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Discover the Dark Side

Discover the Dark Side

Explore the origins of Saturn’s rings, discover what the color of stars reveals about their nature, and learn how moons are named as you journey through the cosmos at the Drake Municipal Observatory. The observatory’s telescope was built in 1894 and donated to the University by none other than Francis Marion Drake. The City of Des Moines provided land […]

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Capitalizing Advantage

Capitalizing Advantage

Austin Mouw knew his third year at Drake Law School was going to be busy. In addition to the usual rigor of course assignments, his fall 2014 schedule included work in Drake’s Advanced Criminal Defense Clinic and an internship with the Iowa Appellate Defender’s Office. Over the course of one week in September, Mouw tried—and won—his […]

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A Broad Experience

A Broad Experience

Lush mountain forests in Rwanda, burgeoning cityscapes in the United Arab Emirates, the dusty Outback of Western Australia. Some of Drake University’s best classrooms are nowhere near Des Moines. Study abroad can be an enlightening, eye-opening, one-of-a-kind experience, but only if a student is properly equipped.   Live like a local. In addition to ventilated, […]

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At Your Service

At Your Service

While the primary function of many apps seems to be to waste time, certain software applications available for your mobile devices are actually quite useful. Whether balancing a budget or buffing a body, there’s an app for that. Student intern Emma Frederick shares her top five to download today:   Evernote. This app has everything […]

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A New Chapter Begins

A New Chapter Begins

Earl F. Martin is good on his feet. He learned early in his professional career that dynamic environments don’t follow a script. When he arrives as Drake University’s 13th president on July 1, his first steps will employ a well-tested skillset, one that has served him well in his formidable rise through the ranks of […]

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The Bark

The Bark

Bulldogs are talking about news, events, people, and surprising discoveries.

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