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Jones hired as executive director of The Harkin Institute for Public Policy and Citizen Engagement

Joseph Jones, a Drake alumnus and former legislative assistant to retired U.S. Senator Tom Harkin, has been hired as executive director of The Harkin Institute for Public Policy and Citizen Engagement.
June 23, 2016
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Young African leaders to study business and entrepreneurship in Des Moines

Drake will host 25 young African leaders this summer for an intensive six-week Fellowship program focusing on business and entrepreneurship. The Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders is sponsored by the U.S. Department of State.
June 14, 2016
Faculty & Staff Accomplishments

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
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Online classes? Nights? What to consider before starting school.

Drake's new hybrid MBA program offers more flexibility to adult students who work full-time jobs and have other family and personal commitments.
June 8, 2016
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In memory of “Doc” Coleman, alumni embrace endless possibilities

Drake University will dedicate William S.E. Coleman Studio Theatre in honor of one of the university's most longstanding and beloved theatre professors. Coleman, who passed away last year, taught at Drake for 36 years.
June 6, 2016
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Volunteers ‘desperately’ needed as Adult Literacy Center celebrates its 40th year

Drake University's Adult Literacy Center is in need of volunteers to tutor adults and help them learn to read, write and comprehend.
June 3, 2016
Faculty & Staff Accomplishments

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
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Drake CBPA honors graduate students of the year

Drake University’s College of Business and Public Administration held its Graduation and Awards Celebration at West End Architectural Salvage for graduate students on Thursday, May 5.
May 26, 2016
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Drake to host Graduate & Professional Programs Expo

Drake University will host a Graduate & Professional Programs Expo for students and working professionals who are considering a graduate-level education.
May 26, 2016
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Drake University statement on Drizzy's Oct. 4 concert in Des Moines

Drake University students have lobbied for years to #BringDrakeToDrake, and we’re eager to welcome this talented singer and songwriter to our hometown.
May 20, 2016
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Zenith Chamber Music Festival returns with free performances in Des Moines

Zenith Chamber Music Festival returns August 16-20 with free concerts in venues including the Salisbury House, Jasper Winery, Des Moines Art Center, and Drake University’s Sheslow Auditorium.
May 20, 2016
Faculty & Staff Accomplishments

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
Faculty & Staff Accomplishments

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
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Drake senior balances worlds of school and motherhood

When Brytani Cavil became pregnant during her first year at Drake University, her classmates helped her juggle the complexities of academics and motherhood.
May 17, 2016
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Drake alumnus accepted to JET Program

Recent Drake alumnus Jason Withington will teach English in Japan for up to five years as a participant in the JET Program.
May 17, 2016