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Community Leadership

Community Leadership

Chair of Ethics and Professions established; Weaver Medal of Honor recipient named; Twyla Tharp gives Bucksbaum Lecture; Admission update

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Health Sciences Program and Students Take Off

Developed in response to increasing interest in health care-related fields, Drake’s four-year health sciences program allows students to combine pharmaceutical, clinical or applied sciences with other fields such as business. The result? Exceptional professional preparation and a wide array of career options.

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Collective strength: what does it look like?

Collective strength: what does it look like?

Drake Blue talked to a cross section of faculty and staff to find out how the concept of collective strength — the power of faculty, staff, students, alumni and friends working together toward a shared goal — plays out in their own areas.

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Teaching from Experience

Teaching from Experience

In addition to being respected members of the academic community many Drake professors are working professionals whose knowledge and experience ensure students receive the most up-to-date information on topics they’ll face in the workplace and world.

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A lifelong love affair

A lifelong love affair

For Morrison, the 93-year-old memory keeper, his fountain of youth is the passion he feels for a community that he was born to love. Morrison’s parents met at Drake around the turn of the 20th century. His father, Marion, started the University’s first history club. Morrison feels his urge to take notes and organize information for posterity runs in his veins.

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Embracing Entrepreneurism

Embracing Entrepreneurism

Tim Sullivan, PH’10, wants to do more than fill his patients’ prescriptions. He wants to save their lives — and reduce their health care costs in the process.

That may seem a bold vision for someone who just earned his doctor of pharmacy in spring 2010. Fellow Drake pharmacy grad, Patty Kumbera, PH’88 — co-founder and chief operating officer of Outcomes Pharmaceutical Health Care, Sullivan’s employer — says it’s precisely what pharmacists are trained to do

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