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  • Three of the 2014 Women of Influence honorees have Drake ties
    July 15, 2014
    Three Drake alumnae were honored in the Des Moines Business Record’s 2014 Women of Influence awards. The awards celebrate women who have made a difference in their community.
  • Drake students are top winners in AEJMC magazine contest
    July 11, 2014
    Drake University journalism students were the big winners in the 2014 AEJMC Student Magazine Contest, grabbing a total of 12 awards, including four first-place prizes.
  • Drake co-sponsors environmental education workshop for teachers
    July 11, 2014
    The Environmental Education Summer Workshop for Teachers—co-sponsored by Drake University, MetroWaste Authority, and Prairie City-Monroe (PCM) School District—is designed to expose educators to a wide range of experiences connecting the natural history of Iowa’s plants and animals to problem-based learning exercises that address both science and math standards.
  • Drake University hosts ADA roundtable presented by the Harkin Institute
    July 9, 2014
    Attendees will learn about the impact of the ADA, the important changes that have occurred since its passage, and the equal opportunity, independent living, full participation, and economic self-sufficiency challenges yet to be addressed.
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  • ADA anniversary raises pointed reminders of bipartisanship
    July 28, 2014 - Des Moines Register
    Drake University's Harkin Institue for Public Policy and Citizen in Engagement hosts the 24th ADA Anniversary Roundtable, celebrating its accomplishments, but reminding attendees that the ADA's work is not finished.
  • Teachers Learn about Environment in Unexpected Place
    July 28, 2014 - WHO TV
    Keith Summerville, associate professor of environmental science and department chair, leads environmental workshop for teachers.
  • UI College of Medicine opens up tech to outside researchers
    July 23, 2014 - Press-Citizen
    Jerry Honts, associate professor of biology at Drake University, is participating in a unique program hosted by the University of Iowa's Carver College of Medicine where he is developing new professional relationships and advancing his research.
  • Drake students build dream jobs
    July 20, 2014 - KCCI
    The students participating in CBPA's Lorentzen New Venture Hatchery are featured in this story about starting their own businesses while still in school.
  • Presidential Contenders Head to Iowa
    July 17, 2014 - ABC 5
    Rachel Paine-Caufield, associate professor of politics, offers insight on the political parade that will kick off in Iowa in the coming weeks.
  • Baseball skills program available to all kids
    July 16, 2014 - Des Moines Register
    Dylan DeClerck, a sophomore studying marketing and finance, is expanding his sports clinic for inner-city youth thanks to the Lorentzen New Venture Hatchery program. DeClerck has more than 115 children in the Des Moines area participating in the clinic.
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Drake sophomore Alex Peterson, a computer science and math major, was greeted by this beautiful view as he stepped out of Goodwin-Kirk residence hall.
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