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Katrina Sletten receives Brooke Owens Fellowship for women in aerospace fields

Katrina Sletten receives Brooke Owens Fellowship for women in aerospace fields

The maximum course load at Drake University is 18 credit hours per semester. Senior Katrina Sletten has had six 18-credit semesters as she strives to graduate with a triple major across disciplines, studying physics, astronomy and public relations with a minor in mathematics. In addition to her full academic schedule, she has worked at the...

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SJMC Monday Memo | Feb. 19, 2018

U.S.-Japan relations in a fraught time Fumiaki Kubo, professor of American government and history at the University of Tokyo, will speak on Thursday, March 1, 7 p.m. in Mer. 106. Professor Kubo, an expert on U.S.-Japanese relations, will discuss the state of the alliance during an uncertain time in the Asia Pacific region. The lecture...

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SJMC Monday Memo | Feb. 12, 2018

Urban Plains sweeps BEA category Student work published on the senior capstone website Urban Plains swept the “small team” category at this year’s Broadcast Education Association Festival of Media Arts. The winners were: 1st Place: Matthew Gogerty, Adam Rogan and Autumn Meyer; “500 Miles on 500 Dollars” 2nd Place: Autumn Meyer and Daniela Buvat; “Save the...

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SJMC Monday Memo | Feb. 5, 2018

PR student wins prestigious science fellowship Katrina Sletten, a public relations, astronomy and physics triple major, has received a summer internship designed to mentor undergraduate women in aerospace. The 36 Brooke Owens Fellows are selected for “their talent, their experience, their commitment to service and their creativity.” Fellows are matched by industry leaders to intern positions...