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Central’s Joshua Doležal will read at Writers Reading

Joshua Doležal, associate professor of English, will read from his memoir “Down from the Mountaintop” April 10 at Central College.

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Central’s Walter Cannon reads at Writers Reading

Walter Cannon, professor of English, will read from his new book of poems “The Possible World” for the Writers Readings series Jan. 30.

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Robert Franks was awarded the Kenneth J. Weller Distinguished Professorship in the Liberal Arts

In the Name of Weller

Robert Franks, professor of computer science, was awarded the Kenneth J. Weller Distinguished Professorship of the Liberal Arts. The chair has an illustrious history intertwined with beloved faculty members.

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Keith Jones honored with endowed chair

Professor of psychology Keith Jones has been named the Mark and Kay De Cook Endowed Chair in Character and Leadership Development.

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Musical Friends

Anne Petrie, professor of music, performed with fellow faculty members, students and family in her annual recital.

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It All Adds Up

The numbers of Central College—from financial aid assistance to study abroad and internship participation—showcase an investment opportunity not to be passed up.

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Donated instruments Central College collected for the orchestra last year.

Central collecting donated instruments for Yucatan orchestra

Led by assistant professor of music Mitch Lutch, Central College is sponsoring an instrument donation initiative to benefit the Yucatan Youth Orchestra Program, a music education program based in Merida, Mexico, for students with otherwise limited exposure to music opportunities.

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Great Minds Think Alike

The First Annual Chairs’ Conference was an exercise in interdisciplinary sharing, the kind that leads to a more integrated education for Central students.

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A Passion for Python

Mark Johnson, professor of mathematics and computer science, published a computer programming textbook based on what he had been using in his classes for years.

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Dennis Doyle receives communication award

Dennis Doyle, professor of communication, was awarded the 2012 Citation Award from the Iowa Communication Association.

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