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Catawba Professor's Research Noted Online in "Smithsonian Science"

September 29, 2011
Category: Biology, Faculty
An article published online by the Smithsonian Institution's site highlights the results of collaborative research conducted in part by Dr. Jay F. Bolin, assistant professor of biology at Catawba College. The online article, entitled "Super tough seed coat keeps…
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Catawba Welcomes Four New Faculty Members

August 30, 2011
Category: Academics, Biology, Faculty, Sociology, Sport & Health Sciences
One is a Toastmaster and has authored four books, including one entitled, "Cows Are People Too: Lessons from Someone Out Standing in the Field." One signed his employment contract in Borneo and left his job at the Smithsonian Institution to come to Catawba College. Another is a nationally certified…
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Catawba College Student Awarded UPS Scholarship

June 9, 2011
Category: Academics, Biology, Students
Jessica Bound, a junior student at Catawba College, was selected to receive a UPS Scholarship for the 2010-2011 academic year. Bound is majoring in biology and is from Waxhaw, NC.North Carolina Independent Colleges and Universities (NCICU), a Counsel of Independent Colleges (CIC) State Fund member…
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Science Faculty Member Retires

May 14, 2011
Category: Academics, Biology, Chemistry, Faculty
When Dr. George Drum, a 1962 alumnus of Catawba, returned to his alma mater as a faculty member in 1987, he brought his academic journey and his family ties to the institution full circle. Drum followed his grandfather’s footsteps as a faculty member; Harvy Kopenhaver was on the faculty at Old…
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STUDENT BLOGS: Field Study in Jamaica

May 5, 2011
Category: Academics, Biology, Events, Students
Students traveled to Jamaica over Spring Break to get first-hand field experiences as part of their course, "Biogeography and Literature of Islands."View photos and read about their experiences below:BLOG: Field Study in Jamaica PHOTOS: Students Get Field Experience in JamaicaRELATED…
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