LINC courses on space and time encourage creativity at Centre

This spring semester, two Centre College professors will teach courses as part of the Learn, Inquire and Network at Centre (LINC), an initiative within the College’s quality enhancement plan, Creative Centre. This second set of LINC courses will focus on space and time as Associate Professor of Philosophy Eva Cadavid, chair of the philosophy program,

By |2018-05-30T18:21:59+00:00November 16th, 2017|Academics, News, Philosophy, Physics|

Chris Robinson ’12 invited to present at prestigious conference

Chris Robinson ‘12 presented independent research on vehicle routing at the July 2017 SAI Computing Conference in London, England. The event’s website describes it as “a premier venue for researchers and industry practitioners to share new ideas, research results and development experiences in various fields.” Although Robinson is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in electrical engineering

By |2018-05-24T15:33:41+00:00September 15th, 2017|Mathematics, News, Philosophy, Physics, Psychology, Religion, Studio Art|

Faculty fellows Cadavid and Muzyka lead conversations about creativity and diversity at Centre

In 2015, Centre College established the faculty fellows program, one element of Creative Centre, a long-term initiative meant to enhance and link creative and critical thinking in the classroom as part of the College’s quality enhancement plan (QEP). Those faculty fellows lead campus discussions about creativity and its relationship to pedagogy at Centre and disseminate

By |2018-07-03T17:57:14+00:00January 5th, 2017|Chemistry, News, Philosophy|

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

PODCAST: Professors Badie and Weston discuss the future of democracy

Professors Badie and Weston discuss the future of democracy on final Centre Point post-election series episode Subscribe to Centre Point on iTunes and SoundCloud. The 2016 presidential election cycle came to a close in November, but important discussions about political issues continue on the new post-election series of Centre Point, a podcast series in which

By |2018-07-03T19:05:13+00:00December 21st, 2016|History, News, Philosophy, Podcast, France|

Centre College hosts Society for Women in Philosophy conference

The Midwest division of the Society for Women in Philosophy (SWiP) held its annual conference at Centre College Oct. 7-9 for the first time in the organization's 40-year history. SWiP was formed to help overcome sexist practices within the profession and to promote and support feminist philosophical scholarship. Since its inception in the 1970s, divisions have formed throughout the

By |2016-10-13T15:51:48+00:00October 13th, 2016|Academics, News, Philosophy|

New faculty join Centre College for 2016-17

Centre College's top-notch faculty are committed to teaching students how to think critically, how to evaluate and create, and how to see things from multiple perspectives. Because of these principles, our students graduate broadly-educated and well-rounded, prepared for lives of learning, leadership and service. Centre is proud to welcome 13 new full-time faculty members and one

Mikayla Paolini ’16 studies factors leading to child maltreatment as a John C. Young Scholar

Before she even graduated this past May, Mikayla Paolini ’16 was doing important research with real-world applications as a John C. Young (JCY) Scholar. For her JCY project, Paolini—a philosophy major—analyzed the relationship between child maltreatment and single parenthood. “My project aims to unpack the statistic overrepresentation of single mothers as perpetrators of child maltreatment

By |2016-06-07T14:27:23+00:00June 7th, 2016|Academics, John C. Young Program, News, Philosophy, Research|

Centre faculty share life stories at Omicron Delta Kappa event

Members of Omicron Delta Kappa, Centre College’s leadership honor society, hosted the annual Life Stories event on April 26, featuring an all-star line-up of College faculty who shared personal accounts of the academic and career journeys that led them to Centre. Speakers for this year’s program were Associate Professor of Philosophy Eva Cadavid (Division I), Professor of Economics Michael Fabritius (Division II) and Assistant

By |2016-04-29T11:15:44+00:00April 29th, 2016|Biology, Economics & Finance, News, Philosophy|

Sidney Katie Rogers ’17 and Allyson Scott ’16 present philosophy research at top conferences

While Centre College’s annual RICE Symposium provides students a great opportunity to present work they have been engaged in over the past academic year, be it research, internships or creative endeavors, some students take it one step further and present their work at conferences throughout the nation. And then there are students who don’t stop at

By |2016-04-28T10:31:24+00:00April 28th, 2016|News, Philosophy|
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