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Children, Parents Learn about Air Quality and Environment at "Growing Green Kids" Event

April 24, 2013
Category: Environmental Science, Events
;Children made flower bursts while their parents learned about how to improve air quality at a "Growing Green Kids" family night on Earth Day, April 22. A joint venture of the Center for the Environment at Catawba College and Town Creek Commons Chick-Fil-A, the event site, the festivities drew…
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Catawba College Alumna Has Article Published in Award-Winning Solar Energy Magazine

April 17, 2013
Category: Academics, Alumni, Environmental Science
An article by 2011 Catawba College alumna Kacey Hoover is featured in the April 2013 issue of the award-winning magazine of the American Solar Energy Society, Solar Today.Hoover earned her degree in environmental science from Catawba in 2011 and is pursuing a master's in Technology with a…
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Catawba College Featured in 2013 "The Princeton Review's Guide to 322 Green Colleges"

April 16, 2013
Category: Academics, Environmental Science, Students
Catawba College is one of the 322 most environmentally responsible colleges in the U.S. and Canada, according to The Princeton Review ( Catawba was also only one of 21 institutions among the 322 featured in the guide to be included in The Princeton Review's "Green Honor…
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Center for Environment Speaker: 'Common Chemicals Impact Human Health'

April 12, 2013
Category: Environmental Science, Events
;By Rebecca RiderNearly 140 people learned about the harmful effects of common chemicals on the public health April 9 when research scientist Dr. John Peterson Myers spoke at the Center for the Environment building on the Catawba College campus. Myers, a scientist active in primary research on the…
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Center for Environment, Bread Riot Host Film & Discussion on Local Food Sources

March 27, 2013
Category: Academics, Environmental Science, Events
;By Rebecca RiderThe Center for the Environment at Catawba College collaborated March 21 with Bread Riot to host a screening of the film "GROW!" at the Center building on campus. Bread Riot also provided locally grown foods for a tasting before the film.Set against the backdrop of rural Georgia, the…
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