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Sacco Named Councilor for Society of Toxicology regional chapter

Dr. James Sacco, assistant professor of pharmaceutical sciences, was elected councilor for the Central States Regional Chapter of the Society of Toxicology. Sacco graduated from pharmacy school at the University of Malta. He then received his doctorate in pharmaceutical sciences at the college of pharmacy at the University of Florida. He teaches courses in pharmacokinetics and […]
March 30, 2015
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Diversity trainer to lecture on social justice activism

Imani Keith Henry, diversity trainer and organizational development consultant, will deliver a lecture on social justice at 5 p.m. Thursday, April 2, in Levitt Hall, Old Main.
March 30, 2015
Faculty & Staff Accomplishments

Drake professor receives NSF grant to study regulation, practice of out-of-hospital midwifery in the United States  

Renee Cramer, associate professor of law, politics, and society, has received a $76,244 grant from the National Science Foundation to study the impact of regulation, activism, and awareness on out-of-hospital midwifery care in the United States.
March 26, 2015
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2015 Beautiful Bulldog Contestants Announced

The contestants for the 2015 Beautiful Bulldog Contest were drawn in a public lottery on the Drake University campus on Tuesday, March 24. Following are the 50 official contestants, as well as three alternates in case a contestant is unable to attend. Click here for a Facebook photo gallery. The 2015 Beautiful Bulldog Contest will […]
March 25, 2015
Faculty & Staff Accomplishments

Garriott named co-editor of Political and Legal Anthropology Review

William Garriott, assistant professor of law, politics, and society at Drake University, has been named co-editor of Political and Legal Anthropology Review.
March 24, 2015
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New York big band to perform works of Gil Evans at Drake

One of New York's best big bands, Ryan Truesdell's The Gil Evans Project, will perform free at Drake University on Sunday, March 29.
March 23, 2015
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‘Genius’ graphic memoirist Alison Bechdel to deliver free lecture April 6

Groundbreaking comics artist Alison Bechdel, recipient of a MacArthur Foundation "genius" grant, will deliver a free public lecture in Sussman Theater.
March 23, 2015
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Globetrotting cancer survivors to read creative nonfiction at Drake University

Drake University will host a reading of creative nonfiction narratives written by cancer survivors who recently traveled to Machu Picchu with Above + Beyond Cancer.
March 23, 2015
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2015 Harriet Drake Kirkman-Hay Memorial Lecture

Margaret M. Mitchell will deliver "Tiny Text, Great Benefit: John Chrysostom’s Two Homilies on Romans 16:3," a free public lecture on March 26.
March 20, 2015
Faculty & Staff Accomplishments

Ditter named President-Elect of Iowa Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (IASFAA)

Chris Ditter, associate director of student financial planning, is president-elect of the Iowa Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators.
March 18, 2015
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Drake Constitutional Law Center hosts 2015 symposium

"Eyes and Ears Everywhere? Privacy in an Age of Government and Technological Intrusion" is set for Saturday, April 11, in Cartwright Hall.
March 18, 2015
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Brooks Competition Participants Take on The Interview

On the surface, it was a tangle of international intrigue, corporate hacking, and Hollywood politics. Underneath, the situation played out in charts and graphs, spreadsheets and data analysis, and cold hard cash.
March 17, 2015
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Murphy Cup Brings Millennial Readers to Better Homes and Gardens

Among the potted plants, the decorating tips, the slow cooker recipes, and the DIY crafts, is there a place for Millennials in the world of Better Homes and Gardens?
March 17, 2015
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34th Bucksbaum Lecture: NPR's Nina Totenberg discusses all things Supreme Court

All Things Supreme Court would be a fitting description for National Public Radio legal affairs correspondent Nina Totenberg's lecture at Drake University on March 12.
March 13, 2015
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Religion, Race, Identity: The Role of the Churches in Post-Apartheid South Africa

The Rev. Willy Mafuta will present “Religion, Race, Identity: The Role of the Churches in Post-Apartheid South Africa” on Wednesday, March 25.
March 13, 2015