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Speaker at Catawba's National Environmental Summit Encourages Students to Redesign Future

July 11, 2013
Category: Environmental Science, Events
by Rebecca Rider ; High school students attending the National Environmental Summit gathered at Catawba College July 9 to hear keynote speaker Chad Pregracke talk about his vision for the future. Pregracke founded "Living Lands and Waters," the only industrial-strength, river clean-up non-profit…
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Green Revolving Fund Committee Spurs Ideas, Funds, Action

June 23, 2013
Category: Environmental Science
One sustainable project is already under way on the Catawba College campus, with more on the horizon, thanks to the work of Catawba's Green Revolving Fund Committee. The college has taken steps to compost all the food waste from the dining hall with the help of Gallins Family Farm of Mocksville,…
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Twelve RCCC Students Selected as Noyce Summer Interns

May 30, 2013
Category: Academics, Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Science, Mathematics, Students, Teacher Education
Twelve Rowan Cabarrus Community College students have applied and been accepted as the first cohort of Noyce Summer Interns. Funds from a $1.45 million National Science Foundation grant provide monies to pay the tuition for these students to take a three credit hour online Education course through…
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VIDEO: Science & Research at Catawba College

May 2, 2013
Category: Academics, Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Science
Students at Catawba College enhance their education outside the classroom and are involved in many multidisciplinary research projects. Catawba students are engaged in challenging and unique research experiences that emphasize current developments in biochemistry, pharmaceutical chemistry,…
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Author to Speak at Center for Environment on Local Communities Solving National Problems

April 25, 2013
Category: Environmental Science, Events
;Author Francis Koster will speak Thursday, May 16, on his recently published book, Discovering the New America: Where Local Communities Are Solving National Problems, at the Center for the Environment building on the Catawba College campus. The 6:30 presentation will be followed by a reception and…
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