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December 2006

Brown Foundation awards Centre $1 million challenge grant. December 28, 2006. Full story.
Prospect of Centre Presidential Debate triggers excitement. December 28, 2006. Full story.
Sophomore Spotlight: Whitney Fraley. December 28, 2006. Full story.
20 Questions: A sketch of Centre biology professor Paul Sikkel. December 28, 2006. Full story.
Fascinating array of convocations coming up at Centre in January. December 28, 2006. Full story.
Application deadline fast approaching for class entering fall 2007. December 21, 2006. Full story.
Sophomore earns prestigious Olympic Games internship in China. December 21, 2006. Full story.
Community service leaders spread a message of service. December 21, 2006. Full story.
20 Questions: A sketch of Centre economics professor Michael Fabritius. December 21, 2006. Full story.
Centre guarantees timely graduation, study abroad and internship opportunities for its students. December 21, 2006. Full story.
Prospective students invited to campus January 14-15. December 14, 2006. Full story.
CentreTerm just around the corner. December 14, 2006. Full story.
The College Centre receives award in national architectural design competition. December 14, 2006. Full story.
20 Questions: A sketch of Centre English professor Daniel Manheim. December 14, 2006. Full story.
Senior spotlight: Drew Helmstetter. December 14, 2006. Full story.
Alabama businessman, alum newest Centre trustee. December 7, 2006. Full story.
Centre announces plans to apply for 2008 Presidential Debate. December 7, 2006. Full story.
Extraordinary Success Program grants students money to pursue graduate studies. December 7, 2006. Full story.
20 Questions: A sketch of Centre music professor Nathan Link. December 7, 2006. Full story.
Centre students honored by Kentucky Academy of Science. December 7, 2006. Full story.

 


November 2006


Centre announces plans to apply for 2008 Presidential Debate. November 30, 2006. Full story.
Nayef Samhat named associate dean. November 30, 2006. Full story.
Centre cookbook raises money for student projects. November 30. 2006. Full story.
20 Questions: A sketch of Centre Spanish professor Genny Ballard. November 30, 2006. Full story.
Lisa Owens named men's cross-country Coach of the Year. November 30, 2006. Full story.
Early action admission deadline is fast approaching. November 22, 2006. Full story.
Former President of William and Mary to be Founders Day speaker. November 22, 2006. Full story.
A record 86 percent of Centre students study abroad. November 22, 2006. Full story.
20 Questions: A sketch of Centre classics professor Lee Patterson. November 22, 2006. Full story.
Centre Singers begin southeastern concert tour. November 22, 2006. Full story.
20 Questions: A sketch of Centre Associate Director of Admission Pam Baughman. November 16, 2006. Full story.
Anonymous 4 comes to Centre's Norton Center for the Arts. November 16, 2006. Full story.
Buchanan chosen as Volunteer of the Month. November 16, 2006. Full story.
Gender studies minor adds new perspective to curriculum. November 16, 2006. Full story.
Alumna begins study at Eastman School of Music. November 16, 2006. Full story.
High school seniors: Visit Centre's campus on Saturday, November 11. November 9, 2006. Full story.
Pearl Hall: plans for new student residence are well under way. November 9, 2006. Full story.
Centre Internship Plus makes exciting real-world experience possible. November 9, 2006. Full story.
C6-H0 "Upset of the Century" featured in New York Times and two-volume history of football. November 9, 2006. Full story.
Array of convocations coming up at Centre. November 9, 2006. Full story.
Kentucky life inspires fiction: Writer Crystal Wilkinson reads at Centre. November 9, 2006. Full story.
Tim Russert to speak at 2007 Centre Commencement. November 2, 2006. Full story.
Apply online! Early action deadline is fast approaching. November 2, 2006. Full story.
High school seniors: Visit Centre's campus on Saturday, November 11. November 2, 2006. Full story.
Education professor goes back to elementary school. November 2, 2006. Full story.
Junior's summer internship opens doors. November 2, 2006. Full story.
DramaCentre '06 presents Antigone. November 2, 2006. Full story.

