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Professor Johnson named to ’40 Under 40′ by National Bar Association and IMPACT

Assistant Professor of Law Shontavia Johnson was recognized as a “2013 Nation’s Best Advocates: 40 Lawyers Under 40” by the National Bar Association and IMPACT. Nation’s Best Advocates recognizes talented individuals (age 40 and under) within the African American legal community who have achieved prominence and distinction, professionally and philanthropically.


Drake to host 20th annual Halloween Hoops

On Monday, Oct. 28, Drake University will host its 20th annual Halloween Hoops Party for Des Moines area children ages 3–11. The event will be held in the Bell Center on the Drake University campus at 1421 27th Street from 6–8 p.m.


Kende, Foxhoven participate in Constitution Day activities

Professors Mark Kende and Jerry Foxhoven each served as a panelist for Constitution Day activities.  Kende participated at Iowa State as a panelist for "Genes, Race, Free Speech, Same-Sex Marriage and the U.S. Supreme Court."  Foxhoven was a panelist for a webinar sponsored by the Iowa State Bar Association (ISBA) and the Iowa Department of Education.  The webinar was titled, "The Constitution – The Words We Live By."