CofC in the News: Week of June 26, 2017

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

After shooting video goes viral, Myrtle Beach struggles with crowd, violence issues familiar to other coastal cities

Professor John Crotts discusses how violence impacts tourism with The Post and Courier.

GOP holds on to House seat, but Dems surpass expectation

Political science professor and chair Gibbs Knotts spoke with the AP after the last week’s special election for a South Carolina congressional seat.

Porn, Nazis and sarcasm: How these 3 old rules basically explain the entire Internet

The Washington Post examines Internet culture and a new book co-written by communication professor Ryan Milner. The book, The Ambivalent Internet: Mischief, Oddity, and Antagonism Online, is co-written by Mercer University professor Whitney Phillips.

Halsey Institute receives $15,000 NEA grant for Roberto Diago exhibit

Charleston City Paper highlights a $15,000 NEA grant awarded to the College’s Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art for an upcoming exhibit by Cuban artist Roberto Diago.

NASA to broadcast coverage of solar eclipse at College of Charleston

Live 5 News WCSC shares the announcement that the College will host NASA on campus for a live broadcast of the solar eclipse on Aug. 21, 2017.