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Catawba Biology Professor Travels to the Land of Frankincense, Oman, for Botanical Research

January 9, 2015
Category: Academics, Biology, Faculty
To some, Dr. Jay Bolin’s two-week trip to Oman at the end of fall semester seemed dangerous, to others, so worth it because after all, it was for science. Bolin, an assistant professor of biology at Catawba College, visited the country located on the southeastern coast of the Arabian Peninsula to…
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Catawba Honors Students Spend Fall Semester Studying Infectious Diseases

December 12, 2014
Category: Academics, Biology, Chemistry, Events, Students
 L-R: Honors students Alicia Richards, Sara Sellers and Amber Williamson stand ready to share info from their research Leprosy, SARS, Syphilis, Rabies, Rotavirus and Malaria were just some of the infectious diseases on the minds of Catawba College students in a biology honors class this fall.…
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Catawba Biology Professor Eats a Scorpion

December 5, 2014
Category: Biology, Events, Students
Bolin (right) poses with student Chris Bolick. With Catawba students, faculty and staff looking on, Dr. Jay Bolin, assistant professor of biology, ate a scorpion on Friday, December 5th in the Cannon Student Center. Dr. Bolin was the winner of the Catawba Herpetology Club's Eat-A-Bug Contest.…
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Infectious Disease Outbreaks Are on the Minds of Catawba College Honors Students

November 10, 2014
Category: Academics, Biology, Students
Catawba students enrolled in the Honors class Outbreak!, taught by biology professor and assistant provost, Dr. Steve Coggin, have been studying infectious diseases this fall and even made a trip to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta to learn more. Although the diseases…
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Eleven RCCC Students Report on Their Experiences as Noyce Summer Interns

October 4, 2014
Category: Academics, Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics, Students
A second cohort of Noyce Summer Interns report that their internship experiences were successfully completed. The 11 Rowan-Cabarrus Community College students applied and were accepted to participate in these paid summer Exploration Internships in a STEM occupation. The internships were complimented…
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