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The Ethics of Health

The Ethics of Health

While many scholars of international relations focus on security issues, military affairs, and war, Debra DeLaet has always been drawn to more everyday political issues, over time becoming more deeply engaged in global health and human rights challenges. “There’s an obvious intersection with ethics there.” As DeLaet, professor of politics and international relations, begins her appointment […]

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Growing a Movement

Growing a Movement

A multitude of veggies and herbs—from kale to chamomile—grow in neat, green lines, and young fruit trees dot the landscape of a once unused lot near the Knapp Center. On one day elementary students sit in the nearby outdoor classroom learning about planting heirloom tomatoes and composting; on another, Drake students discover a variety of […]

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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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