 


October 2006

Alums come home to Centre for the weekend. October 26, 2006. Full story.
Professor unveils economic theory using real-world examples. October 26, 2006. Full story.
Billy Collins, former U.S. Poet Laureate, shares his writing. October 26, 2006. Full story.
Trustees meeting highlights record-breaking achievements in enrollment and fund raising. October 26, 2006. Full story.
Centre gets passionately pink. October 26, 2006. Full story.
Concert showcases student musical talent. October 26, 2006. Full story.
Sharing the Story: Centre Homecoming 2006. October 19, 2006. Full story.
Centre chosen as a Barron's best buy. October 19, 2006. Full story.
PGA pros come to town for Centre golf team fund raiser. October 19, 2006. Full story.
Abigail Malik joins Centre communications staff. October 19, 2006. Full story.
Tango Fire comes to Centre's Norton Center for the Arts. October 19, 2006. Full story.
Collaborative research at Centre leads to graduate school at Harvard. October 12, 2006. Full story.
Looking ahead to CentreTerm. October 12, 2006. Full story.
New "Extraordinary Success Program" begins at Centre. October 12, 2006. Full story.
Sharing the Story: Centre Homecoming 2006. October 12, 2006. Full story.
Artist's Homecoming: Awake at AEGON Gallery. October 12, 2006. Full story.
Kids and Guns: Researcher probes juvenile use of weapons. October 12, 2006. Full story.
Admission Office to host fall open house Oct. 7 and Nov. 11. October 5, 2006. Full story.
International Film Series. October 5, 2006. Full story.
20 Questions: A sketch of Centre professor of government Ken McIntyre. October 5, 2006. Full story.
Louisville senior Volunteer of the Month. October 5, 2006. Full story.
Family Weekend recap. October 5, 2006. Full story.
Centre Bookstore—one year later. October 5, 2006. Full story.

 

 

September 2006

Family Weekend at Centre Sept. 29-30. September 28, 2006. Full story.
Admission office to host fall open houses Oct. 7 and Nov. 11. September 28, 2006. Full story.
Phi Beta Kappa Lecture Probes China's Expanding Economy. September 28, 2006. Full story.
Do We Really Love Animals? Animal Advocate Discusses Welfare Industry. September 28, 2006. Full story.
It's here: a new year of "My CENTRE Life." September 28, 2006. Full story.
Freshmen take the service plunge. September 21, 2006. Full story.
One week away from a new year of My CENTRE Life. September 21, 2006. Full story.
20 Questions: A sketch of Centre student life intern Megean Kincaid. September 21, 2006. Full story.
Renowned Turkish musician performs on campus. September 21, 2006. Full story.
DramaCentre presents work of Kentucky playwright. September 21, 2006. Full story.
Men's soccer and men's cross country ranked in top 25 nationally. September 14, 2006. Full story.
The second edition of "My CENTRE Life: The Freshman Year" premiers in two weeks. September 14, 2006. Full story.
20 Questions: A sketch of Centre professor of piano Elizabeth Wolfe. September 14, 2006. Full story.
Enduring power of the U.S. Constitution addressed by panel. September 14, 2006. Full story.
Author to speak on the science of good and evil. September 14, 2006. Full story.
Admission Welcome Centre moves to Old Centre. September 7, 2006. Full story.
Coming soon, a new year of My CENTRE Life! September 7, 2006. Full story.
20Questions: A sketch of Centre professor of German and Humanities Ian Wilson. September 7, 2006. Full story.
Freshmen plunge into repair affair. September 7, 2006. Full story.
2006 Centre men's soccer preview. September 7, 2006. Full story.

