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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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Catawba College Featured in 2013 "The Princeton Review's Guide to 322 Green Colleges"

April 16, 2013
Category: Academics, Environmental Science, Students
Catawba College is one of the 322 most environmentally responsible colleges in the U.S. and Canada, according to The Princeton Review (www.PrincetonReview.com). Catawba was also only one of 21 institutions among the 322 featured in the guide to be included in The Princeton Review's "Green Honor…
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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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