News & Events

News Story
Drake University welcomes high-ranking officials from China and celebrates ties with Hebei Province
News Story
The College of Arts and Sciences celebrates the Lacy Organic Lab Dedication.
News Story
The College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences hosts grand opening for Johansen Skills Assessment Lab.
News Story
Senior advisor at the U.S. Institute of Peace gives lecture on trends in African issues.
News Story
Tibetan Buddhist Monks visit Drake to host cultural events and create a sand mandala.
University News
Gereon Kopf, associate professor of religion at Luther College, will deliver a lecture titled “When Expression is Expressed, Non-Expression is Not-Expressed: A Zen Buddhist Approach to Talking About the Ineffable” as part of The Comparison Project’s fall 2014 programming.
Mahmoud Hamad, associate professor of politics at Drake University, spent the month of July commenting on news in the Middle East and U.S.-Arab relations for both Al-Jazeera and Al-Jazzera English.
The Drake University College of Business and Public Administration (CBPA) is the most recent university to be welcomed into the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Institute University Recognition Program.
Angela Onwuachi-Willig, Charles and Marion Kierscht Professor of Law at the University of Iowa, will serve as the 2014 Constitution Day speaker at Drake University on Sept. 15. Her public lecture, “Re-Articulating the Harm of Discrimination: An Examination of Brown v. Board of Education at 60,” will be held at 3 p.m. in Drake University’s Sussman Theater.
Derek Wilson, former Scottish solicitor and law professor from the University of Nantes in France, will deliver a lecture titled “The Scottish Referendum on Independence: Bravehearts or Faint Hearts?” on Tuesday, Sept. 16 at 7 p.m.
Leonard Pitts, Jr., author and nationally syndicated columnist, will deliver a lecture at Drake University on Monday, Nov. 10 as part of the 2014 Wonder of Words Festival.
Tim Gunn has been chosen as the 33rd lecturer for the Martin Bucksbaum Distinguished Lecture Series. Gunn is most recognized for his role as co-host on the six-time Emmy-nominated “Project Runway,” a reality-based fashion design show originally airing on Bravo. He also stars in Bravo’s “Tim Gunn’s Guide to Style,” a two-season makeover show.
DU in the News
Iowa Public Radio
September 12, 2014
Sandy Hatfield-Clubb and Craig Owens discuss how Drake is bringing the locker room into the classroom—the Bulldog way.
Des Moines Register
September 11, 2014
Mahmoud Hamad, associate professor of politics at Drake University, comments on President Obama's speech.
Washington Post
September 4, 2014
Drake senior Abbey Barrow (and her parents) are featured in this Washington Post article, discussing the do's and don'ts of parenting a college student.
The New York Times
August 29, 2014
Fall exhibition in Manhattan will feature work by Phil Chen, professor of art and design.