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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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Dress for Success Des Moines

Dress for Success Des Moines

Tucked away on the third floor of the Edna Griffin Building in downtown Des Moines is an elegant, little-known boutique called Dress for Success Des Moines. Appointed with fashionable women’s clothing and accessories, the shop is often its visitors’ first step toward economic independence.

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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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Evidence for Residence

Evidence for Residence

In September, Judge Joel Novak accepted active judge senior status after 32 years on the bench serving Polk County’s Fifth Judicial District. Three months later, he moved into his new office in Drake Law School’s Neal and Bea Smith Legal Clinic.

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Competing in the next realm of research and treatment

Competing in the next realm of research and treatment

New Ellis Pharmacogenomics and Disease Prevention laboratories propel pharmacy and health sciences students to the cutting edge The healthcare landscape is changing and, with the exciting addition of two new laboratories, the Drake University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences is poised to take a leadership role. In today’s “one size fits all” healthcare experience, […]

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