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, Music|

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 |2019-01-22T14:05:56+00:00January 22nd, 2019|News, Politics, Religion, Research|

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 |2019-01-31T20:45:34+00:00August 2nd, 2018|Hispanic Studies, News, Pre-Med, 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|Linguistics, 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|French, 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|Hispanic Studies, News, Research|
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