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Target Data Breach

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

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.
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Adult Education: Lisa Mentzer's steps to getting a bachelor's degree

Lisa Mentzer discusses that her motivation to further her education came from a pilot program with her company, CDS Global. The company created the program in partnership with Drake University's Center for Professional Studies.
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Adult Education: Questions to ask about grad school

Chrystal Stanley, professional and career development and academic achievement coordinator at Drake University, shares advice with those who may be considering graduate school.
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Interfaith families in Iowa navigate the holiday season

Tim Knepper, associate professor of philosophy at Drake University, discusses interfaith families during the holidays.
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Drake students' digital magazine called a 'gargantuan' achievement

Multiple issues of Drake student magazine, Urban Plains, is produced in a journalism capstone course.
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Iowa View: What the United States can learn from Mandela

Mark Kende, director of the Constitutional Law Center at Drake University, discusses Mandela's legacy.
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Iowa View: Amazon and America's technological future

Anthony Gaughan, student in the Drake University Law School, shares his thoughts on drones delivering packages this holiday season.
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Drake Archives: Collection showcases pieces of history

Drake University dedicated the Drake University Archives and Library Special Collections Center in a private ceremony on Dec. 6.

DRAKE ARCHIVES: Harkin, Ray Papers Donated

Drake University officially dedicates Drake University Archives and Library Special Collections Center.

New sign language class popular at Drake University

Drake professor and student are featured in this story, highlighting the popularity of sign language courses at Drake.

MANDELA MOMENT: Metro Woman Recalls Meeting

Debra DeLaet, professor of politics and international relations and department chair, discusses Nelson Mandela's legacy.

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.
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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.