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Blueberries, Bananas and Sweet Potatoes, the Cornerstones of Summer Internships

August 17, 2017

Read the original article from Catawba College. Blueberries, bananas and sweet potatoes.  These may sound like items on a produce list, but actually these were the cornerstones of 11-week summer internships for four Catawba College students at the N.C. Research Campus in Kannapolis. Four Catawba students, including Karina Noyola-Alonso of Winston-Salem, Viridiana Mandujano of Asheville, […]

Three-Year Collaborative Partnership between Catawba College and NCRC Cranks Up

May 19, 2017

Read the original article from Catawba College. A three-year partnership between Catawba College’s Ketner School of Business and the Kannapolis-based North Carolina Research Campus (NCRC) produced its first fruits in early May. That’s when students from a Catawba Information Systems class delivered the first phase of a searchable database they spent the spring semester developing […]

Catawba students spend their summer as interns at N.C. Research Campus

August 04, 2016

Read the original article from the Salisbury Post. KANNAPOLIS — Catawba College student Bryan Morris of Concord says spending the summer as an intern in the Plant Pathways Elucidation Project at the N.C. Research Campus (NCRC) in Kannapolis has “demystified what actually happens in research” for him. Morris, a Noyce Scholar pursuing a biology major […]

Internship opens up a world of possibilities for Noyce Scholar at Catawba

May 21, 2015

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 secondary education minor, but her education will […]

Internships at Nutrition Research Institute transform Catawba students

October 24, 2013

Salisbury Post Thomas Benton, a chemistry major at Catawba College, has learned a lot during his internship with the Nutrition Research Institute at the N.C. Research Campus. On the surface, Aliyah Khan and Thomas Benton’s internships at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s Nutrition Research Institute may appear to be all about the […]

Catawba College Students Part of Building Knowledge Base at NCRC

September 13, 2013

Five Catawba College students spent their summer interning at the NCRC helping to gather and organize data as part of the$1.5 million Plant Pathways Elucidation Project (P2EP). The Catawba students were on teams that extracted genetic material from specified plants species and then used a computer program to create a library of the genes. Catawba College is a private, liberal arts […]

NCRC Internships Give Students a Supporting Role in Creation of Knowledge Database

August 23, 2013

Catawba College Five Catawba College students spent their summer interning at the North Carolina Research Campus (NCRC) in Kannapolis helping to gather and organize data in a project that will ultimately result in a knowledge database to help improve human nutrition. The NCRC is a collaborative of 18 corporate, academic healthcare partners working to improve […]

N.C. program immerses students in science

July 18, 2013

AG Professional North Carolina Research Campus  |  Updated: 07/18/2013 An unprecedented partnership of academic and industry organizations at the North Carolina Research Campus has launched a groundbreaking $1.5 million program to engage college students from across the state in a first-of-its-kind education and research endeavor. Called the Plant Pathways Elucidation Project (P2EP), the program teams up university […]