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:

What’s Next for the Class of 2019?

On the day of their graduation from Centre, the Class of 2019 participated in the What’s Next? campaign, an eagerly anticipated feature of Commencement day. The new alumni shared their post-graduation plans, as they now join the 97 percent of Centre alumni who either attend graduate school or are employed within a year of graduation. While their post-Centre pursuits vary,

New general education curriculum adopted at Centre College

After a long process dating back to 2016, the Centre College faculty voted on May 6 to adopt a new general education curriculum. The updated model will replace current requirements created in 2001. All students arriving in the fall of 2020 will begin using the new curriculum, allowing faculty an additional year to make decisions

Centre professors to share academic success with campus community, April 3

Centre College’s Student Government Association is hosting a Professor Symposium on Wednesday, April 3 at 7 p.m. in Young Hall 113. The event is an opportunity for the campus community to hear about the academic and scholastic careers of three faculty members who graduated from Centre. John Kinkade, Hazelrigg Associate Professor of English

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

Centre GEMS group works with local girls to explore the power of STEM subjects

The Centre GEMS (Girls in Engineering, Math and Science) group from Centre College is combining education and service to help local girls explore the power of STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) subjects. Student mentors from the College teach girls at Bate Middle School, Boyle County Middle School and Toliver Elementary School weekly lessons on

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Leonard Demoranville uses ACS funding to improve science literacy on campus

All Centre College students study the sciences in some form. Even non-science majors complete basic education requirements, one of which is a two-part set of natural science courses (NSC). Visiting Assistant Professor of Chemistry Leonard Demoranville is on a mission to make the College’s natural science courses better than ever, thanks to funding from the

Professor Jeff Fieberg makes important discovery in Van Gogh painting

Associate Professor of Chemistry Jeffrey Fieberg is known as a professor who makes learning an enjoyable and exciting experience. During a sabbatical last year, Fieberg put his skills as a chemist to use in an unusual way. Fieberg used scientific techniques to solve a long-standing mystery about an important piece of art: “Undergrowth with Two