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Planners of Black History Museum in SC seek public input

Planners of Black History Museum in SC seek public input

Bernard Powers, a historian from the College of Charleston, is the head of the program committee. Read more of the Associated Press story.

25 February 2015 | 1:17 pm Read More →
CofC professor conveys storm surge threat with simulator

CofC professor conveys storm surge threat with simulator

“You would say OK, we expect a storm surge of 15 feet, but what does that mean?” said Lee Lindner, Associate Professor of Atmospheric Physics at the College of Charleston. Read more of the WCIV Story.

25 February 2015 | 1:14 pm Read More →
Growing population putting more pressure on South Carolina’s roads

Growing population putting more pressure on South Carolina’s roads

“Basically we’re doing very little,” said Kent Gourdin, director of the Global Logistics and Transportation Program at the College of Charleston. “This is a big and wide open problem and we’re kind of dinking around it.” Read more of the Post and Courier story.

23 February 2015 | 2:17 pm Read More →
Special Report: What’s in your water?

Special Report: What’s in your water?

“The water is only as good as the source water that you are getting and we get water from a pretty good source,” said College of Charleston Assistant Professor Dr. Vijay Vulava. Read more of the WCIV story.

20 February 2015 | 1:19 pm Read More →
Regional public colleges are a gateway to the middle class

Regional public colleges are a gateway to the middle class

College of Charleston’s iconic Randolph Hall. The college, in Charleston, S.C., is one of the top regional public schools in the South. Read more of the Washington Post story.

20 February 2015 | 1:16 pm Read More →
Program showcases music scene at historic Charleston venue

Program showcases music scene at historic Charleston venue

That’s what Mark Bryan says he tries to do though his Chucktown Music Group, as well as via a program he helped found at the College of Charleston. Since 2009, Bryan has been teaching a course to help students learn about all facets of the music industry, from booking to publicity and songwriting. Read more […]

16 February 2015 | 2:38 pm Read More →
A City of Ashes: When the Confederacy abandoned Charleston

A City of Ashes: When the Confederacy abandoned Charleston

“It raised some questions about how a loving, benevolent God could have allowed that to happen,” said Bernard Powers, a College of Charleston historian. “Some people reached the conclusions that they should have reformed the institution of slavery and the failure to do so was an explanation for the loss of the war and emancipation.” […]

16 February 2015 | 2:36 pm Read More →
Joining Brian William: Other False Memories

Joining Brian William: Other False Memories

Bush’s misremembrance was even the subject of a scholarly essay in 2004 by then graduate student Daniel Greenberg of Duke University, now a human memory expert who’s a professor at the College of Charleston in South Carolina. Read more of the CNN story.

9 February 2015 | 11:50 am Read More →
New SCRA research center to help manufacturers improve logistics

New SCRA research center to help manufacturers improve logistics

The Applied Research Center for Supply Chain and Logistics, in the Beatty Center on the College of Charleston campus, will focus on providing supply chain, logistics and research services to the private sector. Initially, the center will develop pilot projects with several large manufacturers in South Carolina. Read more of the Charleston Business Journal story.

5 February 2015 | 11:59 am Read More →
Professor wins National Jewish Book Award

Professor wins National Jewish Book Award

The Jewish Book Council has awarded a National Jewish Book Award to Adam Mendelsohn, College of Charleston Yaschik/Arnold Jewish Studies Program associate professor, for “The Rag Race: How Jews Sewed Their Way to Success in America and the British Empire.” Read more of The State story.

26 January 2015 | 1:37 pm Read More →