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There's More to Egypt than Pyramids and Camels

July 12, 2017
Category: Academics, Alumni, Biology
Emily Auwarter '16 knows all about that. Auwarter is pursuing a Masters in Epidemiology and Biostatistics at Boston University's School of Public Health. She credits Dr. Steve Coggin for helping her discover her passion in a class about the history and future of infectious diseases. Auwarter says,…
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1994 Catawba College Alumna Enjoys Career as Radioecologist

May 30, 2017
Category: Academics, Alumni, Biology
Dr. Wendy Kuhne '94 says you can tell a lot about the health and state of a forest by the diversity and number of woodpeckers living there. She should know, this radioecologist has spent her career assessing the health of various environmental habitats in and around nuclear sites. Since 2009, Kuhne…
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Catawba Presents Awards at Commencement Exercises

May 13, 2017
Category: Academics, Alumni, Biology, Chemistry, Evening & Graduate, Events, Students, Teacher Education
Several Catawba College students and a college alumnus were recognized during the College's May 13th Commencement Exercises held in Keppel Auditorium. Two students from the day program were recipients of the Whitener Awards, while one student from the School of Evening and Graduate Studies was the…
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Service, Leadership, Academic Achievements and Special Merit Are Focus of Awards Convocation

April 21, 2017
Category: Academics, Alumni, Athletics, Biology, Business & Economics, Chemistry, Communication Arts, English, Environmental Science, Events, Faculty, History, Mathematics, Music, Politics, Psychology, Religion & Philosophy, Sociology, Sport & Health Sciences, Staff, Students, Teacher Education, Technology, Theatre Arts
 2017 Award Recipients Student achievement in service, leadership and academics were the focus of Catawba College's annual Awards Convocation held April 20 in Omwake-Dearborn Chapel. As is the tradition at Catawba, most awards distributed were eco-friendly, made of Catawba blue, 100% recycled…
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Catawba Students Present Research at Alpha Chi National Convention

April 20, 2017
Category: Academics, Biology, Events, History, Psychology, Students, Theatre Arts
At the Alpha Chi National College Honors Society Convention in Louisville, Ky., Catawba College had four students present their undergraduate research. Hope Woods (biology and psychology major, Burlington, Conn.) and Breki Bjarnason (psychology major, Reykjavik, Iceland) presented “How Space…
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