Anukriti Kunwar ’22 attends Commission on the Status of Women’s 63rd session

Centre College Lincoln Scholar Anukriti Kunwar ’22 (Kathmandu, Nepal) was recently selected to represent Women LEAD Nepal at the Commission on the Status of Women’s (CSW) 63rd session at the United Nations (UN) Headquarters in New York, where she was a part of the Teaching Consent and Ending Sexual Assault at School and University panel.

By |2019-04-03T17:13:23+00:00April 3rd, 2019|Academics, Gender Studies, News, Social Justice|

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

Incoming first-year students to read Bryan Stevenson’s “Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption”

First-year students entering Centre College this fall will read Bryan Stevenson’s “Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption.” Programming for events connected to the reading experience will be announced in late summer. The award-winning work has received numerous accolades, including the Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Nonfiction and the National Association for the Advancement of

Shepherd intern Lorna Closeil ’20 develops anthropology, social justice skills during internship

Shepherd intern Lorna Closeil (Everett, Massachusetts) served for eight weeks this summer at the Georgia Justice Project (GJP), a non-profit organization comprised of attorneys, social workers and policy workers. “Initially, I was interested in becoming a Shepherd intern, because I was fascinated by the way the program is able to form a consortium across sectors,

Centre to offer social justice minor, fall 2018

Starting in the fall of 2018, Centre College will offer a new interdisciplinary minor in social justice, which was approved earlier this year by the College’s Committee on Curriculum and Academic Standards. “The social justice minor stemmed from Centre’s relationship with the Shepherd Higher Education Consortium on Poverty’s (SHECP) internship program,” said Mindy Wilson, assistant

By |2019-03-11T13:24:36+00:00June 20th, 2018|Academics, News, Social Justice, Social Work|

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 |2019-03-11T13:37:04+00:00November 21st, 2017|Academics, Centre In The News, News, Psychology, Research, Social Justice|

Beau Weston’s Theory Camp tackles the sociology of religion

Van Winkle Professor of Sociology Beau Weston returned to The Hub, a local coffeehouse he frequents, this summer with six students to discuss two books by American sociologist Philip S. Gorski as part of his Theory Camp. This program is an annual two-week seminar in which several handpicked students meet every morning to discuss books