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Live Fuel Cell Demonstration at Catawba Achieves Record Performance

March 27, 2017
Category: Academics, Chemistry, Events, Faculty, Students
 Pozvonkov with Dr. Carol Miderski and Dr. Yu Choong Soo Fuel cells were tested with a hydrogen gas source in a Catawba College chemistry lab before an audience of professors, students, energy experts, and local government leaders on Friday, March 17. The tests resulted in a record performance…
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Five Catawba Science Students Win Yarbrough Research Grants

March 1, 2017
Category: Academics, Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Science, Events, Students
 L-R: Elizabeth Howard, Jay Bolin, Charles Hutton, ChaMarra Saner, Julianna Herriven, Sue Calcagni, Samantha Miller, Carmony Hartwig, and Jordan Hunt. (Photo: Janet Waggoner) By Shannon Garrick '17 Every spring, many science students take a course entitled "Biological Research Methods," BIOL…
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Catawba's American Chemical Society Says Give Your Valentine a Microbe on Feb. 14

February 13, 2017
Category: Academics, Chemistry, Events, Students
By Cyndi Allison Your academic major may lend itself to gifting your loved one at Valentine's Day. Maybe you are a music major and can sing your boyfriend/girlfriend a song, or an English major could write a personal poem filled with declarations of everlasting love. Then there are the science…
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2016 Alumna Begins Ph.D. Program in Chemistry, Shares Lessons Learned Thus Far

January 23, 2017
Category: Academics, Alumni, Chemistry
2016 alumnus Brooke Baumgarten majored in Chemistry at Catawba and decided to pursue a Ph.D. in Chemistry with a concentration in Forensic Science at the University of Central Florida (UCF) in the fall of 2016.  She has learned much since beginning that program and agreed to share her responses to…
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Catawba Students Present Research at N.C. Undergraduate Research and Creativity Symposium

November 9, 2016
Category: Academics, Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Science, Events, Psychology, Sociology, Sport & Health Sciences, Students
Catawba College was well represented at the 12th Annual State of North Carolina Undergraduate Research and Creativity Symposium (www.sncurcs.org) on November 5, 2016, demonstrating Catawba College’s commitment to experiential learning and undergraduate research. The conference was hosted by North…
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