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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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The Plight of the Red Wolf: In Danger of Extinction 

September 6, 2016
Category: Environmental Science, Events
By Hannah Davis  There once was a time when the nightly routine of owl hoots and cricket chirps were mixed in with the presence of the raspy howl of a pack of red wolves, but now the howls have almost gone silent. In fact, the forests off of the east coast of North Carolina are the only habitat…
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$10,000 Per Year Scholarships Available to New Environmental Majors at Catawba

June 27, 2016
Category: Academics, Environmental Science, Students
Generous scholarships are available to new students at Catawba College who seek to major in the Environment and Sustainability program, with concentrations in environmental science, natural resource management, environmental and outdoor education, and sustainable planning and leadership. Thanks to a…
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Bugs, Bugs, Bugs (and a Few Spiders)! Catawba's Practical Entomology Class

May 24, 2016
Category: Academics, Biology, Environmental Science, Events, Students
By Shannon Garrick '17  Garrick Phidippus (Photo by Sue Calcagni) This spring marked the first time that an entomology course has been offered at Catawba College. The course, taught by associate professor of biology and environmental science Dr. Sue Calcagni, focused on the practical…
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2002 Catawba College Alumnus Wins Wild South Kayah Gaydish Award

May 10, 2016
Category: Academics, Alumni, Environmental Science, Events
 Tracy Davids, vice-president of the Wild South Board of Directors, presents Ben Prater with the inaugural Kayah Gaydish Award. (Photo: Wild South) Ben Prater, a 2002 Catawba alumnus and former member of the Alumni Association Board of Directors, received the Kayah Gaydish Award at the 8th…
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