Chemistry professor receives grants to support collaborative research at Centre

Centre College’s Daniel Scott, assistant professor of chemistry, has been awarded three grants for a total of $70,000 to help support his collaborative undergraduate research on improving therapeutic and diagnosis options for human health. The first grant Scott received was for $10,000 from the Undergraduate Analytical Research Program award. This will help support student stipends

Caroline Pellegrino ’18 pursues nursing at Vanderbilt

In the course of her liberal arts education at Centre College, Caroline Pellegrino ’18 learned that, far from preparing her for precisely one career path, she was given the opportunity and encouragement to pursue coursework in a variety of fields. Such training ensures that liberally educated students, like those who graduate from Centre, are prepared for

By |2019-03-26T20:06:39-04:00March 6th, 2019|Academics, Biology, Greek Life, History, News, Pre-Med, Pre-Nursing|

Chloe Grove ’20 focuses summer internship on antibiotic research

Chemistry major Chloe Grove ’20 (Bucyrus, Ohio) is interning this summer with Dr. Steven Van Lanen’s lab in the natural products division at the University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy. “I’m working to characterize the enzymes involved in the biosynthesis of the novel antibiotic sphaerimicin,” Grove said. “Specifically, I have been optimizing cloning methods for

By |2019-04-08T16:37:47-04:00August 10th, 2018|Internships, News, Pre-Med, Pre-Nursing, Pre-Pharmacy|

Iliana Parrillas ’19 develops medical skills in El Salvador

Iliana Parrillas ’19 (Henderson, Kentucky) has had a unique opportunity to return to her home country for an internship at the San Pablo Clinic and Laboratory in Apopa, a small town in the department of San Salvador, El Salvador. “I knew I wanted to go home and visit my family, but I also wanted to

By |2019-04-08T16:42:05-04:00July 5th, 2018|Internships, News, Pre-Med, Pre-Nursing, Pre-Pharmacy|

Katie Malone ’19 studies immunology, microbiology at University of Kentucky Chandler Hospital

Biochemistry and molecular biology major Katie Malone ’19 (Georgetown, Kentucky) is spending her summer at the University of Kentucky Chandler Hospital, in the college of medicine, interning in the immunology, microbiology and molecular genetics lab. Returning for the second summer in a row to work with Dr. Yasuhiro Suzuki, along with two of his current

Abigail Kent ’19 experiences disaster relief in Houston after Hurricane Harvey

“Houston is a very widespread area, and almost every neighborhood we visited had piles of the remains of gutted houses on the lawn,” Abigail Kent ’19 said as she described the remains of Houston after Hurricane Harvey. “Many people told us stories of wading through waist-deep water, which the sewage system broke into, with their

By |2019-04-08T16:45:15-04:00September 21st, 2017|Internships, News, Pre-Med, Pre-Nursing, Pre-Pharmacy|

Creative Commons Series debuts with Charlotte Hamlin lecture

Textile artist Charlotte Hamlin will kick off Centre College's new Creative Commons Series of lectures with a convocation on Thursday, Jan. 5. Hamlin, who teaches in the textile design and fiber arts program at The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, will deliver an address entitled “Peaks and Troughs: Plotting a Course to Creativity.” The convocation, at 7

By |2019-03-26T20:08:20-04:00January 5th, 2017|Convocation, News, Pre-Nursing|

Concussions: Centre’s Conservative Approach

The following conversation with head athletic trainer Jamey Gay and college physician Brian Ellis ‘86 is the second installment in a three-part Centrepiece series exploring “the concussion issue,” including ongoing research at Centre College and the conservative and proactive approaches taken by Centre Athletics. Concussions have become a considerable concern at every level of college sports,

By |2019-04-01T16:17:55-04:00August 11th, 2016|Athletics, News, Pre-Med, Pre-Nursing, Pre-Physical Therapy|

Concussions, Collegiate Football, and the Need for Change

The following article is the first in a three-part Centrepiece series exploring "the concussion issue," including ongoing research at Centre College and the conservative and proactive approaches taken by Centre Athletics. A person doesn’t have to look far to find examples of life’s absurdity. And one could read this piece as an example of just that—the

Centre partners with Vanderbilt to offer advanced degree in nursing

Centre College has recently partnered with Vanderbilt University to offer students an avenue for obtaining a master’s degree of science in nursing (MSN). The 4-2 dual degree option allows students who are accepted to Vanderbilt’s master’s program to apply course credits from Centre to Vanderbilt for acceleration through the nursing program, obtaining the MSN in

By |2019-03-29T18:14:34-04:00July 19th, 2012|News Archive, Pre-Nursing|
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