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
4/17/15
Drake University’s College of Business and Public Administration honored students, faculty, and community leaders for their contributions to Drake and the business community at the college’s annual awards ceremony on Wednesday, April 8.
4/17/15
Drake University is one of three winners of the Service Year + Higher Education Innovation Challenge by the Franklin Project at the Aspen Institute, the National Conference on Citizenship and the Corporation for the National and Community Service.
4/15/15
Drake art and design seniors present Seek, their senior thesis exhibition starting Friday, May 1 in Drake’s Anderson Gallery. The exhibition, featuring painting, drawing, printmaking, graphic design, and installation, seeks to both identify and redefine basic human constructions.
4/14/15
Peter K. Yu, Kern Family Chair in Intellectual Property Law and the director of the Intellectual Property Law Center at Drake University Law School, will discuss international cooperation on drug procurement and supply at a Harvard Medical School conference.
4/14/15
Think of it as the Westminster Dog Show—with a lot more doggy drool, elaborate dog/owner costumes, and a pageant exclusively consisting of English bulldogs.
4/14/15
Drake University’s chapter of Pi Alpha Alpha, a global honor society for Public Affairs and Administration, inducted new members and recognized a few with special honors at an awards ceremony Monday, April 13 in Parents Hall.
4/13/15
Drake University is hosting a particularly wide variety of public events on Thursday, April 16. Whether you are interested in politics, science, music, religion, or creative writing, there is something to appeal to everyone.
DU in the News
The New York Times
April 17, 2015
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio spoke to more than 50 people, mostly Drake students, about income inequality in the United States.
CBS News
March 11, 2015
Nancy Berns, professor of sociology and author of "Closure: The Rush to End Grief and What It Costs Us," says families of the victims of tragedy—like Malaysia Airlines Flight 370—cope with loss in many different ways.
Iowa Public Radio
March 5, 2015
Matt Russell, director of the Drake University Agricultural Law Center, discusses nuances of federal commodity support programs created to help farmers during bad years.
The Epoch Times
March 5, 2015
Mark Kende of Drake Law School says the Supreme Court will likely uphold portions of the Affordable Care Act that are under legal challenge.
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