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Adkins co-authors paper for AMA journal

Natalie Ross Adkins, associate professor of marketing at Drake University, is co-author of a recent paper that explores how stakeholders in the marketplace can be the source and target of stigma.
December 2, 2016

Q&A with Joan Faber McAlister, recipient of the 2016 Francine Merritt Award

Joan Faber McAlister, associate professor of rhetoric, media, and social change, has been selected to receive the 2016 Francine Merritt Award for Outstanding Contributions to the Lives of Women in Communication.
November 21, 2016

Positive relationships are key to flourishing at work

If your workplace mantra is “all business, all the time," you might want to spend a bit more time chatting with colleagues around the water cooler.
November 7, 2016

Music instructor to tour with Mannheim Steamroller

Anna Lackaff, adjunct professor of music at Drake University, will tour the country this holiday season as a keyboardist for Mannheim Steamroller.
November 1, 2016

Peter Levi to deliver Cafe Scientifique lecture on nitrogen

Peter Levi, assistant professor of environmental science and policy, will channel his knowledge of streams, rivers, and reservoirs into a family-friendly presentation at the Science Center of Iowa.
October 27, 2016

5 steps to minimize your risk of diabetes

June F. Johnson, professor of pharmacy practice at Drake University, outlines five steps for minimizing your diabetes risk.
The Des Moines Register

Vitha publishes textbook on chromatography

Mark Vitha, professor of chemistry and a Windsor Professor of Science at Drake University, published a new textbook titled "Chromatography: Principles and Instrumentation."
October 18, 2016
Tom Rosburg FEATURE

Rosburg wins statewide conservation award

Drake University Professor of Biology Thomas R. Rosburg will receive a statewide award in recognition of his extensive conservation efforts.
October 14, 2016

Valdovinos to serve on Association for Professional Behavior Analysts board

Maria Valdovinos, associate professor of psychology, has been selected to serve on the Board of Directors of the Association for Professional Behavior Analysts.
October 13, 2016

Lam receives 2016 Critics’ Choice Book Award

Kevin Lam, assistant professor of urban and diversity education at Drake University, has received a 2016 Critics’ Choice book award for his book titled Youth Gangs, Racism, and Schooling: Vietnamese American Youth in a Postcolonial Context.
October 12, 2016

Haedicke receives grant to study Louisiana coastal restoration initiatives

Michael Haedicke, associate professor of sociology at Drake University, received a grant to support his research on the social and political organization of coastal restoration initiatives in southeastern Louisiana.
September 19, 2016

Lisa West publishes essay on integrating early-1800s novel into course curricula

Lisa West, associate professor of English, is one of several faculty members across different universities participating in a scholarship and pedagogy project designed to re-integrate little known authors and out-of-print texts into the classroom.
August 23, 2016

Bruinekool elected to National Council on Rehabilitation Education

Matt Bruinekool, assistant professor of counseling education in the Drake University School of Education, has been elected to a four-year term on the National Council on Rehabilitation Education.
August 22, 2016