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Tag: humanities and social sciences

Why Professor Reba Parker Says Peace is a Verb

Why Professor Reba Parker Says Peace is a Verb

The idea of peace on Earth can be just that – an idea you write off among more pressing priorities. But to Professor Reba Parker, peace is something else entirely.

17 December 2014 | 3:30 pm Read More →
Top 10 Greatest Christmas Movies of All Time

Top 10 Greatest Christmas Movies of All Time

John Bruns, director of the College of Charleston’s Film Studies Program, ranks his favorite Top 10 Christmas movies, and explains why they’re so great.

17 December 2014 | 9:23 am Read More →
Hot Books for Cold Weather by College Romance Writers

Hot Books for Cold Weather by College Romance Writers

In need of a steamy page-turner? A number of College alumni and employees are among the hottest romance writers in America.

15 December 2014 | 11:44 am Read More →
8 Creative Assignments that Make Finals Kind of Awesome

8 Creative Assignments that Make Finals Kind of Awesome

Several College of Charleston professors are changing up finals week with exciting projects that’ll make you forget the stress of exams.

5 December 2014 | 2:15 pm Read More →
6 Ways the Hunger Games is More Realistic Than You Think

6 Ways the Hunger Games is More Realistic Than You Think

Five College of Charleston professors comment on six surprising ways the Hunger Games series is more realistic than you think.

20 November 2014 | 1:31 pm Read More →
I Want Your Job: Matchmaker

I Want Your Job: Matchmaker

Robyn Swider ’10 is a NYC-based professional Matchmaker for a company called Three Day Rule. Find out how Swider became TDR’s first East Coast hire!

5 November 2014 | 11:42 am Read More →
Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Center for Humans and Nature to Host ‘Does Hunting Make Us Human?’ Event

Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Center for Humans and Nature to Host ‘Does Hunting Make Us Human?’ Event

The Department of Sociology and Anthropology and the Center for Humans and Nature will host “Does Hunting Make Us Human” event November 7, 2014.

3 November 2014 | 11:31 am Read More →
I Want Your Job: General Manager at Organic California Winery

I Want Your Job: General Manager at Organic California Winery

Ricky Vimmerstedt ’02 never thought he’d leave the College of Charleston and wind up in Ojai, Calif. as the GM of an organic winery, but his position at Casa Barranca Winery is his dream job.

29 October 2014 | 10:55 am Read More →
When Zombies Attack: 7 Zombie-Escape Tips with Urban Studies, Transportation Expert

When Zombies Attack: 7 Zombie-Escape Tips with Urban Studies, Transportation Expert

Professor Kevin Keenan used urban studies & transportation expertise (and knowledge gleaned from movies and TV shows) to plan a successful zombie escape.

28 October 2014 | 10:37 am Read More →
I Want Your Job: Associate Editor at Game Informer Magazine

I Want Your Job: Associate Editor at Game Informer Magazine

The “Legend of Zelda” N64 game changed Kyle Hilliard’s life and set the 2009 grad on the path to his job as associate editor at Game Informer Magazine.

22 October 2014 | 12:05 pm Read More →