Rika Uchida, associate professor of piano and theory at Drake University, will give a faculty recital with guest artist Misook Yun, soprano and professor of voice at Youngstown State University, on Friday, Sept. 5 at 7:30 p.m. at Drake University.
Drake painting students journey into unfamiliar territory with support from faculty members, Angela Battle and Tim Knepper. Learn how an interdisciplinary experience landed Myriah Kolar award-winning artwork.
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.
Mary McCarthy, associate professor of politics at Drake University, is one of three international scholars awarded the 2014 Japan Studies Fellowship at the East-West Center in Washington, D.C.
Maryann Huey, assistant professor of mathematics at Drake University, has been awarded a $600,000 three-year grant from the Iowa Department of Education for her project, “Statistics and Probability, Content and Pedagogy, for Secondary Teachers.”
Under the sponsorship of Distinguished Concerts International New York, the Drake Choir and Drake Chamber Choir will perform at Avery Fisher Hall in New York City—one of America’s most prestigious concert venues. On May 21, the choirs will perform a preview concert on Drake’s campus.
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, 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...