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DU in the News – Fall 2012

What not to do when applying to college
U.S. News & World Report
Tom Delahunt, vice president for admission and student financial planning, shares his tips on what high school students should avoid when applying for college.

Facebook post-breakup: Bad for your heart?
Nancy Berns, associate professor of sociology, provides her thoughts on recovering from a breakup in today’s digital world.

The bulldog behind the mascot
Iowa Public Radio
The story chronicles the life of Porterhouse, Drake’s live mascot.

Jimmy Carter: Sometimes, it takes more courage to preserve peace than make war
Des Moines Register
Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter and his wife, Rosalynn, visit Drake to deliver the Bucksbaum Lecture.

‘Pink Slime’ lawsuit: Defamation against ABC News tough to prove, experts say
Huffington Post
Neil Hamilton, director of the Agricultural Law Center, comments on the validity of the suit filed by Beef Products Inc., against ABC News.

Chinese firms put intellectual property lawsuits to work
Washington Post
Peter Yu, director of the Intellectual Property Law Center and Kern Family Chair in Intellectual Property Law, comments on the rise of intellectual property lawsuits coming from China against U.S. companies.

Drake seniors tackle civility project
Drake senior public relations students are working with community organizations to improve civility in central Iowa as part of the Capital Crossroads development plan.

Drake panel discusses legalities of school bullying
Des Moines Register
The Drake School of Education and the Lyle and Joan Middleton Center for Children’s Rights sponsored a panel discussion for educators about the legal dimensions of bullying.

Candidates have differing goals in Wednesday’s presidential debate
St. Louis Post-Dispatch
Dennis Goldford, professor of politics, comments on the first presidential debate.