DU in the News
Barbie, defiant, models for Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue
Natalie Ross Adkins, associate professor of marketing at Drake University comments on Barbie’s #unapologetic campaign.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.