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A Constellation of Scholars

A Constellation of Scholars

One of the most prestigious post-graduate fellowships available for study, research, or work abroad is the Fulbright Scholarship. And one of the nation’s top producers of Fulbright Scholars is none other than Drake University. Take a look at the mapped experiences of Drake’s most recent Fulbright scholars—these shining stars accomplished everything from teaching English in […]

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Where Are They Now?

Where Are They Now?

Battles, Baseball, and Buffalo Bill Bill Coleman continues to lead a life of diverse interests and passions. At home in a well-worn recliner, he is quick to laugh and easily recalls memories from a life packed with more drama and comedy than all of his plays combined. A Soldier’s Memoir As an infantryman in Patton’s […]

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The People Behind the Buildings

The People Behind the Buildings

Drake. Carpenter. Hubbell. Sheslow. What is a University? It’s more than buildings. It’s a living, breathing, changing organism that feeds on the hopes, passions, and generosity of those who care about it and the students who call it home. Still, the names that live at Drake are common parlance, part of a campus conversation that […]

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Capitalizing Advantage

Capitalizing Advantage

Austin Mouw knew his third year at Drake Law School was going to be busy. In addition to the usual rigor of course assignments, his fall 2014 schedule included work in Drake’s Advanced Criminal Defense Clinic and an internship with the Iowa Appellate Defender’s Office. Over the course of one week in September, Mouw tried—and won—his […]

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A Broad Experience

A Broad Experience

Lush mountain forests in Rwanda, burgeoning cityscapes in the United Arab Emirates, the dusty Outback of Western Australia. Some of Drake University’s best classrooms are nowhere near Des Moines. Study abroad can be an enlightening, eye-opening, one-of-a-kind experience, but only if a student is properly equipped.   Live like a local. In addition to ventilated, […]

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At Your Service

At Your Service

While the primary function of many apps seems to be to waste time, certain software applications available for your mobile devices are actually quite useful. Whether balancing a budget or buffing a body, there’s an app for that. Student intern Emma Frederick shares her top five to download today:   Evernote. This app has everything […]

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