All Democratic and Republican presidential candidates have confirmed their attendance at two ABC News and ABC5/WOI-TV live debates that will take place at Drake University in August.
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.
Drake recently announced the hiring of assistant coaches for women's basketball and volleyball. Drake women's volleyball coach Amy Farber Knowles named Erin Hirsch an assistant coach, and Drake Women's Basketball Coach Amy Stephens announced the hiring of Allison Pohlman.
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.
Drake University President David Maxwell has joined approximately 315 college presidents and chancellors nationwide in pledging to take concrete steps to make their campuses "climate neutral" as soon as possible to help combat global warming.
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.