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High Profile Murder Trial’s Iowa Connection

Robert Rigg, professor of law at the Drake University Law School, comments on the Michael Dunn trial.
ABC 5

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.
WHO TV

AD TRENDS: What’s Behind Super Bowl Commercials

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

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.
WHO TV

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

A&E: Drake choir to kick off series

The Drake Chamber Choir will travel to England this month to perform in a U.S. Embassy-sponsored concert series.
Des Moines Register

Nordstrom Rack arrives this fall in West Des Moines

Tom Root, professor of finance at Drake University, discusses the new Nordstrom Rack and what it means for the community.
Des Moines Register

Target Data Breach

Tom Root, professor of finance at Drake University, comments on credit card account information being stolen from customers at Target.
KETV

Planned closure of Iowa Juvenile Home troubles some former residents

Jerry Foxhoven, executive director of the Drake Legal Clinic and chairman of the Iowa Juvenile Home Protection Task Force, discusses why closing the Iowa Juvenile Home was necessary.
Des Moines Register