Jeff Heath receives 2020 MAA Kentucky Section Distinguished Teaching Award

Jeff Heath, associate professor of mathematics and NCAA faculty athletics representative, recently received the 2020 Mathematical Association of America (MAA) Kentucky Section Distinguished Teaching Award, given annually by the Kentucky section of the MAA to a faculty member in recognition for excellence in teaching mathematics. Heath was nominated by his Centre College mathematics colleagues. “It

By |2020-05-08T09:19:07-04:00May 8th, 2020|Academics, Experts, Fellowships and Honors, Mathematics, News|

Thar she blows! Reigelman participates in Moby-Dick Marathon

Centre College's Milton Reigelman, professor of English, director of international programs, and special assistant to the president, joined more than 300 Herman Melville scholars and enthusiasts at the 21st annual Moby-Dick Marathon at the New Bedford Whaling Museum in New Bedford, Mass., on Jan. 6-8, an event co-sponsored by the Melville Society. Since 1995, the Museum

By |2018-07-03T17:51:33-04:00January 9th, 2017|English, Experts, News, Study Abroad|

PODCAST: 2016 post-election Centre Point podcast series

Catch up on all nine episodes of the 2016 post-election Centre Point podcast series Subscribe to Centre Point on iTunes and SoundCloud. As 2016 draws to a close, a great way to catch up on the important political issues and discussions of the year is through Centre Point, Centre College's political podcast. Listeners of the

Introducing Centre Point, a new podcast series by Centre College

Subscribe to Centre Point on iTunes and SoundCloud. During an election cycle that has captured the attention of tens of millions of people, and now, just ahead of the third and final presidential debate of the 2016 election cycle on Wednesday, Oct. 19, comes Centre Point, a new eight-part podcast series in which Centre faculty

By |2018-07-27T15:09:37-04:00October 18th, 2016|Experts, News, Politics|

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 |2016-08-02T15:55:11-04:00August 2nd, 2016|Academics, Biology, Experts, News, Research|

Italian ‘glass maestro’ Lino Tagliapietra returns to Centre College for documentary premiere, April 29

Centre College is known for its consistent ability to bring global opportunities to campus for its students. The College will continue that commitment April 28-30, when internationally acclaimed Italian glass artist Lino Tagliapietra returns to Centre for a ninth visit and the world premiere of a new independent documentary exploring the "glass maestro's" life, his much-celebrated career and

By |2019-09-12T14:38:04-04:00April 24th, 2015|Experts, Glass Art, News, Studio Art|

Phi Beta Kappa scholar to speak on campus

Professor Jeffrey Wasserstrom, a Phi Beta Kappa scholar from the University of California, Irvine, will provide a lecture on Chinese culture on March 16 at 7:30 p.m. in Centre College's Young Hall. The campus event is part of a lecture series taking place at American liberal arts colleges that host a Phi Beta Kappa chapter, the nation’s oldest academic honor society. Centre is the

By |2015-03-13T12:09:50-04:00March 13th, 2015|Experts, News, Phi Beta Kappa|

Prof. Dina Badie discusses foreign policy on Kentucky Tonight with Bill Goodman

As part of her role as a civic scholar, Assistant Professor of Politics & International Studies Dina Badie (pictured right) engages with both her peers in the academic community as well as with the broader public. Badie's political commentary is regularly featured in The Huffington Post , and, most recently, she appeared on KET's Kentucky Tonight with host Bill Goodman to

By |2014-12-12T10:34:54-05:00December 12th, 2014|Centre In The News, Experts, International Studies, News, Politics|

Lee Jefferson and Tom McCollough receive ACS funding to improve undergraduate research

Centre College’s Assistant Professor of Religion Lee Jefferson and Nelson D. and Mary McDowell Rodes Professor of Religion Tom McCollough have devoted a significant portion of their recent scholarship to the site of Khirbet Qana/Cana of Galilee (above) in lower Galilee, Israel, where McCollough has been excavating a series of four veneration caves thought to be part of

By |2014-05-02T16:14:34-04:00May 2nd, 2014|Academics, Experts, News, Religion, Research|

Matthew Pierce’s class immerses students in Sufism and Islamic spirituality

Centre College Assistant Professor of Religion Matthew Pierce has taught several courses on Islam, including a recent CentreTerm course on Islam in America; this semester, however, Pierce takes students down a particularly difficult and intriguing path to discover the essence of Sufism, a unique branch of Islamic philosophy and spirituality. “Sufism is an aspect of

By |2014-05-02T15:51:56-04:00May 2nd, 2014|Academics, Experts, News, Religion|
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