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Political Experts: Presidential Campaigns

Drake University has knowledgeable and well-spoken experts who are prepared for media interviews in advance of the Dec. 10 presidential debate on campus, and throughout the campaign season. To arrange an interview, contact Jarad Bernstein, public relations director, at jarad.bernstein@drake.edu or 515-271-3119. – PRESIDENTIAL POLITICS AND CAMPAIGNING – Rachel Paine Caufield Associate Professor of Politics […]

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Future full of Fulbrights

Future full of Fulbrights

More than 96 percent of Drake students find work or enroll in grad school within six months of graduation — a statistic that is encouraging in and of itself.

But one notable facet of that job placement rate lies with students who land prestigious opportunities abroad. In recent years, an extraordinary number of Drake’s graduates have received awards from the renowned Fulbright program to teach or conduct research in other countries — a trend mirrored by Drake professors.

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Faculty and staff honored at Drake’s fall Convocation

Faculty and staff honored at Drake’s fall Convocation

Three Drake University received Madelyn M. Levitt Awards for community service and commitment to exceeding expectations.

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Is “closure” a myth?

Is “closure” a myth?

Drake University Associate Professor of Sociology Nancy Berns writes that the search for closure in cases such could discount the actual grieving process, as well as ignore the grief still felt after the supposed closure event.

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CBPA takes on a South Korean challenge

CBPA takes on a South Korean challenge

This summer, professors in the College of Business and Public Administration joined forces to host 19 South Korean students for a three-week seminar that introduced the international visitors to the healthcare system in the U.S., insurance industry operations and the American culture.

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DU in the news

Professor Tom Root talks debt ceiling; alumna shakes cocktail scene.

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