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A Million Different Paths

A Million Different Paths

Pharmacy student Kim Askren shares her passion for math and science, for Des Moines, and for making a difference. I’m a fourth-year pharmacy student from Des Moines. I’m currently nearing the end of eight rotations in different areas of pharmacy and applying for residencies. I’m studying pharmacy because I love math and science and am fascinated […]

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Walking a Mile in Her Comfy Shoes

Walking a Mile in Her Comfy Shoes

This alumna is exactly where she wants to be. It’s been only 11 years since Katy Lachky Michael, JO’03, graduated from Drake, but she’s made those years count. Now living and working in Boulder, Colorado—which boasts 300 sunny days a year, a good match to her genial disposition—Lachky Michael has her dream job: vice president […]

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Discovery Drives Dreams

Discovery Drives Dreams

A Drake alumnus combines his passion for sports with an evolving industry. When Drake alumnus Andy Cook, BN’91, was just three short credit hours away from receiving his M.B.A., he put his studies on hold. He was burned out, he recalls, and while he enjoyed his master’s courses at Webster University, he needed a break. […]

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Major Commitment

Major Commitment

Juggling three majors, CBPA senior Shiv Morjaria prepares for his next act: a career after college. Near the end of his junior year, Shiv Morjaria started to feel overwhelmed. The characteristically unshakeable Drake student from Mombasa, Kenya, was preparing for a summer internship in New York and an actuarial exam that required hundreds of hours of […]

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The City as Classroom

The City as Classroom

Law professor Jonathan Rosenbloom challenges his students—and himself—to push boundaries. Jonathan Rosenbloom brought his expertise in sustainability, environmental law, state and local government, and property law to Drake Law School in 2010. Just two years later he was named Leland Forrest Outstanding Professor of the Year by his students. Rosenbloom, who serves on several community […]

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Playing with Fire

Playing with Fire

Science is a journey, and this drake alumna lights the way. Jenny Koska, AS’11, found success in the Des Moines area at the Science Center of Iowa, where the Drake alumna combines her interests of science and education. And has a little fun, too. Tell us about your role at the Science Center of Iowa. […]

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