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Professor of Law Sally Frank awarded Bishop Dingman Peace Award

On March 9, Sally Frank, professor of law at Drake University for more than 20 years, was awarded the Catholic Peace Ministry’s Bishop Maurice J. Dingman Peace Award. The Dingman Peace Award is given each year in memory and in honor of Maurice Dingman, the late Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Des Moines revered […]
March 18, 2013

Professor of Pharmacy Practice elected Chair of the Continuing Pharmacy Education Commission

Timothy Welty, department chair of clinical sciences and professor of pharmacy practice in the College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences (CPHS), has been elected Chair of the Continuing Pharmacy Education (CPE) Commission, a subcommittee of the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE). The CPE Commission was established in 2007 to guide ACPE’s Continuing Pharmacy Education […]
March 14, 2013

Kirk Martin honored with International Education Leadership award

Kirk Martin, director of Drake’s Chinese Cultural Exchange program, will be honored with a 25 Years Contribution Award from the Chinese Association of Iowa on Feb. 25. This series of awards recognizes the contributions of individuals or organizations that make a significant contribution to advance or support global learning opportunities. Martin was nominated and selected […]
February 27, 2013

Drake announces fourth Troyer Research Fellow

Drake University recently selected Thomas Rosburg, professor of biology, as the Ronald Troyer Research Fellow for 2013-14. The fellowship was created in 2010 to recognize Ronald Troyer, who served as the University's chief academic officer for nine years. Troyer is currently senior counselor for international initiatives at Drake. "This Fellowship honors Dr. Troyer's lifetime of […]
February 7, 2013

Sally Beisser named senior fellow of new faculty fellowship program

Sally Beisser, professor of education at Drake, has been selected to lead Iowa Campus Compact's new Engaged Scholars Faculty Fellowship program.
December 11, 2012

Biology professor invited as regular contributor for British Journal of Sports Medicine series

David Senchina, associate professor of biology, is now a regular contributor to the British Journal of Sports Medicine.
December 11, 2012

Kiel named honorary fellow of professional French master's program

Annique Kiel, assistant director of Drake Administered Programs Abroad, was named the 2012 Honorary Fellow at the University of Wisconsin-Madison's Professional French Master's program.
December 3, 2012

Drake staff recognized for work in financial planning

Kristi Fuller and Brandi Stone-Miller were honored for dedication to their profession.
November 28, 2012

Drake law professor to headline annual intellectual property seminar in Israel

Peter Yu will address intellectual property in China.
November 15, 2012

Professor receives grant for summer environmental education opportunity

Keith Summerville received $6,500 from Metro Waste Authority to host summer environmental learning camps for middle school students.
November 1, 2012

Agricultural Law Center receives two grants

Grants totaling more than $100,000 will support community education efforts.
October 17, 2012

Madelyn M. Levitt Awards honor three Drake University employees

Carole Tillotson, Lorissa Lieurance, and Angela Embree were all recognized at the fall convocation.
October 15, 2012

Drake English professor wins playwright award

Craig Owens' play, Open House was selected as the winner of the seventh annual Tallgrass Theatre Company's Iowa Playwrights Workshop Competition.
October 12, 2012

Drake biology professor publishes book

Thomas Rosburg's book, Trees in Your Pocket, serves as a field guide to trees in the Midwest.
October 9, 2012

School of Education receives two grant awards

Tonia Land and Anne Murr received grants totaling more than $60,000.
October 3, 2012