- Information sessions for Drake MPA cohort in Quad Cities
July 2, 2015
Drake University will hold information sessions in Davenport this summer for Quad Cities-area students interested in pursuing a Master of Public Administration degree.
- Drake announces launch of statewide AmeriCorps community health program
July 2, 2015
A new grant-funded health program will position Drake University as a strategic leader in community health across the state of Iowa and increase financial aid to Drake students who are engaged in public service.
- Archivists seek Iowa Caucus memorabilia
June 23, 2015
Archivists at Drake University are seeking memorabilia for inclusion in the Iowa Caucus Collection, the nation's only repository for the collection, preservation, and cataloging of historical artifacts associated with the caucuses.
- Drake forges innovative degree partnership with Des Moines Public Schools
June 17, 2015
Drake University has formed an innovative partnership with Des Moines Public Schools (DMPS) that will allow some teachers to pursue a master's degree at little or no cost.
DU in the News
- Des Moines teachers to get free master's degree from Drake University
June 24, 2015 - WHO-TV
An innovative partnership between Drake University and the Des Moines Public School district will allow some teachers to earn a custom-tailored Drake master's degree at no cost to the teacher.
- Cultural Tipping Points: Caitlyn Jenner, Demi Moore, and Vanity Fair Covers
June 9, 2015 - New Republic
How Vanity Fair's controversial 1991 cover, featuring a pregnant and nude Demi Moore, helped pave the way for Caitlyn Jenner to appear on the magazine's cover 14 years later.
- Why Jeb's massive warchest didn't scare his rivals
May 26, 2015 - Newsweek
If Jeb Bush fails to secure the Republican presidential nomination, super PACs will be a major reason why, says Associate Professor of Law Anthony Gaughan.
- Clinton's full embrace of immigration
May 26, 2015 - MSNBC
Political science professor Dennis Goldford says Hillary Clinton's broad support for immigration may be perceived negatively by some Iowa voters.
- Drake management class unveils designs for revitalizing downtown Perry
May 14, 2015 - The Perry News
Drake University management students presented their visions for filling the vacant buildings in Perry’s retail district last week to officials from the city of Perry. The presentations were the first installments in a new collaboration among the city of Perry, Drake University and the Iowa Economic Development Authority.
- The role of public opinion in the Supreme Court decision on marriage legality
May 6, 2015 - The Conversation
Jennifer Harvey, professor of religion, examines the role public opinion plays as the U.S. Supreme Court weighs the legality of same-sex marriage.
Faculty & Staff
- Kende authors textbook on comparative constitutional law
June 11, 2015
Carolina Academic Press recently published "Comparative Constitutional Law: South African Cases and Materials in a Global Context" by Mark Kende, director of the Drake Constitutional Law Center and a James Madison Chair Professor in Constitutional Law at Drake Law School.
- Mathematics professor co-authors book on number choice
June 5, 2015
Tonia Land, an assistant professor of mathematics education in the School of Education, has co-authored an professional book "Transforming the Task with Number Choice.” The book defines number choice and explores its use in problem solving, ensuring mathematics is accessible and engaging for all students.
- Pharmacy professor pens Diabetes Case Studies book
May 29, 2015
June Johnson, professor of pharmacy practice, is the primary author of a new casebook that helps student pharmacists and practitioners to provide quality diabetes care. Diabetes Case Studies (with Interprofessional Perspectives) will be available exclusively in the American Pharmacists Association's online subscription platform, PharmacyLibrary, beginning June 1, 2015. It provides teaching faculty and practitioners a rich source of […]
- Mike Cigelman retires after 29 years
May 28, 2015
Associate Athletic Director, Facilities/Director of Recreational Services Mike Cigelman is retiring from Drake University after 29 years of service. His contributions to Drake read like a highlight reel.