College of Charleston “In the News” is a weekly roundup of news articles featuring College faculty, staff, students or alumni. Recent media coverage of the College includes:

Who Was Trump’s ‘Our Heritage’ Rhetoric Aimed At?

NPR talks to professor emeritus of history Bernard Powers about President Donald Trump’s messaging over the Fourth of July holiday weekend.

Historians question Trump’s choice of ‘heroes’ for national garden monument

History professor Adam Domby is interviewed by The Washington Post about President Trump’s proposed national garden.

SC’s Senate candidates Graham, Harrison begin ad battle four months from Election Day

The State newspaper quotes political science professor Gibbs Knotts in a story about the South Carolina U.S Senate race.

Time capsule under Confederate monument in Raleigh NC

History professor Adam Domby is quoted by the News and Observer in a story about time capsules in North Carolina.

Many SC floodprone homes aren’t on FEMA maps, study shows, with new website to look up flood risk

Geology professor Norm Levine talks to The Post and Courier about a new flood map.

WCBD, WCIV, The Post and Courier and WCSC report on the College’s plan to resume in-person classes this fall.

The most beautiful college campus in every state

MSN names CofC one of the most beautiful colleges in the nation.

New Developments in Ongoing Space Missions

Physics and Astronomy professor Joe Carson talks to WTAT-TV  about the latest developments in space exploration.

Tell the stories of those who have enriched Charleston’s history

History professor Shannon C. Eaves, History professor Adam Domby and CofC alumna Cappy Yarbrough, a former research assistant for the Lowcountry Digital History Initiative, write an op-ed for The City Paper about Charleston’s history.

CofC professor supports students with marine-inspired masks

WCIV reports on face masks created by marine geologist Leslie Sautter.