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19 04, 2010

Visitor figures reflect recession

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Annual visitors to Charleston dropped to below 2005 levels last year and below 4 million people total, according to Bing Pan, head of analysis and assistant professor at College of Charleston's Office of Tourism Analysis. He presented a host of numbers to the local Travel Council last week with a message that "it can only

19 04, 2010

College of Charleston gets grant for 3-D

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The College of Charleston's geology and environmental geosciences department has been awarded a $4.1 million grant from Seismic-Micro Technologies, a software and 3-D visualization company. Software and training materials will be linked to the department's 3-D visualization laboratories in the college's new Science Center and on computers throughout the department. "Having this product available to

19 04, 2010

A place to perch

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That platform, also a transition between indoors and outdoors, is a desirable perch, says Robert Russell, program director of historic preservation and community planning at the College of Charleston. Historically, the main purpose of porches has been to help fulfill a basic human need, Russell says. http://www.postandcourier.com/news/2010/apr/18/a-place-to-perch/

19 04, 2010

MeadWestvaco gives C of C grant

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Environmental science gets a deeper pool to plumb at the College of Charleston, thanks to a grant from MeadWestvaco. The timber and packaging company has given the college $25,000 to develop a collection of research materials at its libraries to support a program on ecosystems and ecological habitats that is one of the fastest-growing majors

19 04, 2010

Students will give Country Music Marathon the old college try

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After spending the semester learning to properly run 26.2 miles, students in the Sport Physiology and Marathon Training class at College of Charleston are headed to Nashville this week to take their final exam on Saturday. They will attempt to complete the 11th annual Country Music Marathon or Half-Marathon, which will figure heavily into their

19 04, 2010

Ben’s behavior disappointing for many fans

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As for Steelers fans? "Winning ISN'T the only thing," said Richard Bodek, a history professor in South Carolina's College of Charleston, while Antuane Brown, 36, of Atlanta, reached back into ancient history to note that Mr. Roethlisberger needs to remember where he came from. http://www.post-gazette.com/pg/10107/1051151-66.stm#ixzz0lYLGOjMK

19 04, 2010

C of C gets gift of software

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The College of Charleston has received a gift of a $4.1 million geologic software package from Seismic-Micro Technologies. Scott Harris, a professor in the Geology and Environmental Geosciences Department, said the Kingdom Suite software commonly is used in the oil and gas industries. Students who know how to use it well will have a leg