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Drake University welcomes high-ranking officials from China and celebrates ties with Hebei Province
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The College of Arts and Sciences celebrates the Lacy Organic Lab Dedication.
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The College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences hosts grand opening for Johansen Skills Assessment Lab.
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Senior advisor at the U.S. Institute of Peace gives lecture on trends in African issues.
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Tibetan Buddhist Monks visit Drake to host cultural events and create a sand mandala.
University News
Jennifer Perrine, associate professor of English at Drake University, was awarded the 2014 Prairie Schooner Book Prize in Poetry for her manuscript, No Confession, No Mass.
On July 26, Peter K. Yu, Kern Family Chair in Intellectual Property Law and the director of the Intellectual Property Law Center at Drake University Law School, provided a detailed analysis of the Copyright (Amendment) Bill 2014 in the Hong Kong Legislative Council.
The Foundation of the International Association of Administrative Professionals (IAAP) recently awarded a scholarship to Cherié Moen, administrative assistant to Drake University Provost Deneese Jones, to attend the Education Forum and Annual Meeting (EFAM) 2014 in Milwaukee.
Dorothy Pisarski, associate professor of journalism, will travel to San Jose, California later this month to represent the West Des Moines Sister Cities Commission at the Sister Cities International Conference this July.
Three Drake alumnae were honored in the Des Moines Business Record’s 2014 Women of Influence awards. The awards celebrate women who have made a difference in their community.
Drake University journalism students were the big winners in the 2014 AEJMC Student Magazine Contest, grabbing a total of 12 awards, including four first-place prizes.
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Des Moines Register
August 1, 2014
Laurie Doré, professor of law, and Kathleen Richardson, professor of journalism, provide insight on why asking to keep a lawsuit secret is a rare move in Iowa's court system.
Des Moines Register
July 28, 2014
Drake University's Harkin Institue for Public Policy and Citizen in Engagement hosts the 24th ADA Anniversary Roundtable, celebrating its accomplishments, but reminding attendees that the ADA's work is not finished.
July 28, 2014
Keith Summerville, associate professor of environmental science and department chair, leads environmental workshop for teachers.
July 23, 2014
Jerry Honts, associate professor of biology at Drake University, is participating in a unique program hosted by the University of Iowa's Carver College of Medicine where he is developing new professional relationships and advancing his research.