DU in the News
Gay marriage: Will Supreme Court drive angry voters to polls?
Dennis Goldford, professor of politics and international relations, says Iowa Republicans planned to go to the polls even before the Supreme Court declined to review gay marriage cases.
Changing the Mission of College Athletics
Sandy Hatfield-Clubb and Craig Owens discuss how Drake is bringing the locker room into the classroom—the Bulldog way.
Obama vows to destroy jihadists
Mahmoud Hamad, associate professor of politics at Drake University, comments on President Obama's speech.
How helicopter parents are ruining college students
Drake senior Abbey Barrow (and her parents) are featured in this Washington Post article, discussing the do's and don'ts of parenting a college student.
At Peabody Essex, 300 Years of Indian Chintzes
Fall exhibition in Manhattan will feature work by Phil Chen, professor of art and design.
Supreme Court gets input on changing bar exam rule
Ben Ullem, dean of the Drake University Law School, discusses diploma privilege and how allowing Iowa law graduates to practice without taking the bar exam would help students pay off debt more quickly.
Can higher education reinvent our ‘paralyzed and dysfunctional’ democratic process?
Drake University President David Maxwell co-authors this op-ed on how institutions of higher education can prepare students — and society at large — for productive civic engagement and find remedies for our gridlocked political environment.
GOP travel itineraries offer clues to 2016 White House field
Dennis Goldford, professor of politics and international relations at Drake University, comments on the campaign activity in Iowa.
Living on campus is worth moving day
Craig Owens, associate professor of English and director of the Center for Humanities at Drake University, discusses why living on-campus is worth the hassle of moving.
'Mr. Drake' Paul Morrison enters Register sports hall
Drake University’s beloved Paul Morrison is featured in a profile piece in the Des Moines Register.
5 ways colleges are preparing your future workforce
Drake University President David Maxwell and Jennifer McCrickerd, professor of philosophy, discuss digital natives.
5 tips to get Facebook to show brand’s content
Chris Snider, assistant professor of journalism at Drake University, discusses best practices for increasing your reach on Facebook.
Request to keep lawsuit secret extremely rare
Laurie Doré, professor of law, and Kathleen Richardson, professor of journalism, provide insight on why asking to keep a lawsuit secret is a rare move in Iowa's court system.
ADA anniversary raises pointed reminders of bipartisanship
Drake University's Harkin Institue for Public Policy and Citizen in Engagement hosts the 24th ADA Anniversary Roundtable, celebrating its accomplishments, but reminding attendees that the ADA's work is not finished.
Teachers Learn about Environment in Unexpected Place
Keith Summerville, associate professor of environmental science and department chair, leads environmental workshop for teachers.