Centre alumni and faculty collaborate to publish research

Assistant Professor of Biology Kelly O’Quin, along with 12 Centre graduates, are among the co-authors of a paper that has recently been published in the journal BMC Biology. The paper is about the group’s work identifying genetic mutations in mycobacteriophages, viruses that infect soil bacteria, and these mutations’ impact on viral reproduction. Some of the

By |2020-07-01T10:43:26-04:00July 1st, 2020|Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, Biology, News, Research|

John C. Young Scholar James Easton ‘20 researches quantum cryptography, elliptic curves and graphs

This article is part of a series featuring Centre College’s 2020 John C. Young (JCY) Scholars. Centre’s JCY program, now in its 30th year, is designed to serve highly motivated seniors, allowing them to engage in independent study, research or artistic work in their major discipline or in an interdisciplinary area of their choosing. Computer science

By |2020-06-26T09:12:13-04:00June 26th, 2020|Computer Science, John C. Young Program, Mathematics, News, Research|

Evan Aroko ’20 documents fatherhood and American masculinity for John C. Young project

This article is part of a series featuring Centre College’s 2020 John C. Young (JCY) Scholars. Centre’s JCY program, now in its 30th year, is designed to serve highly motivated seniors, allowing them to engage in independent study, research or artistic work in their major discipline or in an interdisciplinary area of their choosing. For his

Jake Potter ’20 focuses John C. Young research on Sharovipteryx mirabilis

This article is part of a series featuring Centre College’s 2020 John C. Young (JCY) Scholars. Centre’s JCY program, now in its 30th year, is designed to serve highly motivated seniors, allowing them to engage in independent study, research or artistic work in their major discipline or in an interdisciplinary area of their choosing. Lincoln

By |2020-06-19T12:47:46-04:00June 19th, 2020|Biology, Careers, French, John C. Young Program, News, Research|

Centre announces 2020 RICE symposium winners

Centre College recently held a virtual version of the 13th annual Research, Internships and Creative Endeavors (RICE) symposium. New this year, RICE included prizes for the best two presentations or posters from each academic division. Winners were chosen by appointed faculty judges. The Dean's Office and the Undergraduate Research Committee share the divisional presentation winners:

Honors Celebration Address | Evan Aroko ’20

Watch the entire Honors Celebration and senior Evan Aroko's speech here.  Evan Aroko '20 (Salem, Massachusetts) and Grant Spicer '20 (Indianapolis, Indiana) provided the keynote addresses for Centre College’s annual honors celebration, this year delivered virtually. Remarks from the speakers, who are selected by tallying votes from the senior class, are always a highlight of

Centre to present virtual RICE symposium beginning May 4

Centre College’s Undergraduate Research Committee (UGR) has been working closely with the Grace Doherty Library to offer a virtual version of the 13th annual Research, Internships and Creative Endeavors (RICE) symposium this year. Traditionally held on campus, the symposium is an opportunity for students in all disciplines and class years to display research achievements, creative

By |2020-05-01T14:29:06-04:00May 1st, 2020|Academics, Events, Internships, News, Remote Learning, Research|

Grace Brock ’20 interns at The White House before attending law school in the fall

While December 2019 Centre College graduate Grace Brock ’20 (Richmond, Kentucky) plans to attend law school at the University of Kentucky in the fall, she first took an opportunity during the spring semester to intern at The White House through The White House Internship Program, a public service leadership program that provides a unique opportunity

By |2020-04-29T13:21:23-04:00April 29th, 2020|Careers, English, Internships, News, Research|

Students engage in innovative learning through Jamie Shenton’s online courses

Assistant Professor of Anthropology Jamie Shenton is teaching three courses remotely this semester—Introduction to Social Justice, Qualitative Field Methods and Public Anthropology—and has incorporated innovative ways to teach each one. “First, I have had to think about how to still build community within the class while not being able to meet face-to-face as a group,”

Daniel Scott receives KBRIN funding for cancer therapy research

Daniel Scott, assistant professor of chemistry, recently received funding from the Kentucky Biomedical Research Infrastructure Network (KBRIN) for his research project titled "Developing Novel Anti-Cancer Mithramycin Formulations and Nanoparticle Delivery System Design." KBRIN is funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) as part of a program to help states that are less funded by

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