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:

Black American’s genes reflect the hardships and realities of slavery

NBC News interviews Bernard Powers, director of the Center for the Study of Slavery in Charleston, about slavery.

Why Confederate monuments stay standing in rural areas

History professor Adam Domby talks to the Associated Press about Confederate monuments.

Gus Bilirakis embraces aide with background in Sons of Confederate Veterans

History professor Adam Domby talks to the Tampa Bay Times about the Sons of Confederate Veterans.

From Mike Pence to Pete Buttigieg: Big names wade into SC’s top US House race

The Post and Courier talks to political scientist Gibbs Knotts about a South Carolina congressional race.

Contested SC eco-resort plan, flagged as ‘greenwashing,’ up for key decision soon

The Post and Courier talks with biology professor Seth Pritchard about environmental issues.

How artists and arts institutions lead the conversation on race in America

 Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art Director Mark Sloan is quoted in a Post and Courier story about art and race.

College of Charleston holding virtual town hall meeting to discuss upcoming semester

WCBD-TV reports on a recent College of Charleston virtual town hall meeting.

Albert Simons Center for the Arts getting a new look

WCSC-TV reports on plans to improve the Albert Simons Center for the Arts.

Charleston’s Jewish Film Fest goes virtual with online screenings and Q&As

The City Paper reports on the Jewish Studies Program hosting a virtual Jewish Filmfest.