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2016 Alumna Begins Ph.D. Program in Chemistry, Shares Lessons Learned Thus Far

January 23, 2017
Category: Academics, Alumni, Chemistry
2016 alumnus Brooke Baumgarten majored in Chemistry at Catawba and decided to pursue a Ph.D. in Chemistry with a concentration in Forensic Science at the University of Central Florida (UCF) in the fall of 2016.  She has learned much since beginning that program and agreed to share her responses to…
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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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Catawba Students Spend Their Summer as P2EP Interns at N.C. Research Campus

July 29, 2016
Category: Academics, Alumni, Biology, Chemistry, Events, Students, Teacher Education
 Katelyn DeZego (left) and her research partner Jessica Williams-Wilborn of UNCC Catawba College student Bryan Morris ’17 of Concord says spending the summer as an intern in the Plant Pathways Elucidation Project (P2EP) at the N.C. Research Campus (NCRC) in Kannapolis has "demystified what…
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P2EP Internship Shapes the Future for Next Generation of Scientists

June 16, 2016
Category: Academics, Alumni, Biology, Chemistry
 The 2016 class consists of 27 studentsrepresenting eight N.C. schools. In the world of academic research, the saying goes, "Publish or perish." Through their participation in the Plant Pathways Elucidation Project (P2EP), Holli Chandler, a student at Catawba College, and Claire Thetford, a…
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