CofC In The News: Week of July 1, 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:

Enslaved People Lived Here. These Museums Want You to Know

The New York Times mentions a College of Charleston study in a story about the wealth gap between white and black families.

50 years after Charleston hospital strike, racial disparities persist in wages, employment

Avery Research Center outreach coordinator Daron Lee Calhoun talks to The Post and Courier about a report from the College of Charleston’s Race and Social Justice Initiative.

Why Charleston’s Food Scene Is Stronger Than Ever Right Now

Fortune Magazine mentions a report from the College of Charleston’s Office of Tourism Analysis in a story about tourism in the city.

Winners and losers in the second 2020 Democratic presidential primary debate

Political scientist Gibbs Knotts talks to The Charlotte Observer about the recent presidential primary debates.

Feed the need

The Post and Courier has a story about Boeing funding a sustainable foods program at the College of Charleston.

One year after Charleston apologized for slavery, a broader conversation has begun

Bernard Powers, director of the Center for the Study of Slavery in Charleston, talks to The Post and Courier about researching the legacy of slavery.

The pot thickens

The Virginia Business Journal looks at a casino study conducted by economics professor Doug Walker.

Winners and losers in first 2020 Democratic presidential primary debate

Political science professor Jordan Ragusa looks at the recent political debates for The State.

7 Schools That Don’t Require Freshmen to Live On Campus

College Covered writes about student housing at CofC.

SC residents spend thousands to reach the masses through billboard evangelism

Religion professor Lenny Lowe is interviewed by The Post and Courier about religious billboards.

It’s Hot Out, Y’all: Here’s How to Beat the Heat

The Charleston Chronicle quoted public health professor Brian Bossak in a story about summer heat.

When something named “liberal” really isn’t

Gibbs Knotts, interim dean of the School of Humanities and Social Sciences, talks about the word “liberal” with The City Paper.

Lowcountry lawmaker to run for SC Democract Joe Cunningham’s US House seat

Political science professor Gibbs Knotts is quoted by The State in a story about a congressional race.