CofC In the News: Week of Dec. 17, 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:

Digging for the life stories of long-forgotten slaves

Anthropologist Ade Ofunniyin is interviewed by National Geographic for a story concerning African-American burial grounds.

WCSC-TV and Charleston CEO report on CofC’s Winter Graduation.

Supercomputers Help Uncover the Mysteries of Black Hole Tidal Disruption Events

R&D Magazine looks at physics professor Chris Fragile’s research concerning black holes.

Clyburn has taken more than $1 million in pharma money in a decade, far surpassing peers

The Post and Courier talks to political science professor Jordan Ragusa about political contributions.

Secret ADL Memo Slammed Anti-BDS Laws As ‘Harmful’ To Jews

Forward magazine talks to Jewish studies professor Joshua Shanes about a story concerning the  Anti-Defamation League.

Cougar Night Lights returns bigger and better at the Cistern for 2018 on Dec. 14

The City Paper previews Cougar Night Lights.

The secret life of cloud droplets

Physics professor Mike Larsen’s research is highlighted by Phys.Org.

Mean Guys Finish First

Scientific American writes about a study conducted by psychology professor Cindi May.

How the Garden and Gun Club upended Charleston’s starched social order in just a few short years

The City Paper talks to Special Collections director Harlan Greene about the Garden and Gun Club.

Was Alabama election shocker one year ago the biggest upset under Trump?

Political science professor Jordan Ragusa talks about political upsets with the Birmingham News.

CofC Alumna Honors Parents, Sister With Chemistry Scholarship

Charleston CEO has more on a College of Charleston scholarship.