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D-PREP’s first graduating class

D-PREP’s first graduating class

A cadre of Des Moines high school students will graduate this spring from a three-year program aimed at increasing their knowledge of the health care field, especially pharmaceutical sciences.

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Production, Participation and Presidential Politics

Production, Participation and Presidential Politics

Drake community engages in political discourse while hosting nationally televised presidential debate After months of intensive planning and preparation, six Republican presidential hopefuls assembled in Sheslow Auditorium to discuss their political convictions. The GOP debate, held earlier this month, engaged Drake students in the American electoral process and brought national attention to the University. Campus […]

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The year in distinctlyDrake events: Did we see you?

Our distinctlyDrake events celebrate the accomplishments of area alumni who are doing meaningful work in both their professional and personal lives, provide opportunities for them to network and connect with each other and the University, and provide information about how they can impact current and future Drake students. During 2011, the University hosted nine distinctlyDrake […]

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From the classroom to the courtroom

From the classroom to the courtroom

In late November, Jonathan Kaman successfully applied the knowledge he gained in Drake Law School classrooms to a civil case tried in an Iowa courtroom. “Trying a real case has been an incredibly valuable experience,” says Kaman, a third year law student from Spring Grove, Ill. “This case was particularly interesting and relevant due to […]

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Drake’s Digital Palace

Drake’s Digital Palace

A look inside the University’s upgraded electronic media lab   Professors and students are singing high-tech praises for a newly revamped electronic media classroom in Meredith Hall. Meredith’s Room 2, which was originally a photo-processing lab and then a small audio/video editing room, was transformed this summer into what Professor John Lytle calls a “digital […]

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