 


August 2006

Centre sets all-time records for total enrollment, freshman class. August 31, 2006. Full story.
C6-H0 "greatest upset ever" in ESPN poll. August 31, 2006. Full story.
Centre welcomes new faculty. August 31, 2006. Full story.
20 Questions: A sketch of Centre professor of economics Jamus Lim. August 31, 2006. Full story.
Centre alumna's translation company profiled in Courier-Journal. August 31, 2006. Full story.
Princeton Review rates Centre among nation's premier colleges. August 24, 2006. Full story.
Centre/Harvard on ESPN: the date approaches. August 24, 2006. Full story.
20 Questions: A sketch of Centre professor of French Karin Ciholas. August 24, 2006. Full story.
Centre economics professor collaborates with local artist to publish anger management book. August 24, 2006. Full story.
Football team looks forward to new season. August 24, 2006. Full story.
Déjà vu all over again: Centre's entering freshman class again sets all-time records. August 17, 2006. Full story.
Centre fund-raising campaign tops $119 million. August 17, 2006. Full story.
Centre retains Top-50 U.S. News ranking. August 17, 2006. Full story.
Centre joins regional alliance to promote minority participation in math, science, engineering and technology. August 17, 2006. Full story.
Coolest Picture of Summer: We have a winner!. August 17, 2006. Full story.
Centre praised in new edition of Colleges that Change Lives. August 10, 2006. Full story.
Internship focus: Kevin Havelda at the Capitol. August 10, 2006. Full story.
Live at the Warehouse. August 10, 2006. Full story.
Last call for "Coolest Picture of Summer." August 10, 2006. Full story.
For prospective students: 10 Reasons Not to Explore. August 10, 2006. Full story.
Internship in focus: Sara DeSanctis. August 3, 2006. Full story.
C6-H0 as "greatest college football upset": Vote on ESPN. August 3, 2006. Full story.
Nelson, Tritt, Cole among headliners for 2006-07 Norton season. August 3, 2006. Full story.
GSP students discover science—and joy—of cooking. August 3, 2006. Full story.
In Praise of the College Campus. August 3, 2006. Full story.

 


July 2006

Governor's Scholars mesh subject matter while creating origami. July 27, 2006. Full story.
Governor's Scholar journal, Week 5: Samantha Cole. July 27, 2006. Full story.
20 Questions: A sketch of Centre Admission Counselor Dary Picken. July 27, 2006. Full story.
Governor's Scholars bond over lunch with underprivileged kids. July 27, 2006. Full story.
Centre computer science students snare jobs, internships and grad school positions. July 27, 2006. Full story.
Innovative Centre College campus tour blends Frisbee golf and inside information. July 20, 2006. Full story.
Governor's Scholar journal, Week 4: Ronnie Phillips. July 20, 2006. Full story.
Students and staff involved in a summer of volunteering. July 20, 2006. Full story.
20 Questions: A sketch of Centre Assistant Director of Admission Amy Dedman. July 20, 2006. Full story.
Two Centre students find "common ground" with students from the Middle East in co-published articles. July 20, 2006. Full story.
Centre senior Mallman wins Rotary Scholarship. July 13, 2006. Full story.
Governor's Scholar journal, Week 3: Kristin Trowbridge. July 13, 2006. Full story.
Centre Governor's Scholars digging around in history. July 13, 2006. Full story.
20 Questions: A sketch of Centre dean of admission and student financial planning Carey Thompson. July 13, 2006. Full story.
Near-record 80 Centre athletes make SCAC Honor Roll. July 13, 2006. Full story.
Governor's Scholar journal Week 2: Allyson Cutright. July 6, 2006. Full story.
Three Centre alumna named to 15th anniversary SCAC softball team. July 6, 2006. Full story.
20 questions: A sketch of Director of Volunteer Services Patrick Noltemeyer. July 6, 2006. Full story.
Booking habits of summertime at Centre. July 6, 2006. Full story.
The Centre Commitment guarantees individualized, timely education. July 6, 2006. Full story.

