Events

Upcoming Events

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Past Events

04/14/15 (Tuesday)

Educator and consultant Dr. Francis Koster will speak Tuesday, April 14, on “Communities Breathe Easier: Air Quality Success Stories” at the Center for the Environment building on the Catawba College campus. His presentation, scheduled for 6:30 p.m., is free and open to the public, but registration is required.

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03/24/15 (Tuesday)

Tom Earnhardt, an attorney, former law professor, and past chairman of the board of the N.C. Museum of Natural Sciences, will present “Quality of Life at the Crossroads” on Tuesday, March 24, at the Center for the Environment facility on the Catawba College campus. Earnhardt is the producer/writer of the statewide UNC-TV series, "Exploring North Carolina," which highlights the natural resources of North Carolina and the Southeast. An avid naturalist and advocate for the natural world, he has traveled and spoken on conservation matters in North America, the British Isles, Europe and Asia.

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03/19/15 (Thursday)

Dr. Christopher Magryta and Dr. Chris Nagy will present a cooking demonstration called “The Healing Arts of Food” at the Center for the Environment building on the Catawba College campus. Scheduled for 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 19, the event is free and open to the public, but registration is required. This event is currently full.

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10/28/14 (Tuesday)

The Center for the Environment at Catawba College, Bread Riot, a non-profit food advocacy organization and Food for Thought, a community backpack program that provides easy-to-prepare, shelf-stable weekend meals to food-insecure school children will host a screening of A Place at the Table on Tuesday, October 28th at the Center facility on the Catawba campus. Bread Riot will offer a tasting of local foods at 6:00 pm before the movie, which begins at 6:45. A discussion will follow the movie.

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Videos of Past Events

Video - Viney Aneja: N.C. Pollution

Dr. Viney Aneja, North Carolina State University's Air Quality Research Director and a professor in N.C. State's Department of Marine, Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, spoke on air pollution in North Carolina and the causes of surface ozone at the Center for the Environment facility on the Catawba College campus.

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Video - Clay Ballantine: Health Effects of Air Pollution

Dr. Clay Ballantine, an Asheville physician and nationally recognized expert on the health effects of air pollution, spoke as part of the Clean Air Initiatives lectures coordinated by Catawba College's Center for the Environment. Drawing on scores of medical studies showing the link between air pollution and respiratory ailments, Ballantine makes a solid case for making the reduction of air pollution a priority at local, state, and national levels.

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