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The Role of Religion in Public Life

January 2, 2007
Category: Academics, Events, History & Politics, Religion & Philosophy, Students
Today the world faces a crisis never before seen on this scale in human history. All over the globe, human beings of all faiths and of none are wrestling with the question: what exactly is the proper role of religion in the public life of nations?   Proposed answers differ radically, even within…
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Mystery Surrounds Identity of Rowan County School Teacher

January 2, 2007
Category: History & Politics
By Elizabeth G. Cook, Salisbury PostSchool teacher Peter Stewart Ney was so beloved by his former students that several gathered around his sick bed in a western Rowan County home in November 1846. For years, people had believed the teacher was Michel Ney, a marshal in Napoleon's Army who fled to…
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Catawba College Professor Has Paper Accepted for International Conference

November 14, 2006
Category: Academics, Faculty, History & Politics
Dr. Sanford Silverburg, a Catawba College professor of political science, has had a paper accepted for presentation at an international conference, scheduled Feb. 22-23, 2007 in Brussels.   The conference is titled Law and Economic Development: Towards Constructive Engagement in the Middle East.…
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Catawba College Professor Has Paper Accepted for International Conference

November 14, 2006
Category: Academics, Faculty, History & Politics
Dr. Sanford Silverburg, a Catawba College professor of political science, has had a paper accepted for presentation at an international conference, scheduled Feb. 22-23, 2007 in Brussels.   The conference is titled Law and Economic Development: Towards Constructive Engagement in the Middle East.…
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Bitzer Comments on NC 8th Congressional District Race

November 7, 2006
Category: Faculty, History & Politics
Dr. Michael Bitzer, chair of the Department of History and Politics, offered commentary on election returns Tuesday, Nov. 7 on Time Warner Cable's News 14.  He was featured in election updates that aired each half hour beginning at 7:25 p.m. and lasting until 10:30 p.m.Bitzer also traveled…
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