- CBPA recognizes outstanding students and faculty at awards ceremony
April 17, 2015
Drake University’s College of Business and Public Administration honored students, faculty, and community leaders for their contributions to Drake and the business community at the college’s annual awards ceremony on Wednesday, April 8.
- Drake University wins national service innovation award
April 17, 2015
Drake University is one of three winners of the Service Year + Higher Education Innovation Challenge by the Franklin Project at the Aspen Institute, the National Conference on Citizenship and the Corporation for the National and Community Service.
- Multi-media senior thesis exhibition opens May 1 at the Anderson Gallery
April 15, 2015
Drake art and design seniors present Seek, their senior thesis exhibition starting Friday, May 1 in Drake’s Anderson Gallery. The exhibition, featuring painting, drawing, printmaking, graphic design, and installation, seeks to both identify and redefine basic human constructions.
- Drake University a Tree Campus 2014 USA Recipient
April 15, 2015
Drake University has received the 2014 Tree Campus USA recognition by the National Arbor Day Foundation for its commitment to effective urban forest management. Created in 2008, Tree Campus USA is a national program that honors colleges and universities for engaging their students and staff in conservation goals. In its sixth year, Tree Campus […]
DU in the News
- De Blasio in Iowa cites rampant inequality in U.S.
April 17, 2015 - The New York Times
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio spoke to more than 50 people, mostly Drake students, about income inequality in the United States.
- Mystery complicates grief for families of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370
March 11, 2015 - CBS News
Nancy Berns, professor of sociology and author of "Closure: The Rush to End Grief and What It Costs Us," says families of the victims of tragedy—like Malaysia Airlines Flight 370—cope with loss in many different ways.
- Paying farmers not to farm? Not exactly.
March 5, 2015 - Iowa Public Radio
Matt Russell, director of the Drake University Agricultural Law Center, discusses nuances of federal commodity support programs created to help farmers during bad years.
- Is Obamacare Doomed?
March 5, 2015 - The Epoch Times
Mark Kende of Drake Law School says the Supreme Court will likely uphold portions of the Affordable Care Act that are under legal challenge.
- Elevating the discussion on mental health in Iowa
March 3, 2015 - The Des Moines Register
Jerry Foxhoven, director of the Drake Legal Clinic, says a proposal to close two mental health facilities in Iowa would create efficiencies that boost quality and accessibility of state services.
- Top 10 FAFSA Myths Debunked
December 4, 2014 - NerdWallet
Colleges have never offered so much of their resources for financial aid—but to qualify you first have to apply, says Tom Delahunt, vice president for admission and student financial planning.
Faculty & Staff
- Drake Law Professor to Discuss Global Drug Procurement at Harvard Medical School Conference
April 14, 2015
Peter K. Yu, Kern Family Chair in Intellectual Property Law and the director of the Intellectual Property Law Center at Drake University Law School, will discuss international cooperation on drug procurement and supply at a Harvard Medical School conference.
- Drake professor’s documentary to screen alongside Smithsonian Institution exhibition on immigration in the U.S.
April 2, 2015
A documentary film co-produced by Drake University English Professor Jody Swilky will be screened in Iowa in conjunction with a traveling Smithsonian Institution exhibition on immigration.
- Sacco Named Councilor for Society of Toxicology regional chapter
March 30, 2015
Dr. James Sacco, assistant professor of pharmaceutical sciences, was elected councilor for the Central States Regional Chapter of the Society of Toxicology. Sacco graduated from pharmacy school at the University of Malta. He then received his doctorate in pharmaceutical sciences at the college of pharmacy at the University of Florida. He teaches courses in pharmacokinetics and […]
- Drake professor receives NSF grant to study regulation, practice of out-of-hospital midwifery in the United States
March 26, 2015
Renee Cramer, associate professor of law, politics, and society, has received a $76,244 grant from the National Science Foundation to study the impact of regulation, activism, and awareness on out-of-hospital midwifery care in the United States.