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Students Travel to the Grand Canyon and Beyond to Connect Chemistry and Art

March 21, 2016
Category: Academics, Chemistry, Events, Staff, Theatre Arts
By Professor Ashley Pierce For college students across the country, spring break is a time to relax and have fun. Many travel to traditional spring break locations in pursuit of the same. For students of Catawba College’s Honors Program class, Aesthetic Alchemy, spring break was a chance to connect…
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Catawba Alumnus Rediscovers Rare Flower in Maryland

March 21, 2016
Category: Alumni, Biology
 Knapp Last summer, 2001 Catawba College alumnus Wes Knapp rediscovered Solidago rupestris in Maryland with several partners at the National Park Service as part of a larger project with NatureServe. Solidago rupestris, known as the rock goldenrod or riverbank goldenrod, is a North American…
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Catawba Alumnus Performs at SXSW Festival

March 21, 2016
Category: Alumni, Events, Music
Up-and-coming music producer, composer, singer and entrepreneur Yung Citizen, also known as 2012 Catawba College alumnus Christopher Williams, recently traveled to Austin, Texas for the South By Southwest (SXSW) Music Festival. Williams performed two shows at the festival and appeared on the…
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Things Jane Smiley Said

March 18, 2016
Category: Events
Author Jane Smiley delivered the keynote address at Catawba College’s 30th annual Brady Author’s Symposium on Thursday, March 17, 2016 in the Robertson College-Community Center on campus. Smiley is the author of numerous novels, including “A Thousand Acres” (1991), a story that is loosely based on…
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March is National Athletic Training Month

March 18, 2016
Category: Academics, Events, Sport & Health Sciences, Students
"A Safer Approach to Work, Life and Sport" is the theme for the month of March recognizing Athletic Trainers (ATs) as experts in taking care of all kinds of injuries and for their commitment to helping people prevent injuries and keeping people healthy and active. ATs are healthcare experts who…
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