Drake’s study abroad program hosted its annual photo contest on Facebook this year, drawing more than 170 photo entries from students who went abroad during the fall 2010, spring 2011 or summer 2011 semester. Then, they let you – the public – choose your favorites.Read more
More than 96 percent of Drake students find work or enroll in grad school within six months of graduation — a statistic that is encouraging in and of itself.
But one notable facet of that job placement rate lies with students who land prestigious opportunities abroad. In recent years, an extraordinary number of Drake’s graduates have received awards from the renowned Fulbright program to teach or conduct research in other countries — a trend mirrored by Drake professors.Read more
Study abroad experiences usually involve a calm semester with weekend adventures exploring local sights and venturing into the countryside. Not so for Drake Junior Ian Weller, whose recent experience in Egypt involved an up-close and personal look at a revolution on the streets of Cairo and an emergency evacuation. “This semester will matter, and will […]Read more