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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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Catawba Student Spends Summer Participating in REU at Old Dominion University

September 9, 2014
Category: Academics, Biology, Students
Ever wonder what makes algal blooms? Catawba College senior Logan Ellis of Julian, N.C. likely has a good idea about the cause. That, after he spent the summer participating in a National Science Foundation funded Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) at Old Dominion University, Department of…
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Squirrels? Flying? Catawba Biology Professor Documents and Reports His Sighting

August 22, 2014
Category: Biology, Faculty
VIDEO: Southern Flying Squirrel (First ever recorded in Rowan County) Editor’s Note:  Dr. Steve Coggin, Associate Provost and Professor of Biology at Catawba, recently documented the occurrence of a flying squirrel in Rowan County, a place these mammals had never been recorded to be.  In a…
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