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The Latest Campaign Update

The Latest Campaign Update

At the start of any academic year, there is always a bit of magic in the air—a sense of new possibilities inspired by our incoming students as they take the first steps toward achieving their dreams. I have to admit, their enthusiasm is contagious, and in this culminating year of distinctlyDrake, excitement on campus is greater than ever. Since […]

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The Latest Campaign Update

The Latest Campaign Update

It’s amazing what our alumni do. In just the past few months, Drake has celebrated the ground breaking for a state-of-the-art basketball practice facility, dedicated the resource-rich Drake University Archives, launched an innovative program to provide hands-on entrepreneurial opportunities, and created a unique interactive marketing event defined as much by partnership as competition. These exciting […]

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The Ethics of Health

The Ethics of Health

While many scholars of international relations focus on security issues, military affairs, and war, Debra DeLaet has always been drawn to more everyday political issues, over time becoming more deeply engaged in global health and human rights challenges. “There’s an obvious intersection with ethics there.” As DeLaet, professor of politics and international relations, begins her appointment […]

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Our Promise. Our Progress

Our Promise. Our Progress

Possibility. Achievement. Transformation. The defining elements that launched distinctlyDrake in 2010 continue to mark our progress. More importantly, your passion is growing extraordinary opportunities that are transforming faculty potential, student lives, and the future of Drake University—one experience at a time. For more information, contact John Smith, AS’92, GR’00, Vice President for Alumni and Development, 515-271-2969, […]

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Atrium Construction Completed

Atrium Construction Completed

Construction on the new Morgan E. Cline Atrium for Pharmacy and Science wrapped up in January, providing a new hub for the students and faculty in the College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences (CPHS).    The two-story facility connects the Cline Hall of Pharmacy and Health Sciences with Harvey Ingham Hall and contains space for […]

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Keys to Excellence Elevates Music Program

Keys to Excellence Elevates Music Program

Douglas Allen, LA’73, was raised in a musical family, so when he was looking to make a difference at Drake, he focused on the music program. Allen donated one piano, and after seeing Sarah Thune, a senior applied piano major, perform on it, he felt inspired to give another one. “I was impressed by her […]

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