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Archive for October, 2012

Halloween Ghost Tour Educates Students on Geography/Social Issues

Halloween Ghost Tour Educates Students on Geography/Social Issues

Political Science Professor Annette Watson takes advantage of Charleston as a classroom.

31 October 2012 | 1:42 pm Read More →
Milky Way’s Black Hole Getting Ready for Snack – SpaceRef

Milky Way’s Black Hole Getting Ready for Snack – SpaceRef

The findings are the work of computational physicist Peter Anninos and astrophysicist Stephen Murray, both of AX division within the Weapons and Complex Integration Directorate (WCI), along with their former postdoc Chris Fragile, now an associate professor at the College of Charleston in South Carolina, and his student, Julia Wilson. http://www.spaceref.com/news/viewpr.html?pid=38985  

30 October 2012 | 12:50 pm Read More →
Dead end at West End? What’s the delay in rebuilding this jewel?- The Lens (New Orleans)

Dead end at West End? What’s the delay in rebuilding this jewel?- The Lens (New Orleans)

The regattas draw competitors who bring in very expensive boats along with crews who stay in downtown hotels, patronize local bars and restaurants, and support the area’s marine businesses. Frank Hefner at the College of Charleston estimates that Charleston Race Week regatta brings in $2 million of direct spending over five days. The National Sailing […]

30 October 2012 | 12:49 pm Read More →
Young voters feel less engaged this election year than in ‘08 – The State

Young voters feel less engaged this election year than in ‘08 – The State

“There’s just so much focus on programs that deal with older citizens,” said Olivia Adams, a 20-year-old sophomore at the College of Charleston in South Carolina. “Even the stuff about the economy is really focused more on people who (have) full-time jobs, not people who are in school who’ll have jobs in the future.” http://www.thestate.com/2012/10/29/2499854/young-voters-feel-less-engaged.html#storylink=misearch#storylink=cpy […]

30 October 2012 | 12:48 pm Read More →
Full Impact of Sandy Not Yet Known – Forbes

Full Impact of Sandy Not Yet Known – Forbes

“My flight just got cancelled again – I was originally supposed to leave Monday morning,” said Hephzibah Strmic-Pawl, a sociology professor at the College of Charleston, South Carolina who is stuck in Brooklyn at her brother’s home. “I have no idea how long I’m here for. It took my six hours to even get put […]

30 October 2012 | 12:47 pm Read More →
Discussion will Highlight the Role of Germans in Charleston

Discussion will Highlight the Role of Germans in Charleston

Dr. Andrea Mehrlander will look at the relationship between South Carolina and Germany.

30 October 2012 | 10:51 am Read More →
Open House Offers An Activity-Filled Weekend For Interested Students

Open House Offers An Activity-Filled Weekend For Interested Students

On November 2-4, prospective students are invited to experience campus life.

29 October 2012 | 8:00 am Read More →
College Monitors Hurricane Sandy

College Monitors Hurricane Sandy

Officials predict that the storm is projected to pass well to the east of the South Carolina coast.

26 October 2012 | 2:24 pm Read More →
Arts Professor Receives Governor’s Award

Arts Professor Receives Governor’s Award

Karen Chandler honored for her accomplishments with the Charleston Jazz Initiative.

26 October 2012 | 9:45 am Read More →
HSS Professors Share Their Expertise in 150-Plus Publications

HSS Professors Share Their Expertise in 150-Plus Publications

Faculty are committed to sharing knowledge in the classroom and beyond.

26 October 2012 | 8:02 am Read More →