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Tag: archaeology

Discovery of Rare Key Helps Unlock Dixie Plantation’s Storied Past

Discovery of Rare Key Helps Unlock Dixie Plantation’s Storied Past

Senior anthropology major Ben Widder was participating in an archeological field school at Dixie Plantation when he discovered a parsonage key from the early 1700s.

This Might Only Happen in Charleston

This Might Only Happen in Charleston

Construction workers unearthed a Civil War-era artillery shell on the College of Charleston campus.

Emerging Fields: James Newhard Takes a High-Tech Look into the Past

Emerging Fields: James Newhard Takes a High-Tech Look into the Past

Archaeology professor James Newhard took a break from his current site in Athens, Greece to talk with Forbes Magazine about the futuristic technology he uses to study the past.

10 Epic Facts about College of Charleston

10 Epic Facts about College of Charleston

In celebration of the baseball team’s recent strong showing in the NCAA tournament and the national attention it brought to the College, we offer this list as a sample of the many achievements and distinctions that make our university so incredible.

Emerging Fields: James Newhard on the Future of Studying the Past

Emerging Fields: James Newhard on the Future of Studying the Past

Professor James Newhard studies the past with some of the most futuristic technology available.

Sophomore Lands Spot in Fulbright Summer Institute

Sophomore Lands Spot in Fulbright Summer Institute

Sarah Legendre, an Honors College student and double major in geology and archaeology, will participate in one of the most prestigious and selective summer scholarship programs operating worldwide.

4 Life Lessons Learned From Archaeology

4 Life Lessons Learned From Archaeology

The College of Charleston’s first archaeology graduates share lessons they learned in archaeology, that apply in life. Like you have to be comfortable not knowing all the answers.

College of Charleston Students are the First in S.C. to Earn Bachelor’s Degrees in Archaeology

College of Charleston Students are the First in S.C. to Earn Bachelor’s Degrees in Archaeology

Five 2014 graduates make up the first class of archaeology majors. They plan to be museum curators, tour company owners, and to travel the world working on excavation sites.