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Collaborative Commons to Be Created in Campus Library

June 13, 2016
Category: Academics, Students
Three collaborative workstations will be installed in Catawba College's Corriher-Linn-Black Library before the start of the '16-'17 academic year thanks to a federal grant the facility received under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act (LSAT). Catawba's award for $17,382 was…
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Catawba Cited as One of Best 10 Small Colleges in N.C.

June 13, 2016
Category: Academics, Students
Catawba is cited as one of the 10 Best Small Colleges in North Carolina by Zippia, the career expert site. The site released the report in early June, taking into account graduation rates, cost and salaries for recent graduates, along with other factors. View Catawba's Ranking Information  …
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Catawba College Researchers Investigate the Hidden Microbiome of the Undergraduate Belly Button

June 2, 2016
Category: Academics, Biology, Students
By Shannon Garrick '17 Ever wonder what bacteria you have in your belly button? Although it may sound odd, learning what microbes reside in that cavernous space may tell to you a lot about your personal microbiome, and maybe your innate health. The microbiome is a major topic in popular…
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Award-Winning Student Designer at Catawba College Reflects upon the 2015-2016 Theatre Season

May 24, 2016
Category: Academics, Events, Students, Theatre Arts
By Jonathan Rife '19  Caleb S. Garner (Photo: Caitlin Billings) Upon his first time entering Keppel Auditorium, Caleb S. Garner was in awe of the overwhelming spirit of the building. He walked down the house left aisle, sensing the quiet anticipation and excitement left by years of…
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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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