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November 6, 2019

The fall issue of Blue, our Alumni Insider, is here. Read about what’s next for Drake’s campus, dive into the stories of where Drake has taken four different alumni, and more. Plus: get updates from each college and school.

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Fall Updates from the Law School

For the Fall issue of Blue, the Alumni Insider, we asked Jerry Anderson Dean of the Law School, about what’s happening in the School. Here’s what he had to say. What has been a highlight of the semester so far?The Drake Constitutional Law Center, created by Congress in 1987, hosted its annual symposium in September (pictured). The...


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Tuesday, November 05, 2019 9:55:34 AM

Fall Updates from the School of Education

For the Fall issue of Blue, the Alumni Insider, we asked Janet McMahill, Dean of the School of Education, about what’s happening in SOE. Here’s what she had to say. What’s new?Continuing Education and Professional Development is now partnering with the Cornell Lab of Ornithology to offer an online graduate course for PreK-12 educators entitled “Inspiring Investigations...


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Tuesday, November 05, 2019 9:53:23 AM

Fall Updates from the College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences

For the fall issue of Blue, the Alumni Insider, we asked Renae Chesnut, Dean of the College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, about what’s happening in CPHS. Here’s what she had to say. What’s new?Our first class of OTD students graduated in the spring with a 100% on-time graduation rate. Our PharmD graduates were number...


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Tuesday, November 05, 2019 9:49:33 AM

Fall Updates from the College of Business and Public Administration

For the Fall issue of Blue, the Alumni Insider, we spoke with Dan Connolly, Dean of the College of Business and Public Administration, about what’s new in CBPA. What’s new?  We are excited to welcome the LEAD (Leadership Education and Development) program into the Department of Management and Organizational Leadership. Chad Cardini-Trollinger will serve as an interim program director while we...


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Tuesday, November 05, 2019 9:44:03 AM

Fall Updates from the College of Arts and Sciences

For the Fall issue of Blue, the Alumni Insider, we asked Gesine Gerhard, Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, about what’s happen in A&S. Here’s what she had to say. What’s new in your college? We have exciting new developments in the Arts & Sciences. For the first time in over a decade,...


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Tuesday, November 05, 2019 9:31:35 AM

Fall Updates from the School of Journalism and Mass Communication

For the Fall issue of Blue, the Alumni Insider, we asked Kathleen Richardson, Dean of the School of Journalism and Mass Communication, about what’s happening in SJMC. Here’s what she had to say. What’s new?We will launch a completely online bachelor’s degree completion program in 2020. The online Bachelor of Arts in journalism and mass...


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