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Building a Better Future

Building a Better Future

Students, community benefit from project to construct health clinic in Uganda Of the three weeks he spent taking a Drake course in Uganda last summer, one moment stands out in Braeden Stanley’s mind. The class had just gotten off a bus and was waiting to be escorted to a nearby secondary school. As the students […]

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Campaign Update

Campaign Update

A Collective Responsibility What are your aspirations for Drake University? How does Drake’s reputation affect you and the value of your degree? The answer to these questions is personal. However, when answered by more than 65,000 alumni they have a strong, collective, and defining impact. Drake recently completed a strategic planning process, which outlines how […]

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The Road to Nashville

The Road to Nashville

For this Drake alumna, it’s paved with success Sometimes you have to take a chance and see what comes of it. That’s what Kourtney Horner, AS’03, a theatre alumna, did in 2008 when she moved to Nashville to see if she could make it as an actor. She has. Not only is Horner a correspondent […]

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The Best of Both Worlds

The Best of Both Worlds

A nationally renowned education and a Division I football experience Many high school athletes claim they want the complete package for their collegiate experience, but in the end, most don’t receive it. Whether it’s a lack of opportunity or real conviction, student-athletes often sacrifice either academics or athletics when choosing a school. At Drake, it’s […]

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Sister State Studies

Sister State Studies

Each morning, Daniel Van Sant, AS’11, wakes in the shadow of Mount Fuji One year after graduation, Daniel Van Sant studies in Kofu, capital of Japan’s most productive agricultural region, Yamanashi Prefecture. Before this foray, he toured the United Kingdom, Thailand, India, Singapore, Brunei, the Philippines, Macau, and Hong Kong. The competitive Yamanashi Prefecture Research […]

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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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