CofC In the News: Feb. 18, 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:

CNN, Fox News, Newsweek, UPI, Smithsonian Magazine, National Geographic, Forbes, MSN, The Post and Courier and many more news organizations report on the megalodon research conducted by paleontologist Robert Boessenecker.

So you’re running for president in 2020 — now what? A guide to campaigning in South Carolina

The Post and Courier quotes political science professor Gibbs Knotts in a story about South Carolina politics.

Patrick Caddell, noted Democratic pollster, dies at 68

The Associated Press mentions Kendra Stewart in a story concerning the death of Patrick Caddell.

Why Mayor Tecklenburg has been unable to stop Charleston’s ‘hotelification’ problem

The Post and Courier talks to Office of Tourism Analysis director Daniel Guttentag  about hotels in Charleston.

 Ax-throwing bars, ‘rage rooms’ all the rage, but are they good for mental health?

Psychology professor Rhonda Swickert is interviewed by WCIV-TV about mental health.

CofC Named Top Producer of Fulbright Scholars, Students

Charleston CEO looks at the College’s Fulbright scholars and students.

African-Americans in Charleston find meaning through Islamic faith

The Post and Courier talks with Muhammad Fraser-Rahim, who curated the College of Charleston’s digital exhibit, “Enslaved and Freed African Muslims: Spiritual Wayfarers in the South and Lowcountry.”

 3 Charleston events will celebrate the enduring, complex artistry of Bach

Director of choral activities Rob Taylor is quoted by The Post and Courier in a story about Bach.

Columbia photographer exhibiting in ‘Southbound’ showcase. Here’s why it’s worth the trip to Charleston

The State looks at the “Southbound: Photographs of and about the New South” exhibit at the Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art.

German-SC business ties remain strong in face of trade war uncertainties

The Post and Courier reports on the recent German-American Business Summit hosted by the College of Charleston.