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Alumna Who Rendered Aid After Boston Marathon Bombings Plans Return
17 April 2014 | 9:00 am
Alicia ShamboCollege of Charleston alumna Alicia Moreau Shambo ’89 helped save lives at the Boston Marathon bombings in 2013. Read why she plans to return to the site of the tragedy this week for the 118th Boston Marathon on April 21, 2014....
10 Dos and Don’ts from Student Entrepreneurs on Pitching Ideas ‘Shark Tank’ Style
17 April 2014 | 8:30 am
Wild Pitch Student eventFour student entrepreneurs offer tips based on their Shark Tank-style presentations at DIG SOUTH, an interactive festival in Charleston...
The College’s New Pearlstine/Lipov Center for Southern Jewish Culture Adds to Charleston’s Rich Jewish History
14 April 2014 | 12:19 pm
Pearlstine Family FeaturedUntil 1820, Charleston was home to the country’s largest Jewish population. The Center for Southern Jewish Culture will promote teaching, research, and publication on the culture and history of southern Jews....
Events on Campus
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Apr 17, 2014 - 10:30 am
An info table in collaboration with Take Back the Night. SCOPE will be providing info about the Office of Victim Services, SCOPE and Victimization Prevention.
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Apr 17, 2014 - 11:00 am
Patrick Harwood, adjunct faculty in the Department of Communication, will sign copies of his new book, "In the Arms of Angels: Magnolia Cemetery- Charleston's Treasure of History, Mystery and...
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Apr 17, 2014 - 11:30 am
The 26th annual SSM Scientific Research Poster Session. A showcase of undergraduate student and faculty research.
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College of Charleston In the News
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Why Do People See Faces in the Moon?
Posted on 14 April 2014 | 12:16 pm
natgeo“When you first look at the moon, you pretty much see light areas and dark areas, and some are more gray than others,” said planetary geologist Cassandra Runyon of the College of Charleston, in South Carolina. “The lighter areas are the mountains, often referred to as the highlands. The dark areas are volcanic—the mare, which […]...
Seeing Charleston, S.C., in a new light
Posted on 14 April 2014 | 12:15 pm
la-times“It has the largest concentrated Confederate burial ground in the area, but I don’t consider it a Confederate cemetery because 33,000 people are buried here over 160-plus years,” Beverly Donald, Magnolia Cemetery’s superintendent, said in an interview with Patrick Harwood, a communication professor at the College of Charleston. (Harwood posted the interview on his CofCMultimediareporting […]...
‘Blood moon’ launches odd sequence of eclipses, dire warning
Posted on 14 April 2014 | 12:14 pm
post-and-courier“Eclipses are just like clockwork,” College of Charleston Astronomer Terry Richardson noted. Even the planetary alignment “is just a matter of cycles. The planetary cycle just happens to be occurring in line with the eclipse cycle, he said....
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