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  • Higher Ed + Service Year = Community and Economic Development
    April 29, 2015 - The Huffington Post
    Mandi McReynolds, director of community engagement and service-learning, explains how institutions of higher education play a unique role in shaping social and economic development in our communities.
  • De Blasio in Iowa cites rampant inequality in U.S.
    April 17, 2015 - The New York Times
    New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio spoke to more than 50 people, mostly Drake students, about income inequality in the United States.
  • Mystery complicates grief for families of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370
    March 11, 2015 - CBS News
    Nancy Berns, professor of sociology and author of "Closure: The Rush to End Grief and What It Costs Us," says families of the victims of tragedy—like Malaysia Airlines Flight 370—cope with loss in many different ways.
  • Paying farmers not to farm? Not exactly.
    March 5, 2015 - Iowa Public Radio
    Matt Russell, director of the Drake University Agricultural Law Center, discusses nuances of federal commodity support programs created to help farmers during bad years.
  • Is Obamacare Doomed?
    March 5, 2015 - The Epoch Times
    Mark Kende of Drake Law School says the Supreme Court will likely uphold portions of the Affordable Care Act that are under legal challenge.
  • Elevating the discussion on mental health in Iowa
    March 3, 2015 - The Des Moines Register
    Jerry Foxhoven, director of the Drake Legal Clinic, says a proposal to close two mental health facilities in Iowa would create efficiencies that boost quality and accessibility of state services.
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