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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
8/23/16
Lisa West, associate professor of English, is one of several faculty members across different universities participating in a scholarship and pedagogy project designed to re-integrate little known authors and out-of-print texts into the classroom.
8/22/16
Matt Bruinekool, assistant professor of counseling education in the Drake University School of Education, has been elected to a four-year term on the National Council on Rehabilitation Education.
8/16/16
Drake University’s large music ensembles have scheduled an eclectic series of free performances that are guaranteed to please fans of all ages and tastes.
8/12/16
Geoff Wall, professor of pharmacy practice at Drake University, has been named the Next-Generation Pharmacist Health-System Pharmacist of the Year.
8/10/16
Krista Tippett, an American journalist, author, and talk show radio host known for smartly and sensitively tackling life’s toughest questions, will deliver the 37th installment of the Martin Bucksbaum Distinguished Lecture Series at Drake University.
8/5/16
U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack will serve as keynote speaker at the Iowa LGBT Rural Summit on Aug. 18, an event co-sponsored by Drake Law School to share information with LGBT people, families, and the community.
8/5/16
Shontavia Johnson, director of the Intellectual Property Law Center at Drake University Law School, has been named one of the nation’s top young lawyers by the American Bar Association (ABA).
8/4/16
Show-stopping musical performances book-end Drake Day at the Iowa State Fair on Friday, Aug. 12.
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DU in the News
Teen Vogue
August 19, 2016
Renee Ann Cramer, director of Drake's Law, Politics, and Society program, provided Teen Vogue with one of her favorite tips for preparing for midterm exams.
Iowa Public Radio
August 19, 2016
U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack was keynote speaker at the Iowa LGBT Rural Summit, an event co-sponsored by Drake University Law School to foster conversation and share information with LGBT people, families, and the community.
The Atlantic
July 20, 2016
Drake University student Westhenry Ioerger is attending the Republican party’s national convention as an alternate delegate.
The Des Moines Register
July 14, 2016
Is it really a federal crime to share your Netflix password? "Highly unlikely," says Shontavia Johnson, director of the Intellectual Property Law Center at Drake University Law School.
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