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:


Jill Biden wears bracelet made by South Carolina designer

The Associated Press reports that CofC alumna Natalie Holst ’01 designed a bracelet recently worn by First Lady Jill Biden.


When Halloween Became America’s Most Dangerous Holiday

History professor Scott Poole authors a story in Haaretz about Halloween.


 CofC professor receives NASA grant to study Mars volcanoes

 WCIV-TV reports that geology professor John Chadwick has received a NASA grant to examine the evolution of the four largest volcanoes on Mars.


The 30+ Oldest Universities In The U.S.

Men’s Health mentions the College of Charleston in a list of the oldest colleges in the nation.


Monday’s activity serves as reminder that Palmetto State is in ‘earthquake country’

The Post and Courier talks with geologist Steven Jaumé about earthquakes in the region.


Grant helps Avery Research Center sustain local black community

Lowcountry Biz reports that the Avery Research Center for African American History and Culture has received a grant to digitize some of its vulnerable photograph collections.


Lowcountry earthquakes shake up opinions on earthquake insurance

Geology professor Steven Jaumé talks to WCIV-TV about earthquake insurance.


College Of Charleston: College Of Charleston Welcomes New Faculty For The 2021-22 Academic Year

Patch News profiles new professors at the College of Charleston this semester.