“We’re so used to seeing animals in which males have larger weapons than females: bigger antlers, bigger teeth, bigger horns… And in many of these species, males are more aggressive than females,” said Dr Melissa Hughes, from the College of Charleston in South Carolina, US who led the study. Read more of the BBC story.
The Graduate School at the College of Charleston will offer a Master of Science in Child Life (MSCL) degree beginning in August 2014. Seven excellent students from throughout South Carolina and the U.S. comprise the inaugural class.
The Marlene and Nathan Addlestone Library is undergoing major renovations, and students will discover many improvements when they return to campus this fall.
The Graduate School of the College of Charleston saw a record number of MBA candidates and the M.A. in History and M.Ed. in Middle Grades Education recorded substantial growth.
Melissa Siegel ’03 and Stephanie Wheeler ’03 say “in the context of ongoing welfare debates, health reform, changing immigration policies, and economies in flux, there’s no better time to teach this course.”
The Cougar volleyball team’s season-opening match against Davidson takes place Aug. 29, 2014, in TD Arena. The team capped its inaugural season in the Colonial Athletic Association by winning the tournament championship in 2013.
They helped the Cougars capture conference championships in women’s and men’s golf earlier this year, and now seniors C.C. Buford and Zach Munroe and alumnus Alex Ellis have qualified for the U.S. Amateur Championship.
Cougar Baseball continues to rack up offseason accoloades. Pitcher Bailey Ober and first baseman Nick Pappas have been named to the Baseball America Freshman All-America First Team.
In his new book, Quinn Burke, assistant professor of education technology, says computer programming is a foundational skill that should be taught alongside English, history and math.
Archaeology professor James Newhard took a break from his current site in Athens, Greece to talk with Forbes Magazine about the futuristic technology he uses to study the past.
College of Charleston Senior Instructor of Biology Jean Everett worked with the Boeing Co. to preserve thousands of native plants
Hospitality and tourism management professor Wayne Smith studied 25 couples as they planned weekend trips. Turns out men are more concerned about cost, while women have more influence on timing.
Convocation will signal the official entry of the Class of 2018 into the College of Charleston community and the start of the 2014-15 academic year.
Alumnus, comedian and playwright David Lee Nelson ’00 will premiere his new play “Folly Beach” at Pure Theatre in Charleston July 11 – Aug. 2.
Campus comes alive again as the College welcomes new students and their families to Orientation 2014. The final two-day orientation session is Aug. 14-15.
The show might boost Ravenel’s name recognition, but he is unlikely to win the election, said College of Charleston political scientist Gibbs Knotts. “I don’t think he has a chance,” Knotts said. “His argument has the potential to resonate with people, but it’s very, very difficult for third parties to get elected.” Read more of […]
Douglas Walker, an economics professor at the College of Charleston, is an expert on the economics of casinos. He has written books on the topic, conducted studies for several states. Walker says gambling houses are still a good bet for most states, some of which are taking a rake of more than half. Pennsylvania, for […]