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Where in the World Is the Berlin Wall?

Where in the World Is the Berlin Wall?

Stephen Della Lana, an instructor at the College of Charleston’s Department of German and Slavic Studies who lived in Germany from 1989 until 1994, says he has chunks of the wall as well. “In 1990 when I went,” Della Lana tellsNewsweek, “there were holes in the wall. It was like Swiss cheese.” Read more of […]

21 November 2014 | 2:38 pm Read More →
Exhibit traces whales from land-dwellers

Exhibit traces whales from land-dwellers

The exhibit “Evolution of Whales” chronicles how whales and their cousins, including dolphins and porpoises, descended from land-dwelling creatures. It opened this weekend at the Mace Brown Museum of Natural History at the College of Charleston. Read more of the Associated Press story.

21 November 2014 | 2:37 pm Read More →
South Carolina Historical Society’s collection moving to College of Charleston

South Carolina Historical Society’s collection moving to College of Charleston

Friday was the last day for researchers to visit the South Carolina Historical Society’s records in their longtime home. These documents are being boxed up and won’t be available until Jan. 12, by which time all of them are scheduled to be moved to the College of Charleston’s Addlestone Library. An opening ceremony is set […]

17 November 2014 | 9:10 am Read More →
Exhibit traces whales from land-dwellers

Exhibit traces whales from land-dwellers

The exhibit “Evolution of Whales” opened this weekend at the Mace Brown Museum of Natural History at the College of Charleston and chronicles the story of whales and how they and their cousins, including dolphins and porpoises, descended from land-dwelling creatures. Read the AP article in The State.

17 November 2014 | 9:08 am Read More →
Where in the World is the Berlin Wall?

Where in the World is the Berlin Wall?

College of Charleston German instructor Stephen Della Lana lived in Germany from 1989-1994. “In 1990 when I went,” Della Lana tells Newsweek, “there were holes in the wall. It was like Swiss cheese.” Read the Newsweek story.

13 November 2014 | 9:32 am Read More →
Controversial racial exit polling question used in Charleston

Controversial racial exit polling question used in Charleston

College of Charleston history professor Bernard Powers, who is African-American, said there is a legitimacy in data collection that goes with asking the same type of question over long periods of time, since it helps in comparing attitudes. Read more of the Post and Courier story.

10 November 2014 | 11:06 am Read More →
C of C launches $125 million campaign

C of C launches $125 million campaign

The College of Charleston launched the public phase of its comprehensive campaign, BOUNDLESS: The Campaign for the College of Charleston. Read more of The State story.

10 November 2014 | 10:53 am Read More →
Archeologists and volunteers dig at 1800s site

Archeologists and volunteers dig at 1800s site

Carolyn Howle, vice president of the Archaeology Club at the College of Charleston, volunteered to help. “This is what I want to do for a living, and I love it,” she said. “Finding missing pieces of history is always fun.” Read more  of the Associated Press story

3 November 2014 | 3:13 pm Read More →
College of Charleston launches public phase of $125 million capital campaign

College of Charleston launches public phase of $125 million capital campaign

College President Glenn McConnell said the school will kick off the public phase of its $125 million capital campaign Saturday. About 50 percent of the money raised will go toward scholarships, 25 percent toward academic programs and the rest toward facilities and other campus needs, he said. Read more of the Post and Courier article.

3 November 2014 | 1:33 pm Read More →
SC’s Graham bound for bigger things if Senate changes hands Tuesday

SC’s Graham bound for bigger things if Senate changes hands Tuesday

His continued work on military issues and his interest in foreign policy could bolster his stature in a state with a heavy military presence, said Gibbs Knotts, a College of Charleston political science professor. “As the budgets are being tightened and they have to make some difficult decisions about the future direction of the military, […]

3 November 2014 | 1:31 pm Read More →