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Ace the transition from full-time worker to full-time student
Kara Blanchard, assistant dean of admission and financial aid at Drake Law School, offers extensive advice for making a successful transition from full-time employee to full-time student.
Who should moderate the debates? A millennial.
Drake's student body president, Thalia Anguiano, is recognized for having brought an important perspective to the presidential primary debates when she asked Hillary Clinton, "What does white privilege mean to you?"
Drake University uses new program to improve experience of minority students
Drake University launched a new program this year designed to help incoming first-year students of color acclimate to life at the university.
Watch the ritual of college move-in day
Drake University welcomed nearly 800 incoming first-year students to the residence halls on Wednesday, Aug. 24. KCCI chronicled the big day from the perspective of Aleeza Mandel, a health sciences major from Minneapolis, Minn.
Helping parents with the first day of school
Special programming can help parents of K-12 students handle the stress of sending kids off to school, says Tom Buckmiller, associate professor of education.
How to Survive College Midterms
Renee Ann Cramer, director of Drake's Law, Politics, and Society program, provided Teen Vogue with one of her favorite tips for preparing for midterm exams.
Rural pride for small town LGBT
U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack was keynote speaker at the Iowa LGBT Rural Summit, an event co-sponsored by Drake University Law School to foster conversation and share information with LGBT people, families, and the community.
19-Year-Old Republican Heading to Cleveland
Drake University student Westhenry Ioerger is attending the Republican party’s national convention as an alternate delegate.
No, it's not a crime to share your Netflix password
Is it really a federal crime to share your Netflix password? "Highly unlikely," says Shontavia Johnson, director of the Intellectual Property Law Center at Drake University Law School.
What's 'Pokemon Go' and why are Iowans in love with it?
Matthew Mitchell, assistant professor of international business, says Pokémon Go is the latest in a long string of innovative and interactive experiences from Nintendo.
Local Radio Host Shares Infant Granddaughter’s Battle With Dangerous Mosquito Virus
Geoff Wall , professor of pharmacy practice at Drake University, spoke with WHO-TV about the West Nile virus.
Support legislation for medically underserved towns
Pharmacy student Taylor Monson wrote a letter to the editor about the need for access to health care in rural Iowa.
Online classes? Nights? What to consider before starting school.
Drake's new hybrid MBA program offers more flexibility to adult students who work full-time jobs and have other family and personal commitments.
Drake senior balances worlds of school and motherhood
When Brytani Cavil became pregnant during her first year at Drake University, her classmates helped her juggle the complexities of academics and motherhood.
Faith in Iowa: How churches are hoping to put some people back in the pews
Timothy Knepper, chair of Drake's Department of Philosophy and Religion, explains how freedom of choice underlies shifting trends in religiosity in the United States.