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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.
Des Moines Register

Teachers Learn about Environment in Unexpected Place

Keith Summerville, associate professor of environmental science and department chair, leads environmental workshop for teachers.

UI College of Medicine opens up tech to outside researchers

Jerry Honts, associate professor of biology at Drake University, is participating in a unique program hosted by the University of Iowa's Carver College of Medicine where he is developing new professional relationships and advancing his research.

Drake students build dream jobs

The students participating in CBPA's Lorentzen New Venture Hatchery are featured in this story about starting their own businesses while still in school.

Presidential Contenders Head to Iowa

Rachel Paine-Caufield, associate professor of politics, offers insight on the political parade that will kick off in Iowa in the coming weeks.

Baseball skills program available to all kids

Dylan DeClerck, a sophomore studying marketing and finance, is expanding his sports clinic for inner-city youth thanks to the Lorentzen New Venture Hatchery program. DeClerck has more than 115 children in the Des Moines area participating in the clinic.
Des Moines Register

Iowans Weigh in on Supreme Court Hobby Lobby Decision

Mark Kende, professor of law at Drake University, was invited to serve as a guest speaker on this segment, discussing the Hobby Lobby decision.
Iowa Public Radio

Egypt raises fuel and energy prices to tackle the subsidy system

Mahmoud Hamad, assistant professor of politics, served as a political commentator on an Al-Jazeera TV show, Inside Story.

Analysis of Hobby Lobby ruling by Drake Law's Mark Kende

Mark Kende, professor of law and director of the Constitutional Law Center, discusses impact of Hobby Lobby winning contraceptive ruling.
Des Moines Register

The Photo Issue: David Maxwell

A profile on Drake University President David Maxwell is featured in the Des Moines Business Record.
Business Record

Revised copyright bill still a deep disappointment to internet users

In his op-ed published in South China Morning Post, Peter Yu, Kern Family Chair in Intellectual Property Law, says disagreements aside, anti-piracy protection is needed.
South China Morning Post

Leaving the "Summer Slide" at the Playground

Todd Hodgkinson, assistant professor of education teaching and learning, discusses "Summer Slide," saying it's part of a much bigger picture.
Iowa Public Radio

Drake alum’s Hatchery lets students spend summer building companies

Tom Swartwood, assistant professor of practice in entrepreneurship, discusses the Lorentzen New Venture Hatchery program, which kicks off this summer.
Silicon Prairie News

Iowans recall Angelou's inspirational visits

Drake remembers Maya Angelou and her legacy—Angelou spoke to thousands in Drake's Knapp Center for the Bucksbaum lecture in October of 2009.
Des Moines Register

Iowans remember Dr. Maya Angelou

Renee Cramer, associate professor of law, politics, and society, and Rachel Dakarian, Drake alumna, remember Maya Angelou and discuss her legacy.