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IE Week 2021

In 2021, IE Week took place November 15-19 and included a range of events for faculty, staff and students that were held both virtually and in-person. 

Highlights from #IEW2021

If you missed out on the live events, we encourage you to review the recordings below.

Town Hall: Global Engagement at Drake

Remarks by Dr. Sue Mattison, Drake University Provost, and Annique Kiel, Executive Director of Global Engagement & International Programs

Learn about Drake as a global university and hear more about our commitment to this important part of our institutional identity. Meet faculty and staff that play critical roles in the global engagement agenda.

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Faculty & Staff Information Sessions

Collaborative Photo-narrative Projects on Lived Religion: Drake, Minzu, KwaZulu-Natal

Presented by Professors Tim Knepper (Drake University), You Bin (Minzu University of China), and Herbert Moyo (University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa)

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Global Practitioner-in-Residence Spotlight: Lessons from three international medical experiences

Presented by Dr. Ann Colbert, Global Practitioner-in-Residence Fall 2021

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Faculty Lunch & Learn: Global Engagement

Presented by Drs. Sally Haack, Professor of Pharmacy Practice, and Inbal Mazar, Associate Professor of Spanish


Want to Lead a Travel Seminar? Panel Discussion with Past Travel Seminar Leadership

Panel Facilitated by Maria Rohach, Education Abroad Director


Coffee & Conversation: Global Service Learning

Presented by Dr. John Rovers, Professor of Pharmacy Practice, and Renee Sedlacek Lee, Director of Community Engaged Learning


Faculty & Staff Information Sessions

Visiting Scholars Information Session

Presented by Kendra Hossain-Morehead, Director of International Students and Scholar Services


Marketing Your Travel Seminar: Tips for Faculty-Leaders

Presented by Paula Messina and Michelle Walters from AIFS, one of Drake’s affiliate study abroad partners


International Research Workshop

Presented by Mary Pat Wohlford, Director of Sponsored Programs Administration and Research Compliance


Get to Know DICE: Drake Intercultural Community Exchange

Presented by Jorona Johnson, International Student Advisor


Student Sessions

Global Career Talks

Panel Moderated by Chrystal Stanley, Ph.D., Director of Drake Professional & Career Development Services


  • Ryan Carroll, Project Manager of Economic Development and International Trade Manager, Greater Des Moines Partnership
  • Kim Heidemann, Adjunct Instructor at DMACC; Citizen Diplomacy & International Strategies Consultant
  • Brita Olmstead, Teacher; A&S '16 Alum

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Fulbright U.S. Student Program Information Session

Presented by Nathan Jacobson, Education Abroad Coordinator, and Karen Leroux, Associate Professor of History


DU Spain 2023 Information Session

Presented by Nathan Jacobson, Education Abroad Coordinator


Working Worldwide Information Session

Presented by Nathan Jacobson, Education Abroad Coordinator


Summer Study Abroad Information Session

Presented by Nathan Jacobson, Education Abroad Coordinator


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