News & Events

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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
Education experts will explore how Des Moines’ deepening diversity is impacting its education system while also reflecting the direction of the rest of the country.
Dorothy Pisarski, associate professor of advertising, is part of a panel discussion that has been accepted as part of Global Diaspora Week.
Drake University has earned the 2013-14 MVC All-Academic Award, an honor given to the Missouri Valley Conference institution that finishes with the highest overall grade-point average among its student-athletes.
Peter K. Yu, the Kern Family Chair in Intellectual Property Law and director of the Intellectual Property Law Center at Drake University Law School, will join leading human rights experts in the "Patent Regimes and the Right to Science and Culture" workshop at Yale Law School.
A renowned pianist known for bringing Beethoven to international audiences in exciting and novel ways will perform at Drake University.
DU in the News
Christian Science Monitor
October 9, 2014
Dennis Goldford, professor of politics and international relations, says Iowa Republicans planned to go to the polls even before the Supreme Court declined to review gay marriage cases.
Iowa Public Radio
September 12, 2014
Sandy Hatfield-Clubb and Craig Owens discuss how Drake is bringing the locker room into the classroom—the Bulldog way.
Des Moines Register
September 11, 2014
Mahmoud Hamad, associate professor of politics at Drake University, comments on President Obama's speech.
Washington Post
September 4, 2014
Drake senior Abbey Barrow (and her parents) are featured in this Washington Post article, discussing the do's and don'ts of parenting a college student.