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During his first summer in Uganda, Drew Harkins discussed health needs with community elders.

Student makes Ugandan health clinic his mission

Drew Harkins has always had an interest in public health; he just never imagined his interest would take him to where he is today. On top of his plans for a future in medical school, Harkins has played a large part in creating the Kikandwa Health Clinic in Uganda. (To read Harkins’ blog about his experiences [...]

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Vietnam Vets Honored During Central Iowa Ceremony

2014 marks the 50th anniversary of the Vietnam War. And the state is making it a point to recognize Iowa’s Vietnam veterans. 115,000 Iowans served in Vietnam. Dozens of them, including George Elliot, reunited on the capitol grounds to celebrate Iowa Vietnam Veterans Recognition Day.

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Vietnam Vets Honored During Central Iowa Ceremony

2014 marks the 50th anniversary of the Vietnam War. And the state is making it a point to recognize Iowa’s Vietnam veterans. 115,000 Iowans served in Vietnam. Dozens of them, including George Elliot, reunited on the capitol grounds to celebrate Iowa Vietnam Veterans Recognition Day.

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Social Club Prepares for Grand Opening

Downtown Des Moines is trying to support the arts with new initiatives. One project will start offering events very soon. “People need to come to see it, to take advantage of all the events that are going to be going on cause it’s a really unique thing not only for Des Moines but for the whole [...]

Cinco de Mayo Means More Than Tacos

Cinco de Mayo celebrations in the US tend to be a bit different from the traditional Mexican ones. A Drake campus organization is bringing awareness about the holiday to the community.

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