Oringinally posted on News.Drake.edu: Drake University President Marty Martin announced today that Joseph Jones, a Drake alumnus and former legislative assistant to retired U.S. Senator Tom Harkin, has been hired as executive director of The Harkin Institute for Public Policy and Citizen Engagement. Jones will serve as the Institute’s first full-time executive director beginning Aug. 1. He worked as legislative assistant for Harkin’s office in Washington, D.C., from 2010 to 2013, and currently serves as senior vice president for government relations and public policy at the Greater Des … [Read more...]
Exclusive Interview with Bestselling Author Jane Hamilton is Here!
It's finally here! We are thrilled to announce that Dr. John Shufeldt's exclusive interview with Jane Hamilton, Bestselling author of A Map of the World, and the award winning novel, The Book of Ruth is here! Dr. Shufeldt became a personal fan of Hamilton's after reading A Map of the World, and was honored to score an interview with her about her writing successes, which includes the film adaptation of A Map of the World and the made for TV movie on the The Book of Ruth, and not to mention the inclusion of both books in Oprah's Book Club! We love this quote above from her about the … [Read more...]