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Around the Pond Render of Douwstra Auditorium renovations. dropShadow

Douwstra Auditorium Renovations Underway

A renovation of historic Douwstra Auditorium began in December 2017, transforming the local landmark into a regional concert hall.

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In the World An internship at British Parliament while studying abroad gave Taylor Broshar ’18 a good foundation for continued learning. dropShadow

Protecting the Public

An internship leads to research on a pressing issue of national significance.

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Arts and Culture Render of Douwstra Auditorium renovations. dropShadow

Douwstra Auditorium Renovations Underway

A renovation of historic Douwstra Auditorium began in December 2017, transforming the local landmark into a regional concert hall.

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Athletics Game-breaking senior Sam Markham rewrote Central’s football receiving records with 295 career catches. dropShadow

Football Team Rallies for Second-Place Finish

A season-ending four-game winning streak vaulted the Central football team to second
place in the Iowa Conference and a 7-3 overall mark.

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Kathleen Sikkema ’84

Global Impact

Kathleen Sikkema ’84 leads the way in global mental-health research.

Feb 19, 2018|2 Comments

Three professors tackle the buzzworthy cryptocurrency.

A Philosopher, a Computer Scientist and an Economist Tackle Bitcoin

Looking at the cryptocurrency Bitcoin from various angles yields insights.

Feb 19, 2018|3 Comments

Beer being poured from a tap.

Homegrown Brewers

Whether they are running taprooms, breweries or making their own, these three alumni are brewing their own take on beer and the industry.

Feb 19, 2018

Associate professor of exercise science Pam Richards

An Exercise of the Mind and Body

A look into one professor’s 35-year journey in Central’s exercise science department.

Feb 19, 2018