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Drake co-sponsors environmental education workshop for teachers

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.


Senchina honored with 2014 Distinguished Iowa Science Teaching Award

David Senchina, associate professor of biology, recently received the 2014 Iowa Distinguished Science Teaching Award from the Iowa Academy of Science. The award is given to educators for their innovative teaching practices at the post-secondary level. Senchina was nominated for the award by current and former Drake students, as well as faculty and staff from...


Joan Faber McAlister named editor of Women’s Studies in Communication

Joan Faber McAlister, associate professor of rhetoric at Drake University, was recently named editor of Women’s Studies in Communication, an academic journal created by the Organization for Research on Women and Communication (ORWAC). Women’s Studies in Communication (WSIC) provides a forum for addressing the relationship between communication and gender. The journal has a 40-year history...