CofC In The News: Week of July 8, 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:

Trump Needs His Base to Burn With Anger

The New York Times writes about a study conducted by professors Karyn Amira (communication), Jennifer Cole Wright (psychology) and Daniela Goya-Tocchetto (economics).

As Billboard Evangelism Expands, 1 SC Man Spreads the Word

The Associated Press quotes religion professor Lenny Lowe in a story about religious billboards.

Megalodon: Prehistoric Tooth From World’s Biggest Shark Discovered On North Carolina Beach

Paleontologist Robert Boessenecker is quoted in a Newsweek magazine article concerning prehistoric sharks.

College of Charleston research team maps SC ocean bottom for fish habitat

The Post and Courier writes about research being conducted by geology professor Leslie Sautter.

Scientists: Hurricane season is getting longer, stronger in the Lowcountry

Physics professor Lee Lindner talks with WCIV-TV about hurricanes.

Want to Really Get to Know Charleston? Explore Its African American History

AFAR writes about visiting the Avery Research Center for African American History and Culture.

Tall ship Spirit of South Carolina to collaborate with College of Charleston

Hospitality and tourism management professor Brumby McLeod is interviewed by The Post and Courier in a story about a partnership between the College and the Spirit of South Carolina.

Study: Washing clothes on cold setting can reduce microplastics in local waters

Geology professor Barbara Beckingham’s microplastics study is highlighted by The Post and Courier.

Review: Annex Dance Company’s 20-minute trip to Utopia enthralls

The Post and Courier reviews a program at the Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art.