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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
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.
The Environmental Education Summer Workshop for Teachers—co-sponsored by Drake University, MetroWaste Authority, and Prairie City-Monroe (PCM) School District—is designed to expose educators to a wide range of experiences connecting the natural history of Iowa’s plants and animals to problem-based learning exercises that address both science and math standards.
Attendees will learn about the impact of the ADA, the important changes that have occurred since its passage, and the equal opportunity, independent living, full participation, and economic self-sufficiency challenges yet to be addressed.
The College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences (CPHS) presented Natalie Schmitz with the 2014 Karbeling Memorial Leadership Award. The Karbeling Memorial Leadership Award is given annually to one full-time Pharm.D. student.
Drake University Director of Athletics Sandy Hatfield Clubb has been honored as one of 28 recipients of the National Association of Collegiate Director of Athletics (NACDA) Under Armour AD of the Year Award.
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DU in the News
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.
July 17, 2014
Rachel Paine-Caufield, associate professor of politics, offers insight on the political parade that will kick off in Iowa in the coming weeks.
Des Moines Register
July 16, 2014
Dylan DeClerck, a sophomore studying marketing and finance, is expanding his sports clinic for inner-city youth thanks to the Lorentzen New Venture Hatchery program. DeClerck has more than 115 children in the Des Moines area participating in the clinic.
Iowa Public Radio
July 14, 2014
Mark Kende, professor of law at Drake University, was invited to serve as a guest speaker on this segment, discussing the Hobby Lobby decision.