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New Director for International Student Recruitment and Admission

Central has enhanced its commitment to attracting international students with the hiring of Frederik Schlingemann as director for international student recruitment and admission. Schlingemann arrived on campus in June and now works to create relationships with international schools and students.

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Scientists at Summer Camp

It’s not easy, Elizabeth Paladino ’15 found, to keep middle schoolers busy all day. Paladino, a chemistry major from Waverly, Iowa, worked for the Science Center of Iowa this summer, where she planned and led science camp programs for 5th to 8th-grade students. “We had to plan the entire day,” Paladino says. “I learned how important it is to overplan.”

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Ask an Alum: What’s it like to work at a museum?

Angie Leonard Morrow ’94 likes objects with a history. But we’re not talking about your average flea-market finds. Morrow is responsible for cataloging and tracking […]

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Championship Trio Added to Hall of Honor

Two former athletes and a coach who combined to win 12 Iowa Conference team championships were inducted into the Central College Athletics Hall of Honor as part of homecoming festivities Oct. 4.

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Melissa Urbain '05 accepts her Teacher of the Year award.

Central Connections and the Power of the Written Word

Two Central students, Melissa Urbain ’05 and Chris Stone ’96, were a decade apart but made a lasting connection.

Nov 21, 2014|1 Comment

Ashley Oblander ‘16 and Russ Benedict

Summertime Scholars

These students tackled professional research projects, with topics ranging from music to molecules, with faculty sponsors on campus this summer. The Arthur J. Bosch Endowment for Student Research provided housing and financial support for these awardees, who spent their break preparing for graduate school and their chosen careers.

Nov 20, 2014

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Practicing What He Teaches

Professor of mathematics Mark Mills practices what he teaches. Last summer, he sat for his second professional actuarial exam—not as a prospective actuary, but as a faculty member intent on doing a better job walking in his students’ shoes. And it is not the first time.

Nov 17, 2014