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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
Greg Johansen, PH'76, of West Des Moines has been elected to the Drake University Board of Trustees.
The Drake University Community Press and Chicago-based literary journal 3elements Review will sponsor an open-invitation “Story Slam” contest February 5 at Mars Cafe.
Nina Totenberg, legal affairs correspondent for National Public Radio, will deliver the 34th Bucksbaum Lecture on March 12, 2015, in Drake's Knapp Center.
Congratulations to nine members of the Drake community who were named to the Des Moines Business Record’s “Forty Under 40” class for 2015.
Maria Valdovinos, associate professor of psychology at Drake University, has been promoted to fellow of the American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (AAIDD).
The Comparison Project’s two-year thematic exploration of the concept of ineffability continues Feb. 12 with "The Sayings and Missayings of Samuel Beckett."
The Drake University/Community Chorus will begin rehearsals on Jan. 27 to prepare for May 2-3 performances of Mozart’s “Requiem. The non-auditioned ensemble is open to students, faculty, staff, and members of the public.
Drake University students have collaborated for three weeks on a full-scale production of Threepenny Opera, and a seat in the audience won’t even cost three pennies.
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DU in the News
December 4, 2014
Colleges have never offered so much of their resources for financial aid—but to qualify you first have to apply, says Tom Delahunt, vice president for admission and student financial planning.
Radio Iowa
December 4, 2014
Character Counts Iowa, an organization based at Drake University, helped finance a project to offer citizenship classes in Iowa middle schools and high schools.
November 5, 2014
Bulldog Madness began in full force on Nov. 4 when a first-year student buried a miraculous half-court shot to win a brand new truck.
October 30, 2014
Dr. Allen Zagoren of Drake and UnityPoint Health discusses the use of quarantines to control the spread of illness.