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: 


Canada will reopen to vaccinated American travelers next month. How much will a trip cost?

Kent Gourdin, professor and director of the Global Logistics and Transportation Program, talks to USA Today about opening the border between the United States and Canada.


Ben & Jerry’s Aren’t Nazis and Their Settlement Boycott Isn’t Antisemitic

Jewish studies professor Joshua Shanes writes an op-ed in Haaretz about a recent business move by Ben & Jerry’s.


Local library provides connection point for healthcare

Beth Sundstrom, director of the Women’s Health Research Team, talks to SC ETV about the roles of libraries in health care.


Study: North Carolina is 9th best state to start a business

Kelly Shaver, professor of entrepreneurial studies, talks to WRAL-TV (Raleigh) about the business climate in North Carolina.


On a six-lane highway, a Charleston sweetgrass basket tradition fights for survival

Georgette Mayo, archivist at the Avery Research Center for African American History and Culture, talks to The State about sweetgrass baskets.


Ladson area records two earthquakes in one morning; experts point to increased monitoring

Geology professor Steve Jaume talks to The Post and Courier about area earthquakes.


Preservationists pushing for better protections for Charleston burial sites

WCIV-TV interviews historic preservation professor Grant Gilmore about an abandoned burial site.

Three former College of Charleston athletes to set sail in Tokyo Olympics

WCBD-TV reports that alumni Juan Maegli, Enrique Arathoon and Stefano Peschiera will compete in the 2020 Summer Olympic Games.


Lowcountry leaders, museum honored with Governor’s Awards in the Humanities

WCSC-TV reports that Simon Lewis, professor of English, has been honored with the 2021 Governor’s Award in the Humanities.