Fall 2015 Events

September

Evolution on Steroids: Dogs and Their Susceptibility to Disease

Dr. James Sacco, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Pharmaceutical Science, College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences, Drake University
Friday, September 18, 12:00 - 12:50 p.m.
Cline 206

Bird Brains: Corvid Cognition and the Blue Jay

Dr. Krsity Gould, Ph.D., Professor of Psychology, Luther College
Friday, September 25, 12:00 - 12:50 p.m.
Cline 206

October

Dr. Matthew Nonnenmann, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Occupational and Environmental Health, University of Iowa
Friday, October 2, 12:00 - 12:50 p.m.
Cline 206


2015 DUSCI Summer Research Student Presentations

Alexa DeVita, Brian Gentry, (Mentor), Pharmaceutical, Biomedical and Administrative Sciences, College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences, Drake University
Friday, October 9, 12:00 - 12:50 p.m.
Cline 206

Krista Petersen, Debora Christensen (Mentor), Department of Biology, College of Arts & Sciences, Drake University
Friday, October 9, 12:00 - 12:50 p.m.
Cline 206

 

Life After Drake Series

Rosalie Sterner, '13 Drake Graduate
Friday, October 23, 6:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Harvey Ingham 135
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David Mascharka, Eric Manley (Mentor), Math & Computer Science Department, College of Arts & Sciences, Drake University
Friday, October 30, 12:00 - 12:50 p.m.
Cline 206

November

Dr. Jerrid Kruse, Ph.D, Assistant Professor of Education, Chair Teaching & Learning Department, School of Education, Drake University
Friday, November 6, 12:00 - 12:50 p.m.
Cline 206

 

All events are open to the public.

Fall 2014 Events

September

Quercetin as a Novel Therapeutic Approach for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

Dr. Josh Slesby, Associate Professor, Department of Animal Science, Iowa State University
Friday, September 12, 12:00 - 12:50 p.m.
Cline 206

Efficient Computer Simulations of Rare Chemical Events

Dr. Matthew Zwier, Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry, Drake University
Friday, September 26, 12:00 - 12:50 p.m.
Cline 206

October

2014 DUSCI Summer Research Student Presentations

Indoor Localization using Mobile Phone-Based Sensors

David Mascharka, Eric Manley (Mentor), Department of Mathematics and Computer Sciences, Drake University
Friday, October 3, 12:00 - 12:50 p.m.
Cline 206

"Thermal Analysis of Lipid Crystallization and Effect of Moisture on Crystalline Arrangement of Monoglycerides"

Haley Kessinger, Abebe Mengesha, (Mentor), Pharmaceutical, Biomedical and Administrative Sciences, College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, Drake University
Friday, October 3, 12:00 - 12:50 p.m.
Cline 206

 

"Perspectives on Growth and Metabolism of Birds"

Dr. Collin Scanes, Professor of Biological Sciences,  University of Wisconsin
Friday, October 17, 12:00 - 12:50 p.m.
Cline 206

Life After Drake Series

Amy Gandhi, '06 Drake Graduate
Kemin Industries, Corporate Lawyer
Thursday, October 30, 7:00 - 8:30 p.m.
Sussman Theater, Olmsted Center
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November

The Curious Aftermath of Neptune's Discovery

Dr. Deborah Kent, Assistant Professor, Department of Math and Computer Sciences, Drake University
Friday, November 14, 12:00 - 12:50 p.m.
Cline 206

 

All events are open to the public.

Fall 2013 Events

 

September

2013 DUSCI Summer Research Student Presentations

PRESENTERS:

Hanna Moses and Aubrey Lambach
Friday, September 13, 12:00 pm
Cline 206, Drake University


 

October

Use of New Technologies to Enhance Your Career

Lisa M. Balbes, Ph.D., Balbes Consultants, LL
Friday, October 4, 12-12:50 p.m.
Cline 206


Life after Drake Series

2013 Life After Drake Speaker
Robert Wallander, Ph.D., BCBA-D, '90 Drake Graduate
Wednesday, October 23, 7:00 - 8:30 p.m.
Sussman Theater, Drake University

 

November

Studying structure and function at the atomic level

Dr. Linda Young, Director, X-ray Science Division, Advanced Photon Source, Argonne National Laboratory
Friday, November 15, 12-12:50 p.m.
Cline 206


All events are open to the public.

University News
December 2, 2016
Twenty executives from 14 central Iowa companies have graduated from the Executive Education Center at Drake University’s Leading Others program. The intensive 18-month program enhances participants’ ability to lead organizations through times of stability and change.
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