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Who should moderate the debates? A millennial.

Drake's student body president, Thalia Anguiano, is recognized for having brought an important perspective to the presidential primary debates when she asked Hillary Clinton, "What does white privilege mean to you?"
August 26, 2016
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Drake University uses new program to improve experience of minority students

Drake University launched a new program this year designed to help incoming first-year students of color acclimate to life at the university.
August 26, 2016
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Watch the ritual of college move-in day

Drake University welcomed nearly 800 incoming first-year students to the residence halls on Wednesday, Aug. 24. KCCI chronicled the big day from the perspective of Aleeza Mandel, a health sciences major from Minneapolis, Minn.
August 25, 2016
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Helping parents with the first day of school

Special programming can help parents of K-12 students handle the stress of sending kids off to school, says Tom Buckmiller, associate professor of education.
August 24, 2016
Faculty & Staff Accomplishments

Lisa West publishes essay on integrating early-1800s novel into course curricula

Lisa West, associate professor of English, is one of several faculty members across different universities participating in a scholarship and pedagogy project designed to re-integrate little known authors and out-of-print texts into the classroom.
August 23, 2016
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Bruinekool elected to National Council on Rehabilitation Education

Matt Bruinekool, assistant professor of counseling education in the Drake University School of Education, has been elected to a four-year term on the National Council on Rehabilitation Education.
August 22, 2016
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How to Survive College Midterms

Renee Ann Cramer, director of Drake's Law, Politics, and Society program, provided Teen Vogue with one of her favorite tips for preparing for midterm exams.
August 19, 2016
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Rural pride for small town LGBT

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack was keynote speaker at the Iowa LGBT Rural Summit, an event co-sponsored by Drake University Law School to foster conversation and share information with LGBT people, families, and the community.
August 19, 2016
Vocal Music FEATURE
Press Release

Mark your calendars: Drake's large music ensembles announce fall performance schedule

Drake University’s large music ensembles have scheduled an eclectic series of free performances that are guaranteed to please fans of all ages and tastes.
August 16, 2016
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Wall named Next-Generation Pharmacist Health-System Pharmacist of the Year

Geoff Wall, professor of pharmacy practice at Drake University, has been named the Next-Generation Pharmacist Health-System Pharmacist of the Year.
August 12, 2016
Krista Tippett FEATURE
Press Release

Krista Tippett to deliver 37th Bucksbaum Lecture

Krista Tippett, an American journalist, author, and talk show radio host known for smartly and sensitively tackling life’s toughest questions, will deliver the 37th installment of the Martin Bucksbaum Distinguished Lecture Series at Drake University.
August 10, 2016
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Drake Law School to co-sponsor Iowa LGBT Rural Summit

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack will serve as keynote speaker at the Iowa LGBT Rural Summit on Aug. 18, an event co-sponsored by Drake Law School to share information with LGBT people, families, and the community.
August 5, 2016
Faculty & Staff Accomplishments

Shontavia Johnson named ABA top young lawyer

Shontavia Johnson, director of the Intellectual Property Law Center at Drake University Law School, has been named one of the nation’s top young lawyers by the American Bar Association (ABA).
August 5, 2016
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Drake Day at the Fair hits a high note in 2016

Show-stopping musical performances book-end Drake Day at the Iowa State Fair on Friday, Aug. 12.
August 4, 2016
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Drake University/Community Chorus invites new members

Singers of all ages and skill levels are invited to join the Drake University/Community Chorus as the group begins rehearsing for its fall season.
August 4, 2016