Tag Archives: des moines
Bringing Healthy Back

Bringing Healthy Back

New initiatives, recognition highlight University commitment to wellness Last fall, the Academy for a Healthy Iowa presented Drake University the “Healthy Iowa College/University Award,” recognizing a long-term, strategic commitment to physical, mental and emotional health on campus.  This month, Drake unveils its newest brick in the wellness wall: Underground Fitness. A brand new addition to […]

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Dress for Success Des Moines

Dress for Success Des Moines

Tucked away on the third floor of the Edna Griffin Building in downtown Des Moines is an elegant, little-known boutique called Dress for Success Des Moines. Appointed with fashionable women’s clothing and accessories, the shop is often its visitors’ first step toward economic independence.

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Prime-time politics

Prime-time politics

The Drake University community is preparing for a televised, prime time debate December 10 that will bring with it top presidential candidates, hundreds of journalists, crowds of voters and — perhaps most important — a wealth of opportunities for undergraduate students.

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Competing in the next realm of research and treatment

Competing in the next realm of research and treatment

New Ellis Pharmacogenomics and Disease Prevention laboratories propel pharmacy and health sciences students to the cutting edge The healthcare landscape is changing and, with the exciting addition of two new laboratories, the Drake University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences is poised to take a leadership role. In today’s “one size fits all” healthcare experience, […]

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Whiskey, wine and public media

Whiskey, wine and public media

The fall 2011 ‘Let’s DU Lunch’ lineup features three professionals discussing their industry expertise.

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A Powerful Partnership

A Powerful Partnership

Drake was founded on a wooded area on the edge of the city limits. Since then, the University has dedicated itself to being a good neighbor and steward to the community that grew around it. In recent years, part of that responsibility has been coordinating resources and being pro-active in initiatives to better the neighborhood that envelops the campus.

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