Once a Hawk, always a Hawk
Ian Vandersee grew up just a few short miles from the Drake University campus. Iowa State University is just 30 minutes up Interstate-35.
Fri Sep 12, 2014
WHO-TV Des Moines
Northern Lights Could be Visible in Iowa Tonight
If you look into the sky tonight and see a little extra color, there's no need to be alarmed. The world isn't coming to an end and no, aliens aren't visiting.
Thu Sep 11, 2014
Reed named director of School of Art and Design
Reed said she is honored to join the university right when its commitment to the visual art and design is transforming historic downtown Huntington. "This is a special place at a special time," Reed said.
Wed Sep 10, 2014
Kathleen Richardson appointed dean of SJMC
Dr. Kathleen Richardson, formally director of the School of Journalism and Mass Communication was appointed dean of the SJMC last Friday. Richardson, who has taught journalism courses at Drake University since 1997, is a prominent member of the SJMC community.
Tue Sep 09, 2014
Branstad, Reynolds offer higher education plan for Iowa
Gov. Terry Branstad and his running mate, Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds, traveled to college campuses Tuesday offering their plan for making higher education affordable and reducing student debt.
Sun Sep 07, 2014
Quax yearbook offers glimpse into history
Yearbooks allow students to look back at their favorite memories from school, whether it be high school or college. It provides a tool to help jog the memory or show younger generations what the good old days were like.
Stiger leaves Drake to pursue new opportunity
This semester, LaTasha Stiger, Director of Campus Programming Orientation, Student Activities Board and Multicultural Organization liaison, is leaving Drake University for new experiences. "I wouldn't call it resigning.
Sat Sep 06, 2014
Memo to college parents: Ground the helicopter
Say your kid has a problem with a roommate. Maybe one "borrowed" his favorite T-shirt.
Fri Sep 05, 2014
WHO-AM Des Moines
Central IA Homeless Veterans Stand Down This Weekend
Kimberly Neal chairs the committee in charge of the annual Homeless Veterans Stand Down. It runs Friday through Sunday.
Iowa Supreme Court will not eliminate bar exam requirement
Courtney Thomas-Dusing of Council Bluffs, a 3rd year law student, and Erik Rootes of Maple Grove, Minnesota, a 2nd year law student, study together at the Boyd Law Building in Iowa City on Thursday, January 16, 2014. The Iowa Supreme Court will not adopt a proposed amendment to eliminate the bar exam requirement for law graduates in Iowa.
WHO-TV Des Moines
Supreme Court Rules Against Dropping Bar Exam for Iowa Students
The ruling, issued by Chief Justice Mark Cady on Friday, means law students graduating in Iowa will still have to pass the bar exam before they can practice. The proposal would have done away with the bar exam for students from Drake University and the University of Iowa's law schools.
Tue Sep 02, 2014
Iowa proposes dropping bar exam for state law graduates
The requirement that law school graduates pass a grueling two-day examination to be admitted to practice is a rite of passage most lawyers will never forget and, God willing, will never have to repeat.
Thu Aug 28, 2014
Ferrell leading new era for Central women's tennis
The Central College women's tennis program begins the 2014 season on the heels of its best Iowa Conference finish since 2008.
Wed Aug 27, 2014
Supreme Court gets input on changing bar exam rule
A proposal that would allow Iowa law school graduates to practice without taking the bar exam would help students pay off debt more quickly and encourage new lawyers to stay in the state, Drake University law school dean Ben Ullem said Wednesday.
Graduates of Iowa Law Schools May Not Have to Take Bar Exam
Summary : The Iowa Supreme Court will decide whether graduates of Drake University Law School and the University of Iowa College of Law will be required to take the state's bar exam to practice law.
Dave Zawilinski Ditching Des Moines for WOWT in Omaha
I'm excited to announce I've taken a morning news anchor job at WOWT in Omaha. DSM's been great for 13 yrs but thrilled for new opportunity! Zawilinski started at WOI as an intern while he was a sophomore at Drake University in 2002.
The Iowa Supreme Court will hold a hearing Wednesday, August 27 to assess whether the state should forgo the bar exam for law school graduates.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
Orthopaedic Surgeon Joins Virginia Gay Hospital
Don't ignore those nagging aches and pains! Too many times people experience long term, chronic, aches and pains in their knees, hips, wrists and shoulders and figure they'll get better over time.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
This French Bulldog Just Wants To Sleep On His Owner's Leg, OK?
Louis is a French bulldog who just wants to lay his head down on his favorite pillow.