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ATHLETICS NEWS

Steve Loney, who has 30 years of coaching experience at the pro and collegiate levels, has been named interim head football coach at Drake University.

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Teach in China program is a success with Drake graduates

With a college degree in one hand and a plane ticket in the other, 21 Drake grads will take off in August to land their first job with the Teach in China program for the 2007-08 academic year. Four graduates registered for a second or third year to fuel their hunger for international experience.

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Drake students experience wildlife, culture, poverty of Uganda

On a scenic afternoon trek with Drake University students and faculty to Lake Bunyonyi in Uganda, James Akampumuza casually shares his knowledge about the area and its agriculture. Conversationally, the Uganda native and dean of the faculty of commerce at the Makerere University Business School, transforms a beautiful afternoon hike into one of many unparalleled out-of-class learning opportunities for the travelers.

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COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES NEWS

Twenty-three Drake University students are recovering from jet lag and a whirlwind three-week trip to eastern Asia after returning from the Travel Study Seminar in China. The course, titled "The 'Middle Kingdom' in a Global World: Considering Family, Self and Nation in a Changing China," allowed students to experience Chinese history, politics, culture and society first hand.

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