Vince and Denise with their sons V.J. and Devin, both Central students

The Prognosis is Good

After a campus visit with their son, two Des Moines doctors realized how a Central liberal arts education develops stand-out medical professionals.

Oct 12, 2011 | 3 Comments

Impure Science

Dr. Harriet Washington visited Central to talk about medical ethics and African Americans in connection this year’s common summer reading.

Sep 30, 2011

The Trail Less Traveled

Olivia Schouten didn’t have a boring summer. The sophomore spent a month in the Alaskan backcountry learning survival and leadership skills.

Sep 19, 2011 | 1 Comment

What’s Eating Our Economy?

Dr. Brian Peterson, associate professor of economics, talks about the annual deficit, the national debt and how we can climb out of the hole.

Aug 24, 2011 | 3 Comments

Timothy Johnson rides a Trikke

Beating Burnout on the Job

Timothy Johnson ’89 helps clients escape professional inertia. He has tips for fellow alumni who might need a little occupational CPR.

Aug 16, 2011

1 11 12 13