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:

In New Zealand, a 23-Million-Year-Old Fossil Is Carried Away by Parties Unknown

The New York Times talks to geologist Bobby Boessenecker about the robbery of a fossil in New Zealand.

Stranger danger: How the media perpetuates fear of tainted Halloween treats

History professor Scott Poole talks to KCRW-FM (Los Angeles) about trick or treating.

Fact-checking Nancy Mace and Annie Andrews in SC’s 1st Congressional District race

Political science professor Claire Wofford talks to The Post and Courier about a congressional race.

Early voting off to strong start in the Lowcountry

Political science professor Karyn Amira talks to WCIV-TV about early voting.

Charleston colleges awarded $2.4M to establish entrepreneur program

Charleston Regional Business Journal reports that CofC and MUSC have received a grant to establish the STEM-Coaching and Resources for Entrepreneurial Women program.

Charleston’s Nuovo Cinema Italiano Film Festival set for Nov. 10-13

The Post and Courier previews the Italian film festival.

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