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Anniversary of JKF Assassination Evokes Alumna’s Memories of Scary Times

Anniversary of JKF Assassination Evokes Alumna’s Memories of Scary Times

As the the reporter who broke the story about New Orleans District Attorney Jim Garrison’s investigation into the JFK assassination, Rosemary Powell James ’59 remembers some scary times in the Big Easy.

21 November 2014 | 10:58 am Read More →
Art History Students Get Architecture Experience and Resume-Building Skills

Art History Students Get Architecture Experience and Resume-Building Skills

The College’s Architecture & Art History Club brings subjects to life in Charleston. Currently, they’re developing an educational curriculum for use in Charleston County schools.

20 November 2014 | 10:01 am Read More →
College Vegans Enter Celebrity Chili Cook-Off with Vegan Chili

College Vegans Enter Celebrity Chili Cook-Off with Vegan Chili

On November 22, 2014, math professor Martin Jones and the College of Charleston Vegan Club will enter the Charleston Animal Society’s Celebrity Chili Cook-Off and Oyster Roast.

17 November 2014 | 3:47 pm Read More →
College to Take Part in Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week

College to Take Part in Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week

Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week exposes students to the people and the stories behind these conditions and encourages them to take action.

14 November 2014 | 9:00 am Read More →

Athletics

College is Host to CAA Volleyball Championship From Nov. 21-23

College is Host to CAA Volleyball Championship From Nov. 21-23

The top-seeded College of Charleston team will take on the winner of the Delaware/UNCW match at 1:00 p.m. on Nov. 22.

20 November 2014 | 4:21 pm Read More →
3 Things to Know As the Cougars Take on Defending National Champion UConn

3 Things to Know As the Cougars Take on Defending National Champion UConn

The College of Charleston men’s basketball team will open the 2014 Puerto Rico Tip-Off against defending national champion No. 17-ranked University of Connecticut.

19 November 2014 | 1:56 pm Read More →
Cougar Volleyball Wins Regular Season Title, Will Host CAA Championship

Cougar Volleyball Wins Regular Season Title, Will Host CAA Championship

This is the 14th consecutive year the Cougars have claimed either the regular season or tournament title. Their first CAA tournament game is November 22 at 1 p.m.

17 November 2014 | 8:54 am Read More →
Men’s Basketball Begins New Era with Record Number of TV Appearances

Men’s Basketball Begins New Era with Record Number of TV Appearances

The Grant Era officially begins on November 14, 2014 as the Cougars open the regular-season at Furman at 8 p.m. (ET).

13 November 2014 | 10:01 am Read More →

Featured Expert

Mystery in the Mudflats: Marine Biology Expert Follows Invasive Seaweed Around the World

Mystery in the Mudflats: Marine Biology Expert Follows Invasive Seaweed Around the World

Associate Professor of Biology Erik Sotka researches how an invasive Japanese seaweed species is able to thrive in every estuary in the Northern Hemisphere.

21 November 2014 | 9:30 am Read More →
Biology Professor’s Career Devoted to Studying, Rescuing Sea Turtles

Biology Professor’s Career Devoted to Studying, Rescuing Sea Turtles

Dave Owens, associate dean of the Graduate School and professor of Biology, is closely involved with the South Carolina Aquarium’s work to rescue, rehabilitate and release sea turtles.

11 November 2014 | 11:15 am Read More →
Biology Professor Explains How Ibuprofen is Damaging Our Ecosystem

Biology Professor Explains How Ibuprofen is Damaging Our Ecosystem

Kermit the Frog wasn’t kidding: It’s not easy being green – and professor Allison Welch can back him up. She’s found some interesting things in her research on the amphibians.

5 November 2014 | 2:08 pm Read More →
Italian Cinema Expert Brings Culture and Traditions to Charleston

Italian Cinema Expert Brings Culture and Traditions to Charleston

Italian Professor Giovanna De Luca launched Charleston’s Nuovo Cinema Italiano in 2006. The eighth annual film festival kicks off Thursday, November 6, 2014.

30 October 2014 | 11:27 am Read More →

Featured Events

Sottile House Tree Lighting Tradition Continues… for the 48th Time

Sottile House Tree Lighting Tradition Continues… for the 48th Time

On December 1, the Sottile tree is being lit for the 48th time since it was first decorated with oversized lights by the Sottile family in 1921.

21 November 2014 | 8:41 am Read More →
Ice Skating and More on Campus for Winter Wonderland Event

Ice Skating and More on Campus for Winter Wonderland Event

The Cougar Activities Board will host the campus community for Winter Wonderland event including ice skating and food & drinks on Dec. 1, 2014.

19 November 2014 | 9:31 am Read More →
Honors Alumnus Returns to Campus to Speak on the 2014 Ebola Outbreak

Honors Alumnus Returns to Campus to Speak on the 2014 Ebola Outbreak

College of Charleston Honors College alumnus James Hodge Jr. ’89 is presenting “The 2014 Ebola Outbreak: Issues of Law, Policy and Ethics” at 3 p.m. on Nov. 20, 2014.

18 November 2014 | 10:00 am Read More →
Alumni Association Celebrates the College’s 2014 Alumni Leaders

Alumni Association Celebrates the College’s 2014 Alumni Leaders

On November 20, the College of Charleston Alumni Association is hosting its annual awards gala to honor its distinguished award recipients.

17 November 2014 | 3:17 pm Read More →

IN THE NEWS

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Where in the World Is the Berlin Wall?

Stephen Della Lana, an instructor at the College of Charleston’s Department of German and Slavic Studies who lived in Germany from 1989 until 1994, says he has chunks of the wall as well. “In 1990 when I went,” Della Lana tellsNewsweek, “there were holes in the wall. It was like Swiss cheese.” Read more of […]

21 November 2014 | 2:38 pm Read More →
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Exhibit traces whales from land-dwellers

The exhibit “Evolution of Whales” chronicles how whales and their cousins, including dolphins and porpoises, descended from land-dwelling creatures. It opened this weekend at the Mace Brown Museum of Natural History at the College of Charleston. Read more of the Associated Press story.

21 November 2014 | 2:37 pm Read More →
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South Carolina Historical Society’s collection moving to College of Charleston

Friday was the last day for researchers to visit the South Carolina Historical Society’s records in their longtime home. These documents are being boxed up and won’t be available until Jan. 12, by which time all of them are scheduled to be moved to the College of Charleston’s Addlestone Library. An opening ceremony is set […]

17 November 2014 | 9:10 am Read More →