Kentucky author Silas House visits Centre as Humana/Doherty library speaker

Acclaimed Kentucky author and activist Silas House will, once again, serve as Centre College’s Humana/Doherty Library Series guest speaker. House will read from his work during a convocation on March 5 at 7:30 p.m. in Weisiger Theater. Immediately following the event, House will be available for a book signing in the foyer of the Norton

Remembering Mildred “Mimi” Nolte McClellan Krebs

Mimi McClellan Krebs, 96, died Feb. 5, 2019, at her home in Marblehead, Mass. She was an accomplished pianist and composer whose works were performed at Centre College during the 1970s and 1980s, when she lived in Danville. Throughout her life, wherever she landed, Mimi McClellan Krebs made music. “I liked Mimi’s extravagant 10-minute piano

By |2019-02-25T17:58:40+00:00February 25th, 2019|Drama, Library, News, Religion, Uncategorized|

Pilgrimage journey in Spain an ‘impactful experience’ for CentreTerm students

Centre College’s CentreTerm gives the opportunity for students to study abroad and explore the immersive courses available during the three-week term. In January, 23 students traveled to Spain with Lee Jefferson, NEH Associate Professor of Religion, and David Hall, W. George Matton Professor of Religion & Philosophy. The Art of Pilgrimage course was intended to

By |2019-02-12T19:48:01+00:00February 12th, 2019|CentreTerm, News, Religion, Study Abroad|

Student, faculty collaborative research results in publication of “She Preached the Word”

Centre College's Cammie Jo Bolin ’16 and Benjamin R. Knoll, John Marshall Harlan Associate Professor of Politics, collaborated on research that culminated in the publication of the book She Preached the Word (Oxford University Press, 2018), a study of women's ordination in contemporary American congregations. Using data and personal narrative interviews, they tackle several important issues, including congregational support for

By |2019-03-21T15:45:26+00:00January 22nd, 2019|Gender Studies, News, Politics, Religion, Research|

CentreFaith sponsors interfaith dialogue convocation

Centre College’s interfaith dialogue organization CentreFaith recently sponsored the second annual Interfaith Dialogue Panel Convocation. “It was quite a success, filling up Weisiger Theatre and sparking conversation about interfaith dialogue around campus,” said Ellen Tyra ’19, president of CentreFaith. Tyra said the convocation included dynamic conversations about topics of religion and dialogue between people of

By |2018-10-15T18:41:53+00:00October 15th, 2018|News, Religion, Religious Life|

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, Psychology, Religion, Studio Art|

Centre religion professor collaborates with summer research students

Collaborative undergraduate research is a cornerstone of the Centre College experience and this summer, Professor of Religion Shayna Sheinfeld and her student assistants are engaging in two projects that examine religion historically and in contemporary pop culture. Catherine Uritis ’19, Clark Gebhart '18 and Katie Alexander '19 have helped Sheinfeld with research on women and

By |2018-05-24T15:29:12+00:00July 24th, 2017|Gender Studies, News, Religion, Research|

Moving on: Beth Glazier

The faculty are the core of Centre College. Of all the College’s constituencies, they are the ones who are here the longest. It is they who nurture the culture of the place—the sense of common purpose, the collegiality and the passion and energy—and that they share so enthusiastically with their students. This spring, seven of

By |2018-05-23T17:31:13+00:00June 14th, 2017|News, Religion|

Moving on: Tom McCollough

The faculty are the core of Centre College. Of all the College’s constituencies, they are the ones who are here the longest. It is they who nurture the culture of the place—the sense of common purpose, the collegiality and the passion and energy—and that they share so enthusiastically with their students. This spring, seven of

By |2018-05-23T17:37:21+00:00June 13th, 2017|News, Religion|

Alexandra Hibbs ’17 focuses John C. Young research on Sufism

Alexandra Hibbs ’17 explored and experienced firsthand a Sufi community, a more mystical branch of Islam, as a John C. Young Scholar during her yearlong project titled “Mevlevi Sufism in America: Contemporary Applications of Islamic Discourse and Spirituality.” “My research project is an ethnographic study of a Mevlevi Sufi community based in Louisville, Kentucky,” Hibbs said.

By |2018-06-07T18:03:36+00:00May 25th, 2017|Academics, John C. Young Program, News, Religion|
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