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Drake Law Professor to Discuss Global Drug Procurement at Harvard Medical School Conference

Peter K. Yu, Kern Family Chair in Intellectual Property Law and the director of the Intellectual Property Law Center at Drake University Law School, will discuss international cooperation on drug procurement and supply at a Harvard Medical School conference.
April 14, 2015

Drake professor’s documentary to screen alongside Smithsonian Institution exhibition on immigration in the U.S.

A documentary film co-produced by Drake University English Professor Jody Swilky will be screened in Iowa in conjunction with a traveling Smithsonian Institution exhibition on immigration.
April 2, 2015

Sacco Named Councilor for Society of Toxicology regional chapter

Dr. James Sacco, assistant professor of pharmaceutical sciences, was elected councilor for the Central States Regional Chapter of the Society of Toxicology. Sacco graduated from pharmacy school at the University of Malta. He then received his doctorate in pharmaceutical sciences at the college of pharmacy at the University of Florida. He teaches courses in pharmacokinetics and […]
March 30, 2015

Drake professor receives NSF grant to study regulation, practice of out-of-hospital midwifery in the United States  

Renee Cramer, associate professor of law, politics, and society, has received a $76,244 grant from the National Science Foundation to study the impact of regulation, activism, and awareness on out-of-hospital midwifery care in the United States.
March 26, 2015

Garriott named co-editor of Political and Legal Anthropology Review

William Garriott, assistant professor of law, politics, and society at Drake University, has been named co-editor of Political and Legal Anthropology Review.
March 24, 2015

Ditter named President-Elect of Iowa Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (IASFAA)

Chris Ditter, associate director of student financial planning, is president-elect of the Iowa Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators.
March 18, 2015

Koch presents at American Library Association's midwinter meeting

Teri Koch, professor of librarianship at Drake University, spoke at the Print Archive Network forum at the American Library Association's midwinter meeting.
March 5, 2015

Erguner-Tekinalp named Vice President-Counselor Educator for Iowa School Counselor Association

Bengu Erguner-Tekinalp, associate professor of counselor education at Drake University, has been elected Vice President-Counselor Educator for the Iowa School Counselor Association.
March 5, 2015

Soltis named member of Academy of Pharmacology Educators

Robert Soltis, Ellis and Nelle Levitt Professor of Pharmacology, has been accepted as a member of The Academy of Pharmacology Educators.
March 5, 2015

CPHS dean receives national awards for leadership

Wendy Duncan, dean of the College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, has recently received multiple awards for her influence and leadership in the fields of healthcare and higher education.
February 23, 2015

Valdovinos named fellow of American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (AAIDD)

Maria Valdovinos, associate professor of psychology at Drake University, has been promoted to fellow of the American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (AAIDD).
January 20, 2015

Hamad Interviewed By Arabic-Language News Agency Alhurra

Mahmoud Hamad, assistant professor of politics, gave an extended interview to Alhurra, a United States-based Arabic-language television network.
January 6, 2015

Yu Discusses Intellectual Property Reforms in Finnish Ambassador's Residence in Beijing

Peter K. Yu, director of the Intellectual Property Law Center at Drake Law School, delivered a presentation on intellectual property law reform in the Finnish Ambassador's Residence in Beijing, China.
January 6, 2015

Koch presents at 33rd annual Charleston Conference

Teresa Koch, professor of librarianship and Collections Development Librarian at Cowles Library, presented at the 33rd annual Charleston Conference in Charleston, South Carolina.
December 1, 2014

Lazareva named editor-in-chief of Behavioural Processes journal

Olga Lazareva, associate professor of psychology, has been named editor-in-chief of Behavioural Processes effective January 1, 2015. Already an associate editor for the journal, she will replace C.D.L. Wynne as editor-in-chief handling manuscripts on behavior analysis, comparative cognition, and experimental psychology. Lazareva’s current research interests focus on behavioral and neurobiological aspects of early visual processes in […]
November 25, 2014