Ran Dank Sees Bright Future for Piano Studies and Piano Series

Acclaimed Pianist Ran Dank Sees Bright Future for Piano Studies and Piano Series

Ran Dank, the new director of piano studies and artistic director of the International Piano Series, will open the series with his debut performance on Sept. 30.

24 September 2014 | 9:39 am Read More →

Featured Events

Basketball Block Party to Usher in 2014-15 Season

Basketball Block Party to Usher in 2014-15 Season

Come hang out with the players and coaches of the men’s and women’s basketball teams as they prepare to open their seasons. The block party takes place on George Street from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Oct. 26, 2014.

20 October 2014 | 3:57 pm Read More →
College of Charleston Welcomes Prospective Students, Families for Open House

College of Charleston Welcomes Prospective Students, Families for Open House

The College of Charleston Office of Admissions welcomes prospective students and families for an Open House event on October 25, 2014.

16 October 2014 | 10:16 am Read More →
“Jumaadi” and “Unknown Picassos” on View at Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art

“Jumaadi” and “Unknown Picassos” on View at Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art

“Jumaadi: forgive me not to miss you not” and “Unknown Picassos: Diurnes” will be on view at the Halsey Institute from October 18 – December 6, 2014.

14 October 2014 | 9:07 am Read More →
Arvo Pärt Festival to Open New Classical Music Series, Magnetic South

Arvo Pärt Festival to Open New Classical Music Series, Magnetic South

The College of Charleston and Charleston Symphony Orchestra will collaborate to present an Arvo Pärt music festival on October 17, 2014.

10 October 2014 | 10:08 am Read More →

IN THE NEWS

AP: Associated Press

For Tim Scott, incumbency is best campaign tool

“He’s not spending money he doesn’t need to spend,” said Gibbs Knotts, a political science professor at the College of Charleston. “Dickerson just doesn’t have the statewide name recognition and doesn’t have the financing.”  Read more of the Associated Press story. 

20 October 2014 | 11:38 am Read More →
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College of Charleston celebrates diversity

A celebration of cultures and an affirmation of the College of Charleston’s commitment to students of all races and backgrounds capped off the school’s first ever Diversity Conference during a community celebration Sunday at TD Arena. Read more of the Post and Courier story.

13 October 2014 | 11:21 am Read More →
The Baltimore Sun

Chasing Poe’s ghost in Charleston

“There are some records of Edgar Allan Poe” in South Carolina, says Scott Peeples, a professor of literature at the College of Charleston, who has written two books about the author. “Much of what we know about Poe comes from his own letters, those that mention him and other kinds of documentation.” Read more of the Baltimore […]

10 October 2014 | 9:37 am Read More →