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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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Catawba Transfers Scientific Instrumentation to Nutrition Research Institute

October 21, 2013
Category: Academics, Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics
The recent transfer of state-of-the-art scientific instrumentation from Catawba College to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Nutrition Research Institute (NRI), located at the North Carolina Research Campus (NCRC) in Kannapolis, is part of a partnership between the two institutions.…
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International Travel Opportunities Open to Catawba Students in 2014

October 15, 2013
Category: Academics, Biology, Business & Economics, Chemistry, English, Events, Music, Sport & Health Sciences, Students
Catawba College students will have plenty of international travel opportunities available to them in 2014.   Trips to Europe, France, Japan, Wales, Spain and Bonaire are scheduled and interested students should contact the Glenn and Addie Ketner Center for International Studies for information and…
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Turns Out, You Can Learn a Lot from a Belly Button

September 23, 2013
Category: Academics, Biology, Students
It turns out you can learn a lot about microbiology by simply sampling the bacteria from a belly button. Catawba College students enrolled in Dr. Carmony Hartwig's Microbiology and Immunology course last spring swabbed their own navels and discovered a new bacterial world. Hartwig says her class…
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