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:

Medieval Latin students gain hands-on experience during workshop

Elizabeth Morrison, an artist from Columbus, Ohio, and daughter of H.W. Stodghill, Jr. and Adele H. Stodghill Professor of Classics Jim Morrison, recently visited her father’s Medieval Latin course to give a lecture and workshop on illuminated manuscripts and Medieval marginalia. Students had the opportunity to create their own decorated capital letters. Morrison’s course, split

By |2019-12-17T13:30:12-05:00December 17th, 2019|Academics, Classics, News|

Centre College announces 2019 tenure and promotions

The following faculty tenure and promotions were recently announced at Centre College: Leonard Demoranville Awarded Tenure and Promotion to Associate Professor Leonard Demoranville Leonard Demoranville joined the Centre faculty in 2012 as visiting assistant professor of chemistry. Before coming to Centre, Demoranville spent time as a National Research Council Post-Doctoral Fellow at the National

By |2019-07-12T20:51:15-04:00July 11th, 2019|Chemistry, Classics, History, Mathematics, News, Psychology, Religion|

DramaCentre presents Hecuba, Nov. 9-12

For its fall production, DramaCentre presents Hecuba, a play written by Euripides and translated by former Centre professor Diane Arnson Svarlien. The play, directed by Professor of Dramatic Arts Anthony Haigh, will run from Wednesday, Nov. 9 through Saturday, Nov. 12 at 8 p.m. every evening in the Weisiger Theatre of the Norton Center for

By |2018-07-26T17:02:27-04:00November 7th, 2016|Classics, Drama, News|

Matthew Hughes ’16 studies pilgrimage and tourism as John C. Young Scholar

Some people might not find the prospect of reading itineraria, ancient Roman travelogues written in Latin, to be very appealing. But Centre College senior Matthew Hughes finds it to be fascinating, which is why he has been studying these timeworn texts as part of his project as a John C. Young (JCY) Scholar. Centre's JCY program,

CentreTerm: Danielle La Londe explores Classical myth and modern film

The study of classical antiquity may conjure up images of dusty texts, ancient ruins and dead languages, but this January, Assistant Professor of Classics Danielle La Londe was busy breathing life into the subject with her CentreTerm course, Classical Myth and Modern Film. CentreTerm is Centre College’s three-week January term that gives students and faculty

By |2018-12-06T16:45:00-05:00January 29th, 2014|CentreTerm, Classics, Experts, Humanities, News|

Centre College English Program hosts Winter Poetry Festival

The Centre College English Program will host its annual Winter Poetry Festival from 4-5 p.m. Saturday, February 22 in the Ewen Meeting Room of the Campus Center. This year’s festival focuses on poetry in translation; five local translators, many of whom have long-time ties to the College, will read from their work. Featured readers include

By |2018-12-06T16:48:21-05:00January 23rd, 2014|Academics, Campus, Classics, News|

Three Centre seniors awarded Fulbright Fellowships

Three Centre seniors have won Fulbright Fellowships to spend next year abroad. Ibrahim Jadoon ’13 will be in Malaysia as an English language teaching assistant. Kaitlyn Lee ’13 looks forward to adding a Slavic language to her varied language repertoire during a year in Bulgaria as an English language T.A. Caroline Schoeffler ’13 will be