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Art Professor Talks About Stuart Davis’ Allee [video]

Drake’s Lenore Metrick-Chen, associate professor of art history, discusses one of the University’s most notable works of art: Stuart Davis’ 1954 mural, Allée.

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Bulldog by Choice

Bulldog by Choice

Dolph Pulliam’s future as an NBA or NFL star was sealed—until something much better came along. By all rights, Dolph Pulliam, AS’69, should be retiring from a run as anchor on ESPN’s SportsCenter—from days spent making his picks, bantering with commentators, and recalling his glory days in the pros. But that’s not how things worked […]

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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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