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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
Drake University will hold information sessions in Davenport this summer for Quad Cities-area students interested in pursuing a Master of Public Administration degree.
A new grant-funded health program will position Drake University as a strategic leader in community health across the state of Iowa and increase financial aid to Drake students who are engaged in public service.
Archivists at Drake University are seeking memorabilia for inclusion in the Iowa Caucus Collection, the nation's only repository for the collection, preservation, and cataloging of historical artifacts associated with the caucuses.
Drake University has formed an innovative partnership with Des Moines Public Schools (DMPS) that will allow some teachers to pursue a master's degree at little or no cost.
Carolina Academic Press recently published "Comparative Constitutional Law: South African Cases and Materials in a Global Context" by Mark Kende, director of the Drake Constitutional Law Center and a James Madison Chair Professor in Constitutional Law at Drake Law School.
Zenith Chamber Music Festival features free, daily performances at four locations in Des Moines. Zenith is scheduled for August 18-21 and is hosted by Drake University.
Tonia Land, an assistant professor of mathematics education in the School of Education, has co-authored an professional book "Transforming the Task with Number Choice.” The book defines number choice and explores its use in problem solving, ensuring mathematics is accessible and engaging for all students.
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DU in the News
June 24, 2015
An innovative partnership between Drake University and the Des Moines Public School district will allow some teachers to earn a custom-tailored Drake master's degree at no cost to the teacher.
New Republic
June 9, 2015
How Vanity Fair's controversial 1991 cover, featuring a pregnant and nude Demi Moore, helped pave the way for Caitlyn Jenner to appear on the magazine's cover 14 years later.
May 26, 2015
If Jeb Bush fails to secure the Republican presidential nomination, super PACs will be a major reason why, says Associate Professor of Law Anthony Gaughan.
May 26, 2015
Political science professor Dennis Goldford says Hillary Clinton's broad support for immigration may be perceived negatively by some Iowa voters.