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VIDEO: A Catawba Story - To Peru by Canoe

October 18, 2010
Category: Alumni, Biology
Bill "Scotch" Shaw '75 is making his way from Halifax, Nova Scotia to Iquitos, Peru on his freighter canoe, the Lucky Suz.  He began his journey on August 30, heading down the east coast of North America. He'll travel through Central America, Eastern South America, to mouths of the Amazon,…
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Catawba Professor Keeps Learning, Teaching

September 21, 2010
Category: Biology, Faculty
By Shelley Smith, SalisburyPost.comDr. Jay Buxton went on his 38th mission trip to Georgia in February when he was 90 years old.Three years ago he climbed scaffolding, mixed concrete and helped build a health clinic in Guatemala. After retiring from Catawba College in 1987 when he was 68, he hiked…
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Dr. David Peden to Speak on Ozone's Effects on Asthma

August 4, 2010
Category: Biology, Environmental Science, Events
Dr. David Peden, professor of Pediatrics, Medicine and Microbiology/Immunology and Toxicology at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, will speak to area leaders and health professionals Aug. 12 on "The Health Effects of Ozone and Asthma." The noon luncheon will take place at the Center…
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Campers Experience Catawba College Ecological Preserve by Night

July 16, 2010
Category: Biology, Environmental Science, Events
By Susan Shinn, Catawba College News ServiceVisiting Catawba College's ecological preserve at night is as different as — well, you know.Dr. Joe Poston led a group of 14 girls on a night walk at the preserve Monday night as part of the Catawba Conservation Camp (C3). Other groups went to the…
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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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