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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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Raspberry Pi, a "Dessert" for Catawba Computer Science Students

May 20, 2016
Category: Academics, Alumni, Business & Economics, Evening & Graduate, Faculty, Students, Technology
 For most people, raspberry pie is a delicious dessert. But enter Catawba's hardware and systems software application class, and you will witness a new type of "dessert." For these students, the Raspberry Pi is the latest instrument for developing innovative projects using computer hardware and…
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Catawba Students Attend National Chemistry Conference

May 19, 2016
Category: Academics, Chemistry, Events, Students
by Shannon Garrick '17 A group of Catawba College students recently attended the National American Chemical Society (ACS) conference in San Diego, California. In addition to the myriad of multi-faceted research presentations, there were also symposia geared specifically for undergraduates and…
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Catawba Students Get A Once in a Lifetime Adventure

May 16, 2016
Category: Academics, Events, Students, Theatre Arts
As the spring semester recently came to a close, students throughout Catawba's Theatre Arts department were buzzing with news of summer jobs and plans. For four lucky students and one faculty member, there was definite cause for excitement after learning they were selected to attend the…
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After Graduation: "Explore, Risk and Grow"

May 14, 2016
Category: Academics, Events, Students
Dan Bross '71, 2016 commencement speakerand recipient of the O.B. Michael Award "Success and failure always look immediate but they never are," Catawba College's commencement speaker, Daniel T. Bross '71, told members of the Class of 2016 on Saturday, May 14. The Microsoft executive was sharing…
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