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Analysis of Lip Balm Nets Catawba College Student a Kiss of Success

April 27, 2011
Category: Academics, Chemistry, Students
By Susan Shinn, Catawba College News ServiceThe next time you apply that oh-so-convenient lip balm, think of Carly Sabat.Sabat, 21, a senior chemistry major at Catawba College, researched lip balm as part of her senior project. Her research has garnered accolades for herself and for the college. A…
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Catawba's Alpha Chi Chapter Honored as Star Chapter

April 27, 2011
Category: Academics, Chemistry, Students
Catawba College senior Joe Manser of Mooresville and faculty sponsor Dr. Bethany Sinnott represented Catawba College's North Carolina Omicron chapter of Alpha Chi at the national convention in San Diego March 31-April 2. The Catawba chapter received Star Chapter designation, as it has for 12 of the…
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Five Catawba Students Attend American Chemical Society National Conference

April 8, 2011
Category: Academics, Chemistry, Events, Students
Five students from Catawba College traveled to Anaheim, Calif., March 26-30 for the American Chemical Society National Conference.  Four of those attending presented research, while all participated in workshops, many of which were career-oriented, and technical lectures.  One Catawba…
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Second Catawba Student Completing Fellowship at N.C. Research Campus

November 22, 2010
Category: Academics, Biology, Chemistry, Students
By Susan Shinn, Catawba College News ServiceErin Witalison can tell you anything you'd like to know about biochemistry and the biomedical sciences, but there's one term about which she hesitates."Free time."Witalison, 21, a Catawba College senior from Gold Hill and the daughter of John and Linda…
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Catawba Chemistry Professor Attends Inaugural Summit to Advance Women's Leadership

June 24, 2010
Category: Academics, Chemistry, Faculty
Dr. Carol Miderski, a Catawba College chemistry professor, was among 51 senior women professors in chemistry and physics from 46 liberal arts colleges gathered in Washington, D.C. recently to participate in the first ever summit focused on the Advancement of Senior Women Scientists at Liberal Arts…
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