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No Tuition Increase at Catawba for 2011-2012

February 23, 2011
Category: Academics, Biology, Environmental Science, Faculty, Mathematics
There will be no increase in Catawba College's tuition, room and board for day students in the 2011-2012 academic year. College Trustees made that decision at their Feb. 15 meeting. Tuition will remain $25,160 per year for students in the day program enrolled in between 12 and 18 semester credit…
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Second Catawba Student Completing Fellowship at N.C. Research Campus

November 22, 2010
Category: Academics, Biology, Chemistry, Students
By Susan Shinn, Catawba College News ServiceErin Witalison can tell you anything you'd like to know about biochemistry and the biomedical sciences, but there's one term about which she hesitates."Free time."Witalison, 21, a Catawba College senior from Gold Hill and the daughter of John and Linda…
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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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