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  • Character Counts Week highlights positive stories of Iowa
    October 19, 2016 - Radio Iowa
    Every year, the Robert D. and Billie Ray Center at Drake University hosts CHARACTER COUNTS! Week in Iowa.
  • How one university enticed a world-famous rapper to stop by campus at 2 a.m.
    October 10, 2016 - The Chronicle of Higher Education
    Drake, the chart-topping rapper, visited Drake University after students campaigned for years to attract the musician to campus.
  • 'FiveThirtyEight' gives Trump 61.8 percent chance of winning Iowa
    September 19, 2016 - Radio Iowa
    Rachel Paine Caufield, associate professor of political science, says Trump has an advantage in Iowa, in part because Democratic voters were divided by a contentious primary between Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton.
  • Memetics and the science of going viral
    September 16, 2016 - The Conversation US
    Shontavia Johnson, director of the Intellectual Property Law Center at Drake Law School, authored this explanation of why "Who Let the Dogs Out," Grumpy Cat, and similar web crazes gain traction while other trends and ideas quickly fizzle out.
  • Drake University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
    September 15, 2016 - Pharmacy Times
    Renae Chesnut, dean of the Drake University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, spoke with Pharmacy Careers about the college’s learner-centered teaching, opportunities for diverse experiences, and advice for graduating students.
  • Cortical Visual Impairment in children
    September 9, 2016 - Advance Healthcare Network for OT Practitioners
    Cortical visual impairment (CVI) is the leading cause of visual impairment in children in developed countries. Jayna Fischbach, assistant professor of occupational therapy, co-wrote this piece on how occupational therapists can help identify CVI.
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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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