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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.
The Des Moines Register

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.
The Des Moines Register

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 Des Moines Register

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.
The Des Moines Register

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.
The Washington Post

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.
Pharmacy Today

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.
The Des Moines Register

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.
PBS NewsHour

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.
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.

Victims' families wrestle with grief as they weigh the death penalty on the ballot

Nancy Berns, professor of sociology, contributes to a discussion of how the death penalty factors into the healing process for families who are seeking justice.
Los Angeles Times

5 steps to minimize your risk of diabetes

June F. Johnson, professor of pharmacy practice at Drake University, outlines five steps for minimizing your diabetes risk.
The Des Moines Register