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Center for Environment Speaker: 'Common Chemicals Impact Human Health'

April 12, 2013
Category: Environmental Science, Events
;By Rebecca RiderNearly 140 people learned about the harmful effects of common chemicals on the public health April 9 when research scientist Dr. John Peterson Myers spoke at the Center for the Environment building on the Catawba College campus. Myers, a scientist active in primary research on the…
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Center for Environment, Bread Riot Host Film & Discussion on Local Food Sources

March 27, 2013
Category: Academics, Environmental Science, Events
;By Rebecca RiderThe Center for the Environment at Catawba College collaborated March 21 with Bread Riot to host a screening of the film "GROW!" at the Center building on campus. Bread Riot also provided locally grown foods for a tasting before the film.Set against the backdrop of rural Georgia, the…
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Center for Environment to Host Third Faith and Environment Workshop

March 18, 2013
Category: Environmental Science, Events
The Center for the Environment at Catawba College will host its third Faith, Spirituality and Environmental Stewardship workshop on Thursday, April 18, at the Center facility on the Catawba campus. The workshops are designed to allow participants of various faiths to share their knowledge and…
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Area Educators Learn about New Opportunities at Center's Teacher Mingle

March 14, 2013
Category: Environmental Science, Events
Area teachers and the staff of the Center for the Environment met recently to explore ways the Center and its Campaign for Clean Air can help them in the classroom, especially as they prepare lessons on air pollution and ways to lessen it.;Salisbury-Rowan and Cabarrus County teachers, Catawba…
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Center for Environment Speaker to Talk about "Endocrine Disruption: A Global Threat to Health"

March 5, 2013
Category: Environmental Science, Events
Dr. Pete Myers, founder, CEO and chief scientist of Environmental Health News, will speak on "Endocrine Disruption: A Global Threat to Health" at 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 9, at the Center for the Environment facility on the Catawba College campus.;Myers co-authored "Our Stolen Future," a book published…
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