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Laura Vollmer named finalist for 2014 Next-Generation Future Pharmacist awards

Laura Vollmer, 2015 Pharm.D. candidate at Drake University, was recently announced as a finalist for the 2014 Next-Generation Pharmacist awards. Vollmer will be profiled in the July 2014 issue of Pharmacy Times and on www.pharmacytimes.com, and will be recognized at the 2014 Next-Generation Pharmacist awards event on Aug. 24 in Boston. Established through a partnership […]
July 31, 2014
Faculty & Staff Accomplishments

Renae Chesnut receives national 2014 Lambda Kappa Sigma Merck & Co. Vanguard Leadership Award

Renae Chesnut, professor of pharmacy practice and associate dean for academic and student affairs at Drake University’s College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, was awarded Lambda Kappa Sigma’s (LKS) Merck & Co. Vanguard Leadership Award for her exemplary contributions to pharmacy practice and professional organizations, along with service to others, innovation and entrepreneurial spirit. . […]
July 31, 2014
Faculty & Staff Accomplishments

Jennifer Perrine lands Prairie Schooner Book Prize in Poetry

Jennifer Perrine, associate professor of English at Drake University, was awarded the 2014 Prairie Schooner Book Prize in Poetry for her manuscript, No Confession, No Mass.
July 29, 2014
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ADA anniversary raises pointed reminders of bipartisanship

Drake University's Harkin Institue for Public Policy and Citizen in Engagement hosts the 24th ADA Anniversary Roundtable, celebrating its accomplishments, but reminding attendees that the ADA's work is not finished.
July 28, 2014
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Teachers Learn about Environment in Unexpected Place

Keith Summerville, associate professor of environmental science and department chair, leads environmental workshop for teachers.
July 28, 2014
Faculty & Staff Accomplishments

Drake Law professor provides analysis of new copyright bill in Hong Kong Legislative Council

On July 26, Peter K. Yu, Kern Family Chair in Intellectual Property Law and the director of the Intellectual Property Law Center at Drake University Law School, provided a detailed analysis of the Copyright (Amendment) Bill 2014 in the Hong Kong Legislative Council.
July 28, 2014
Faculty & Staff Accomplishments

Cherié Moen awarded scholarship to attend educational forum in Wisconsin

The Foundation of the International Association of Administrative Professionals (IAAP) recently awarded a scholarship to Cherié Moen, administrative assistant to Drake University Provost Deneese Jones, to attend the Education Forum and Annual Meeting (EFAM) 2014 in Milwaukee.
July 23, 2014
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UI College of Medicine opens up tech to outside researchers

Jerry Honts, associate professor of biology at Drake University, is participating in a unique program hosted by the University of Iowa's Carver College of Medicine where he is developing new professional relationships and advancing his research.
July 23, 2014
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Drake students build dream jobs

The students participating in CBPA's Lorentzen New Venture Hatchery are featured in this story about starting their own businesses while still in school.
July 20, 2014
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Presidential Contenders Head to Iowa

Rachel Paine-Caufield, associate professor of politics, offers insight on the political parade that will kick off in Iowa in the coming weeks.
July 17, 2014
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Baseball skills program available to all kids

Dylan DeClerck, a sophomore studying marketing and finance, is expanding his sports clinic for inner-city youth thanks to the Lorentzen New Venture Hatchery program. DeClerck has more than 115 children in the Des Moines area participating in the clinic.
July 16, 2014
Faculty & Staff Accomplishments

Dorothy Pisarski to attend international conference on digital diplomacy

Dorothy Pisarski, associate professor of journalism, will travel to San Jose, California later this month to represent the West Des Moines Sister Cities Commission at the Sister Cities International Conference this July.
July 16, 2014
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Three of the 2014 Women of Influence honorees have Drake ties

Three Drake alumnae were honored in the Des Moines Business Record’s 2014 Women of Influence awards. The awards celebrate women who have made a difference in their community.
July 15, 2014
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Iowans Weigh in on Supreme Court Hobby Lobby Decision

Mark Kende, professor of law at Drake University, was invited to serve as a guest speaker on this segment, discussing the Hobby Lobby decision.
July 14, 2014
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Egypt raises fuel and energy prices to tackle the subsidy system

Mahmoud Hamad, assistant professor of politics, served as a political commentator on an Al-Jazeera TV show, Inside Story.
July 14, 2014