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Bucksbaum crowd treated to Twyla Tharp’s take on creativity

Bucksbaum crowd treated to Twyla Tharp’s take on creativity

The author of books on creativity and collaboration started by sharing some of the insights she’s gained during her more than 45 years in dance.

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2011 DUCURS conference to showcase a record number of undergraduate research presentations

2011 DUCURS conference to showcase a record number of undergraduate research presentations

The eighth annual Drake University Conference on Undergraduate Research in the Sciences highlights collaborative work of undergraduates and faculty, featuring a record number of scientific research projects from multiple departments.

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Developing personalized medicine lab receives $112,000 grant

Developing personalized medicine lab receives $112,000 grant

The Pharmacogenomics Teaching and Research Laboratory will not only benefit students, but that the facilities will enhance faculty research projects across science departments and spur collaboration across institutions.

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The ‘dirt’ on Nanci Ross: Q&A with a new ethnobotany professor

The ‘dirt’ on Nanci Ross: Q&A with a new ethnobotany professor

Drake’s Arts and Sciences faculty is growing. In the past two years the college has added six faculty lines, in addition to replacing lines vacated by retirement or resignation. Among the recent hires is Nanci Ross, assistant professor of ethnobotany, whose background includes research experience from the Missouri Botanical Garden to the tropics in Guatemala […]

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Master of Public Administration class trip travels from Russia to Rome

Master of Public Administration class trip travels from Russia to Rome

The Comparative Management and Policy Analysis in A Global Context course, which this year focused on food policy as it relates to social justice, hunger and sustainability, recently took graduate students and alumni through six European countries over 18 days.

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School of Education faculty involved in upcoming Iowa distance learning conference

School of Education faculty involved in upcoming Iowa distance learning conference

This April, the annual Iowa Distance Learning Association Conference will address the need for educators to understand and correctly use instructional technology.

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