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Professor of Music Has Paper Accepted for Presentation at International Conference

November 14, 2016
Category: Academics, Events, Faculty, Music
Dr. Renee McCachren, a professor of music at Catawba College, has had a paper accepted for presentation at the international conference of the College Music Society in Sydney, Australia, next July, 2017.  Her paper is entitled “Aboriginal Inspiration in Dreamtime Ancestors by Chris Theofanidis.”…
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Catawba Students Present Research at N.C. Undergraduate Research and Creativity Symposium

November 9, 2016
Category: Academics, Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Science, Events, Psychology, Sociology, Sport & Health Sciences, Students
Catawba College was well represented at the 12th Annual State of North Carolina Undergraduate Research and Creativity Symposium (www.sncurcs.org) on November 5, 2016, demonstrating Catawba College’s commitment to experiential learning and undergraduate research. The conference was hosted by North…
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Catawba Hosts Middle Schoolers at "Solving Mysteries through Chemistry" Event

November 8, 2016
Category: Academics, Chemistry, Events, Students
By Shannon Garrick '17 As a way to celebrate National Chemistry Week, Catawba College's American Chemical Society (ACS) hosted area middle school students, their families and teachers at a "Solving Mysteries through Chemistry" event on campus October 22. The event, held from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30…
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Environmental Change Begins “In Your Own Backyard” Erin Brockovich Says

November 8, 2016
Category: Environmental Science, Events
A chance to hear environmental advocate Erin Brockovich drew more than 1,000 people to the Catawba College campus Monday, November 7.  Her message was that environmental change and the push for environmental accountability begins “in your own backyard.” She spoke to those gathered about “shared…
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Pearler Beads, a Hot Iron and Hard Work Equal a Successful Entrepreneur

November 7, 2016
Category: Academics, Business & Economics, Students
By William Spencer ’17 “It’s really simple and easy to make,” are the words you’ll hear if you stop by Catawba College student Nichole Rosati’s table in the Cannon Student Center during lunch. An avid lover of all things fun and nerdy, Rosati has adapted her passion into her profession with her…
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