CofC In the News – Week of Nov. 28, 2016

College of Charleston “In the News” is a weekly round-up of news articles featuring College faculty, staff, students or alumni. Recent media coverage of The College includes:

Charleston schools consider Gullah language barrier

Education professor Meta Van Sickle talks with The Post and Courier about education and the Gullah language.

Lowcountry home to shrimp that bites back

Biologist Melissa Hughes is interviewed by The Post and Courier about a new type of shrimp in Charleston-area waters.

Big shift from Trump to Clinton in Electoral College? Not likely, says CofC professor

Political science professor Gibbs Knotts is interviewed by WCIV-TV about the Electoral College.

A course in paying up for Trump University

Jack Bass writes an op/ed in The Post and Courier about Trump University.

Charleston shooter, Dylann Roof, declared competent to stand trial

WCNC-TV (Charlotte) talks with history professor Bernard Powers about the Dylann Roof murder trial.

Gov. Nikki Haley as the next U.N. ambassador?

Political science professor Gibbs Knotts is quoted in The Post and Courier concerning a possible new post for South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley.

Meet the ‘Hamilton Electors’ Hoping for an Electoral College Revolt

The Atlantic magazine talks with political science professor Claire Wofford about the Electoral College.

Old Cars, New Respect: Extending Historic Preservation to Automobiles

Car and Driver magazine highlights professor of historic preservation Barry Stifle and his course on historic automobile preservation.