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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.
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The Drake University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences and the US Attorney’s Offices for the Northern and Southern Districts of Iowa will co-host a community forum on Aug. 2 to discuss prescription pain killers, opioid abuse, and the nation’s heroin epidemic.
The Robert D. and Billie Ray Center at Drake University will issue its highest honor to Iowa philanthropists Patty and Jim Cownie.
Drake University took a powerful step this summer in renewing its commitment to the growth and development of the Drake Neighborhood when University officials hired Drake alumnus Nick Valdez to the position of Neighborhood and Community Relations Manager.
Terri Vaughan, dean of the Drake University College of Business and Public Administration, recently was listed among the most influential people in the insurance industry.
Members of the public are invited to a free talk by Drake University alumna Darci Vetter, chief agricultural negotiator for the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative, on July 27.
Marking a renewed commitment to the growth and development of the Drake Neighborhood, Drake University announced today that it is seeking proposals from a pre-determined group of eleven Iowa firms to develop a plot of University-owned land along University Avenue in Des Moines.
The Iowa Pharmacy Association recently honored Drake University Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice Erik Maki with the association’s 2016 Health-System Pharmacist of the Year Award.
A new book by Drake University Associate Professor of Sociology Michael Haedicke explores how farmers, small business owners, regulators, and other stakeholders navigate conflict in the organic food industry.
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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.
July 12, 2016
Matthew Mitchell, assistant professor of international business, says Pokémon Go is the latest in a long string of innovative and interactive experiences from Nintendo.
July 5, 2016
Geoff Wall , professor of pharmacy practice at Drake University, spoke with WHO-TV about the West Nile virus.