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|

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|

Centre-in-China internships open doors to global citizenship

As part of Centre College’s Centre-in-China program, 12 students spent their semester not just studying abroad but also participating in a variety of international internships. In addition to taking courses in China, students are offered the opportunity to participate in an internship in the largest city in the world, as part of their coursework, that

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|Internships, 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|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, Environmental Studies, News, Research|
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