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5 Stress-Reducing Tips from Campus Urban Garden Experts

5 Stress-Reducing Tips from Campus Urban Garden Experts

Stressed out over mid-term exams? Find out how the College’s urban gardens can help ease your tension and improve your health.

29 September 2014 | 3:24 pm Read More →
College Expects Hundreds for 2014 Diversity Conference

College Expects Hundreds for 2014 Diversity Conference

The theme is “Building Partnerships to Support Youth of Promise,” and features a keynote address from Freeman A. Hrabowski, III, one of the 100 Most Influential People in the World, according to Time Magazine.

26 September 2014 | 9:23 am Read More →
5 Ways to Shape Your Career in College

5 Ways to Shape Your Career in College

Taylor Wilson ’13, the first hire at Charleston-based startup Job Market Maker, offers advice for current students to shape their careers in college.

24 September 2014 | 3:13 pm Read More →
Professor and Student Help Develop Life-Saving Use for Digital Camera

Professor and Student Help Develop Life-Saving Use for Digital Camera

Physics professor Joe Carson and biology major Hannah Wilson are part of a research team that invented a digital imaging tool that can help diagnose cancerous lesions.

19 September 2014 | 4:37 pm Read More →

Athletics

Volleyball Inducts Six to Program’s Wall of Fame

Volleyball Inducts Six to Program’s Wall of Fame

Alisa Long (2000-03), Sara Davis (2001-04), Cole Dawley (2007-10), Sarah Havel (2008-11), Elyse Chubb (2008-11) and Darcy Dorton (2012-13) were all formally introduced in to the 25-person Wall of Fame.

30 September 2014 | 9:44 am Read More →
Equestrian Team Dominates Season Opener

Equestrian Team Dominates Season Opener

Team takes first-place finish at the Intercollegiate Horse Show Association (IHSA) show hosted by Georgia Southern.

29 September 2014 | 1:23 pm Read More →
Volleyball Welcomes Towson for Colonial Opener

Volleyball Welcomes Towson for Colonial Opener

After claiming both the regular season and CAA Tournament titles in 2013, College of Charleston volleyball opens their 2014 conference slate against the Towson Tigers.

25 September 2014 | 6:10 pm Read More →
Runner-Up Finish For Cougars at Hatch Brown Trophy Regatta

Runner-Up Finish For Cougars at Hatch Brown Trophy Regatta

Cougars finish second place at the annual 18-team event.

23 September 2014 | 12:17 am Read More →

Featured Expert

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 →
Data Mining: Professor Analyzes Digital Information to Improve Business Practices

Data Mining: Professor Analyzes Digital Information to Improve Business Practices

When companies want to know if their employees are abusing Internet privileges at work, they call an expert like Chen-Huei Chou, an associate professor in the Department of Supply Chain and Information Management.

16 September 2014 | 12:29 pm Read More →
Class Meets Current Events for Ukrainian Political Science Expert

Class Meets Current Events for Ukrainian Political Science Expert

College of Charleston instructor Max Kovalov’s European Studies capstone course is heavily influenced by current events that hit close to home for Kovalov.

12 September 2014 | 9:36 am Read More →
Chinese Professor Brings Ancient Flavor to Celebration of Charleston’s Super Moon

Chinese Professor Brings Ancient Flavor to Celebration of Charleston’s Super Moon

Lei Jin has become a go-to expert on all aspects of Chinese culture in Charleston. She has organized a Chinese Moon Festival event to celebrate the extra-large-looking moon on September 9, 2014.

4 September 2014 | 10:13 am Read More →

Featured Events

NYT Best-selling Author to Discuss Life of Confederate Gen. Stonewall Jackson

NYT Best-selling Author to Discuss Life of Confederate Gen. Stonewall Jackson

College of Charleston Friends of the Library will host S.C. Gwynne, author of “Rebel Yell: The Violence, Passion, and Redemption of Stonewall Jackson,” at 6 p.m. on Oct. 1, 2014, in Alumni Hall, Randolph Hall.

29 September 2014 | 11:36 am Read More →
Duke Professor to Discuss Political Consequences of Islam’s Economic Legacy

Duke Professor to Discuss Political Consequences of Islam’s Economic Legacy

Timur Kuran will discuss the the impact of the Middle East’s traditional institutions on poor political performance. The event takes place at 6 p.m. on Sept. 30, 2014, in Wells Fargo Auditorium.

25 September 2014 | 2:14 pm Read More →
College Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

College Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

This is the 10th consecutive year, the Department of Hispanic Studies has hosted a series of events to commemorate Hispanic Heritage Month.

22 September 2014 | 9:10 am Read More →
Author to Discuss History of Conservation in Carolina Lowcountry

Author to Discuss History of Conservation in Carolina Lowcountry

The College of Charleston Friends of the Library Fall 2014 Authors’ Series will feature a public lecture by author Virginia Beach on Sept. 23, 2014. Beach is the author of “Rice and Ducks: The Surprising Convergence that Saved the Carolina Lowcountry.”

16 September 2014 | 2:54 pm Read More →

IN THE NEWS

The State

75 years later, ‘Gone With the Wind’ endures

“Even today, you can still go through the South, down little country roads and see mobile homes with mailboxes that say ‘Tara’ on them,” said Harlan Greene, the head of special collections at the College of Charleston’s Addlestone Library, in reference to the sprawling, idealized plantation the O’Hara family calls home in the film. Read […]

29 September 2014 | 1:32 pm Read More →
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Don’t touch the ‘woolly slug’

Worse, its fluffy “fur” is almost irresistible for young children to touch, and the fur is actually bristles of stinging spines. The bristles are so distinct the larva also is called the woolly slug. The sting is severe enough to have caused rashes and swelling among several children in Eastern states this month, according to […]

29 September 2014 | 1:30 pm Read More →
U.S. News and World Report

South Carolina College Road Trip: College of Charleston

Ask College of Charleston students what it was about their campus visit that drew them to the school, and you might hear something like, “They had me at the Cistern.” Hollywood couldn’t conjure a more storybook backdrop for a Southern college than this grand grassy yard (named for the oval cistern at its center), shaded […]

29 September 2014 | 1:26 pm Read More →