Centre partners with University of Kentucky’s early assurance program

With a successful history of sending students to medical school at the University of Kentucky (UK), Centre College recently became a partner with UK’s Early Assurance Program (EAP) at the University's new Northern Kentucky medical school campus. Partnering with schools across the state, the EAP is offered to students in the second semester of their sophomore

By |2018-05-29T14:33:19+00:00March 28th, 2018|Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, Biology, Chemistry, News|

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

Centre College students are given summer internship and research opportunities in Southeast Asia

The Centre Experience often extends beyond campus, providing a world of opportunities to engage in a global classroom. This summer, eight students are taking advantage of the study abroad, internship and research experiences that are guaranteed as a part of the Centre Commitment. Thanks to the Henry Luce Foundation, Centre has received a four-year grant of $400,000

Centre College honors faculty and staff at closing dinner

Centre College honored members of its campus community on May 16 at the annual faculty and staff appreciation dinner and awards ceremony. Kayla Perry, custodian; Pam Martino, custodian; and Jessica Conder, custodian leader each received a Horky Service Award, which recognizes outstanding achievement by facilities management employees. The award was created from a bequest by

Writer and activist Derrick Jensen delivers President’s Sustainability Convocation

Derrick Jensen, widely considered a star of the deep ecology movement, will give an address called “What is Sustainability” on Thursday, Nov. 10. The speech, taking place at 7:30 p.m. in Newlin Hall in the Norton Center for the Arts, is this year’s President’s Sustainability Convocation. The event is free and open to the public.

By |2018-07-26T14:19:09+00:00November 10th, 2016|Biology, Campus, Environmental Studies, News|

[VIDEO] Summer internship explores bat habitats, career in field biology

Conducting research in a classroom laboratory is one thing; exploring the habitats and survival patterns of bats—in the middle of the night, in a dark forest—is another. Thanks to a recent field research internship, Centre College biology major Daniel Hayes ’17 spent his summer doing just that. While Hayes’ work with Copperhead Environmental Consulting, Inc.,

By |2018-08-01T19:23:52+00:00August 31st, 2016|Biology, Careers, Internships, Research|

Centre College faculty receive grants to continue research

Four Centre College professors recently received grant money and awards that will enable them to continue and expand on important research, including studies that involve student collaboration. Associate Professor of Anthropology Robyn Cutright received a $19,995 grant from the Wenner-Gren Foundation in support of her excavation of ancient Peruvian ruins. Centre students collaborate with Associate

By |2016-08-03T15:24:43+00:00August 3rd, 2016|Linguistics, Biology, Economics & Finance, History, News, Research|

Professor of Psychology Brent White honored for research at Louisville Zoo

When Matton Emeritus Professor of Psychology Brent White was invited to present a summary of his research to the Louisville Zoo Foundation Board of Directors in late June, he was not expecting to receive any awards—and yet, he was honored with two that day. White, an expert in physiological psychology and animal behavior who has

By |2016-08-02T15:55:11+00:00August 2nd, 2016|Academics, Biology, Literature, News, Research|

Centre faculty and students collaborate through LSAMP research

A number of Centre College students and faculty members are collaborating on research this summer, across disciplines and studying a variety of subjects. The research of some of these pairs is funded by the Louis Stokes Alliances for Minority Participation (LSAMP), a program supported by the National Science Foundation (NSF). “The LSAMP program provides research

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