Rob Lindley ’95 wasn’t a standout on the Central College stage. That may be one reason he’s so successful—and so generous-spirited—now.

An Actor and a Gentleman

Rob Lindley ’95 on acting and authenticity.

Feb 8, 2019

Former roommates: Melanie Hopkins ’12 and Abby Lukensmeyer Bobst ’12

Winning the Roommate Lottery

Four pairs of roommates share stories of lasting—and life-altering—friendships.

Feb 8, 2019

Student playing a clarinet at one of Central's music-focused camps.

Camps, Conferences and Clinics

In addition to its regular curriculum, Central plays host to many educational camps and conferences. Here’s a roundup of some of the most popular offerings.

Feb 8, 2019

Central's Thomas Spoehr working under the basket in a game against Grinnell College.

“Some People Don’t Call it Basketball”

Inside the strangest college basketball game of the year.

Feb 8, 2019

Central College President Mark Putnam speaking to a class of incoming students.

Phenomenal Cosmic Power

Freeing students from the expectations of others is one of the most rewarding aspects of higher education.

Feb 8, 2019

Vandon House residents on their fancy night out. Photo courtesy of Sara Richardson Perez ’02.

Last Night in London

For one golden moment, the city was ours forever.

Feb 8, 2019

Ashley Sojka ’19

Undergraduate Research

More than 150 Central Students represented 25 courses and 15 academic disciplines as they presented research results to the campus community Dec. 4.

Feb 8, 2019

“Nostalgias De Mi Vida” by Gabriel Espinosa

Faculty Publications

Four members of the Central College faculty recently published new works.

Feb 8, 2019

Philip E. Nelson, professor emeritus of Purdue University and 2007 recipient of the World Food Prize.

Go Forth and Do Likewise

Philip E. Nelson presented Central College’s 2018 World Food Prize Lecture in October.

Feb 8, 2019

Sabrina Tallman ’22

Pollsters R Us

Fifteen students in a first-year Intersections course performed exit polling on Election Day.

Feb 8, 2019

Central student participating in Service Day.

Fall Service Day

For the first time in 12 years, Central’s service day took place in October instead of the spring.

Feb 8, 2019

Central’s 2018 Geisler Penquite scholars.

Scholarship Honorees

Presenting Central’s 2018 Geisler Penquite scholars.

Feb 8, 2019

Humanities art

Humanists Present

Five Central students presented original research at the eighth annual Midwest Undergraduate Conference in the Humanities.

Feb 8, 2019