On behalf of the Iowa Mental Health Counselors Association, Drake University School of Education graduate student Ramona Wink earned a $10,000 award from the 100+ Women Who Care non-profit organization. These funds will be used to create a TV show dedicated to mental health awareness that Wink has initiated.
Students in the Drake University College of Business and Public Administration met with faculty, staff, and community leaders last month to celebrate and support the role of women in leadership.
Mary McCarthy, associate professor of politics and international relations at Drake University, recently edited an interdisciplinary volume on Japanese foreign policy. The Routledge Handbook of Japanese Foreign Policy takes a comprehensive approach to foreign policy using research from political science, history, sociology, and gender studies.
Drake University’s College of Business and Public Administration has received international recognition as an innovator in the field of leadership education. The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) issued its Innovations That Inspire award to Drake’s business school for the University’s role as host institute for the Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders.
A new book by two members of the Drake University faculty was inspired by that which cannot be expressed in words. Professor of Philosophy Tim Knepper and Associate Professor of Philosophy Leah Kalmanson edited and wrote essays for Ineffability: An Exercise in Comparative Philosophy of Religion (Nov. 2017, Springer).
Professor of Education Catherine Gillespie, associate dean of the Drake University School of Education, has published an academic book on eating disorder recovery.
Over fall break, my parents surprised me with a ticket to Game 2 of the NLCS, which is a bunch of fancy baseball lingo meaning I was going to watch the Cubs play the Dodgers in postseason baseball at Wrigley Field.
Imagine life on the road—one day in Florida on the beach, the next in Georgia on a balcony overlooking a peach tree while eating peach pie. Finally, traveling to New York, marveling in the evening glow of Times Square.
Recently, single mom, Sara Logue had the same thoughts. Soon her house was up on the market. After multiple garage sales, donations to the Salvation Army, a ton of research and an RV later, she and her two sons were on the road.
Jon Bowermaster, JO’76, has had a successful career as an adventure journalist, filmmaker/producer, and environmental activist.