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Baccalaureate Homilist Shares Message in Four Life Dimensions

May 16, 2015
Category: Alumni, Evening & Graduate, Events
Catawba’s 2015 Baccalaureate Homilist Gregory M. Alcorn ’79 admonished graduates to focus on four dimensions in their lives, the mental, emotional, physical and spiritual that combine to create overall well-being.  He called these four, “MEPS.” For the mental dimension, he advised them to be…
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For the Birds

May 14, 2015
Category: Environmental Science, Students
by Rebecca Rider Local children and the Center for the Environment at Catawba College have teamed up to provide new homes for the birds that frequent the Fred Stanback Ecological Preserve near the Center's building on campus. The mind behind the project is Catawba College senior and Environmental…
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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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