Internship ‘solidifies’ medical career goals for Natalie Hagan ’20

Biochemistry and molecular biology major and Spanish minor Natalie Hagan ’20 (Versailles, Kentucky) is getting a head start in her future medical career this summer as an intern in the microbiology department at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. Throughout the internship, Hagan has been screening environmental samples for Campylobacter-specific bacteriophage, in order to treat the

By |2018-08-02T12:33:58+00:00August 2nd, 2018|Internships, News, Research|

Centre students shine at undergraduate anthropology and sociology conference

Anthropology majors Zijun Deng ’18 and Mariama Minteh ’19 recently presented at the Anthropologists and Sociologists of Kentucky (ASK) Conference, an annual event that brings together undergraduates and professors from 22 colleges and universities in the Kentucky and Cincinnati area. The conference gives students the opportunity to share their research with professionals, receive feedback and

By |2018-05-24T19:41:07+00:00April 26th, 2018|Anthropology/Sociology, News, Research|

Henry Luce Grant recipients cultivate their research on organic permaculture

Compiling their summer research, Margaux Crider ’18 (Louisville, Kentucky) and Tyree Wilmoth ’18 (Asheville, North Carolina) will present a documentary of life on a Lanna organic farm in Thailand on April 27 at 7 p.m. in Centre College's Vahlkamp Theatre. Titled “Welcome to Happy Healing Home: A Portrait of a Lanna Family,” the documentary offers

By |2018-05-24T20:38:16+00:00April 24th, 2018|Asian Studies, Philosophy, News, Research|

Centre students present award-winning research at Kentucky Academy of Science annual meeting

In early November, three Centre College students participated in the Kentucky Academy of Science (KAS) research competition at Murray State University. During the KAS 2017 Annual Meeting, Alexandria Szalanczy '18, Laura Hopkins '19 and Nicole Stumpp '18 each won second place for their undergraduate oral presentations. In her second year of presenting for KAS, Szalanczy

By |2018-05-31T13:50:50+00:00December 12th, 2017|Family Life, News, Psychology, Research|

Students exhibit semester work in Environmental politics showcase

International Studies (IST) students at Centre College recently exhibited visual and artistic displays about Environmental Politics at the College's Norton Center for the Arts. Their presentations were part of a senior seminar project for the fall semester. The topics of the projects ranged from displacement linked to climate change to planning for rising seas to

By |2018-05-31T15:16:31+00:00December 1st, 2017|International Studies, News, Research|

IN THE NEWS | Psychology professor featured for jury bias expertise

Centre College's Mykol Hamilton, H.W. Stodghill, Jr. and Adele H. Stodghill Professor of Psychology, recently offered her expert opinion to two investigative journalists, Steve Horn and Curtis Waltman, for an article on jury bias in a case against a Dakota Access Pipeline protestor. The protestor, Red Fawn Fallis, was charged with possession of a firearm

By |2018-05-30T15:42:17+00:00November 21st, 2017|Academics, Centre In The News, News, Psychology, Research|

Jessica Blackburn ’01 receives prestigious $1.5 million grant award

Jessica Blackburn ’01, an assistant professor in the Department of Molecular and Cellular Biochemistry at the University of Kentucky, has earned a prestigious National Institutes of Health’s (NIH) New Innovator Award. The $1.5 million grant will be spent over five years to fund pediatric cancer research. Blackburn explained that the purpose of the NIH grant

By |2018-05-30T19:36:37+00:00November 8th, 2017|Alumni, Family Life, News, Research|

Wesley Murray ’19 lands two research opportunities with Princeton University

It’s not every day that a first-year college student finds him-or herself at Princeton University for a research opportunity, but for Wesley Murray ’19, can make this claim. For the past two summers, Murray, a computer science and physics major, has worked on two research projects with Princeton, spending one summer on campus and another in

By |2018-05-29T15:23:16+00:00October 18th, 2017|Internships, News, Research|

Julia Matthews ’19 and Sarah Holloway ’18 experience field research in Uganda

Centre College students have the opportunity to conduct collaborative research with faculty members during the school year or over the summer. Julia Matthews ’19 and Sarah Holloway ’18, spent three weeks of their summer in Uganda with Assistant Professor of History Jonathon Earle researching the Uganda Railway. The purpose of the trip was to gather information

By |2018-05-24T15:07:48+00:00September 28th, 2017|Staff Congress, History, News, Research|

CENTRE RESEARCH | The Luce Grant, faculty mentors help students research in Thailand

Two Centre College rising seniors, Margaux Crider and Tyree Wilmoth, seized the opportunity to do research abroad this summer with the Luce Grant for Asian Studies and the Environment. In the mountains of northern Thailand, Crider and Wilmoth spent a month at an organic farm called Happy Healing Home. The farm is a sustainable living

By |2018-05-30T18:41:39+00:00August 21st, 2017|Asian Studies, Philosophy, News, Research|
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