DU in the News
Iowans fondly reflect on one of world's 'great human beings'
Melisa Klimaszewski, associate professor of English, who teaches courses on South African literature, and Mark Kende, director of the Constitutional Law Center, are featured in this story, remembering the late Nelson Mandela and his influence on the world.
SHOP SMALL: Push To Shop Saturday
Tom Swartwood, assistant professor of entrepreneurship at Drake University, provides insight on Small Business Saturday.
SHOPPING GUIDE: Stores Open Earlier Than Ever
Philip Houle, professor of information systems at Drake University, comments on the strategy behind stores being open longer hours during Thanksgiving weekend.
Gun club can exist next to school
Jerry Anderson, professor of law at the Drake University Law School, provides legal insight in a story about a new Waukee school district campus being built beside a gun club.
Survey of Chichaqua Bottoms aims to help endangered species
A story on Keith Summerville and a team of Drake students who will survey mammals in the Chichaqua Bottoms Greenbelt early next year in an effort to preserve endangered species in the ecologically rich area.
Cyber Monday shoppers: Plan to be patient on Web's busiest retail day
Natalie Adkins, associate professor of marketing, comments on Cyber Monday shopping.
Thanksgiving scrambles workers' schedules
Natalie Adkins, associate professor of marketing, comments on holiday shopping and the strategy behind stores opening for longer hours.
Health profile: Pharmacy is in new Drake dean's DNA
Wendy Duncan, dean of the College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, is featured in a Health Profile in the Des Moines Register.
Drake fundraising tops $150 million over five years
Drake University's distinctlyDrake campaign exceeds $150 million.
Christie's tea-party problem
Nationally syndicated columnist Richard Cohen thanks Dennis Goldford, professor of politics and international relations at Drake University, for providing him a link to a Merle Haggard classic being used as an anthem for the tea party.
Students: Be Wary of Salary Data for Graduates
Larry Zimpleman, chair of Drake University's Board of Trustees, responds to "Why Focusing Too Narrowly in College Could Backfire."
Teen convicted of killing store clerks to be re-sentenced
Jerry Foxhoven, director of Drake University's Legal Clinic, provides insight on resentencing in Michael Swanson case.
Climate Change is Real
Matt Russell, state food policy project coordinator for the Drake University Agricultural Law Center, weighs in on climate change in Iowa.
Basu: We still have a ways to go on race relations
Drake University is mentioned for hosting NPR's Michele Norris for a lecture on race.
'Startup Boot Camp for Women' pushes female entrepreneurship
Drake University will host “Startup Boot Camp for Women,” a series of intensive workshop sessions promoting female entrepreneurship over the next two weekends.