CofC in the News – Week of Feb. 20, 2017

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

Halsey Institute gets $1 million gift

The Post and Courier has the story of  a $1 million gift to the Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art.

Nature Magazine, Yahoo News, CBS News, Science Daily, and Charleston CEO  write about computer science professor Bret Munsell’s research that deals with diagnosing autism.

Return of a ‘free’ in-flight meal: Can it help Delta win customers?

The Christian Science Monitor quotes business professor Kent Gourdin about airline travel.

Christopher Dickey in town for lecture at Addlestone Library

The Post and Courier previews a lecture by author Christopher Dickey.

WCIV-TV and The State interview political science professor Gibbs Knotts about President Trump’s visit to the Lowcountry.

Activist Bree Newsome to speak at College of Charleston; S.C. Secessionist Party wants event cancelled

The Post and Courier has more on the upcoming speech by Bree Newsome.

The Charleston City Paper and Statehouse News review Gibbs Knotts’ new book about Southern Identity.

CofC’s “Yes! I’m a Feminist” event raises money for Alison Piepmeier scholarship

The Charleston City Paper previews the “Yes, I’m a Feminist” event.

The Post and Courier and WCIV-TV  interview communication professor Doug Ferguson about  Boeing and union tv ads.

College of Charleston launches new keyboard

WCBD-TV has the story of the College’s new emoji keyboard.

College of Charleston provides job fair for hospitality workers

The Palmetto Business Daily looks at the recent job fair hosted by the Department of Hospitality and Tourism Management.

Charleston businesses prepping for solar eclipse

The Charleston Regional Business Journal talks with physics professor Chris Fragile about an upcoming solar eclipse.

College of Charleston Alum to Manage Charleston’s New Skate Park

Concrete Disciples has the story of a College of Charleston alum running the new skate park in Charleston.