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BEAUTY BAR: New Type Of Salon In Metro

Tom Swartwood, assistant professor of practice in entrepreneurship, comments on what this new shop says about business in Des Moines.

Reinventing the pharmacist role in a hospitalist model of care

Erik Maki, associate professor of pharmacy practice, is featured as an industry leader who is reinventing the role a pharmacist plays.

Jerry Foxhoven discusses Drake Law School clinical programs

Jerry Foxhoven, executive director of the Drake Legal Clinic, shares how the clinical programs benefit Drake Law students and the community.
Mediacom Newsleaders

As Iowa goes, so goes the nation: volunteer

Drake University is mentioned for being part of Gov. Branstad's new national service initiative.
The Gazette

High Profile Murder Trial’s Iowa Connection

Robert Rigg, professor of law at the Drake University Law School, comments on the Michael Dunn trial.

Barbie, defiant, models for Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue

Natalie Ross Adkins, associate professor of marketing at Drake University comments on Barbie’s #unapologetic campaign.
CNBC Online

MOVING ON: Staying Friends With Social Media

Drake University's Mark Kloberdanz, director of the counseling center, and Chris Snider, assistant professor of practice in multi-media, were interviewed for a story on social media and relationships.

AD TRENDS: What’s Behind Super Bowl Commercials

Sandra Henry, associate professor of journalism and mass communication, discusses the effectiveness of Super Bowl advertising.

Universities immersed in Bahamian culture

Students from Drake University took part in an ambassador hosting at the home of People to People volunteer Keith Saunders in the Bahamas this January.
The Bahamas Weekly

PRESIDENT’S SPEECH: Drake Students React

Channel 13 joined a bipartisan group of Drake students to watch the State of the Union address.

Zimpleman to chair Financial Services Roundtable

Larry Zimpleman, chairman of the Drake University Board of Trustees and chief executive officer of Principal Financial Group, has been named chairman of the Financial Services Roundtable—one of the nation’s most influential business organizations.
Des Moines Register

Iowa newspapers pile up after 2009 budget cuts

Bart Schmidt, associate professor of librarianship and digital projects librarian at Drake University, discusses converting newspapers into microfilm.
Des Moines Register

Iowa Law Students May Get to Pass on the Bar Exam

Drake University Law School Dean Allan Vestal and current law student, Rob Evans, comment on the bar exam discussion in Iowa.
FOX News

Register Exclusive: Group weighs ditching bar exam

Allan Vestal, dean of the Drake University Law School, weighs the pros and cons of the bar exam.
Des Moines Register

Google, Des Moines firm clash over photo on satirical website

Shontavia Johnson, assistant professor of law at Drake University comments on a Google lawsuit involving a Des Moines company, which is gaining national attention.
Des Moines Register