Faculty, staff and alumni bring Centre to Japan for Kentucky Bluegrass Week

The fall semester may have ended, but half a world away, thirteen members of the Centre College and Danville communities are taking part in an important cultural exchange. The delegation—comprised of Centre faculty, staff, students and alumni, along with representatives from local businesses—is in Japan for Kentucky Bluegrass Week, an opportunity for those in the

The inaugural Centre Summer Language Institute is now underway

Centre College stays busy year-round, and the summer of 2016 is no exception, with numerous programs and camps taking place on campus in recent and upcoming months—including the inaugural Centre Summer Language Institute (CSLI), which kicked off on June 27. The CSLI is a five-week summer program that gives the Centre students who applied and

Chang He ’16 examines economics in China as a John C. Young Scholar

When formulating a list of the most fascinating research topics, Special Economic Zones and free market economics might not appear at the top of some people’s lists. But for Chang He ’16, who is studying economic growth in China as a John C. Young Scholar, nothing could be more exciting. “It has been my great

Centre Summer Language Institute offers intensive study of Asian languages, culture

Centre students interested in becoming immersed in Asian languages and cultures will have the chance to do so on campus from June 27 through July 29 through the new Centre Summer Language Institute (CSLI). The CSLI, funded in part by a grant from the Luce Foundation, was created to expose students to lesser-known Asian languages and

Luce Foundation awards Centre $400,000 grant for Asia study initiative

Centre College has been awarded a four-year grant from the Henry Luce Foundation for Asian and environmental studies on campus and study abroad, research and internships in three Asian countries. The $400,000 grant, which comes out of the Luce Initiative on Asian Studies and the Environment (LIASE), will be applied in two parts, divided into

Professor Chris Haskett receives grant from American Academy of Religion

Dr. Christian Haskett, assistant professor of religion at Centre College, has been awarded a $4,340 grant from the American Academy of Religion for collaborative international research. With this funding, Dr. Haskett will work in collaboration with Dr. Rana P.B. Singh of Banaras Hindu University (BHU) to further the study of Hindu temples and shrines. In addition,

By |2015-03-26T12:29:32+00:00March 26th, 2015|Asian Studies, News, Religion, Research|

Brother and sister intern at U.S. Consulate in Guangzhou, China

While adjusting to life abroad can be challenging, sister and brother duo Laurel and Austin Anderson feel right at home in their internship in Guangzhou, China — their real home is not too far away. Austin and Laurel’s parents currently live in Shanghai, located on China's eastern coast and the largest city in the world by

Students of Asian studies at Centre earn accolades, opportunity abroad

Centre College students are rising to the challenge of life in an increasingly internationalized world, showing a commitment to global citizenship that has won them notable recognition. This can be seen in the case of two recent graduates and a rising senior whose study of East Asia has resulted in remarkable opportunities for further experience in

By |2014-06-11T08:52:49+00:00June 11th, 2014|Asian Studies, Internships, Japanese, News|

Centre College awarded grant from the Henry Luce Foundation for Asian Studies and the Environment

The Henry Luce Foundation has awarded Centre College a $50,000 exploration grant through its Luce Initiative on Asian Studies and the Environment (LIASE), a competitive program through which the Foundation aspires to “encourage innovative approaches to Asian studies teaching and research at the undergraduate level through the lens of environment and sustainable development.” This is

Logan Pauley ’15 chosen as ambassador to Harvard Project for Asian International Relations conference

Centre College student Logan Pauley ’15 traveled to Taiwan in summer of 2013, spent the fall of 2013 in Shanghai with the Centre-in-China study abroad program (pictured above) and will further his Asian studies by attending the 2014 Harvard Project for Asian International Relations (HPAIR) conference, Feb. 14 through 17. “It’s the largest annual student

By |2014-02-14T11:55:30+00:00February 14th, 2014|Academics, Asian Studies, News|
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