 



June 2006

ESPN names Centre's 1921 win over Harvard as a "Biggest College Football Upset." June 29, 2006. Full story.
GSP at Centre is live online. June 29, 2006. Full story.
Governor's Scholar Journal Week 1: Kelsey Snapp. June 29, 2006. Full story.
20 Questions: A sketch of Centre Associate Director of Admission Susan Johnston. June 29, 2006. Full story.
Governor's scholars return to Centre's campus. June 22, 2006. Full story.
Centre students travel to Holocaust sites with student leadership program. June 22, 2006. Full story.
20 Questions: A sketch of Centre vice president and dean of student life Randy Hays. June 22, 2006. Full story.
Whitney M. Young Scholars get a preview of college life. June 22, 2006. Full story.
Two Centre students win ASIA stipends for Japan study. June 22, 2006. Full story.
The fire engine that came back. June 15, 2006. Full story.
20 Questions: A sketch of Centre director of student activities Megan O'Brien. June 15, 2006. Full story.
Symposium showcases Centre student research. June 15, 2006. Full story.
Centre welcomes new students for orientation. June 15, 2006. Full story.
A search for the "Coolest Picture of the Summer." June 15, 2006. Full story.
Centre named best value by Kiplinger Magazine. June 8, 2006. Full story.
Graduating senior receives Koch Fellowship. June 8, 2006. Full story.
Centre student receives top German scholarship. June 8, 2006. Full story.
20 Questions: A sketch of Centre director of Greek life Josh Schutts. June 8, 2006. Full story.
Centre faculty member accepts award for environmental organization. June 8, 2006. Full story.
Centre student tells the tale of talking his way into a private tour of Buckingham Palace. June 1, 2006. Full story.
"Speak; for thy servant heareth": Baccalaureate address by Dean Ward. June 1, 2006. Full story.
20 Questions: A sketch of Centre men's soccer coach Jeb Burch. June 1, 2006. Full story.
Centre students collaborative research published. June 1, 2006. Full story.
Centre offers summer sports camps. June 1, 2006. Full story.

 



May 2006

Vanderbil Chancellor Gee addresses Centre's largest graduating class ever. May 25, 2006. Full story.
2006 Commencement Photos. May 25, 2006. Full story.
John and Maryanne Ward retire after 16 years at Centre. May 25, 2006. Full story.
2006 Centre grad wins Fulbright to South Korea. May 25, 2006. Full story.
Centre employees, faculty, retirees honored at awards dinner. May 25, 2006. Full story.
Incoming freshman class sets records. May 18, 2006. Full story.
Personal education, part three: Work and play. May 18, 2006. Full story.
20 Questions: A sketch of Centre athletic director Brian Chafin. May 18, 2006. Full story.
Seniors reflect on last four years at Centre. May 18, 2006. Full story.
Internship Plus makes special work experiences possible. May 18, 2006. Full story.
Austin-Robinson to serve as head coach of both softball and basketball teams. May 11, 2006. Full story.
Personal education, part two: Helping hands. May 11, 2006. Full story.
20 Questions: A sketch of Centre history professor Steve Beaudoin. May 11, 2006. Full story.
Women's lacrosse team takes the field. May 11, 2006. Full story.
Centre gets glowing review from college counseling service. May 11, 2006. Full story.
Tenure, promotions announced. May 4, 2006. Full story.
A guide to the college guides: What they say about Centre. May 4, 2006. Full story.
Frisbee becomes official at Centre. May 4, 2006. Full story.
20 Questions: A sketch of Centre biology professor Stephanie Dew. May 4, 2006. Full story.
"Ocho" exhibit showcases senior artists. May 4, 2006. Full story.

