As the classroom lights dim, students gather around a touch screen board displaying a webpage of the previous day’s homework assignment. While one student looks up a formula on their tablet, another posits a new way to solve trigonometry using a graphing calculator function. Collaborative, infused with technology, and evolving, science and math education isn’t...
Drake University is pleased to announce a statewide economic development competition in partnership with the Iowa Economic Development Authority and the Iowa Downtown Resource Center. Drake was chosen as the partner for this project among more than 24 different colleges and universities across the state.
On Oct. 1, Céline Cousteau, a French explorer, education ambassador, and documentary filmmaker, will deliver a lecture on water issues—From the Amazon to the Oceans to Iowa—as part of the Sussman Lecture Series presented by the Harkin Institute for Public Policy and Citizen Engagement.
In an announcement made by Senator Tom Harkin, the U.S. Department of Education Rehabilitation Long-Term Training program awarded Drake University a major grant to increase the number of individuals trained in providing all areas of rehabilitation services to people with disabilities.
Renee Cramer has been elected president of the Consortium of Undergraduate Law and Justice Programs. The Consortium promotes undergraduate legal studies education in a wide variety of institutions in the United States and Canada.
Rod Henshaw, dean of Cowles Library at Drake University, is now serving as president for the Affinity Academic Libraries Group—a group of 33 private academic libraries representing master’s level institutions from across the United States.