- Vote Smart to celebrate its move to Drake campus
March 24, 2017
Vote Smart, one of the nation's leading sources of non-partisan political information, will formally celebrate the organization's move to Drake University next month.
- Nelson Institute global affairs conference set for April 5-8
March 23, 2017
Two U.S. ambassadors will headline the 4th annual Nelson Institute Conference on Global Affairs, scheduled from April 5-8 at Drake University.
- Iowa Interfaith Exchange to be held April 6-8 at Drake
March 14, 2017
Drake University will host the Iowa Interfaith Exchange, a free series from April 6-8 of more than 50 presentations, panels, and performances on the current state and future promise of interfaith activity in the state of Iowa.
- Perfect NCAA bracket? Not likely.
March 13, 2017
The odds of picking a perfect men's tournament bracket are astronomical, as one data analytics professor explains. (In the women's tournament, at least one choice is clear—Bulldogs all the way.)
DU in the News
- Lizzy Wendell’s evolution on the court has keyed Drake’s rise
March 17, 2017 - The Des Moines Register
All eyes are on Drake women's basketball, which won the MVC Tournament on the heels of a 22-game winning streak and a perfect 18–0 conference record, and is headed to the NCAA tournament for the first time since 2007.
- These Drake students published a book on Des Moines' faith traditions
February 24, 2017 - The Des Moines Register
The Des Moines Register columnist Daniel Finney spoke with Drake J-Term students about their experience with researching, writing, designing, editing, promoting, and publishing a book on Des Moines' religious diversity.
- The most important thing to remember ahead of the inauguration
January 25, 2017 - The Des Moines Register
Drake alumna Lauren Ehrler, a producer at The Des Moines Register, shares lessons from a Drake January Term trip to witness the U.S. Presidential inauguration in 2013.
- 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.
Faculty & Staff
- Drake's Sig Ep chapter, adviser win regional awards
March 20, 2017
Associate Professor Debra Bishop received a regional award for her work as faculty adviser to Drake’s Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity chapter. The chapter and its members also received awards.
- Senchina co-authors article for influential sports science journal
March 10, 2017
David Senchina, associate professor of biology, recently co-authored a consensus statement on the relationship between exercise, nutrition, and the immune system for the journal Exercise Immunology Review, one of the top journals in the category of sports science.
- Super Bowl LI and Professor Edrington? You bet!
February 23, 2017
Alumni flocked back to campus for a chance to analyze the biggest advertising game of the year—and go back to class with their favorite associate professor of marketing.
- 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.
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