 

 


April 2006

Coolest room on campus: We have a winner! April 27, 2006. Full story.
Personal education, part one: Home cookin'. April 27, 2006. Full story.
20 Questions: A sketch of Centre religion professor David Hall. April 27, 2006. Full story.
Retired Centre professor Frederick Loetscher remembered. April 27, 2006. Full story.
Centre three-peats in "Battle of the Bumpers." April 27, 2006. Full story.
Spring concerts showcase music talent. April 27, 2006. Full story.
Texas country legend Pat Green to perform at Centre. April 20, 2006. Full story.
20 Questions: A sketch of Centre chemistry professor Joe Workman. April 20, 2006. Full story.
'First Lady of the Press,' Helen Thomas to deliver Press Lecture. April 20, 2006. Full story.
Former Head of Rwandan Parliament to speak at Centre. April 20, 2006. Full story.
Glass master Tagilapietra to return to Centre campus. April 20, 2006. Full story.
Congressman Chandler to speak on campus. April 20, 2006. Full story.
Last-minute college decision tips. April 13, 2006. Full story.
20 Questions: a sketch of education professor Donna Plummer. April 13, 2006. Full story.
Cast your vote in the Coolest Room Contest. April 13, 2006. Full story.
Shakespeare meets Magritte in Summertime. April 13, 2006. Full story.
Award-winning poet Sarah Arvio to read at Centre. April 13, 2006. Full story.
Centre names new Dean of the College. April 6, 2006. Full story.
Self-designed major: Modern languages. April 6, 2006. Full story.
20 Questions: A sketch of Centre history professor Michael Hamm. April 6, 2006. Full story.
Hines named Volunteer of the Month. April 6, 2006. Full story.
Speaker discusses triumph over eating disorders. April 6, 2006. Full story.
Lecture focuses on biblical theology and contemporary culture. April 6, 2006. Full story.

 



March 2006


New travel journals tell of students' adventures in England, Mexico and Vietnam. March 30, 2006. Full story.
20 Questions: A sketch of Centre anthropology professor Gareth Barkin. March 30, 2006. Full story.
Menopause The Musical is coming to Norton. March 30, 2006. Full story.
Strictly Ballroom: professor's moonlighting life revealed in Advocate-Messenger story. March 30, 2006. Full story.
"Coolest Room": Deadline for entry approaches. March 30, 2006. Full story.
Apocalpytic Visions: Phi Beta Kappa Lecture explores end of time prophecies. March 30, 2006. Full story.
Class of 2010: Another banner year. March 23, 2006. Full story.
Vanderbilt Chancellor Gee to address Centre College's 183rd commencement. March 23, 2006. Full story.
20 Questions: A sketch of Centre humanities professor Elizabeth MacNabb. March 23, 2006. Full story.
Centre student wins undergraduate paper award from American Academy of Religion. March 23, 2006. Full story.
Do Students email professors too much? Dr. Weston weighs in. March 23, 2006. Full story.
A search for the "Coolest Room" on campus. March 23, 2006. Full story.
A search for the "Coolest Room" on campus. March 16, 2006. Full story.
Centre alum hits the big time on stage and screen. March 16, 2006. Full story.
20 Questions: A sketch of Centre
mathematics professor Alex McAllister. March 16, 2006. Full story.
Internships in focus: Public relations/food marketing. March 16, 2006. Full story.
Student Dan Kamykowski's online radio travel journals. March 16, 2006. Full story.
Library hosts exhibition of centuries-old Newton books in honor of Dean Ward. March 9, 2006. Full story.
Centre professor writes new version of classic textbook. March 9, 2006. Full story.
Concord Circle is voted the Ultimate Utopia; class featured in Associate Press article. March 9, 2006. Full story.
20 Questions: A sketch of Centre education professor Barbara Romine
. March 9, 2006. Full story.
Rabbi decodes hidden meanings in Christian art. March 9, 2006. Full story.
National Phi Beta Kappa secretary to be keynote speaker at symposium honoring Dean Ward. March 2, 2006. Full story.
Zerhusen all-time SCAC rebounding leader, Magnusson top conference player. March 2, 2006. Full story.
20 Questions: A sketch of Centre associate dean and math professor Bill Johnston. March 2, 2006. Full story.
So many books, so little time: NPR critic visits campus. March 2, 2006. Full story.
Internships in focus: feasibility study in a Mayan village. March 2, 2006. Full story.
International film
series returns for spring showcase. March 2, 2006. Full story.

