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Cryptography course combines math, history during CentreTerm

During CentreTerm, a three-week January term that gives students the opportunity to explore unique topics and faraway places through immersive courses, Ellen Swanson, assistant professor of mathematics, taught the course Breaking the Code. First-year students discussed the techniques of encrypting and decrypting secret messages throughout the years, mainly focusing on the World Wars. Students

By |2019-02-13T18:58:32+00:00February 13th, 2019|CentreTerm, Mathematics, News|

CentreTerm course examines history, influence of hip hop

Hip hop culture took the CentreTerm stage this past January, when Johann Van Niekerk, assistant professor of music, led an inaugural course exploring the history of the art form. Previous iterations of the class focused on music and social resistance in general, but this course solely focused on the culture and influence of the hip

By |2019-02-13T14:16:28+00:00February 13th, 2019|CentreTerm, Library, News|

Pilgrimage journey in Spain an ‘impactful experience’ for CentreTerm students

Centre College’s CentreTerm gives the opportunity for students to study abroad and explore the immersive courses available during the three-week term. In January, 23 students traveled to Spain with Lee Jefferson, NEH Associate Professor of Religion, and David Hall, W. George Matton Professor of Religion & Philosophy. The Art of Pilgrimage course was intended to

By |2019-02-12T19:48:01+00:00February 12th, 2019|CentreTerm, News, Religion, Study Abroad|

Students experience ‘character and spirit’ of Latino culture during CentreTerm

During Centre College’s CentreTerm, a three-week January term that gives students the opportunity to explore unique topics and faraway places through immersive courses, students examined the character and spirit of the Hispanic people through selected works of Latin American literature, articles, art, film and music. Jason Doroga, assistant professor of Spanish, focused the class on

By |2019-02-12T16:02:12+00:00February 12th, 2019|CentreTerm, News, Spanish|

CentreTerm course brings understanding, awareness to autism

Centre College students explored the myths and realities of autism spectrum disorder during the three-week CentreTerm, gaining an understanding through personal interactions and the study of such topics as the vaccination controversy; societal and family impact; environmental issues; educational and policy concerns; and other implications of the biology and psychology of the disorder. With education and

By |2019-02-13T15:27:56+00:00February 12th, 2019|CentreTerm, Education, News|

Students share experiences during CentreTerm 2018 Internship Showcase

A record number of 64 Centre College students interned during CentreTerm, a three-week January term that gives students the opportunity to explore unique topics and faraway places through immersive courses, studying abroad or completing an internship or research project. A total of 71 recently participated in the internship showcase, including the Centre-in-China and Centre-in-Washington, D.C. interns from the

Centre’s Residence Life Office to host “Adulting 101” program series

Centre College’s Residence Life Office will host its second annual Adulting 101 program series, starting Wednesday, Feb. 6 at 6 p.m. in the Campus Center in room 201. The life-skills program, designed to aid in the post-Centre transition, will continue the course of the semester. The series is designed for upperclassmen to help them navigate

By |2019-02-07T16:01:55+00:00February 7th, 2019|Events, News|

Centre professors to lead post-colonial French identities trips abroad

Centre College professors Marc Démont, visiting assistant professor of French and humanities, and Christian Wood, assistant professor of French, are bridging two study abroad trips—the summer 2019 program to Tahiti for French minors and majors and the CentreTerm 2020 course in Pondichéry, India, for French and humanities students—under the title “Post-Colonial French Identities." “We want

By |2019-02-06T21:55:36+00:00February 6th, 2019|French, Humanities, News, Research, Study Abroad|

Centre to host Black History Month documentary series

Throughout February, Centre College will host a documentary and discussion series in honor of Black History Month. The events will take place each Thursday in February, with the first one scheduled Feb. 7 at 7 p.m. in Vahlkamp Theater. The series of films highlight the intersectional lives of Black LGBTQ+ people, who are often erased

By |2019-02-06T21:48:33+00:00February 6th, 2019|Diversity, Events, News|

Centre grad among first inductees to Oceanography Hall of Fame

This article was originally published in The Advocate-Messenger.  A former Danville resident and Centre College graduate was one of three inductees in the first class of the Naval Oceanography Hall of Fame. Dr. Donald Durham '64 served as Naval Meteorology and Oceanography Command’s technical/deputy director from 1989 to 2002, along with being the senior civilian

By |2019-02-06T15:41:59+00:00February 6th, 2019|Alumni, Centre In The News, News|
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