Archive | April, 2010

How tragedy has changed Haiti (op/ed)

Editor’s Note: The Post and Courier has invited Julie R. Grier, a graduate of the College of Charleston Honors College and mental health worker with ties to Haiti, to write an occasional essay about her experiences there from the devastation to daily life in the aftermath. This is the first installment.

Taking Credit

The economic climate has had a downbeat impact on the housing tax credits, says Tim Allen, professor of real estate and director of the Carter Real Estate Center at the College of Charleston. “As time goes by, people’s positions change. The issue is not the $8,000 credit but whether I have a job next month.” […]

College of Charleston Receives $4.1 Million Software Grant

The College of Charleston announced today that the school’s Geology and Environmental Geosciences Department was recently awarded a software grant for $4.1-million from Seismic-Micro Technologies (SMT), the world’s leading developer of software solutions for the 3-D visualization and analysis of complex geological datasets. The software and training materials will be linked to the Departments 3-D […]

EMS Thanks (Script)

EMS workers at the College of Charleston are being honored for saving a life during this year’s bridge run.  The crew that was part of a bike and cart team during the race, that rushed to save Steven Brown after he had a heart attack.. “They had 2 or 3 calls come out while they […]

Recycled material put to many uses

Recycled material put to many uses A statewide study estimated that recycling will contribute $11 billion to the state by next year. The College of Charleston’s Department of Economics and Finance conducted the study in 2006, when the economic impact was $6 billion, and estimated the $11 billion number to happen by 2011.

Our endless battle with no-see-ums

Dr. Brian Scholtens, a professor of biology at the College of Charleston, calls them “flying teeth,” and for good reason. “Only the females bite,” he said. “They need the protein from your blood to feed and raise the next generation of no-see-ums. They literally have mandibles that take a chunk out of your skin and […]

C of C Students Research at Stall

C of C Students Research at Stall Since February, College of Charleston students have been coming to Stall and working with special-needs students. Megan Flanagan, Kara Trachtenberg, Esther Wills, Kathryn Phillips and a few others were assigned a research project. Their initial purpose was to study the effects of strength training and general health/well-being, stamina […]

Thanks to EMS

Tonight the student of the College of Charleston EMS and Fire units were recognized for going the extra mile. They read a thank you statement from the man they saved during the cooper river bridge run after he suffered a heart attack and a student who was there to thank them for saving his life […]

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