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Drake keeps track of how its faculty, staff, alumni and students are making an impact in the world. Catch the latest Drake media mentions in the “DU in the News” section, linked off the Drake home page. Highlights* from August:

Teaching Magazine Journalism Beyond the Magazine

Tuesday, August 30: PBS MediaShift

Jeff Inman, associate professor of journalism, is quoted in an article about strong magazine programs that have developed innovative courses and assignments to challenge students to think beyond the printed page.

Miles appointed to national higher education board

Tuesday, August 23: Ames Tribune

Drake alumnus and former Board of Trustees member David W. Miles was recently appointed to the board of directors for the Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges, the country’s leading authority on higher-education governance.

Muscatine woman gets a closer look at conflict

Monday, August 22: Muscatine Journal

Drake University senior Emily Lofgren received a firsthand lesson on international politics during a recent two-week trip to Israel with Christians United for Israel. Lofgren is a public relations major involved in politics and the Christian ministry on campus.

Back to school

Friday, August 19: Des Moines Business Record

The Drake College of Business and Public Administration is featured in an article in which representatives from Iowa’s business colleges reflect on challenges and changes.

Event Pick: ‘The Journey’ with David Maxwell

Tuesday, August 16: Des Moines Register

Pulitzer prize-winning editorial writer Michael Gartner will host this third installation, speaking in depth with Drake University President David Maxwell on Thursday evening.

Watch a video recording of the event online.

[Note to viewers: The audio quality is low, so please use headphones or external speakers for optimal listening.]

*Please note that some links from news outlets expire and may no longer be available.