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A Centenary College biochemistry major leaves for Singapore next week to take part in a prestigious international research program through the American Chemical Society.

Tierra Range, 19, of Shreveport is one of 17 students nationwide who was selected to do a 10-week summer research program through the American Chemical Society’s International Research Experience for Undergraduates.

Range says she’ll work with a professor at National University of Singapore to study dye-sensitized solar cells that are often used to convert sunlight into electrical energy.

The chief market strategist for Ameriprise Financial says the market is overdue for a correction, and that would be a good thing for investors looking for an entry point.

David Joy addressed Centenary College MBA students and business leaders Tuesday in Shreveport. Joy told Red River Radio that cities like Shreveport should focus on maintaining a sound fiscal position and then work to further the things that make the city unlike others.

Kate Archer Kent

Centenary College’s annual symposium called "Forum" gets underway this week with a focus on science and religion in public schools. Three events are planned to spark a community conversation. 

Dream Week is underway at Centenary College. The programs are designed to honor the legacy and achievements of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Centenary’s historian and emeritus professor of English, Lee Morgan, spoke Tuesday about integration in Shreveport and on Centenary’s campus. He taught at the college for 44 years, and called it an "island of liberalism" in a conservative city. The first African Americans didn’t enroll until 1965, but he said, it could have happened much earlier.

Kate Archer Kent

People with Parkinson’s disease have a new outlet in Shreveport for coping with the degenerative disorder of the central nervous system. The Dancing with Parkinson’s class is a partnership between Centenary College and LSU Health Shreveport’s Parkinson’s Disease Resource.

Centenary students in the neurological disorders class take to the dance floor alongside a person with Parkinson’s. The students are able to put a face to the disorder, according to Greg Butcher, an associate professor of neuroscience.

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