The Body Project promotes healthy body image, acceptance to women on campus

Centre College recently began a peer-led campus program called The Body Project, designed to promote healthy body image and acceptance, while critiquing the thin beauty ideal. “The Body Project is an internationally recognized dissonance-based body acceptance intervention method, class and training that has been successfully implemented around the world to help decrease body dissatisfaction, dieting,

By |2020-01-23T14:31:22-05:00January 23rd, 2020|News|

CentreTerm students study Canada–U.S. trade relationship and its impact on Kentucky

Every January, Centre College’s three-week CentreTerm gives students and faculty the chance to explore unique topics and faraway places through immersive courses, studying abroad or completing an internship or research project. A new course titled “Canada, the U.S. and Kentucky,” taught by Rahim Mohamed, visiting assistant professor of international studies, allows students to study the

MLK Jr. state awards given to local people

This story recently appeared in The Advocate-Messenger. Danville City Commissioner J.H. Atkins and the Mercer County community have been recognized by Kentucky’s Martin Luther King Jr. State Commission for their commitments to “Dr. King’s vision for civil rights, inclusiveness, social justice, diversity and an equal society for all people,” according to the commission’s website. On

By |2020-01-20T15:05:04-05:00January 20th, 2020|News|

Former Centre president Richard L. Morrill to speak on Founders Day

Richard L. Morrill, Centre College’s 18th president (1982-88), will deliver the annual Founders Day address on Wednesday, Jan. 22, at 11 a.m. in Newlin Hall of Centre’s Norton Center for the Arts. The event is free and open to the public. Morrill left Centre to become president of the University of Richmond (1988-98), then later

By |2020-01-20T13:38:37-05:00January 20th, 2020|Academics, Campus, News|

Students get a taste of religious identity through food during CentreTerm 2020

Centre students are exploring religious identity through food with Nelson D. and McDowell Rodes Associate Professor of Religion Lee Jefferson during CentreTerm 2020. “The goal is to examine how different religions cultivate identity through certain foods and dishes, claims ‘ownership’ to certain foods, and how some food traverses those boundaries,” Jefferson said. “We pay particular

By |2020-01-20T11:22:07-05:00January 20th, 2020|Academics, International Studies, News, Religion|

Students gain hands-on experience in forensic anthropology during CentreTerm 2020

During CentreTerm 2020, Robyn Cutright, Charles T. Hazelrigg Associate Professor of Anthropology and interim director of the Center for Teaching and Learning, is helping students apply what anthropologists know about the human skeleton to criminal contexts by identifying skeleton remains and reconstructing the circumstances around death. Having taught this course over the years during long

By |2020-01-20T08:16:23-05:00January 20th, 2020|Academics, Anthropology/Sociology, CentreTerm, News|

Journalism internship in Mexico helps Madison Garcia ’20 begin her career story

Madison Garcia ’20 (Jacksonville, Florida) is taking advantage of two guarantees in the Centre Commitment during CentreTerm 2020, by interning at Yucatán Today in Merida, Mexico. A bilingual magazine geared towards tourists and interested locals, Yucatán Today gives its readers information on events and popular places to visit in the state of Yucatán, Mexico. “I

By |2020-01-17T12:50:54-05:00January 17th, 2020|Academics, CentreTerm, Creative Writing, English, Film Studies, Internships, News|

The Art of Sheldon Tapley Celebrated at the Norton Center

Centre College’s Norton Center for the Arts is proud to present the stellar works of renowned artist and Centre College’s Stodghill Professor of Art, Sheldon Tapley. “Sheldon Tapley: Painter and Draftsman” will be on display through May 31 in the Norton Center Grand Foyer. This retrospective exhibit provides an overview of Tapley’s illustrious and varied

By |2020-01-17T10:09:38-05:00January 17th, 2020|Campus, News, Norton Center for the Arts|

Lindsey McClave ’04 hosts “The Farmer and the Foodie” on KET

"Food is best when it's shared." That's the tagline for the new Kentucky Educational Television (KET) cooking series, “The Farmer and The Foodie,” with hosts Lindsey Stewart McClave ’04 and Maggie Keith. The weekly series, focusing on using farm-fresh ingredients to prepare delicious, healthful dishes, premiered Saturday, January 18 at 2:30 p.m. "The Farmer and

By |2020-01-24T10:13:45-05:00January 17th, 2020|Alumni, News, Psychology|

Pediatric dentistry internship gives Isabella Tacogue ’21 hands-on experience

Psychology major Isabella Tacogue ‘21 (Louisville, Kentucky) is taking advantage of one aspect of the Centre Commitment during CentreTerm 2020 by interning at the pediatric dentist office of Rebecca T. Wheeler in Nicholasville, Kentucky. “During my time at Dr. Wheeler’s office, I am fortunate enough to be exposed to numerous aspects of a pediatric dental

By |2020-01-15T15:11:03-05:00January 15th, 2020|Academics, Internships, News, Pre-Dentistry|
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