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    Introduction Differing in structure, governance, and mission, Drake University and Iowa State University are each successful institution. Located only 45 miles from one another, in Central Iowa, these schools are structured to serve their student population, to contribute to society, and to fulfill their own mission statement. This report will review each institution and critically compare their similarities and differences. It will cover the schools mission, culture, administrational differences, organizational structure, and governance. Through this critical analysis an organizational pattern will appear. Institutional Overviews Drake University is a four-year, private university. In the Carnegie classification they are considered a Master’s…

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    attending the University of Iowa and Iowa State University among students. Both colleges stand out as outstanding universities that offer students an excellent education. Both colleges compare and contrast in intramural sports, clubs, division one athletics, and academics including undergraduate and graduate programs. However, the University of Iowa ranks above Iowa State in all major college ranking poles. The University of Iowa and Iowa State University offer a wide variety of activities in…

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    beyond ready to start my journey at Iowa State University. All my life I have been surrounded with adults who tell me, “Education is key.” Over the years I have realized how true that is. Education is my main priority. Being accepted to college has been my motivation for earning good grades in school. My experiences, good and bad, have created the person I am. Who would I be without them? I did not have a normal childhood. Financial challenges have always been an issue for my family, which…

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    Growing up in Massachusetts I never considered attending a university in Iowa. But now, as my undergraduate education comes to a close, I find myself looking forward to unexplored territories. When I received a letter from the department of physics and astronomy chair, Dr. Frank Krennrich, informing me of the possibilities for graduate students at Iowa State I was compelled to explore this opportunity further. The programs at Iowa State are consistently highly ranked, especially those of complex…

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    witnessing the transformation of a fast developing city. As I saw the area being surround by high-rise buildings, I started to wonder what made the speed of development vary so much between areas. It did not take long to figure out that transportation was one of the most significant obstacles that hinder the growth of the urban village. In a place where vehicles had to share the lanes with pedestrians, everything became less accessible. Once I realized this, I started to develop an interest in…

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    Communications/Interviews 1. I interviewed my friend Abbie on 11/17/16 in person. I was very comfortable interviewing her because she is a very laid back and honest person. I interviewed my mom, Kelly Meader, on 11/25/16 in person. I was very comfortable interviewing my mom because we have a close relationship and I’m able to talk to her about various subjects. Interviewee who is in Adolescence or Emerging/Young Adulthood Demographic Information 1. I interviewed my friend Abbie Schaefer. 2. She…

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    Eulogy Of John Papa John

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    started off his lecture by giving us a little bit about his background. He is originally from Greece; he is an immigrant and takes pride in it. Him and his mother came to America on a boat with his mother speaking no English. He grew up in Mason City, Iowa where he started kindergarten. He said he failed kindergarten twice, mainly because he didn’t know much English. Childhood: In Mason City he lived with a diverse group of people. His dad owned a grocery store here during the depression and…

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    Bruce Rastetter said during a meeting at the University of Northern Iowa that he was extremely disappointed in Leath’s potential misuse of the planes and that “additional action is warranted.” Rastetter called Leath a successful president during his five-year tenure but said regents must “ensure that our universities are run in a manner that the people of Iowa expect and demand.” The board’s audit committee voted to order its internal auditor to review flights that Leath had and that the report…

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    Palmer Museum Case Study

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    Making the decision to go out of state or in state or stay in state is probably one of the toughest you will make. Should I be staying in state or would it be my best bet as to go out of state taking some risks hoping for success. Take time to think about what you really want to do, because once you decide it’s not to easy to switch up. Attractions, activities, the environment, and cost are big role players when it comes to moving away for college. Go through a thought process before making…

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    AAU State Volleyball Have you ever been to a State volleyball tournament? Well, I have. When you would enter the gym, all you would hear is young teenage girls screaming and cheering. It was the best experience I have ever had. If I had the choice to go back to those few days, I would in a heartbeat. In order for us to go to state, we had to play in a tournament. We played every team that was there. When we got to the very last game, we had to play Western Christian. The game was going…

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