 

 

February 2006


Centre remembers Thomas A. Spragens, Part II. Feb. 23, 2006. Full story.
Willard Spiegelman to give 2006 Bastian Lecture. Feb. 23, 2006. Full story.
20 Questions: A sketch of Centre economics professor Robert Martin. Feb. 23, 2006. Full story.
CentreTerm class views road trip through lens of religious pilgrimage. Feb. 23, 2006. Full story.
Cause and Effect: Glass Exhibit Explores Relationships. Feb. 23, 2006. Full story.
"Centre rocks" the Photo of CentreTerm contest . Feb. 23, 2006. Full story.
Centre remembers Thomas A. Spragens. Feb. 16, 2006. Full story.
Honest Abe's Centre connection. Feb. 16, 2006.Full story.
20 Questions: A sketch of Centre economics professor David Anderson. Feb. 16, 2006. Full story.
Internships in focus: Journalism in Romania. Feb. 16, 2006. Full story.
Academic success celebrated for Centre athletes. Feb. 16, 2006. Full story.
Vote now in the Ultimate Utopia Web poll. Feb. 9, 2006. Full story.
Sealed with a kiss. Feb. 9, 2006. Full story.
Prospective students and families invited to campus for Diversity Days. Feb. 9, 2006. Full story.
20 Questions: A Sketch of Centre drama professor Matthew Hallock. Feb. 9, 2006. Full story.
Centre students take in Balkans. Feb. 9, 2006. Full story.
Coming next week: Pick the Ultimate Utopia Web poll. Feb. 2, 2006. Full story.
Rogers named 2006 Centre Associate of the Year. Feb. 2, 2006. Full story.
20 Questions: A sketch of Centre Spanish professor Julie James. Feb. 2, 2006. Full story.
Centre announces more than $117 million toward $120 million campaign goal at trustees meeting. Feb. 2, 2006. Full story.
Car crazy: CentreTerm class looks at effects of America's automotive dependence. Feb. 2, 2006. Full story.
Sonic installation entertains and provokes. Feb. 2, 2006. Full story.

 

 

January 2006

Brown Foundation awards $900,000 grant to Centre. Jan. 25, 2006. Full story.
20 Questions: A sketch of Centre sociology professor Beau Weston. Jan. 25, 2006. Full story.
Neanderthal takes part in CentreTerm class. Jan. 25, 2006. Full story.
A search for "The Photo of CentreTerm." Jan. 25, 2006. Full story.
CentreTerm students teach drama in Danville schools
. Full story.
Top Centre and national stories of 2005. Jan. 19, 2006. Full story.
CentreTerm is a trip. Jan. 19, 2006. Full story.
In search of Utopia. Jan. 19, 2006. Full story.
20 Questions: a sketch of Centre art professor Stephen Powell. Jan. 19, 2006. Full story.
New Orleans class returns to campus. Jan. 19, 2006. Full story.
The Beatles: CentreTerm students have "A Hard Days Night." Jan. 12, 2006. Full story.
Follow CentreTerm students in New Orleans with their daily blog reports. Jan. 12, 2006. Full story.
John Horhn to Keynote Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Observance. Jan. 12, 2006. Full story.
20 Questions: A sketch of Centre chemistry professor Keith Dunn. Jan. 12, 2006. Full story.
Centre's AEGON Gallery Exhibit Showcases "Industrial Aesthetic." Jan. 12, 2006. Full story.
CentreTerm is here! Jan. 5, 2006. Full story.
20 Questions: A sketch of Centre biology and biochemistry professor Peggy Richey. Jan. 5, 2006. Full story.
A search for "The Photo of CentreTerm." Jan. 5, 2006. Full story.
Expert to speak on the relationship of the U.S. and the United Nations. Jan. 5, 2006. Full story.
Kentucky Poet Laureate visits campus. Jan. 5, 2006. Full story.
Major acts to appear at College's Norton Center for the Arts in January. Jan. 5, 2006. Full story.