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 |2018-12-07T15:28:51+00:00September 15th, 2017|Mathematics, News, Philosophy, Physics, Sodexo Staff, Chemistry, Studio Art|

Centre College professor and student teach experimental sessions in Italy

Along with students, Centre College faculty are given opportunities to travel abroad and share their expertise in their field of study, and one professor and student will have a special opportunity to share their collaborative research during a two-week program in Italy. Assistant Professor of Physics Bruce Rodenborn has been invited to be a member of

By |2018-06-19T13:36:59+00:00April 11th, 2017|News, Physics, Research|

Centre College professors mentor students during summer research

With the help of two Centre College professors, three students will be living out the Centre Commitment as they participate in an eight-week summer research experience on campus. Assistant Professor of Physics Bruce Rodenborn and Associate Professor of Computer Science David Toth are recipients of the Kentucky NSF EPSCoR grant that provides funding for faculty-mentored research for

By |2018-06-19T14:10:14+00:00April 4th, 2017|Computer Science, News, Physics, Research|

Faculty achievement honored at Professional Recognition Reception

Lifelong learning is a central focus for Centre College’s students and faculty. Professors at the College are innovative, taking risks and bolstering their own development by refining their teaching methods, participating in Faculty Learning Communities, engaging in their own research and translating that enthusiasm into the classroom. Professors whose work has been recognized through publication, performance or

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’s John Coogan ’16 commissioned in the Marine Corps

In addition to earning a bachelor of science degree in physics at Centre College's Commencement on May 22 , John Coogan ’16 was commissioned as a second lieutenant in the United States Marine Corps (USMC). "John is very talented," says USMC Capt. Jacob Pagragan, Centre's ROTC officer selection officer for the Marines. "He managed two

By |2018-08-09T15:47:42+00:00May 25th, 2016|News, Physics, Development|

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

By |2015-11-19T09:54:03+00:00November 19th, 2015|Biology, Chemistry, Community Service, Mathematics, Natural Science, News, Physics|

Centre College announces 2015 tenure and promotions

The Centre College Board of Trustees met on campus April 9-10, 2015, for its annual spring meeting, during which tenure and promotions were approved. The following faculty members were awarded tenure and promotion to associate professor: [table border='yes'] [table_row] [table_cell_body] Dr. Eva Cadavid Eva Cadavid joined Centre’s faculty in philosophy in 2008. Before coming to Centre, Cadavid taught

3D printing adds exciting new element to teaching

Centre College Assistant Professor of Physics James Kelly's first-year CentreTerm course, "Chaos and Fractals: A Revolution in Science," helped students understand how extremely complicated behavior arises in the motion of very simple dynamic systems while exploring the beauty of those chaotic systems. Even more interestingly, students were able to create visual representations of the closely-associated intricate

By |2015-03-09T13:59:22+00:00March 9th, 2015|Academics, Mathematics, News, Physics|
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