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Drake University welcomes high-ranking officials from China and celebrates ties with Hebei Province
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The College of Arts and Sciences celebrates the Lacy Organic Lab Dedication.
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The College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences hosts grand opening for Johansen Skills Assessment Lab.
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Senior advisor at the U.S. Institute of Peace gives lecture on trends in African issues.
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Tibetan Buddhist Monks visit Drake to host cultural events and create a sand mandala.
University News
5/26/16
Drake University’s College of Business and Public Administration held its Graduation and Awards Celebration at West End Architectural Salvage for graduate students on Thursday, May 5.
5/26/16
Drake University will host a Graduate & Professional Programs Expo for students and working professionals who are considering a graduate-level education.
5/20/16
Drake University students have lobbied for years to #BringDrakeToDrake, and we’re eager to welcome this talented singer and songwriter to our hometown.
5/20/16
Zenith Chamber Music Festival returns August 16-20 with free concerts in venues including the Salisbury House, Jasper Winery, Des Moines Art Center, and Drake University’s Sheslow Auditorium.
5/18/16
Lee Jolliffe, associate professor of journalism, was the first-ever guest editor of Journalism History.
5/18/16
Lance Noe, director of the Drake University Center for Professional Studies, will discuss challenges associated with Iowa’s aging workforce during an event organized by the Des Moines Business Record next month.
5/17/16
Recent Drake alumnus Jason Withington will teach English in Japan for up to five years as a participant in the JET Program.
5/13/16
Todd Hodgkinson, assistant professor of secondary education, recently was named executive secretary of the Executive Council of the American Association for Teaching and Curriculum (AATC).
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DU in the News
WHO-TV
May 17, 2016
When Brytani Cavil became pregnant during her first year at Drake University, her classmates helped her juggle the complexities of academics and motherhood.
WHO-TV
May 17, 2016
Timothy Knepper, chair of Drake's Department of Philosophy and Religion, explains how freedom of choice underlies shifting trends in religiosity in the United States.
Daily Times Herald
May 9, 2016
Drake University will host 25 young professionals between the ages of 25 and 35 starting in June with an institute emphasizing business and entrepreneurship.
The Des Moines Register
May 9, 2016
Robert McCann became the first Drake runner to win the steeplechase since 1981, and the first Bulldog athlete to win a Drake Relays crown since 2013.
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