Centre announces 2020 RICE symposium winners

Centre College recently held a virtual version of the 13th annual Research, Internships and Creative Endeavors (RICE) symposium. New this year, RICE included prizes for the best two presentations or posters from each academic division. Winners were chosen by appointed faculty judges. The Dean's Office and the Undergraduate Research Committee share the divisional presentation winners:

Three Centre College students to teach English in Japan as part of competitive JET program

Three Centre College seniors have been accepted into the Japan Exchange Teaching Program (JET), a competitive employment opportunity that allows young professionals to live and work in cities, towns and villages throughout Japan. This is also first time in several years that the College has had back-to-back awards two years running. As part of the

Students devour Japanese food culture during CentreTerm 2020

During CentreTerm 2020, a group of students traveled to Japan and immersed themselves in the traditional Japanese diet, with a focus on how pre-industrial Japan was able to feed a very large population with only a small amount of land and other natural resources. “We visited Tokyo’s Toyosu Fish Market, home to the world’s most

By |2020-01-31T10:51:56-05:00January 31st, 2020|Academics, Asian Studies, CentreTerm, Japanese, News, Study Abroad|

John C. Young Scholar Olivia Murrell ’19 explores ‘passion for biodiversity conservation’

This article is part of a series featuring Centre College’s 2019 John C. Young (JCY) Scholars. Centre’s JCY program, now in its 29th year, is designed to serve highly motivated seniors, allowing them to engage in independent study, research or artistic work in their major discipline or in an interdisciplinary area of their choosing. As a

Office of diversity & inclusion host first awareness week on campus

Centre College’s Office of Diversity & Inclusion recently hosted a diversity and inclusion awareness week on campus that added to the success of the Building Bridges and Community Day held this past November. Throughout the week, the office hosted Centre Community Talking Circle events, the New Horizon Scholarship presentations, its inaugural Intercultural Award Ceremony and a banner and video

By |2019-05-20T22:57:08-04:00May 14th, 2019|Academics, Asian Studies, Campus, Diversity, News, Religion|

Centre Chinese students guests of honor at Governor’s Mansion

Sixteen Chinese students from Centre College, as well as Kyle Anderson, director of the Center for Global Citizenship; Jennifer Goetz, associate professor of psychology; and Stephen Swan, assistant director of the Center for Global Citizenship, recently attended a reception at the Governor’s Mansion in Frankfort, Kentucky, on Feb. 5, honoring students from The People’s Republic

By |2019-02-13T16:47:43-05:00February 13th, 2019|Asian Studies, International Students, International Studies, News|

Henry Luce Grant recipients cultivate their research on organic permaculture

Compiling their summer research, Margaux Crider ’18 (Louisville, Kentucky) and Tyree Wilmoth ’18 (Asheville, North Carolina) will present a documentary of life on a Lanna organic farm in Thailand on April 27 at 7 p.m. in Centre College's Vahlkamp Theatre. Titled “Welcome to Happy Healing Home: A Portrait of a Lanna Family,” the documentary offers

By |2018-05-24T20:38:16-04:00April 24th, 2018|Asian Studies, Environmental Studies, News, Research|

CENTRE RESEARCH | The Luce Grant, faculty mentors help students research in Thailand

Two Centre College rising seniors, Margaux Crider and Tyree Wilmoth, seized the opportunity to do research abroad this summer with the Luce Grant for Asian Studies and the Environment. In the mountains of northern Thailand, Crider and Wilmoth spent a month at an organic farm called Happy Healing Home. The farm is a sustainable living

By |2018-05-30T18:41:39-04:00August 21st, 2017|Asian Studies, Environmental Studies, News, Research|

Myanmar Connections | Students travel over 8,000 miles from Myanmar to attend Centre College

This is the first installment in a seven-part series of articles that will explore in detail the background, significance and future of Centre’s growing relationship with Myanmar. While Centre College proudly provides its students the experience to study abroad, students from overseas often take the opportunity to leave their home countries to study at Centre as

By |2018-05-30T19:35:15-04:00August 8th, 2017|Asian Studies, International Students, News|

CENTRE INTERNSHIPS | Emma Jackson ’18 explores photography, environment in Thailand

Supported by funds from Centre College's Henry Luce Foundation Grant, Emma Jackson ’18 is working as a photographer and social media summer intern at Conserve Natural Forests (CNF) in Thailand. CNF is a nongovernmental organization that aims to protect Thailand’s endangered species and forests. Jackson has greatly enjoyed her internship so far, as each day

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