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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

Drake law professor to speak at American Bar Association's annual meeting

Peter Yu, the Kern Family chair in intellectual property law, will discuss licensing strategies for North American companies conducting business with China.
July 14, 2011

Matthew Doré earns accolades from Iowa State Bar

Matthew Doré serves as the Richard M. and Anita Calkins distinguished professor of law at Drake University.
July 12, 2011

Lori Schirmer selected to Board of Pharmacy Specialties task force

The task force will conduct a role delineation study in critical care to determine whether the area is based upon specialized knowledge of the pharmaceutical sciences, as well as functions routinely performed by practitioners in these proposed specialties.
July 8, 2011

Dolph Pulliam named Iowa Juneteenth Observance "Citizen of the Year"

Dolph Pulliam, director of community outreach and development, was recognized as "Citizen of the Year" at the Iowa Juneteenth Observance.
June 17, 2011

Dean Vestal named recipient of prestigious Burton Award for legal writing

Vestal, along with co-author William Callison, is one of only 30 nationwide recipients honored with the prestigious Burton Award for Legal Writing this year.
June 2, 2011

Professor emeritus and former dean updates book on 'Nearby History'

Myron "Mike" Marty and co-author David Kyvig have revised their comprehensive handbook for investigating the history of communities, families, local institutions and cultural artifacts.
June 1, 2011

Drake music prof to conduct concert benefiting vicitms of Japan's tsunmani

Akira Mori will direct members of the Minnesota Orchestra in a performance that will benefit the American Red Cross, Red Cross Japan and CRASHJapan.
May 22, 2011

Drake announces second Troyer Research Fellow

Drake University recently selected Klaus Bartschat, the Ellis and Nelle Levitt professor of physics in the Department of Physics and Astronomy, as the Ronald Troyer Research Fellow for 2011-12.
April 27, 2011

Summerville, Vitha earn Windsor professorships

A committee of their peers chose each for the honor based on their dedication to scientific research, enthusiasm in the classroom, mentorship and support of undergraduate student research.
April 18, 2011

Carrie Foust Koenigsfeld selected as a 2011 Fellow of the American Pharmacists Association Academy of Pharmacy Practice and Management

Candidates for APhA Fellow must have at least 10 years of experience and achievements in professional pharmacy practice and outstanding service in the profession through activities in APhA and other organizations.
April 15, 2011