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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
Michael Ferrari, who served as president of Drake University from 1985 to 1998, died on the evening of May 15. He was 75 years old.
Pharmacy students raised $4,700 to support Medicine for Mali, a nonprofit organization that provides health services in Mali, West Africa.
Sarah McCoy, assistant professor of graphic design, has had her letter press and design work featured in "Ladies of Letterpress: A Gallery of Prints," a new bestselling book by the Princeton Architectural Press.
Thomas Rosburg, professor and chair of biology, recently published the 2014 revised edition of the popular wetland book Wildflowers and Other Plants of Iowa Wetlands.
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The Perry News
May 14, 2015
Drake University management students presented their visions for filling the vacant buildings in Perry’s retail district last week to officials from the city of Perry. The presentations were the first installments in a new collaboration among the city of Perry, Drake University and the Iowa Economic Development Authority.
The Conversation
May 6, 2015
Jennifer Harvey, professor of religion, examines the role public opinion plays as the U.S. Supreme Court weighs the legality of same-sex marriage.
May 5, 2015
Personal bias has an enormous influence on the outcome of performance reviews, according to intriguing research by Steve Scullen, professor of management.
The Huffington Post
April 29, 2015
Mandi McReynolds, director of community engagement and service-learning, explains how institutions of higher education play a unique role in shaping social and economic development in our communities.