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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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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
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Drake students are top winners in AEJMC magazine contest

Drake University journalism students were the big winners in the 2014 AEJMC Student Magazine Contest, grabbing a total of 12 awards, including four first-place prizes.
July 11, 2014
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Drake co-sponsors environmental education workshop for teachers

The Environmental Education Summer Workshop for Teachers—co-sponsored by Drake University, MetroWaste Authority, and Prairie City-Monroe (PCM) School District—is designed to expose educators to a wide range of experiences connecting the natural history of Iowa’s plants and animals to problem-based learning exercises that address both science and math standards.
July 11, 2014
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Drake University hosts ADA roundtable presented by the Harkin Institute

Attendees will learn about the impact of the ADA, the important changes that have occurred since its passage, and the equal opportunity, independent living, full participation, and economic self-sufficiency challenges yet to be addressed.
July 9, 2014
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Analysis of Hobby Lobby ruling by Drake Law's Mark Kende

Mark Kende, professor of law and director of the Constitutional Law Center, discusses impact of Hobby Lobby winning contraceptive ruling.
June 30, 2014
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Natalie Schmitz receives 2014 Karbeling Memorial Leadership Award

The College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences (CPHS) presented Natalie Schmitz with the 2014 Karbeling Memorial Leadership Award. The Karbeling Memorial Leadership Award is given annually to one full-time Pharm.D. student.
June 30, 2014
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The Photo Issue: David Maxwell

A profile on Drake University President David Maxwell is featured in the Des Moines Business Record.
June 23, 2014
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Revised copyright bill still a deep disappointment to internet users

In his op-ed published in South China Morning Post, Peter Yu, Kern Family Chair in Intellectual Property Law, says disagreements aside, anti-piracy protection is needed.
June 17, 2014