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Catawba Conservation Camp Wraps Up Second Year

July 16, 2010
Category: Biology, Environmental Science, Events
By Susan Shinn, Catawba College News ServiceThere was excitement in the air the week of July 11-16, 2010 as 54 rising sixth- and seventh-grade girls descended on Catawba College for the second-annual Catawba Conservation Camp.All week, the girls rotated through environmental-based modules that…
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Catawba Conservation Camp Set for a Second Year with 54 Area Girls

June 25, 2010
Category: Biology, Environmental Science, Events
;;;;; ;;; ;By Susan Shinn, Catawba College News ServiceAn experiment for you to consider: What do you get when you synthesize 5 professors, 10 counselors, 2 staff members, 2 co-directors and 54 rising sixth- and seventh-grade girls?The second-annual Catawba Conservation Camp (C3), slated…
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Catawba College Student Receives ACS Student Leadership Award

January 5, 2010
Category: Academics, Biology, Chemistry, Students
Catawba College senior Nathaniel Griffin of Boomer, N.C., has been selected to receive the American Chemical Society's (ACS) 2010 Student Leadership Award. The award will be presented to Griffin at the 2010 ACS Leadership Institute to be held in Fort Worth, Texas, January 22-24.The award is made in…
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Internship Experiences Include Math, Alternative Rock, Even Bats

November 3, 2009
Category: Academics, Biology, Mathematics, Music, Politics, Students
By Susan Shinn, Catawba College News Service  What do mathematics, alternative rock, bats and the N.C. Transportation Museum all have in common?Students at Catawba College had summer internships related to these topics. Four students shared their experiences in a colloquium Oct. 29 in Ketner…
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Catawba College Student Receives Research Stipend

September 28, 2009
Category: Academics, Biology, Environmental Science, Students
A Catawba College student has received a $1,000 research stipend from the North Carolina Independent Colleges and Universities (NCICU) to perform research. Only five research stipends were awarded throughout the state by the NCICU.Junior Devin Rodgers of Glen Burnie, Md., an environmental science…
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