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'Mr. Drake' Paul Morrison enters Register sports hall

Drake University’s beloved Paul Morrison is featured in a profile piece in the Des Moines Register.
August 22, 2014
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Drake offers public meditation workshop

The Comparison Project at Drake University will kick off its 2014–2015 programming with a meditation workshop on Saturday, Sept. 6 from 9 a.m.–noon.
August 21, 2014
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Drake graduate recognized as Iowa AmeriCorps Member of the Month

The Iowa Commission on Volunteer Service (ICVS) announced the selection of Courtney Howell as the August 2014 Iowa AmeriCorps Member of the Month.
August 20, 2014
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Des Moines is Forbes' No. 1 city for young professionals

Des Moines nabbed Forbes' No. 1 spot in 2011, when the magazine first launched its list, and snagged the top position again this summer.
August 18, 2014
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Drake University receives grant in support of feature documentary about the Iowa Caucuses

Drake University has received a major grant of $10,000 from Humanities Iowa in support of Phase 1 preproduction development of a feature documentary about the Iowa Caucuses.
August 18, 2014
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Artist Charles Matson Lume transforms the Anderson Gallery, beginning Sept. 5

Each piece of artwork, stemming from a single point of illumination in an otherwise completely darkened gallery, invites viewers to consider intersections between the real and imaginary. Matson Lume will provide an introduction to his work at 6:30 p.m. on Sept. 5 at the Harmon Fine Arts Center, Room 336.
August 14, 2014
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5 ways colleges are preparing your future workforce

Drake University President David Maxwell and Jennifer McCrickerd, professor of philosophy, discuss digital natives.
August 11, 2014
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5 tips to get Facebook to show brand’s content

Chris Snider, assistant professor of journalism at Drake University, discusses best practices for increasing your reach on Facebook.
August 8, 2014
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Drake celebrates annual Drake Day at the Iowa State Fair, Aug. 9

Bulldogs unite! Don’t miss your chance to show your Drake University pride at the annual Drake Day at the Iowa State Fair on Saturday, Aug. 9. Join student-athletes, coaches, staff, alumni, and friends in an all-day celebration.
August 5, 2014
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Request to keep lawsuit secret extremely rare

Laurie Doré, professor of law, and Kathleen Richardson, professor of journalism, provide insight on why asking to keep a lawsuit secret is a rare move in Iowa's court system.
August 1, 2014
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Laura Vollmer named finalist for 2014 Next-Generation Future Pharmacist awards

Established through a partnership of Parata Systems and Pharmacy Times, Next-Generation Pharmacists is a recognition program that honors pharmacists, technicians, student pharmacists, and industry advocates who are defining the future of the industry.
July 31, 2014
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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.
July 31, 2014
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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