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  • Drake board approves new academic programs, launch of $65 million STEM initiative
    October 29, 2014
    The Drake University Board of Trustees recently approved new degree programs in mathematics, science, education, technology, and health sciences while taking initial steps to further enhance the University’s programming through $65 million in new construction and renovation.
  • Drake and central Iowa schools partner on creek restoration
    October 27, 2014
    Students from Drake University and two central Iowa public school districts will receive $63,000 from the State Farm Youth Advisory Board to fund an innovative environmental education project. During the year-long project, Drake students and faculty will work with high school students from Southeast Polk and Des Moines Public Schools to coordinate a major stream restoration […]
  • Maxwell to be inducted into Iowa Business Hall of Fame
    October 27, 2014
    Drake University President David Maxwell will be inducted into the Iowa Business Hall of Fame, an exclusive group of leaders who have made outstanding contributions to develop and enhance Iowa's business climate. Maxwell and this year's other inductees—Tom Aller, former president of Interstate Power & Light; and John Bloomhall, chairman of Diamond V—were selected by […]
  • Everyday Abstraction: New work by five American painters
    October 23, 2014
    "everyday abstraction: contemporary abstract painting" is on view November 7 through January 23 in the Anderson Gallery.
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  • 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 […]
  • Dorothy Pisarski to co-host Global Diaspora Week panel
    October 14, 2014
    Dorothy Pisarski, associate professor of advertising, is part of a panel discussion that has been accepted as part of Global Diaspora Week.
  • Peter Yu to discuss science and human rights at Yale Law School
    October 9, 2014
    Peter K. Yu, the Kern Family Chair in Intellectual Property Law and director of the Intellectual Property Law Center at Drake University Law School, will join leading human rights experts in the "Patent Regimes and the Right to Science and Culture" workshop at Yale Law School.
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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.
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