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Faculty & Staff Accomplishments

Philosophy professor selected as teaching fellow

Jennifer McCrickerd, associate professor of philosophy, was recently selected as an American Association of Philosophy Teachers Teaching Fellow.
April 5, 2012

Biology professor receives conservation award

Thomas Rosburg, professor of biology, recently received the Olav Smedal Conservation Award from the Ames Chapter of the Izaak Walton League of America and Story County Conservation.
March 16, 2012

Drake professor publishes new edition of global studies textbook

Ramesh Dhussa, associate professor of geography, authored a new edition of his book, "Global Studies: India and South Asia."
March 15, 2012

Drake professor publishes book examining religious freedom

Professor Dennis Goldford has authored a new book, "The Constitution of Religious Freedom: God, Politics, and the First Amendment."
March 6, 2012

Drake pharmacy professor receives $10,000 research grant

Professor Andrea Kjos received a grant from the American Associations of Colleges and Pharmacy - New Investigator Awards.
March 6, 2012

Drake music professor co-edits book

Eric Saylor, associate professor of music history at Drake, is a co-editor and contributor to the recently released essay collection, "Blackness in Opera."
March 1, 2012

Drake Law School professor spends semester lecturing at Chinese university

Drake University Law School Professor and former Associate Dean Russell Lovell recently returned from a two-month trip to China's Southwest University of Political Science & Law (SWUPL).
January 13, 2012

U.N. agency commissions Drake Law Professor Peter Yu for intellectual property study

The World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), a United Nations specialized agency, recently commissioned Drake Law Professor Peter K. Yu to conduct a study on intellectural property training and educational programs.
December 2, 2011

Dr. Raymond Hubbard contributes to prestigious statistics encyclopedia

In addition to including Nobel Laureates, contributors to the encyclopedia hail from 105 countries and are among the best in the field.
November 10, 2011

Dr. June Johnson named 2011 ACCP Fellow

Dr. June Johnson, chair of the clinical sciences department in the Drake University College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences, was recently inducted as a 2011 Fellow of the American College of Clinical Pharmacy (ACCP).
November 9, 2011

Dr. Mary McCarthy selected for "U.S.-Japan Network for the Future" program

The purpose of the "U.S.-Japan Network for the Future" program, which launched in 2009, is to identify American professionals who demonstrate an interest in and potential for becoming Japan specialists and policy intellectuals and to support them in this effort.
November 8, 2011

Dr. Thomas Rosburg presented with Sierra Club Iowa Chapter 2011 Environmental Educator Award

The award highlighted Dr. Rosburg's outstanding work in Drake University's biology department. He was one of four award recipients at the Sierra Club's annual dinner.
October 26, 2011

Dr. Aimee Beckmann-Collier named Metro Women's Network Woman of the Year

Metro Women's Network will honor Dr. Aimee Beckmann-Collier, professor of conducting and director of choral music, as their Woman of the Year for her outstanding achievements in music education and community involvement.
October 7, 2011

Faculty and staff honored at Drake's fall Convocation

Three members of the Drake University staff were presented with Madelyn M. Levitt Awards on Tuesday, Sept. 13, at the annual Fall Faculty and Staff Convocation in Sheslow Auditorium in Old Main.
September 13, 2011

Professor Kim Huey awarded more than $400,000 to study muscle growth

The project was awarded with support from The National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases, which is part of the Department of Health and Human Services National Institutes of Health (NIH). Dr. Huey worked with Drake's Sponsored Programs Administration to secure the grant.
August 24, 2011