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Humanities and Social Sciences

Professor’s Book Charts Rise of Conservatism in American Politics

Professor’s Book Charts Rise of Conservatism in American Politics

Communication professor Mike Lee’s new book examines conservative political thought in post-World War II America. Learn which books still influence GOP politics and what Lee thinks of the party’s chances to reclaim the White House in 2016.

30 July 2014 | 10:12 am Read More →
#TrueStory Social Media is Now Required in Many College Courses

#TrueStory Social Media is Now Required in Many College Courses

Social media isn’t just social anymore. Professors are requiring it in class assignments and they’ve found it is a great outlet for introverted students, a better way to communicate and more.

25 July 2014 | 10:59 am Read More →
College’s Riley Center Helps to Change Mindset About College

College’s Riley Center Helps to Change Mindset About College

As part of the project, known as Know2, some of the nation’s experts in mindset growth projects and creating an environment of college success will be in Charleston on July 30-31, 2014 for the Know2 Conference.

24 July 2014 | 9:07 am Read More →
Do’s and Don’ts of Launching a Startup with Fidelity Network Founders

Do’s and Don’ts of Launching a Startup with Fidelity Network Founders

Zachary Hanson ’10 and Diogo Duarte ’08 launched Fidelity Network app, or FiNe, and offer tips for aspiring entrepreneurs. One tip: don’t schedule a meeting just to ask an investor for money.

18 July 2014 | 9:48 am Read More →
I Want Your Job No. 30: Travel Writer and Editor for Matador Network

I Want Your Job No. 30: Travel Writer and Editor for Matador Network

Katka Lapelosová ’08 travels the globe, works from home (or wherever in the world she happens to be), and produces social media content about, well, traveling.

16 July 2014 | 10:00 am Read More →
Professor’s Book Explores Computer Programming as a New Literacy

Professor’s Book Explores Computer Programming as a New Literacy

In his new book, Quinn Burke, assistant professor of education technology, says computer programming is a foundational skill that should be taught alongside English, history and math.

15 July 2014 | 2:08 pm Read More →
Alumnus Worked Behind the Scenes on President’s Road to White House

Alumnus Worked Behind the Scenes on President’s Road to White House

As Republicans and Democrats make plans for their parties’ 2016 national conventions, College of Charleston alumnus Geoff Yost ’12 looks back on his brush with this all-important American political tradition.

14 July 2014 | 3:29 pm Read More →
Convocation Set for Aug. 18

Convocation Set for Aug. 18

Convocation will signal the official entry of the Class of 2018 into the College of Charleston community and the start of the 2014-15 academic year.

10 July 2014 | 3:48 pm Read More →
Experts Comment on the Wizarding World of Harry Potter, Believe it will Continue to Enchant and Attract Fans

Experts Comment on the Wizarding World of Harry Potter, Believe it will Continue to Enchant and Attract Fans

Two College of Charleston experts comment on the Wizarding World of Harry Potter, which expanded to a new park July 8, 2014.

8 July 2014 | 1:00 pm Read More →
Alumnus Covers World Cup in Brazil for Reuters News

Alumnus Covers World Cup in Brazil for Reuters News

Alumnus Nathan Frandino ’10 got his start writing for the College’s student newspaper. Now he’s a producer for Reuters TV and just returned from covering the World Cup in Brazil.

8 July 2014 | 9:00 am Read More →