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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 ( 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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Environmental Change Begins “In Your Own Backyard” Erin Brockovich Says

November 8, 2016
Category: Environmental Science, Events
A chance to hear environmental advocate Erin Brockovich drew more than 1,000 people to the Catawba College campus Monday, November 7.  Her message was that environmental change and the push for environmental accountability begins “in your own backyard.” She spoke to those gathered about “shared…
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Erin Brockovich Speaks to Media during News Conference at Catawba College

November 7, 2016
Category: Environmental Science, Events
Consumer advocate Erin Brockovich, best known for her involvement in one of the largest direct action lawsuits in U.S. history, spoke to a group of reporters at news conference held at Catawba College on November 7th. She said the purpose of her visit to campus was “to impart messages of hope and…
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A Hands-On Internship with Owls, Snakes, Sharks and Turtles

November 2, 2016
Category: Academics, Environmental Science, Events, Students
By Shannon Garrick ’17 Over the summer, Julieanna Herriven, a Catawba College junior majoring in Environmental Education and Science, was one of five education interns at the North Carolina Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores in Atlantic Beach, N.C.  This internship, which was from May to August,…
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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 (, 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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