CofC In the News: Week of Sept. 3, 2018

College of Charleston “In the News” is a weekly round-up of news articles featuring College faculty, staff, students or alumni. Recent media coverage of the College includes:

Chris Fragile’s black hole research is reported by MSN, Science Alert, Natural World News, IFLScience, Fox News,, Popular Mechanics and more.

Tourist head to Charleston for Labor Day weekend

WCIV-TV refers to research from the College’s Office of Tourism Analysis.

Teachers to get schooled on Southern Jewish history so they can take it back to their own class

The Post and Courier reports on a recent National Endowment for the Humanities grant award to the Center for Southern Jewish Culture.

With the primaries over, here’s what to expect from South Carolina’s governor’s race

Political science professor Gibbs Knotts is quoted in The State newspaper in a story about the upcoming governor’s race.

UNC the latest college to grapple with the felling of a Confederate statue amid fears of rising tension

The Washington Post interviews history professor Adam Domby about a monument in North Carolina.

Real estate making strides on college level offering majors, minors, concentrations

The Post and Courier has a story that features the Carter Real Estate Center.

Wireless Walkthrough: How We Modernized

IT’s Jason Trinklein writes a guest column for Edtech Digest.

What Airbnb really does to a neighbourhood

Hospitality and tourism management professor Daniel Guttentag writes a story about Airbnb for the BBC.

Rays with time-reversing effect found by College of Charleston researcher

The Post and Courier reports on astrophyicist Jon Haikkila’s research on gamma ray pulses.

South Carolina’s deep ocean is home to vast, 85-mile-long stretch of coral

Geology professors Leslie Sautter and Scott Harris are quoted in The Post and Courier in a story about ocean research.

Church files federal lawsuit after Edisto Beach bans worship services in civic center

Political Science professor Claire Curtis talks to The Post and Courier in a story about a lawsuit.

CofC Scholarship Continues Family’s Legacy of Learning

Charleston CEO reports on a CofC scholarship.

‘TERF’ War

Inside Higher Ed writes about research by philosophy professor Rachel McKinnon.

Alan T. Shao of College of Charleston on What Sets the College Apart from Others in the State

Alan T. Shao is featured in a Charleston CEO video.

Duke history professors ask to rename building honoring white supremacist who dedicated ‘Silent Sam’ statue

The Washington Post quotes Adam Domby in a story about North Carolina’s Silent Sam monument.

Confidential Vatican papers outline how Churches handle sex abuse allegations

WCIV-TV interviews Provost Brian McGee about the Vatican papers.