Centre to offer social justice minor, fall 2018

Starting in the fall of 2018, Centre College will offer a new interdisciplinary minor in social justice, which was approved earlier this year by the College’s Committee on Curriculum and Academic Standards. “The social justice minor stemmed from Centre’s relationship with the Shepherd Higher Education Consortium on Poverty’s (SHECP) internship program,” said Mindy Wilson, assistant

By |2018-06-20T18:13:27+00:00June 20th, 2018|Academics, News|

President of the NYSE visits Centre class

Thomas Farley, president of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), recently paid a daylong visit to campus, spending time with students in a Money and Banking class taught by Assistant Professor of Economics Ravi Radhakrishnan. The visit came about because one of the students in the class, Cullen McGee ’20 of Bowie, Maryland, is Farley's

By |2018-05-22T17:27:13+00:00May 10th, 2018|Academics, Behavioral Neuroscience, News|

IN THE NEWS | Psychology professor featured for jury bias expertise

Centre College's Mykol Hamilton, H.W. Stodghill, Jr. and Adele H. Stodghill Professor of Psychology, recently offered her expert opinion to two investigative journalists, Steve Horn and Curtis Waltman, for an article on jury bias in a case against a Dakota Access Pipeline protestor. The protestor, Red Fawn Fallis, was charged with possession of a firearm

LINC courses on space and time encourage creativity at Centre

This spring semester, two Centre College professors will teach courses as part of the Learn, Inquire and Network at Centre (LINC), an initiative within the College’s quality enhancement plan, Creative Centre. This second set of LINC courses will focus on space and time as Associate Professor of Philosophy Eva Cadavid, chair of the philosophy program,

By |2018-05-30T18:21:59+00:00November 16th, 2017|Academics, News, Philosophy, Physics|

New history department podcast aims to make academic subjects more accessible

The course History and Video Games was taught this CentreTerm by Assistant Professor of History John Harney. The course focused how video games tell history, considering such issues as historical accuracy and depictions of race, class, and gender over time." Two Centre College history professors have created a podcast called Centre Trail to discuss topics

By |2018-05-24T15:16:52+00:00September 22nd, 2017|Academics, Finance Office, History, News|

Beau Weston’s Theory Camp tackles the sociology of religion

Van Winkle Professor of Sociology Beau Weston returned to The Hub, a local coffeehouse he frequents, this summer with six students to discuss two books by American sociologist Philip S. Gorski as part of his Theory Camp. This program is an annual two-week seminar in which several handpicked students meet every morning to discuss books

FROM THE PRESIDENT: Arts education a rewarding investment in Kentucky’s future

As 256 bright and talented high school students from 47 counties gather at Centre College in Danville for the 30th annual Kentucky Center Governor’s School for the Arts, we couldn’t be more proud about our fourth year as partners in this three-week intensive arts program. And the reason is simple: the ripple effects this transformative

By |2018-05-23T15:13:44+00:00June 29th, 2017|Academics, News|

John C. Young scholar Sadhvika Reddy ’17 explores the concept of exotic women

John C. Young (JCY) Scholar Sadhvika Reddy ’17 starts her work with the AmeriCorp Project in Chicago, she will have a greater understanding of social relations thanks to her yearlong project titled “The Exoticized Woman: The Commodification of Other-ized Women in Visual Culture.” The idea for her topic came from an art and body course she

By |2018-05-23T18:13:07+00:00June 5th, 2017|Academics, Languages, John C. Young Program, News|

Students use liberal arts to explore Centre’s history

During the 2017 spring semester, Associate Professor of Art History Jay Bloom taught a course titled Visualizing Centre's History that allowed students to combine and utilize various aspects of the liberal arts education through art, history, research and technology. “I wanted to see if I could design a course that forged a closer correspondence between the kinds

By |2018-05-23T18:18:00+00:00June 2nd, 2017|Academics, Languages, News|

Alexandra Hibbs ’17 focuses John C. Young research on Sufism

Alexandra Hibbs ’17 explored and experienced firsthand a Sufi community, a more mystical branch of Islam, as a John C. Young Scholar during her yearlong project titled “Mevlevi Sufism in America: Contemporary Applications of Islamic Discourse and Spirituality.” “My research project is an ethnographic study of a Mevlevi Sufi community based in Louisville, Kentucky,” Hibbs said.

By |2018-06-07T18:03:36+00:00May 25th, 2017|Academics, John C. Young Program, News, Chemistry|
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