Dec. 2 - Feb. 10
- Campus Compact and Principal select Drake sophomore Lauren Oreto for new scholarship program
January 23, 2017
Drake University sophomore Lauren Oreto is among 20 college students from Iowa and California who were selected for the first class of the new Principal Community Scholars Program.
- Writers & Critics Series features Chigozie Obioma on Feb. 22
January 17, 2017
A Nigerian-born author whose debut work of fiction received international acclaim will deliver a free public reading at Drake University next month.
- Nelson Institute grant supports Drake service projects in Belize
January 13, 2017
A new grant will help Drake University enhance current and future service projects in Southern Belize.
- Drake Men’s Basketball to honor local law enforcement during Wednesday’s game
January 9, 2017
The Drake Men's Basketball team will honor local law enforcement officers with a special “We Back the Blue Night” in The Knapp Center on Wednesday, Jan. 11.
DU in the News
- She got 24 years for her boyfriend's meth. Even her sentencing judge supports clemency.
November 30, 2016 - The Washington Post
Associate prof. William Garriott contrasts law enforcement approaches to policing methamphetamine, cocaine, and marijuana. Garriott has written a book on meth enforcement.
- For small electronics business, Black Friday just another day
November 29, 2016 - WHO-TV
Matthew Mitchell, associate professor of international business, explains how small businesses provide customer value on Black Friday and Cyber Monday.
- Thrifty White’s Feldman spots a problem
November 21, 2016 - Pharmacy Today
Anne Feldman, a 2016 graduate of the Drake University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, advocates for federal changes that would allow pharmacists to provide enhanced patient care.
- Studying ethics, 'Star Trek' style, at Drake
November 11, 2016 - The Des Moines Register
Students in a First-Year Seminar at Drake University are studying ethics through the lens of "Star Trek." Drake alumnus Daniel Finney, a columnist for The Des Moines Register, has the story.
- 5 things that explain Trump's stunning victory
November 9, 2016 - PBS NewsHour
Tony Gaughan, professor of law at Drake University Law School, provides five theories for why President-elect Donald J. Trump vastly outperformed the polls and pundits on Election Day.
- Examining violence against law enforcement officers
November 8, 2016 - Iowa Public Radio
Ken Meyer, the Thomas F. Sheehan Professor of Public Administration at Drake University, drew on decades' worth of research into violence against police officers during this live interview with Iowa Public Radio.
Faculty & Staff
- Brown explores "American Autobiography after 9/11"
January 10, 2017
A new book by Associate Professor of English Megan Brown explores the myriad developments in American autobiography since the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks.
- Skidmore co-authors "International Political Economy" textbook
December 22, 2016
David Skidmore, professor of political science, is co-author of a new textbook called International Political Economy: The Struggle for Power and Wealth in a Globalizing World.
- Adkins co-authors paper for AMA journal
December 2, 2016
Natalie Ross Adkins, associate professor of marketing at Drake University, is co-author of a recent paper that explores how stakeholders in the marketplace can be the source and target of stigma.
- Q&A with Joan Faber McAlister, recipient of the 2016 Francine Merritt Award
November 21, 2016
Joan Faber McAlister, associate professor of rhetoric, media, and social change, has been selected to receive the 2016 Francine Merritt Award for Outstanding Contributions to the Lives of Women in Communication.
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