Mackenzie Weiland ’18 interns at the National University of Natural Medicine in Portland, Oregon

Centre College student Mackenzie Weiland ’18 is participating in an eight-week undergraduate research internship program at the National University of Natural Medicine (NUNM) located in Portland, Oregon. Throughout the program, Weiland has taken a course on integrative medicine and learned about different modalities of naturopathic medicine. She has also had the opportunity to conduct extensive

By |2018-05-31T15:19:05+00:00August 1st, 2017|Performing Arts Music Program, Biology, Internships, News, Pre-Med|

Centre College graduates again achieve high medical school acceptance rates

First-time medical school applicants who recently graduated from Centre College achieved an impressive 94 percent acceptance rate. They are among 20 Centre graduates from within the past five years recently accepted to medical school who will join 2017 entering classes across the nation, both near and far. Destinations will include Emory University, the University of

2016 Top Centre Stories: Faculty Profiles

As 2016 draws to a close, we're taking a look back at the most popular web stories this year based on analytics from Centre's website. Below are five of the top news stories featuring Centre faculty. Rick Axtell’s labor of love This year Rick Axtell, H. W. Stodghill, Jr. and Adele H. Stodghill Professor or

Professor takes reins in Concussion Research

The following article is the third in a three-part Centrepiece series exploring “the concussion issue,” including ongoing research at Centre College and the conservative and proactive approaches taken by Centre Athletics. What’s the best route to becoming a successful Kentucky neuroscientist? A horse, of course! At one time, Associate Professor of Behavioral Neuroscience KatieAnn Skogsberg trained

By |2016-08-15T10:26:40+00:00August 15th, 2016|Athletics, Performing Arts Music Program, News|

Concussions, Collegiate Football, and the Need for Change

The following article is the first in a three-part Centrepiece series exploring "the concussion issue," including ongoing research at Centre College and the conservative and proactive approaches taken by Centre Athletics. John and Marcia Mount Shoop ’91: Advocates for athletes' rights A person doesn’t have to look far to find examples of life’s absurdity.

By |2016-08-09T14:13:32+00:00August 9th, 2016|Athletics, Performing Arts Music Program, News|

Brian Cusato named associate dean at Centre College

Brian Cusato, associate professor of psychology and behavioral neuroscience, has been named associate dean at Centre College. Cusato's term as associate dean began July 1. Cusato, who was the division chair of the science and mathematics programs and the campus contact for the Brown Fellows Program, looks forward to his new administrative position. “It’s an

By |2018-08-02T18:34:35+00:00July 11th, 2016|Academics, Performing Arts Music Program, Campus, News, Sodexo Staff|

Centre GEMS initiative featured by Kentucky National Science Foundation program

The KY NSF EPSCoR—Kentucky’s chapter of the National Science Foundation’s Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research—recently featured Centre College students and faculty in a video about a student-led initiative to encourage local girls to study the sciences. Centre student Ceci Vollbrecht ’17, a chemistry major, founded Girls in Engineering, Math and Science (GEMS), which gives

Becky Barefield ’16 turns her family’s dreams into reality as a first-generation college graduate

Alumni of Centre College have been called the “happiest in the nation,” a ranking that comes in part from a sense of appreciation graduates have for their many opportunities and experiences as students. As a first-generation college student—and now graduate—Becky Barefield ’16 is perhaps more appreciative than most of the opportunity to study at a

By |2016-06-02T12:12:13+00:00June 2nd, 2016|Performing Arts Music Program, Internships, News|

Qinpu He ’16 focuses John C. Young research on brain-computer interface

The term “brain-computer interface” is completely foreign to many and conjures up images of people being controlled by machines and robots that have taken over the world. Yet, the idea of a computer communicating with a brain is not strange or scary to Qinpu He ’16. As a current John C. Young (JCY) Scholar, she has

Faculty work featured at Professional Recognition Reception

The 2016 Spring Term Professional Recognition Reception will honor works recognized through publication, performance or juried exhibits by Centre College faculty during 2015. The event was created to congratulate professors on their accomplishments in the area of scholarship and creativity. The format will include time for informal congratulations and conversation, as well as five-minute presentations

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