- Keys to Excellence: Nicholas Roth and Drake piano students in concert
November 17, 2014
Five Drake piano students will showcase their talents on a world-renowned concert grand piano during a free concert at Drake University next month. The performance will begin at 7:30 p.m. Monday, December 1, in Sheslow Auditorium, 2507 University Ave.
- Lecture: How Middle East Turmoil Undermines Asian Rebalancing in U.S. Foreign Policy
November 7, 2014
A longtime diplomat who has lived, worked, or traveled in 91 countries will give a free talk on U.S. foreign policy in the Middle East on November 12.
- Writer’s Harvest will help fight hunger
November 7, 2014
The Susan Glaspell Writers and Critics Series at Drake University, in conjunction with the Food Bank of Iowa, will present the 2014 Drake Writer’s Harvest on Thursday, Nov. 13.
- Wonder of Words: ‘Old News, New News: 220 Years of Journalistic Wisdom’
November 6, 2014
Iowa journalism professionals with 220 years of combined media experience will reflect on the past and future of the industry during a free panel discussion at Drake University on Thursday, November 13.
DU in the News
- Drake Student Hits Half-Court Shot, Wins Truck [VIDEO]
November 5, 2014 - ESPN
Bulldog Madness began in full force on Nov. 4 when a first-year student buried a miraculous half-court shot to win a brand new truck.
- Iowa doctor discusses ebola quarantine [Video]
October 30, 2014 - WHO-TV
Dr. Allen Zagoren of Drake and UnityPoint Health discusses the use of quarantines to control the spread of illness.
- Gay marriage: Will Supreme Court drive angry voters to polls?
October 9, 2014 - Christian Science Monitor
Dennis Goldford, professor of politics and international relations, says Iowa Republicans planned to go to the polls even before the Supreme Court declined to review gay marriage cases.
- Changing the Mission of College Athletics
September 12, 2014 - Iowa Public Radio
Sandy Hatfield-Clubb and Craig Owens discuss how Drake is bringing the locker room into the classroom—the Bulldog way.
- Obama vows to destroy jihadists
September 11, 2014 - Des Moines Register
Mahmoud Hamad, associate professor of politics at Drake University, comments on President Obama's speech.
- How helicopter parents are ruining college students
September 4, 2014 - Washington Post
Drake senior Abbey Barrow (and her parents) are featured in this Washington Post article, discussing the do's and don'ts of parenting a college student.
Faculty & Staff
- Alexander receives mathematics teaching award
November 21, 2014
Mathematics professor Dan Alexander received the 2014 Award for Distinguished College or University Teaching of Mathematics from the Iowa Section of the Mathematical Association of America (MAA).
- Lee Jolliffe to present paper at 19th Century Press symposium
November 4, 2014
Lee Jolliffe, associate professor of journalism, will present her paper at the Symposium on the 19th Century Press, the Civil War, and Freedom Expression in Chattanooga, Tenn., on Nov 7. Her paper, titled “Afire! Abolitionists’ Speech and Press,” examines the suppression of human rights activists' speech against slavery. The paper is part of a series […]
- Benjamin Gardner's paintings featured in NYC group exhibition
October 22, 2014
Benjamin Gardner, associate professor of art and design, has four paintings included in a group exhibition at Gallery Molly Krom in New York City.
- Mahmoud Hamad speaks at constitutional law conference in Lebanon
October 17, 2014
Mahmoud Hamad, associate professor of politics, participated in the Arab Association of Constitutional Law's third annual conference on the implementation of human rights in Beirut, Lebanon. The conference, held October 16-17, was organized by the International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance in collaboration with Lebanese University and the Constitutional Council of the Republic of […]
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