On Thursday, December 1 the Des Moines community will be able to experience the excitement and prestige of a New York City piano concert without leaving the state.
Jared McCarty, the School of Education's coordinator of graduate admission, introduces himself and his work to the community in this interview. "It is my personal mission to display the unmistakable value of education "” specifically professional studies through a private, liberal arts university."
Senior Carol Kim and May graduate Johanna Desprez spent much of the summer in the Gishwati Forest in Rwanda, where the Des Moines-based Great Ape Trust runs a chimpanzee research and reforestation project. They designed their own project and did their own field work.
The Drake University College of Business and Public Administration, in partnership with the Des Moines Register, hosted Principles and Priorities, a budget-reduction exercise that gave community members a chance to learn about the policymaking issues involved in federal spending and try their hand at slicing through the national debt.
In September, Judge Joel Novak accepted active judge senior status after 32 years on the bench serving Polk County's Fifth Judicial District. Three months later, he moved into his new office in Drake Law School's Neal and Bea Smith Legal Clinic.
The Drake University School of Education offers graduate level programs including master’s, specialist and doctoral degrees in the areas of effective teaching, educational leadership, adult training and development, higher education and counseling.
Drake head football coach Chris Creighton is among 20 coaches who make up the list of finalists announced Monday for the 25th Eddie Robinson Award, which honors the national coach of the year in the Football Championship Subdivision.