CofC In the News: Jan. 28, 2019

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:

University Business, The Post and Courier, WCSC-TV, WCIV-TV and Charleston CEO report on President-elect Andrew Hsu’s visit to campus.

All About the Base

U.S. News and World Reports quotes political science professor Gibbs Knotts in a story about politicians playing to their base.

More than money needed to fix schools

Accounting professor Tom Noland writes an op/ed in The Post and Courier about fixing schools.

Shellfish like mussels avoid ingesting most microplastics, research finds

Geology professor Barbara Beckingham is quoted in The Post and Courier in a story about pollution.

CofC and Charleston fire department team up to install free smoke detectors

WCSC-TV reports on a program to put smoke detectors in more houses.

‘Astronomy on Tap’ group combines pizza, beer and gamma rays in downtown Charleston

The Post and Courier interviews astronomy professor Chris Fragile about a new way to talk about astronomy.

‘Gender, Race, and Medicine’ is Focus of College of Charleston Talk

The Charleston Chronicle reports on an upcoming panel discussion on medical care.

The City Paper and the Moultrie News report on CofC giving away free tickets for basketball, baseball and softball events to furloughed government employees.