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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

Shontavia Johnson named ABA top young lawyer

Shontavia Johnson, director of the Intellectual Property Law Center at Drake University Law School, has been named one of the nation’s top young lawyers by the American Bar Association (ABA).
August 5, 2016

CBPA Dean Terri Vaughan named key influencer in the insurance industry

Terri Vaughan, dean of the Drake University College of Business and Public Administration, recently was listed among the most influential people in the insurance industry.
July 22, 2016

CPHS professor elected to APhA-APPM

The American Pharmacists Association(APhA) Academy of Pharmacy Practice and Management (APhA-APPM) announced the results of its recent elections. Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice Wendy Mobley-Bukstein PharmD, BCACP, CDE, who teaches in the College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences at Drake University, was among the elected officers. Mobley-Buckstein received her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from Drake University […]
June 9, 2016

Professor Deb Bishop furthers global connections through sabbatical in Uganda

A seven-week sabbatical in Uganda helped Deb Bishop develop several projects she's been working on during a decade of shorter, annual visits to the country.
May 31, 2016

Jolliffe serves as Journalism History's first guest editor

Lee Jolliffe, associate professor of journalism, was the first-ever guest editor of Journalism History.
May 18, 2016

Noe to speak on Iowa's aging workforce

Lance Noe, director of the Drake University Center for Professional Studies, will discuss challenges associated with Iowa’s aging workforce during an event organized by the Des Moines Business Record next month.
May 18, 2016

Hodgkinson named executive secretary of AATC Executive Council

Todd Hodgkinson, assistant professor of secondary education, recently was named executive secretary of the Executive Council of the American Association for Teaching and Curriculum (AATC).
May 13, 2016

Robertson receives Fulbright Scholar grant to teach in Burkina Faso

Elizabeth Robertson, associate professor of English, will teach in Burkina Faso as the recipient of a Fulbright U.S. Scholar Grant.
May 10, 2016

Hamad participates in Libyan Constitutional Drafting Assembly

Mahmoud Hamad was selected by the United Nations to co-lead a mediation team to solve disputes within the Libyan Constitutional Drafting Assembly.
April 18, 2016

Lee Jolliffe authors chapters on free speech

Lee Jolliffe, associate professor of journalism, authored chapters in the newly issued book "An Indispensable Liberty: The Fight for Free Speech in Nineteenth-Century America."
April 8, 2016

Chen receives Pollock Krasner Foundation Grant

Phillip Chen, professor of drawing and printmaking at Drake University, recently received the 2015/2016 Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant. The foundation has awarded Chen $20,000, for his work in printmaking. This is Chen’s second major art grant after receiving the Louis B. Comfort Tiffany Award in 2006. Established in 1985 through the generosity of the late Lee […]
April 4, 2016

Klipec publishes manuscript in Behavioral Brain Research journal

William Klipec, associate professor of psychology, recently published a research manuscript that has implications for the treatment of cocaine addiction.
March 25, 2016