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Archives For September 2010

Natural History Museum Open to Public

Posted on 30 September 2010 | 9:18 am

The College of Charleston’s Natural History Museum is now open to the public without an appointment. Visitors can enjoy the exhibits six days a week from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. (museum is closed on Wednesdays). The Museum is located on the second floor of the new School of Sciences and Mathematics Building (202 Calhoun Street).

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Crisis Communication Forum

Posted on 30 September 2010 | 9:14 am

Nationally prominent communication professionals will host an interactive crisis communication forum on Thursday, October 7, from 4:00 – 5:30 p.m. in the Theodore S. Stern Student Center Ballroom on the College of Charleston campus. The event is free and open to the public.

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Library Catalog Now Available on Mobile Devices

Posted on 29 September 2010 | 9:44 am

The College of Charleston Libraries are now in the palm of your hand with CougarCat, the library’s new mobile catalog. Offering access to more than half a million books, journals, video recordings, maps, musical scores, manuscript collections, and more, this mobile version of the website and catalog can be used on any browser-enabled phone or mobile device. College of Charleston is one of the first institutions to make this technology available.

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The following op/ed is from College of Charleston President P.George Benson:

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College Hosts Physics Conference

Posted on 28 September 2010 | 7:36 am

The College of Charleston is hosting South Atlantic Section of the American Association of Physics Teachers fall 2010 meeting on October 22 and 23, 2010. Faculty from universities, K-12 science teachers and students will give poster presentations, plenary presentations and attend workshops. Those events are all free and open to the public. The event is presented by the College of Charleston’s Department of Physics and Astronomy.

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Hundreds Expected for Family Weekend

Posted on 27 September 2010 | 12:09 pm

The College of Charleston welcomes hundreds for Family Weekend from October 1st through 3rd. Families will attend a variety of events showcasing everything from campus life and academics to our historic and modern buildings, as well as life in the City of Charleston.

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School of the Arts to Hold Benefit Gala

Posted on 23 September 2010 | 12:54 pm

The College of Charleston School of the Arts will present an exclusive 20th anniversary gala “To Broadway and Back – A Party for the Arts.”

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National Economist to Discuss Glamour and Economics

Posted on 22 September 2010 | 10:14 am

The School of Business is teaming up with the Women’s and Gender Studies Program to bring the nationally admired economist and writer, Virginia Postrel, to speak at the College of Charleston on October 6, 2010.

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Jason Mraz in Concert on September 22

Posted on 21 September 2010 | 3:45 pm

Grammy award-winning artist, Jason Mraz is scheduled to appear at the College of Charleston on Wednesday, September 22 at 8 p.m. in the Carolina First Arena with special guest Robert Francis.  Fusing reggae, rock, folk, jazz and hip hop, Mraz is best known for his hits, “The Remedy (I Won’t Worry),” “I’m Yours,” and “Lucky.”  In addition to his musical career, Jason Mraz is an active supporter of VH1’s Save the Music Foundation, MusiCares and Free the Children.  He was named the 2010 SIMA Humanitarian of the Year and also received the 2010 Clean Water Award from the Surfrider Foundation.

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Staying Busy Over the Summer

Posted on 17 September 2010 | 10:23 am

Summer is hardly a vacation for College of Charleston students and faculty. Many take advantage of the time to do research and experience opportunities only available at the College or in historic Charleston, S.C. This summer hundreds of students completed internships for credit – they worked in New York City at Forbes Magazine, Showtime Network and Merill Lynch, for Hilton in Beijing, Army Wives and Blackbaud in Charleston and Grumman Northrop in Washington D.C. Just to name a few. More than 30 students received SURF (Summer Undergraduate Research with Faculty) grants to conduct research from Iran to Charleston.

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