15 07, 2013

Scientists Want to Study Bulls Scarp, Ocean-bottom Archaeological Site that was Ice Age Coast

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“We haven’t been on the bottom to look for artifacts and that’s what we’re trying to do. We feel very strongly this area would have held populations of people,” said Scott Harris, College of Charleston geology professor.

15 07, 2013

U.S. Sen. Tim Scott Makes First Speech on Senate Floor

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Gibbs Knotts, chairman of the College of Charleston’s political science department, was not surprised that Scott talked about his personal story, which Knotts called “very compelling.” It’s also not surprising that Scott waited six months to take the floor. “The Senate has a lot of norms and a lot of expectations for junior senators, who

15 07, 2013

CofC Student’s Android App is a Selfie-taker’s Dream

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“It was just bothering me,” he says, so he looked in the Google Play app store for a solution. Since there wasn’t an application available for Android, and since Jamieson is a computer science major at the College of Charleston, he decided to solve the problem himself.”

15 07, 2013

Quality and Affordability Rolled Into New List of Best-Buy Colleges

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In the Fiske Guide to Colleges 2014, there are 42 institutions named as schools that offer outstanding academics (with four- or five-star ratings) and fall into the inexpensive or moderate price category. Here’s what tops the Fiske list this year: Among public institutions: College of Charleston (S.C.) University of Iowa University of North Carolina at

15 07, 2013

Could Rick Perry get a Texas-sized Welcome in South Carolina?

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College of Charleston political science professor Gibbs Knotts said that failure won’t necessarily dampen Perry’s 2016 prospects: Even Ronald Reagan didn’t succeed during his first presidential bid. “Political history is filled with examples of people not doing well the first time,” he added.

15 07, 2013

Southeast Port Supremacy Hinging on Inland Ports

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Georgia’s plan simply follows a growing trend among port operators across the country, said Kent Gourdin, director of global logistics and transportation programs at the College of Charleston. “It’s becoming very popular,” Gourdin said. “Other ports have done the same thing like Los Angeles and others. It’s a way to make your port more marketable.

11 07, 2013

Computer Science Students Get Inside Access to Top Tech Companies

By |2015-04-06T15:23:29-04:00July 11, 2013|Academics, Campus Life|Comments Off on Computer Science Students Get Inside Access to Top Tech Companies

The students spent a week in California touring companies like Google, Pandora and Mozilla. Professor Chris Starr says, "This was the trip of a lifetime to the hottest tech spot on Earth." Students also networked with company executives and alumni.