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eBlue November 2015

Behind the scenes at the Democratic presidential debate

This month, 8 million Americans watched as three Democratic presidential hopefuls sparred over foreign policy, economics, and other major issues from the Jordan stage of Sheslow Auditorium at Drake University. Yahoo live-streamed their Digital Democracy conference, broadcast from Parents Hall in Olmsted Center, where Republican candidate Rand Paul sank into a white leather couch as […]
November 20, 2015

Strength of his convictions

Imagine you’re a juror in a high-profile murder trial. An expert witness—a forensic scientist—displays a strand of hair found on the body of the deceased; then she compares it with hair from the defendant. The hairs are “microscopically indistinguishable” from one another, she concludes, and it is “highly unlikely” that the two samples came from […]
November 20, 2015

Evolving health care system

Dr. Arvind Movva, a gastroenterologist in Moline, Illinois, was in the early stages of developing a new online pharmacy company in the fall of 2014 when he engaged marketing firm owner Ted Thoms, AS’92, in brainstorming the promotion of the new business. By the following spring, Movva was ready to hire a lead pharmacist. “There’s […]
November 20, 2015

Growing their Bulldog family

“Broaden your horizons. Open different doors. You may find a you there that you never knew was yours,” sang first-year Musical Theatre major Jackson Kealy. The Noyce siblings, Jim Noyce, BN’78; Ken Noyce, BN’80, GR’84; and Carol Molino, BN’85; were seated nearby at the best table in the house. “Go and chase your dreams, you […]
November 20, 2015