Bookmark

Add to MyYahoo RSS

Drake University News

News on Drake University continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

Thursday | The Telluride Watch

ELEVATED | Poetry, Jazz and a Walk on the Wild Side

The jazz pianist and singer Ellyn Rucker visits Ouray County from the Front Range the weekend of May 3, the latest guest in the Wright Opera House's Wrighteous Jazz Series.

Comment?

Related Topix: Arts, Poetry, Ouray County, CO, Ouray, CO, Ridgway, CO

Wed Apr 16, 2014

SouthCoastToday.com

College fair invites New Bedford students to start thinking ahead

"I'm basically looking to better my future," said the New Bedford High School sophomore, among an estimated 200 people who attended the school's annual college fair Wednesday evening.

Comment?

Related Topix: New Bedford, MA, UMass Dartmouth, Boston College

The Southtown Star

Campus notes

Several local residents were named to the dean's list for the fall semester at Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa.

Comment?

Related Topix: Frankfort, IL, Lockport, IL, Mokena, IL, New Lenox, IL, Tinley Park, IL

CBC News

464 teachers still eligible to complete banned DVD course

Education Minister Karen Casey said while professional development is important, the Drake University courses don't meet the province's standards for upgrading.

Comment?

CBC News

Drake University classes banned as upgrade for N.S. teachers

Education Minister Karen Casey says while professional development is important, the Drake University courses don't meet the province's standards for upgrading.

Comment?

Related Topix: Canada,

Tue Apr 15, 2014

The Des Moines Register

How the Culver Center changed one student's life

This is a story about a high school senior and the former United States senator who changed her life.

Comment?

Related Topix: Simpson College, Colo, IA, Des Moines, IA

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Law.com

They Took the Fast Track

With three young children at home and his legal education costs mounting, Adam West, a third-year student at Arizona State University Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law, wasn't looking forward to five unpaid months while he studied for the bar examination and awaited admission to practice after graduation.

Comment?

Related Topix: US News, Arizona State University, University of Dayton, University of Iowa, Marquette University

Thu Apr 10, 2014

The Times-Delphic

Ebola spreading across Africa at - unprecedented' rate

According to Rueters, the country faces an Ebola epidemic on an unprecedented scale and is battling to contain confirmed cases now scattered across several locations.

Comment?

Related Topix: Epidemic, Natural Disasters

The Times-Delphic

CBPA relinquishes accreditation

In a student meeting on Monday, April 7, the College of Business and Public Administration announced the withdrawal of its accreditation from the professional accrediting organization, the Association to Advance College Schools of Business, due to its lack of compliance with a research productivity standard.

Comment?

Wed Apr 09, 2014

The Fairfield Ledger

Initiative set to bring back pollinators

Iowa's Blank Park Zoo is teaming up with 10 organizations to introduce Plant.Grow.Fly., a conservation initiative to bring back native pollinators.

Comment?

Related Topix: Iowa, Iowa State University, Home Gardening, Home

KCRG

Drake Business School Leaders Give Up Accrediation For One Year

The Des Moines Register says officials at the Des Moines school intend to reapply in spring 2015 to the accrediting body, the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business.

Comment?

Tue Apr 08, 2014

The Gazette

B.A. Morelli wrote a new blog post: Iowa DOT looking to test rest area exercise equipment

The Iowa Department of Transportation plans to seek a sponsor to pay for exercise equipment at the westbound Interstate 80 rest stop near Wilton.

Comment?

Related Topix: Iowa, Cedar Rapids, IA, Terry Branstad, US Governors

Mon Apr 07, 2014

ABA Journal

8th Cir. axes $900K verdict because lawyer told personal law school sex-harassment story at closing

A $900,000 jury award in an employment discrimination case, including $600,000 in punitive damages, has been reversed by a federal appeals court because a lawyer for the plaintiff during closing arguments told of her own personal experience with sexual harassment as a law student.

Comment?

The Times-Delphic

Professor analyzes Taylor Swift and pop culture

Convinced that Taylor Swift is the epitome of 21st century-America, Professor Craig Owens of Drake University said Swift is flattening out in terms of innovation.

7 comments

Related Topix: Celebrities, Pop/Rock, Taylor Swift, Country, Hot Chicks

The Times-Delphic

Internship search process emotionally trying

It's April, which means everyone is in that painful no man's land of waiting to hear if you got that summer internship.

Comment?

Fri Apr 04, 2014

Advocate

Publisher of LGBT Paper Windy City Times Wins Life Achievement Award

In a landmark for LGBT media, the cofounder of Chicago's leading LGBT newspaper will be recognized next month, along with two prominent general media figures, with a Lifetime Achievement Award for excellence in Chicago journalism.

Comment?

Related Topix: Journalism, Gay/Lesbian

The Times-Delphic

Spring break an opportunity for service

For many students at Drake University, spring break is a time to kick back and relax on a warm sunny beach or catch up with old friends from home.

Comment?

Thu Apr 03, 2014

The Times-Delphic

Beautiful Bulldog contest enters 35th year on campus

On April 21, Drake University will answer this question by crowning the 2014 winner of its 35th Beautiful Bulldog contest held in the Knapp Center.

Comment?

The Bulletin

Case Asap gives chance for schools to share wisdom

Johnny Morgan, sophomore secondary mathematics education major, stands up to tell what is important to him March 29 at the CASE ASAP conference during an after lunch leadership session in the Colonial Ballroom.

Comment?

Related Topix: Kansas

The Times-Delphic

Warmer weather brings fun fashions to campus

Spring is in the air, and that means trading winter coats for long sleeve T-shirts, light jackets and cardigans.

Comment?

Related Topix: Weather, Fashion, Spring

•••
•••
•••
•••
•••
•••
•••
•••