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:

Why women are running for Congress in record numbers

Political science professor Claire Wofford talks with Atlanta’s WXIA-TV about women running for office.

What influence does the Corona crisis have on flight prices?

Finanzen News ( Germany) quotes business professor Kent Gourdin in a story about airline rates.

The Post and Courier and The City Paper report on the passing of adjunct anthropology professor Adieu Ade Ajani Ofunniyin.

How Did Lindsey Graham End Up In Such A Close Race?

Political science professor Jordan Ragusa talks to FiveThirtyEight about polling results in the state’s U.S. Senate race.

Charleston area businesses promise money, new practices to address justice issues

The Post and Courier interviews Rénard Harris, vice president of access and inclusion and chief diversity officer, about CofC programs designed to expand diversity training.

The City Paper and The Post and Courier report on the retirement of Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art director Mark Sloan.

College of Charleston holds in-person graduation ceremony for class of 2020

WCBD-TV covers the College’s commencement ceremony.

CofC Virtual Town Halls to feature 1st Congressional district candidates

WCSC-TV reports that College of Charleston is hosting virtual town halls featuring candidates for the state’s 1st Congressional District race.

The State and WSOC-TV (Charlotte) interview political scientist Gibbs Knotts about the U.S. Senate race in South Carolina.

Hicks: The first week of absentee voting suggests a wave. But a wave of what?

Political scientist Gibbs Knotts is quoted by The Post and Courier in a story about absentee voting.

SC Republican Nancy Mace challenges Democrat Joe Cunningham to two more debates

Political scientist Jordan Ragusa talks to The State about the 1st District congressional race.

CofC Class of 2020 Commencement: What to Know

 WCIV-TV has a preview of the College’s commencement ceremony.

FOX 24 News Now Observes World Space Week

Astronomy professor Joe Carson talks to WTAT-TV about World Space Week.

CofC Athletics creates Inclusion, Equity and Diversity Action Council

WCSC-TV reports on CofC Athletics’ Inclusion, Equity and Diversity Action Council.

New dinosaur exhibit unveiled at the College of Charleston

WCSC-TV reports on some new additions to the Mace Brown Museum of Natural History.