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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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Post-traumatic psychology

Post-traumatic psychology

A new Arts & Sciences faculty member comes to Drake with VA hospital experience Wartime experiences can alter the course of one’s life. Such was the case for Steven Lancaster, who joins the Drake University College of Arts and Sciences faculty as assistant professor of psychology this fall. It was Lancaster’s 2004 deployment to Iraq […]

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