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High School Students Arrive for Third Annual National Environmental Summit at Catawba College

July 11, 2013
Category: Environmental Science, Events
High school students from as far away as California and Florida arrived at the Catawba College campus Tuesday to learn how they can use their talents to create positive change in the world. They are participating in the Third Annual National Environmental Summit for High School Students:…
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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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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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