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.
Three writers from the University of Iowa International Writing Program will be visiting Drake University on Sept. 23 for a presentation titled “Being a Writer in the World: Writing as World Citizenship.”
Gereon Kopf, associate professor of religion at Luther College, will deliver a lecture titled “When Expression is Expressed, Non-Expression is Not-Expressed: A Zen Buddhist Approach to Talking About the Ineffable” as part of The Comparison Project’s fall 2014 programming.
Derek Wilson, former Scottish solicitor and law professor from the University of Nantes in France, will deliver a lecture titled “The Scottish Referendum on Independence: Bravehearts or Faint Hearts?” on Tuesday, Sept. 16 at 7 p.m.
Rika Uchida, associate professor of piano and theory at Drake University, will give a faculty recital with guest artist Misook Yun, soprano and professor of voice at Youngstown State University, on Friday, Sept. 5 at 7:30 p.m. at Drake University.
Drake painting students journey into unfamiliar territory with support from faculty members, Angela Battle and Tim Knepper. Learn how an interdisciplinary experience landed Myriah Kolar award-winning artwork.
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.
Mary McCarthy, associate professor of politics at Drake University, is one of three international scholars awarded the 2014 Japan Studies Fellowship at the East-West Center in Washington, D.C.
Maryann Huey, assistant professor of mathematics at Drake University, has been awarded a $600,000 three-year grant from the Iowa Department of Education for her project, “Statistics and Probability, Content and Pedagogy, for Secondary Teachers.”