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Reading and Reality: Shanghai, Hong Kong, Kyoto and Beyond

September 2, 2004
Category: Faculty, Theatre Arts
;During the summer of 2004, Dr. Woodrow Hood, Chairman of the Theatre Arts Department at Catawba College, and his wife, Dr. Cynthia Gendrich, Associate Professor of Theatre at Wake Forest University, took part in an Asian faculty seminar funded by the Mellon Foundation.   They traveled extensively…
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Mayan Numerology Inspires Catawba College Mathematics

September 2, 2004
Category: Academics, Faculty, Mathematics
Catawba College Mathematics Professor Joyce Caddell said she plugged a hole in her knowledge this summer when she visited Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula to study the numerology of the ancient Mayas. Caddell was among 35 educators from across the U.S. who participated in a faculty development…
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SAT Scores for Catawba College Freshmen Continue to Rise

September 2, 2004
Category: Academics, Students
;According to data released August 31 by the College Board, SAT scores for Catawba College freshmen have risen, ahead of both national and state averages, for the second consecutive year.   This indicates to college administrators that Catawba continues to move steadily toward its goal of shifting…
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Dean of Duke Environmental School to Speak at Catawba Center for Environment

September 2, 2004
Category: Environmental Science
Dr. William Schlesinger, dean of Duke University’s Nicholas School of the Environment, will speak Thursday, Sept. 9, at the Catawba College Center for the Environment on the college campus.             Schlesinger, who also serves as the James B. Duke Professor in Biogeochemistry, will speak…
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Catawba College Faculty and Students to Attend State Honors Conference

September 2, 2004
Category: Academics, Students
Several student members of the College Honors Program will travel, along with faculty, to the North Carolina Honors Association annual conference in Asheville, NC, on Sept. 16-17.   Dr. Steve Coggin, Dr. Janice Fuller, and students Michelle Haynes, a junior from Rockwell, and Amy Guenther, a…
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