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State of the state

Before he sets foot in the marshy wetland, Tom Rosburg, professor of biology, knows what to expect. Beads of sweat drip down his face as he trudges through knee-high wetland muck, 100-degree heat, and oppressive humidity. Then the buzzing begins. Gnats and mosquitos race around his nose and ears, reveling in the sticky air. All...


The Long Way Around

Kavilash Chawla, AS’98, is global practitioner-in-residence for Drake’s College of Business and Public Administration. His career path hasn’t taken him in the direction he’d planned while at Drake, but it’s taken him around the world—and he wouldn’t have it any other way, as he writes in the following essay: “The Long Way Around,” by Kavilash...