CofC In the News: Week of Oct. 22, 2018

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:

Gulf dolphins contaminated with chemicals from plastics, study finds

The News Orleans Times-Picayune reports on the latest dolphin research by public health professor Leslie Hart.

Will Trump help or hinder SC Republicans in November elections? He could do both

The State Newspaper interviews political science professor Gibbs Knotts about the upcoming elections.

Toothless whale fossil fills gap in filter-feeding evolution

Biologist Robert Boessenecker talks to the journal Nature about a new discovery.

College of Charleston Film Series Explores Links Between Gullah Communities, Sierra Leone

The Charleston Chronicle previews a film series about South Carolina’s Gullah communities and Sierra Leone.

Princeton Review Recognizes CofC Among Top Green Colleges

Charleston CEO looks at a the College being named a top Green College.

Discovery of coral reef off Lowcountry coast adds to offshore drilling concerns

WCIV-TV reports on a discussion at the College about offshore drilling.

Charleston County School Board Candidate Forum Co-Sponsored by CofC’s School of Education

The Charleston Chronicle previews an education forum at the College.

Garden and Gun magazine, The Post and Courier and the City Paper write about the new Southbound exhibit at the Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art.

New College of Charleston telescope is most powerful in SC

The Post and Courier writes about the College’s new telescope. 

Black students and faculty at CofC have different thoughts on the presidential search

The City Paper has the latest on the College’s presidential search.

 SC schools keep changing tests, making it tough to track progress

Kevin Eakes, director of the College of Charleston’s Office of Student Services and Credentialing, talks to The Post and Courier about student testing.

McMaster or Smith? Who won SC’s first governor’s race debate?

Political scientist Gibbs Knotts discusses the recent governor’s debate with The State.

College of Charleston to honor seven alumni

Lowcountry Biz SC announces the College’s alumni award winners.

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The Post and Courier announces the names of the recently added members of the College of Charleston Board of Trustees.