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Cleaning up the Mississippi River One Refrigerator, One Sink, One Tire at a Time

April 25, 2013
Category: Environmental Science, Events
Seven million pounds of garbage – 961 refrigerators, 143 sinks, 67,000 tires, 3,700 55-gallon barrels, 63 messages in bottles and much, much more. That's how much trash Chad Pregracke and his organization have dredged up from the Mississippi and 16 other major rivers over the past 15 years.…
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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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Catawba College Recognizes Students, Faculty, Staff at Annual Awards Convocation

April 24, 2013
Category: Academics, Athletics, Biology, Business & Economics, Chemistry, Communication Arts, English, Environmental Science, Events, Faculty, History & Politics, Mathematics, Music, Psychology, Religion & Philosophy, Sociology, Sport & Health Sciences, Staff, Students, Teacher Education, Theatre Arts
Members of the Catawba College community gathered in Omwake-Dearborn Chapel on April 23 to celebrate achievement. The occasion was the annual Awards Convocation. Scheduled the day after Earth Day, the awards distributed were eco-friendly, made of Catawba blue, 100% recycled glass. They symbolized…
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Children, Parents Learn about Air Quality and Environment at "Growing Green Kids" Event

April 24, 2013
Category: Environmental Science, Events
;Children made flower bursts while their parents learned about how to improve air quality at a "Growing Green Kids" family night on Earth Day, April 22. A joint venture of the Center for the Environment at Catawba College and Town Creek Commons Chick-Fil-A, the event site, the festivities drew…
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Catawba College Alumna Has Article Published in Award-Winning Solar Energy Magazine

April 17, 2013
Category: Academics, Alumni, Environmental Science
An article by 2011 Catawba College alumna Kacey Hoover is featured in the April 2013 issue of the award-winning magazine of the American Solar Energy Society, Solar Today.Hoover earned her degree in environmental science from Catawba in 2011 and is pursuing a master's in Technology with a…
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