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Ten College of Charleston students presented research April 11-12, 2014 at the annual Colonial Academic Alliance Undergraduate Research Conference in Towson, Md.  These scholars represent the best research papers submitted by students from all majors. The conference is the signature academic and outreach event sponsored by the Alliance, under the auspices of the Colonial Athletic Association, of which the College is a new member in 2013-14.  » Read Full Article

Avery Research Center Wins NEA Grant

Posted on 17 April 2014 | 11:44 am

The Avery Research Center for African American History and Culture at the College of Charleston has received a $75,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Arts to produce a film about the life and works of VertaMae Grovesnor.

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Alicia Moreau Shambo ’89 knows exactly where she’ll be on April 21, 2014 –– the first anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombings.

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Five College of Charleston student entrepreneurs put their business ideas to the test against undergraduate and graduate students from all over South Carolina in an event called Wild Pitch, part of DIG SOUTH 2014 – a Southeastern interactive festival. The students competed for an up-to $2,500 investment from Capital A Partners to be combined with other venture capital they’ve already successfully secured.

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Charleston, South Carolina, is home to one of the oldest Jewish communities in North America. Until 1820, it was also home to the country’s largest Jewish population. So, it is entirely fitting that the Pearlstine/Lipov Center for Southern Jewish Culture will sit in the center of the city’s historic district at the College of Charleston, as part of the Jewish Studies Program.

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Ready or Not: Two Students Take On Ghana

Posted on 10 April 2014 | 1:21 pm
In the weeks leading up to her semester abroad, College of Charleston senior business administration major and Honors College student Michelle Smith maintained daily runs to ready herself for intense physical labor. She dyed her blonde hair brown and bought a fake wedding band to prevent attracting too much attention overseas.

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Charleston, S.C. is exploding with entrepreneurial activity, and College of Charleston students are fueling the fire. Later this week, several students will pitch their business ideas in front of hundreds at Dig South, the Southeast’s interactive festival. They’re hoping to woo investors and win start-up cash.

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On April 9, 2014, nearly 6,000 middle school students will pack Joe Riley Park to see a chemistry magic show, animal bones, brain models, a planet walk, robotics… oh, and a baseball game. The College of Charleston School of Sciences and Mathematics is teaming up with the Charleston RiverDogs to host the first Education Day of the year.


RELATED: Read about the Harry Potter Magic (Chemistry) Show.


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Famed author and environmental activist Julia Butterfly Hill will speak at the College of Charleston April 14, 2014, at 7 p.m. in Physicians Memorial Auditorium (3 College Way) in a free event open to the public.

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The College of Charleston Office of Sustainability recently launched the regional digital magazine Synergies, as a first step toward greater regional integration of sustainability initiatives. The publication will explore connections in the Charleston area, the Lowcountry and the region.


[Related: Read Synergies.]


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