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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
Joseph Jones, a Drake alumnus and former legislative assistant to retired U.S. Senator Tom Harkin, has been hired as executive director of The Harkin Institute for Public Policy and Citizen Engagement.
Drake will host 25 young African leaders this summer for an intensive six-week Fellowship program focusing on business and entrepreneurship. The Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders is sponsored by the U.S. Department of State.
Drake University will dedicate William S.E. Coleman Studio Theatre in honor of one of the university's most longstanding and beloved theatre professors. Coleman, who passed away last year, taught at Drake for 36 years.
Drake University's Adult Literacy Center is in need of volunteers to tutor adults and help them learn to read, write and comprehend.
A seven-week sabbatical in Uganda helped Deb Bishop develop several projects she's been working on during a decade of shorter, annual visits to the country.
Drake University’s College of Business and Public Administration held its Graduation and Awards Celebration at West End Architectural Salvage for graduate students on Thursday, May 5.
Drake University will host a Graduate & Professional Programs Expo for students and working professionals who are considering a graduate-level education.
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DU in the News
The Des Moines Register
June 8, 2016
Drake's new hybrid MBA program offers more flexibility to adult students who work full-time jobs and have other family and personal commitments.
May 17, 2016
When Brytani Cavil became pregnant during her first year at Drake University, her classmates helped her juggle the complexities of academics and motherhood.
May 17, 2016
Timothy Knepper, chair of Drake's Department of Philosophy and Religion, explains how freedom of choice underlies shifting trends in religiosity in the United States.
Daily Times Herald
May 9, 2016
Drake University will host 25 young professionals between the ages of 25 and 35 starting in June with an institute emphasizing business and entrepreneurship.