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Drake University co-sponsors event on substance abuse and mental health

In collaboration with UnityPoint Health, Drake University is hosting a panel discussion, “Young People, Substance Abuse and Mental Health: Recognizing the effects of marijuana and other drugs on tomorrow’s leaders.”
August 29, 2014
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At Peabody Essex, 300 Years of Indian Chintzes

Fall exhibition in Manhattan will feature work by Phil Chen, professor of art and design.
August 29, 2014
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Supreme Court gets input on changing bar exam rule

Ben Ullem, dean of the Drake University Law School, discusses diploma privilege and how allowing Iowa law graduates to practice without taking the bar exam would help students pay off debt more quickly.
August 28, 2014
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Laura Vollmer wins 2014 Next-Generation Future Pharmacist Award

Laura Vollmer, 2015 Pharm.D. candidate at Drake University, is the winner of the Parata-Pharmacy Times Next Generation Future Pharmacist Award, as announced during the awards ceremony held in Boston on August 24, 2014.
August 28, 2014
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Rika Uchida, piano, hosts faculty recital in collaboration with Misook Yun, soprano

Rika Uchida, associate professor of piano and theory at Drake University, will give a faculty recital with guest artist Misook Yun, soprano and professor of voice at Youngstown State University, on Friday, Sept. 5 at 7:30 p.m. at Drake University.
August 27, 2014
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Can higher education reinvent our ‘paralyzed and dysfunctional’ democratic process?

Drake University President David Maxwell co-authors this op-ed on how institutions of higher education can prepare students — and society at large — for productive civic engagement and find remedies for our gridlocked political environment.
August 26, 2014
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GOP travel itineraries offer clues to 2016 White House field

Dennis Goldford, professor of politics and international relations at Drake University, comments on the campaign activity in Iowa.
August 25, 2014
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Living on campus is worth moving day

Craig Owens, associate professor of English and director of the Center for Humanities at Drake University, discusses why living on-campus is worth the hassle of moving.
August 25, 2014
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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