In spring 2020, Dan Chibnall was scheduled to teach a course in science literacy—and then COVID-19 erupted. “From the first day of class, we followed the outbreak of the coronavirus in Wuhan, China,” Chibnall said. “We focused on the outbreak in real time, like seeing a huge wave approaching from a distance.” Chibnall is an...
Wayne Ford, a pioneering Iowa elected official and nonprofit leader who has dedicated his life to improving the lives of Iowa’s diverse population, will donate his historical papers and materials to Drake University.
Any way you interpret it, the Drake community gave in record numbers this year.
Bill Nye, renowned scientist, inventor, and host of Bill Nye the Science Guy, will deliver the 36th installment of the Martin Bucksbaum Distinguished Lecture Series at Drake University.
The Harkin Institute for Public Policy and Citizen Engagement at Drake University and the Drake University Archives and Special Collections will publicly unveil Former U.S. Senator Tom Harkin’s Americans with Disabilities Act congressional files and materials on the 25th anniversary of the signing of Harkin’s signature piece of legislation.
As part of Southeast Polk College Week, Mitchellville Elementary fourth and fifth graders visited Drake University campus on April 29. Trent Grundmeyer, Assistant Professor of Educational Leadership, and Joe Nelson, Principal of Mitchellville Elementary, put together a field trip creating a college experience for about 50 students. With the assistance of Drake faculty, staff and students, this was...