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Bugs, Bugs, Bugs (and a Few Spiders)! Catawba's Practical Entomology Class

May 24, 2016
Category: Academics, Biology, Environmental Science, Events, Students
By Shannon Garrick '17  Garrick Phidippus (Photo by Sue Calcagni) This spring marked the first time that an entomology course has been offered at Catawba College. The course, taught by associate professor of biology and environmental science Dr. Sue Calcagni, focused on the practical…
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Catawba’s Annual Awards Convocation Recognizes Student Achievements

April 21, 2016
Category: Academics, Athletics, Biology, Business & Economics, Chemistry, Communication Arts, English, Environmental Science, Evening & Graduate, Events, Faculty, History, Music, Psychology, Sociology, Sport & Health Sciences, Staff, Students, Teacher Education, Technology, Theatre Arts
Members of the Catawba College community gathered at annual Awards Convocation on April 21 to recognize and celebrate student scholastic achievements. The event was held in Omwake-Dearborn Chapel to present awards recognizing excellence in specific academic disciplines and to honor award recipients…
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Catawba Students Head East for Bird-Watching

April 20, 2016
Category: Academics, Biology, Events, Students
 (Photo: Joe Poston) It was all about bird-watching when Dr. Joe Poston, an associate professor of biology at Catawba, and students in his spring semester Ornithology class made a recent trip to the Eastern part of North Carolina. The trip took the group to the Weymouth Woods-Sandhills Nature…
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Catawba College Shares Recent Accomplishments & Achievements

April 5, 2016
Category: Academics, Biology, Business & Economics, English, Music, Psychology, Students, Theatre Arts
Catawba College is very pleased to report the following accomplishments and achievements by a number of faculty and students. We extend our congratulations to these faculty and students on their recent successes! Department of Biology Ten Biology and Environmental Science students presented at the…
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Catawba Alumnus Rediscovers Rare Flower in Maryland

March 21, 2016
Category: Alumni, Biology
 Knapp Last summer, 2001 Catawba College alumnus Wes Knapp rediscovered Solidago rupestris in Maryland with several partners at the National Park Service as part of a larger project with NatureServe. Solidago rupestris, known as the rock goldenrod or riverbank goldenrod, is a North American…
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