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Internship at NRI Opens Up a World of Possibilities for Noyce Scholar at Catawba

May 13, 2015
Category: Academics, Mathematics, Students, Teacher Education
Katherine Quijada of Cooleemee, a graduating senior at Catawba and a Noyce Scholar, says her summer 2014 internship at the UNC Chapel Hill Nutrition Research Institute in Kannapolis made her want "to strive for so much more." Quijada graduated from Catawba on May 16 with a mathematics major and a…
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Wood Ducks Given New Homes

May 13, 2015
Category: Academics, Environmental Science, Students
by Rebecca Rider   Balyn Krout spent his spring semester giving a home to the wood duck population in the Fred Stanback, Jr. Ecological Preserve on the Catawba College campus. Krout, an Environmental Studies major and senior at Catawba, worked on the project for his internship with the…
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Catawba Students Say What You Don’t Know About Parasites Can Harm You

May 6, 2015
Category: Academics, Biology, Events, Students
 Fürstenwerth Ask Catawba College senior Finn Fürstenwerth what the smallest and deadliest parasite is in his opinion and he'll tell you without question that it's the brain-eating amoeba, Naegleria fowleri. The informative research that Fürstenwerth of Hamburg, Germany, and his…
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Catawba's Student Managed Investment Fund Dives into Wall Street

May 5, 2015
Category: Academics, Business & Economics, Mathematics, Students
By Mark Freeze '15 After reading The Best Book on Investment Banking Careers, Jevgenij Gamper (Class of 2016), realized his career goals made it absolutely necessary that he stand out in his academic pursuits. As a student-athlete, this Lithuanian national who is double majoring in Mathematics and…
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Psi Chi Induction Held at Catawba

May 5, 2015
Category: Academics, Events, Psychology, Students
The Catawba College chapter of Psi Chi, the International Honor Society in Psychology, recently inducted six members. The ceremony for the Catawba College chapter took place at DJ’s Restaurant on Wednesday, April 22, 2015. New members are Joshua Edwards of Mount Airy; Ekaterina Kruglov of Karmiel,…
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