Archive | August, 2010

Coastal Creatures May Have Reduced Ability To Fight Off Infections In Acidified Oceans- Red Orbit

Louis Burnett, professor of biology and director of the Grice Marine Laboratory of the College of Charleston, and Karen Burnett, research associate professor at Grice Marine Laboratory of the College of Charleston, study the effects of low oxygen and high carbon dioxide on organisms’ immune systems. They have found that organisms in these conditions can’t […]

InterTech CEO gives CofC $1.5M for Holocaust Education Initiative- Charleston Business Journal

Anita Zucker, chief executive of The InterTech Group, has given $1.5 million to the College of Charleston to establish the Holocaust Education Initiative. In addition to an endowed chair of Holocaust studies at the college, the gift will provide for initiatives such as travel to Eastern Europe, research opportunities for students, the development of Holocaust […]

Personal roadside memorials not likely to disappear- Charleston Post and Courier

The new DOT signs to honor loved ones killed on South Carolina roadways aren’t expected to significantly cut back on the number of homemade memorials, two College of Charleston sociologists said Thursday. George Dickinson and Heath Hoffmann said roadside memorials are often highly individual expressions of grief that Americans are using more and more often […]

SC’s College of Charleston gets $1.5M donation- AP

The College of Charleston is receiving a $1.5 million donation to enhance Holocaust studies at the South Carolina school. The Post and Courier of Charleston reports the donation comes from Anita Zucker, wife of the late Jerry Zucker, who was president and CEO of the InterTech Group in North Charleston. Anita Zucker became CEO and […]

Healthier campuses- Charleston Post and Courier

Lindsey Barr, health educator at the College of Charleston, agrees, noting that there is even peer pressure to be healthy. “It’s become hip to do yoga, be vegetarian and eat locally grown food,” she says. Barr says the college’s newsletter, Wholistic Healer, (which has a Facebook page) seeks to further encourage “the understanding between the […]

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