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Drake partners with 3 HBCUs for law, pharmacy programs
Drake University has partnered with three historically black universities to provide guaranteed scholarships to their graduates upon admission to Drake’s law and pharmacy programs.
Drake students set up little pantries for neighbors in need
Drake students are installing 10 little free food pantries this year to help address hunger in the Drake Neighborhood.
Apple Watch for diabetics won't hit the market soon
June Johnson, professor of pharmacy practice, discusses upcoming technological advances that may bring comfort and convenience to millions of Americans with diabetes.
2017 Best & Worst States for Doctors
Denise Hill, director of the Health Law Program at Drake University Law School, shares some of her favorite tips for current medical students who are considering where to work.
Furman's Niko Medved accepts Drake head coaching position
Drake University has hired Niko Medved, former head coach at Furman University, to lead the men's basketball team.
Lizzy Wendell’s evolution on the court has keyed Drake’s rise
All eyes are on Drake women's basketball, which won the MVC Tournament on the heels of a 22-game winning streak and a perfect 18–0 conference record, and is headed to the NCAA tournament for the first time since 2007.
These Drake students published a book on Des Moines' faith traditions
The Des Moines Register columnist Daniel Finney spoke with Drake J-Term students about their experience with researching, writing, designing, editing, promoting, and publishing a book on Des Moines' religious diversity.
The most important thing to remember ahead of the inauguration
Drake alumna Lauren Ehrler, a producer at The Des Moines Register, shares lessons from a Drake January Term trip to witness the U.S. Presidential inauguration in 2013.
She got 24 years for her boyfriend's meth. Even her sentencing judge supports clemency.
Associate prof. William Garriott contrasts law enforcement approaches to policing methamphetamine, cocaine, and marijuana. Garriott has written a book on meth enforcement.
For small electronics business, Black Friday just another day
Matthew Mitchell, associate professor of international business, explains how small businesses provide customer value on Black Friday and Cyber Monday.
Thrifty White’s Feldman spots a problem
Anne Feldman, a 2016 graduate of the Drake University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, advocates for federal changes that would allow pharmacists to provide enhanced patient care.
Studying ethics, 'Star Trek' style, at Drake
Students in a First-Year Seminar at Drake University are studying ethics through the lens of "Star Trek." Drake alumnus Daniel Finney, a columnist for The Des Moines Register, has the story.
5 things that explain Trump's stunning victory
Tony Gaughan, professor of law at Drake University Law School, provides five theories for why President-elect Donald J. Trump vastly outperformed the polls and pundits on Election Day.
Examining violence against law enforcement officers
Ken Meyer, the Thomas F. Sheehan Professor of Public Administration at Drake University, drew on decades' worth of research into violence against police officers during this live interview with Iowa Public Radio.
The biggest difference between Trump and Buffett on taxes
Stephen Gara, director of the Drake University School of Accounting, penned an op-ed piece that contrasted the tax philosophies of billionaires Donald Trump and Warren Buffett.