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West co-organizes 20th anniversary symposium of Catharine Maria Sedgwick Society

Lisa West, associate professor of English, co-organized the 20th anniversary symposium of the Catharine Maria Sedgwick Society, one of the first literary author societies to focus on the recovery of early American writings by prominent women writers of the 19th century.
June 19, 2017

Huey named a fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine

Kim Huey, associate professor of health sciences, recently was named a fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM).
June 19, 2017

Faculty art exhibition explores invasive qualities of surveillance

Edward Kelley, a 3D design instructor and studio assistant in Drake University’s Department of Art and Design, has been selected for an exhibition at Art League Houston in Houston, TX.
June 6, 2017

Konfrst: Why customer loyalty can help your company in a crisis

Bill Gates once wrote, "Your most unhappy customers are your greatest source of learning." If this is true, there have been plenty of teachers in recent months.
May 18, 2017

Parker named dean of students at Drake University

Provost Sue Mattison has appointed Jerry Parker to the position of dean of students at Drake University.
May 16, 2017

Drake CBPA honors faculty, students, and alumni during 2017 awards ceremony

Drake's College of Business and Public Administration honored the accomplishments of students, faculty, and alumni with an awards ceremony on April 19.
May 5, 2017

Drake CPHS issues faculty, alumni, and student awards

Drake University’s College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences (CPHS) recently issued awards to faculty, alumni, and students, for outstanding mentorship, scholarship, professional involvement and leadership, and teaching.
March 28, 2017

Drake's Sig Ep chapter, adviser win regional awards

Associate Professor Debra Bishop received a regional award for her work as faculty adviser to Drake’s Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity chapter. The chapter and its members also received awards.
March 20, 2017

Senchina co-authors article for influential sports science journal

David Senchina, associate professor of biology, recently co-authored a consensus statement on the relationship between exercise, nutrition, and the immune system for the journal Exercise Immunology Review, one of the top journals in the category of sports science.
March 10, 2017

Super Bowl LI and Professor Edrington? You bet!

Alumni flocked back to campus for a chance to analyze the biggest advertising game of the year—and go back to class with their favorite associate professor of marketing.
February 23, 2017

Brown explores "American Autobiography after 9/11"

A new book by Associate Professor of English Megan Brown explores the myriad developments in American autobiography since the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks.
January 10, 2017

Skidmore co-authors "International Political Economy" textbook

David Skidmore, professor of political science, is co-author of a new textbook called International Political Economy: The Struggle for Power and Wealth in a Globalizing World.
December 22, 2016

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