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New Director for International Student Recruitment and Admission

Central hired Frederik Schlingemann, director for international student recruitment and admission.

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Scientists at Summer Camp

It’s not easy, Elizabeth Paladino ’15 found, to keep middle schoolers busy all day. Paladino and Rachel Braak worked for the Science Center of Iowa this summer.

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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 head registrar at The Field Museum in Chicago.

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Championship Trio Added to Hall of Honor

Two former athletes and a coach who won 12 Iowa Conference team championships were inducted into the Central College Athletics Hall of Honor during Homecoming 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

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Summertime Scholars

Five students tackled professional research projects with faculty sponsors 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.

Nov 17, 2014