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:


200 Years Later, Charleston Honors Denmark Vesey’s Attempted Uprising

Bernard E. Powers, director of the Center for the Study of Slavery in Charleston, talks to The New York Times about Denmark Vesey.


Terrorist or Revolutionary? The Rebel Still Dividing Charleston

Yahoo! News reports that Tamara Butler, executive director of the Avery Research Center for African American History and Culture, and Bernard Powers, director of the Center for the Study of Slavery in Charleston, will be featured in a program looking at the life of freedom fighter Denmark Vesey.

Bloomberg Business Week

Housing Costs Drive More People to Move Back In With Their Parents

Communication professor Jenna Abetz talks to Bloomberg News about adult children moving back home with their parents.

What caused all of the earthquakes in the Midlands? Scientists have a theory

Geology professor Steven Jaumé talks to Yahoo! News about earthquakes in South Carolina.

Scientific American

Head-banging woodpeckers can get concussions every day: here’s how they avoid it

Biology professor Melissa Hughes talks with Scientific American about snapping shrimp.


SC scientists have theories about Columbia-area earthquakes but testing unlikely to follow

The Post and Courier interviews geologist Steven Jaumé about earthquakes.


Charleston named No. 1 city in US for 10th straight year by Travel + Leisure magazine

The Post and Courier interviews hospitality professor Daniel Guttentag about tourism awards for Charleston.


Four women share views of Charleston’s music community

CofC alumna Leah Suárez ’03 talks to the Charleston City Paper about the jazz scene in Charleston.


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