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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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Catawba College Receives Grant for Epifluorescence Microscope

September 28, 2009
Category: Academics, Biology
Thanks to a $48,804 grant that Catawba College received from the N.C. Biotechnology Research, science students now have access to a new Epifluorescence Microscope.The new microscope was installed in the Shuford Science Building on campus in late August, replacing one that was almost 20 years…
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VIDEO: Bird Banding at C3 Conservation Camp

August 20, 2009
Category: Biology, Environmental Science, Events
Bird Banding at C3 Conservation CampCatawba Conservation Camp (C3), Summer 2009C3 is a residential science camp designed for rising 6th and 7th grade girls from rowan and contiguous counties all in an effort to enhance interest in the environmental sciences. Participants stay in a college dorm, band…
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Retired Plastic Surgeon Talks Ethics

May 29, 2009
Category: Biology, Chemistry, Events
When retired plastic surgeon and Catawba College alumnus Verne Lanier '62 of Durham visited campus last spring, he came to talk ethics. The students who listened to his presentation came away with some valuable advice and with a little more insight into how complicated making ethical decisions can…
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