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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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NCRC Internships Give Students a Supporting Role in Creation of Knowledge Database

August 23, 2013
Category: Academics, Biology, Chemistry, Students
Five Catawba College students spent their summer interning at the North Carolina Research Campus (NCRC) in Kannapolis helping to gather and organize data in a project that will ultimately result in a knowledge database to help improve human nutrition. The NCRC is a collaborative of 18 corporate,…
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The Catawba College Professor Who's Back from Borneo

August 14, 2013
Category: Academics, Biology, Faculty
During the academic year, his students and faculty and staff colleagues at Catawba College know him simply as Dr. Jay F. Bolin, an Assistant Professor of Biology. But when classes ended and summer began, Bolin became an international collaborator doing field research in exotic Borneo. Bolin…
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Twelve RCCC Students Selected as Noyce Summer Interns

May 30, 2013
Category: Academics, Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Science, Mathematics, Students, Teacher Education
Twelve Rowan Cabarrus Community College students have applied and been accepted as the first cohort of Noyce Summer Interns. Funds from a $1.45 million National Science Foundation grant provide monies to pay the tuition for these students to take a three credit hour online Education course through…
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New Members Inducted into Tri-Beta Honor Society at Catawba College

May 21, 2013
Category: Academics, Biology, Events, Students
;The Catawba College's Tau Eta Chapter of Beta Beta Beta, the national biological honor society, inducted nine members at its annual induction ceremony on April 25. Graduating seniors who are members of the society were also recognized at the ceremony.Members inducted include Brittany Allen of…
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