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Julian Keniry's 'Wild Side of Education'

March 3, 2017
Category: Academics, Environmental Science, Events
(Photo: Hannah Davis) By Hannah Davis '17 Growing up in the busy city of Los Angeles, Julian Keniry remembers that fateful day in elementary school when she and her classmates were sent home because of poor air quality. She recalls it as one of the turning points in her life when it came to…
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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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The Plight of the American Chestnut

February 24, 2017
Category: Academics, Environmental Science, Events, Students
Story and Photos by Hannah Davis   Catawba students get instructions for inspecting the trees from Bolin and Schwartzman (Photo: Hannah Davis) Catawba student Alysia Plafcan inspects an American Chestnut tree protected by a white tube. (Photo: Hannah Davis) Catawba College students in…
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Center for the Environment Hosts Presentation on ‘The Wild Side of Education’

February 20, 2017
Category: Academics, Environmental Science, Events
An official from the National Wildlife Federation (NWF) will speak on “The Wild Side of Education” at the Center for the Environment at Catawba College on Wednesday, March 1. Julian Keniry, senior director of NWF’s EcoLeaders and Higher Education, notes that her purpose is “to make education for a…
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Catawba Student's Environmental Passion Began with Camp

February 17, 2017
Category: Environmental Science, Events, Students
By Hannah Davis '17  As a Catawba College student As a Rowan County native, Macayla Upright was no stranger to Catawba College when it came time for her to decide where to go after high school. In fact, she can even recall sitting in the back seat as her mom drove through the college campus…
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