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:

Three Centre College students to teach English in Japan as part of competitive JET program

Three Centre College seniors have been accepted into the Japan Exchange Teaching Program (JET), a competitive employment opportunity that allows young professionals to live and work in cities, towns and villages throughout Japan. This is also first time in several years that the College has had back-to-back awards two years running. As part of the

Students devour Japanese food culture during CentreTerm 2020

During CentreTerm 2020, a group of students traveled to Japan and immersed themselves in the traditional Japanese diet, with a focus on how pre-industrial Japan was able to feed a very large population with only a small amount of land and other natural resources. “We visited Tokyo’s Toyosu Fish Market, home to the world’s most

By |2020-01-31T10:51:56-05:00January 31st, 2020|Academics, Asian Studies, CentreTerm, Japanese, News, Study Abroad|

Garden Club springs to life at Centre College

Centre students Annemieke Buis ’21 (Christiana, Tennessee) and Cat Uritis ’19 are the driving force behind a community-wide effort to breathe new life into the Centre College Garden Club, providing a forum for gardening, companionship and sustainability initiatives on campus. The Centre garden has an ebb-and-flow history, in part because classes are not in session

‘Cultural ambassador’ John Newton ’19 to teach in Japan as part of competitive JET program

John Newton ’19 (Wilkesboro, North Carolina) was recently accepted into the Japan Exchange Teaching program (JET), a competitive employment opportunity that allows young professionals to live and work in cities, towns and villages throughout Japan. The program gives individuals an opportunity to work and represent the U.S. as cultural ambassadors to Japan. Most participants serve

By |2019-04-11T21:35:30-04:00April 11th, 2019|Academics, Campus, Careers, CentreTerm, Education, English, Japanese, News, Study Abroad|

Students share CentreTerm projects during exhibition

Approximately 152 Centre College students recently displayed and presented work they completed during CentreTerm with nearly 115 exhibits, giving insight into the unique topics students have the opportunity to explore during the three-week January term. “The CentreTerm Exhibition is an event on the last day of the term when students can showcase the projects they

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

New faculty members join Centre for 2015-16 academic year

The outstanding faculty at Centre College is at the root of the College's consistent ranking among the national leaders in undergraduate education. Centre is proud to welcome 16 new full-time faculty members and one teaching associate, from across all three academic divisions, who will add to the College's rigorous and deeply engaging educational experience. Joining Centre are

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 |2014-06-11T08:52:49-04:00June 11th, 2014|Asian Studies, Internships, Japanese, News|

CentreTerm: Dr. Abbie Yamamoto explores the art of anime and manga

Anime and manga (Japanese animated films and graphic novels or comics) may sound like an unusual topic for a college class, but for Visiting Assistant Professor of Japanese Abbie Yamamoto, these are art forms she has explored thoroughly with her CentreTerm class, Manga and Anime: Form and Practice. CentreTerm is an intensive three-week term between

By |2014-01-27T10:39:46-05:00January 27th, 2014|CentreTerm, Experts, Japanese, News|