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Catawba College Featured in “The Princeton Review's Guide to 361 Green Colleges: 2016 Edition"

October 8, 2016
Category: Academics, Environmental Science, Students
Catawba College is one of the 361 most environmentally responsible colleges according to The Princeton Review (www.PrincetonReview.com), with an overall green rating of 92 on a scale of 60-99. The education services company known for its test prep and tutoring services, books, and college rankings…
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Artist Discusses Plastic Pollution Alternatives and Solutions

October 4, 2016
Category: Academics, Environmental Science, Events
By Hannah Davis '17 As an artist, Dianna Cohen's medium of choice is, unconventionally, the plastic bag. Cohen's inspiration for using plastic bags came from the sense that she was "transforming a material that we think of as waste ... and turning it into gold." While creating with this medium,…
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Center Celebrates its 20th Anniversary with Slate of Renowned Thought Leaders

September 21, 2016
Category: Academics, Alumni, Environmental Science, Events
 Center for the Environment Facility at Catawba College The Center for the Environment at Catawba College is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year. One of the ways it is commemorating this milestone is by hosting a slate of speakers who are thought leaders in their fields. Throughout its…
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Center to Host Famed Consumer Advocate Erin Brockovich

September 8, 2016
Category: Academics, Environmental Science, Events
Consumer advocate Erin Brockovich, best known for her involvement in one of the largest direct action lawsuits in U.S. history, will speak November 7 at Catawba College in Salisbury, N.C. Her topic will be “Community Power: How We Can All Make a Difference in Creating a Healthier Planet."   While…
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Catawba Center Hosts Artist Dianna Cohen of Plastic Pollution Coalition

September 8, 2016
Category: Academics, Environmental Science, Events
Dianna Cohen, co-founder of Plastic Pollution Coalition, will speak at the Center for the Environment at Catawba College September 29 on “Plastic Pollution: Its Impacts on Our Health and the Health of our Planet and What You Can Do.” Plastic Pollution Coalition is a global alliance of individuals,…
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