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Bringing Healthy Back

Bringing Healthy Back

New initiatives, recognition highlight University commitment to wellness Last fall, the Academy for a Healthy Iowa presented Drake University the “Healthy Iowa College/University Award,” recognizing a long-term, strategic commitment to physical, mental and emotional health on campus.  This month, Drake unveils its newest brick in the wellness wall: Underground Fitness. A brand new addition to […]

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Offering students the world

Offering students the world

Thirty years and six offices later, Thomas Grouling is retiring from his position as associate director of Drake’s International Programs and Services Department. After devoting his career to assisting thousands of students and scholars with expanding their worldviews, he plans on doing a bit of traveling himself. “I would love to see New England’s fall […]

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Enduring images

Enduring images

Drake’s study abroad program hosted its annual photo contest on Facebook this year, drawing more than 170 photo entries from students who went abroad during the fall 2010, spring 2011 or summer 2011 semester. Then, they let you – the public – choose your favorites.

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Prime-time politics

Prime-time politics

The Drake University community is preparing for a televised, prime time debate December 10 that will bring with it top presidential candidates, hundreds of journalists, crowds of voters and — perhaps most important — a wealth of opportunities for undergraduate students.

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Five things to know about pursuing a graduate degree from the School of Education

The Drake University School of Education offers graduate level programs including master’s, specialist and doctoral degrees in the areas of effective teaching, educational leadership, adult training and development, higher education and counseling.

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Balancing the budget

Balancing the budget

The Drake University College of Business and Public Administration, in partnership with the Des Moines Register, hosted Principles and Priorities, a budget-reduction exercise that gave community members a chance to learn about the policymaking issues involved in federal spending and try their hand at slicing through the national debt.

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