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
Wells Fargo renewed its longstanding commitment to Drake University’s College of Business and Public Administration with $200,000 in grants to the Professional and Career Development Center and data analytics program.
Dylan DeClerk received an "Outstanding Youth in Philanthropy" award from the The Central Iowa Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals.
The Comparison Project will host a community interfaith dialogue on death and dying on Thursday, Dec. 3, at Iles' Funeral Home, Dunn's Chapel, 2121 Grand Ave.
Jody Swilky, Ellis and Nelle Levitt Professor of English, is working on a documentary about the Iowa State Penitentiary.
Nicholas Roth, professor of piano at Drake University, will present the next concert in Drake University’s Keys to Excellence Piano Series on Nov. 30.
Chicago Symphony Orchestra bass trombonist Charles Vernon will perform a free solo recital at Drake University on Nov. 16.
DU in the News
November 18, 2015
Rachel Paine Caufield, professor of American politics, advises students to go to Iowa if they're looking for hands-on political experience.
November 18, 2015
NPR Producer Elizabeth Baker talked to students on Drake's campus about their involvement in politics in conjunction with the Democratic Debate.
The Bahamas Weekly
November 6, 2015
For the fourth year in a row, a group of Drake students will travel to the Bahamas to take part in Sunshine Insurance Race Weekend.
The Des Moines Register
November 6, 2015
Besides putting Des Moines on the international map, the new consulate will also be good for business and regional education, says Associate Professor of Political Science Mahmoud Hamad.