- Newman named director of athletic training program
October 18, 2017
The Drake University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences announced Nathan Newman as director of the new athletic training master’s program at Drake University.
- The Comparison Project hosts lecture on divine action via quantum mechanics
October 17, 2017
Scholar Robert J. Russell will present a theory, based in Christianity, of how divine action may intervene in nature through quantum mechanics.
- Five Drake students selected for World Food Prize Foundation internships
October 12, 2017
Five Drake University students have been chosen for prestigious internship opportunities at The World Food Prize Foundation, an international nonprofit organization focusing on improvements in the field of food insecurity.
- Drake announces exam waiver option for Pre-M.B.A, Pre-M.Acc. students
October 11, 2017
Drake University today announced that students who are enrolled in the University’s Pre-M.Acc. and Pre-M.B.A. courses may apply for entrance exam waivers beginning in fall 2018.
DU in the News
- Des Moines Public Schools, Drake University partner to launch student immigrant podcast series
August 11, 2017 - WHO-TV
A new project at Drake University teaches 13 Des Moines high school students to produce a three-podcast series about the immigrant and refugee experience.
- Drake partners with 3 HBCUs for law, pharmacy programs
June 1, 2017 - The Des Moines Register
Drake University has partnered with three historically black universities to provide guaranteed scholarships to their graduates upon admission to Drake’s law and pharmacy programs.
- Drake students set up little pantries for neighbors in need
May 9, 2017 - ABC-5 Des Moines
Drake students are installing 10 little free food pantries this year to help address hunger in the Drake Neighborhood.
- Apple Watch for diabetics won't hit the market soon
April 24, 2017 -
June Johnson, professor of pharmacy practice, discusses upcoming technological advances that may bring comfort and convenience to millions of Americans with diabetes.
- 2017 Best & Worst States for Doctors
March 31, 2017 - WalletHub
Denise Hill, director of the Health Law Program at Drake University Law School, shares some of her favorite tips for current medical students who are considering where to work.
- Furman's Niko Medved accepts Drake head coaching position
March 27, 2017 - The Des Moines Register
Drake University has hired Niko Medved, former head coach at Furman University, to lead the men's basketball team.
Faculty & Staff
- Five CBPA faculty members publish papers, textbooks
September 26, 2017
Five faculty members from the College of Business and Public Administration recently celebrated the publication of scholarly papers or textbooks.
- The Comparison Project begins new lecture series on miracles
September 11, 2017
On Sept. 14, visiting assistant prof. Karen Zwier will deliver the first lecture in a new two-year series on the theme of miracles.
- Kent honored for mathematics writing
July 28, 2017
Deborah Kent, associate professor of mathematics, recently was honored for exceptional mathematics writing.
- June Johnson receives American Diabetes Association service award
July 27, 2017
Professor Emeritus of Pharmacy Practice June Johnson has been awarded the 2017 Dr. Edward J. Hertko Lifetime Service Award from the American Diabetes Association.
Photo of the Day
Drake sophomore Alex Peterson, a computer science and math major, was greeted by this beautiful view as he stepped out of Goodwin-Kirk residence hall. www.drake.edu