Third Gates Cambridge Scholar

This article originally appeared in the Spring 2019 edition of Centrepiece. Stephen Metcalf ’14 has been named a Gates Cambridge Scholar—Centre’s third. He will begin a three-year Ph.D. program in public health and primary care at the University of Cambridge in the fall. Ben Cocanougher ’11, the first winner, was named in 2016 and will

By |2019-04-23T18:59:02+00:00April 23rd, 2019|Behavioral Neuroscience, News, Pre-M.B.A., Pre-Med, Research, Study Abroad|

12th annual RICE symposium celebrates student research and creative endeavors

Centre College recently hosted the 12th annual Research, Internships and Creative Endeavors (RICE) symposium with a week-long celebration of research, featuring different events each day. “I think RICE went very well this year,” said Amy Frederick, RICE co-chair and assistant professor of art history and humanities. “The quality of the presentations, the posters and the symposium

Senior wins Rotary grant for study at University College London

Kate Spencer ’19, a politics major from Versailles, Kentucky, has won a Rotary Global Grant Scholarship for study at University College London beginning in September. She will earn a master’s degree in global health and development through a one-year program. Rotary District 6710, which covers western and central Kentucky, has offered the $45,000 Rotary Global

Centre College to celebrate 12th annual undergraduate research with RICE symposium, April 8-12

Across campus, Centre College students are working hard to prepare for the 12th annual Research, Internships and Creative Endeavors (RICE) symposium, April 11. The RICE symposium will be part of a week-long celebration of research, featuring different events each day. The symposium is an opportunity for students in all disciplines and class years to display

Latin American studies students present at conference in Texas

A group of five Centre College Latin American studies students recently presented at the Institute of Latin American Studies Student Association (ILASSA) conference at the University of Texas at Austin. This is the third year students have presented at ILASSA. The graduate school conference is the oldest in the U.S. and is also organized and

Centre-in-Washington program prepares Blaise Parker ’20 for law school

As part of Centre College’s Centre-in-Washington program, politics and history double major Blaise Parker ’20 (Old Fort, North Carolina) is taking advantage of the Centre Commitment by interning this semester at The Federalist Society for Law and Public Policy Studies. Parker was assigned to the organization’s division known as the “Practice Groups,” where he is

By |2019-03-15T15:44:06+00:00March 15th, 2019|Academics, History, Internships, News, Politics, Pre-Law, Research|

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

Faculty, students present at Joint Mathematics Meetings in Baltimore

During Centre College’s CentreTerm in January, six students and seven faculty members traveled to Baltimore, Maryland for the Join Math Meetings, the largest mathematics conference in the world. At the meeting, five faculty members presented and four students gave poster presentations on research they had been working on. The faculty presenters were Alex McAllister, H.

By |2019-03-11T14:15:00+00:00March 11th, 2019|CentreTerm, Commencement, Education, Mathematics, News, Research|

Centre recognized for producing top number of Fulbright student awards

Centre College was recently recognized on The Chronicle of Higher Education’s list of Top Producers of Fulbright U.S. Scholars and Students, 2018-19. Five Centre graduates from 2018 received Fulbright student awards. Each year, the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs announces the top-producing institutions for the Fulbright Program, the U.S. government’s flagship

Centre professors to lead post-colonial French identities trips abroad

Centre College professors Marc Démont, visiting assistant professor of French and humanities, and Christian Wood, assistant professor of French, are bridging two study abroad trips—the summer 2019 program to Tahiti for French minors and majors and the CentreTerm 2020 course in Pondichéry, India, for French and humanities students—under the title “Post-Colonial French Identities." “We want

By |2019-02-06T21:55:36+00:00February 6th, 2019|French, Humanities, News, Research, Study Abroad|
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