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:

Even tighter labor market, more growth for Charleston in 2020, forecast predicts

Alan Shao, dean of the School of Business, talks to The Post and Courier about providing workers for Charleston’s labor market.

Commentary: Epidemics past and present provide context for coronavirus

History professor Jacob Steere-Williams writes an op-ed in The Post and Courier about epidemics.

Saturday’s SC Democratic primary voters broke turnout record

Political science professor Gibbs Knotts talks to The State about voter turnout in the South Carolina primary.

Tourism and Coronavirus: College of Charleston Hospitality Professor Examines Potential Impacts

Department of Hospitality and Tourism Management chair Wayne Smith is quoted by Charleston CEO in a story about hospitality businesses working through a possible slowdown due to the coronavirus.

Not Much Demand for Middle-Aged Unemployed Professionals

Economics professor Frank Hefner talks to SC Public Radio about the state’s unemployment rate.

Nikki Haley Is Planning Her Future—And It May Include a Presidential Run

Yahoo News reports that former South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley received an award from the School of Business.

Charlotte Talks: After Biden’s Comeback, 2020 Race Faces Super Tuesday Lightning Round

Political science professor Gibbs Knotts is part of a panel discussion on WFAE Radio ( Charlotte) about the South Carolina primary.

City leaders, organizers behind 350th celebrations to honor women of Charleston’s history

Director of CofC’s archival and reference services Harlan Greene is interviewed by The Post and Courier about Laura Bragg, the first U.S. woman museum director at the Charleston Museum.

Hospitality businesses looking to incentives to lure employees in tight labor market

The Post and Courier uses statistics from the Office of Tourism Analysis in a story about tourism employment.

Gamma-ray bursts considered to produce time reversibility effect

Iran Daily looks at research by CofC astrophysicist Jon Hakkila.

College of Charleston’s Yiorgos Vassilandonakis debuts new work at Greek National Opera

The Post and Courier reports on an upcoming performance by music professor Yiorgos Vassilandonakis.