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Catawba Student-Athlete Captures Scenes from his Haitian Home in His Artwork

November 13, 2015
Category: Biology, Events, Students
You would never know by looking at the paintings of Catawba College student Belony Joseph that they were rendered by the hands of a collegiate soccer player. Or you might not realize that Joseph is a self-taught Haitian artist who developed his style by using the paints, brushes and art supplies…
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Longtime Catawba Professor and Chair of Biology Dies

October 14, 2015
Category: Biology, Faculty
Dr. Jay Buxton, a longtime professor and chair of biology at Catawba, died Tuesday, Oct. 13 in Hartford, Conn. Born in Carrara, Italy in 1919, he was a graduate of Southwestern Texas State College, and earned his doctorate in Biology from The Ohio State University, pursuing doctoral studies in the…
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Catawba Student Researches and Surveys Butterflies during Summer Trip to Panama

October 2, 2015
Category: Biology, Students
 Nymphalidae Olyras insignis In the First Person by Joel Schlaudt '17 of Richmond, Va. It was a very sunny, muggy day in late June when our guide led me and the other interns through the forest to the research station. After months of planning and anticipation we were finally arriving at La…
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Students in Field Botany Class Study Coastal Plant Communities and Species

September 15, 2015
Category: Academics, Biology, Students
 L-R: Katherine Shumaker, Douglas Taylor, Ethan Jarrett, Dustin Smith, Corey Boren, Jalen Harper, Payden Mitchell, Pam Casdorph, Hannah Przelomski, Britt Parsons, Virginia Merida, Dr. Jay Bolin, Joel Schlaudt In early September, Catawba College students enrolled in Dr. Jay Bolin's Field Botany…
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Catawba College Science Clubs Host Meet and Greet

September 15, 2015
Category: Biology, Chemistry, Events
by Shannon Garrick '17 On September 3, 2015, both the American Chemical Society (ACS) and Beta-Beta-Beta (Tri-Beta) hosted a first-ever Science Meet and Greet.  The science meet and greet took place in Shuford Science Building from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. The purpose of the Meet and Greet was to allow…
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