CofC in the News: Week of Feb. 12, 2018

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:

The Charleston City Paper and Cuba Art News preview Roberto Diago’s art exhibit at the Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art.

Online background checking websites making personal information accessible to public

Computer science professor Lancie Affonso is interviewed by WCIV-TV on the topic of internet security.

2018’s Healthiest & Unhealthiest Cities in America

Wallet Hub interviews Department of Health and Human Performance Professor Brian Bossak about healthy cities.

The Associated Press, The Post and Courier, and WCIV-TV have updates on the College’s search for a new president.

Accountants urge people to file income tax returns early

WCSC-TV interviews accounting professor Thomas Spade about taxes.

Economy Looking Good, But Challenges Loom 

Greenville Business Magazine talks with economics professor Frank Hefner about the economy.

Fire teachers? Register mothers? What this SC Democrat would do as governor

Political scientist Gibbs Knotts is interviewed by The State about the upcoming South Carolina governor’s race.

Inside Higher Ed, Charleston City Paper, and Lowcountry Biz SC report on the speakers for the College’s spring’s commencement ceremonies.

Suspicious ads have many wondering if smartphones are spying on them

Computer science professor Xenia Mountrouidou talks with WCIV-TV about smartphone tracking.