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Catawba College Senior Receives Fellowship for Graduate School

April 17, 2014
Category: Academics, Biology, Students
Olivia Myers of Lexington, a senior biology major at Catawba College, was one of 10 members nationwide of Alpha Chi, the national college honor society, to be awarded a H.Y. Benedict Fellowship for graduate school in the 2014-2015 academic year. Myers, who has been accepted at and intends to enroll…
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Catawba Students Win Research Awards at N.C. Academy of Science Meeting

April 13, 2014
Category: Academics, Biology, Chemistry, Students
L-R: Furstenwerth, Spillman, Conte, Benton For the second time in as many years, two Catawba College students were awarded 1st place John Bowley Derieux Research Awards, in their respective divisions, for excellence in undergraduate research at the 111th Annual Meeting of the North Carolina…
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Catawba Student Publishes His First Biological Note in Peer-Reviewed Journal

March 31, 2014
Category: Academics, Biology, Students
Christopher Bolick, a junior Honors student at Catawba College, has published his first biological note in the peer-reviewed journal, "Herpetological Review' vol. 25 issue No. 1. His note regards a new county record for the SCAPHIOPUS HOLBROOKII or Eastern Spadefoot Toad in Washington County,…
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Inaugural Group of Six Noyce Scholars at Catawba as NSF Grant Period Enters Year 2

December 18, 2013
Category: Academics, Biology, Environmental Science, Mathematics, Students, Teacher Education
Mitchell Payden Mitchell of Salisbury, a junior, entered Catawba College as a Noyce Scholar this fall. An Early College student at Rowan Cabarrus Community College (RCCC), Mitchell was one of six students who applied and received a Noyce Scholarship that offers them each $18,000 for their…
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Students Learn the Tale of the Red Wolf and the Coyote

December 2, 2013
Category: Academics, Biology, Students
The tale of the red wolf and the coyote unfolded in Dr. Joe Poston's Conservation Biology class at Catawba College this fall. His students learned just how difficult it can be to conserve a species labeled "endangered," and just how interconnected different species are to one another. Two field…
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