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:

Commentary: Why would a wider road through the Phillips community be any different?

Historic preservation professors Jon Marcoux and Katherine Pemberton write an op-ed in The Post and Courier concerning a controversial  proposed road expansion in Mount Pleasant.

‘I can’t toe the line’: Why Arizona’s former leader of the Sons of Confederate Veterans resigned

History professor Adam Domby talks to the Arizona Republic about Sons of Confederate Veterans organizations.

Commentary: The College of Charleston must make the right (very difficult) decision

History professor Jacob Steere-Williams writes an op-ed in The Post and Courier about classes resuming at the College.

College of Charleston opens school year with virtual week of events

WCBD-TV looks at events for the start of the CofC semester.

College of Charleston Adopts New COVID-19 Testing Protocols

Charleston CEO announces new COVID-19 testing protocols for CofC students.

 How Lowcountry colleges and universities are trying to avoid COVID-19 outbreaks

 WCIV-TV reports on CofC’s plan to reopen campus to students.

The Halsey presents a virtual group exhibition

The City Paper reports that the Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art will present an online art exhibition this fall.

Flooding, affordable housing a focus for Charleston’s 10-year plan, public meetings start Thursday

Biology professor Phil Dustan talks to The Post and Courier about flooding in the Lowcountry.

CofC professor creates virtual dinosaur dig

Geology professor Scott Persons tells WCBD-TV about a summer class that included a virtual fossil-hunting trip to the badlands of Wyoming for students.

College of Charleston named a top school by Princeton Review

Lowcountry Biz reports that The Princeton Review has recognized the College of Charleston as one of the top universities in the country.

Ancient dolphins in the Lowcountry- a moment of science

WCBD-TV talks to paleontologist Robert Boessenecker about a recent discovery of an ancient dolphin in the Lowcountry.