- David Golder named chair of Drake University Board of Trustees
June 28, 2016
David Golder, FA’79, managing partner of Golder Investment Management and vice president and treasurer of the Golder Family Foundation, has been named chair of the Drake University Board of Trustees. Golder, who has served on the board since 2005, starts his term as chair on July 1. “David brings the perfect blend of temperament, knowledge, […]
- Jones hired as executive director of The Harkin Institute for Public Policy and Citizen Engagement
June 23, 2016
Joseph Jones, a Drake alumnus and former legislative assistant to retired U.S. Senator Tom Harkin, has been hired as executive director of The Harkin Institute for Public Policy and Citizen Engagement.
- Young African leaders to study business and entrepreneurship in Des Moines
June 14, 2016
Drake will host 25 young African leaders this summer for an intensive six-week Fellowship program focusing on business and entrepreneurship. The Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders is sponsored by the U.S. Department of State.
- In memory of “Doc” Coleman, alumni embrace endless possibilities
June 6, 2016
Drake University will dedicate William S.E. Coleman Studio Theatre in honor of one of the university's most longstanding and beloved theatre professors. Coleman, who passed away last year, taught at Drake for 36 years.
DU in the News
- Online classes? Nights? What to consider before starting school.
June 8, 2016 - The Des Moines Register
Drake's new hybrid MBA program offers more flexibility to adult students who work full-time jobs and have other family and personal commitments.
- Drake senior balances worlds of school and motherhood
May 17, 2016 - WHO-TV
When Brytani Cavil became pregnant during her first year at Drake University, her classmates helped her juggle the complexities of academics and motherhood.
- Faith in Iowa: How churches are hoping to put some people back in the pews
May 17, 2016 - WHO-TV
Timothy Knepper, chair of Drake's Department of Philosophy and Religion, explains how freedom of choice underlies shifting trends in religiosity in the United States.
- Young African professionals to visit Manning
May 9, 2016 - Daily Times Herald
Drake University will host 25 young professionals between the ages of 25 and 35 starting in June with an institute emphasizing business and entrepreneurship.
- Drake's Robert McCann uses home advantage for Relays win
May 9, 2016 - The Des Moines Register
Robert McCann became the first Drake runner to win the steeplechase since 1981, and the first Bulldog athlete to win a Drake Relays crown since 2013.
- Ternus to retire from Harkin Institute
May 4, 2016 - Business Record
Marsha Ternus will retire as director of Drake University's Harkin Institute for Public Policy and Citizen Engagement after guiding the institute through three highly successful formative years.
Faculty & Staff
- CPHS professor elected to APhA-APPM
June 9, 2016
The American Pharmacists Association(APhA) Academy of Pharmacy Practice and Management (APhA-APPM) announced the results of its recent elections. Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice Wendy Mobley-Bukstein PharmD, BCACP, CDE, who teaches in the College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences at Drake University, was among the elected officers. Mobley-Buckstein received her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from Drake University […]
- Professor Deb Bishop furthers global connections through sabbatical in Uganda
May 31, 2016
A seven-week sabbatical in Uganda helped Deb Bishop develop several projects she's been working on during a decade of shorter, annual visits to the country.
- Jolliffe serves as Journalism History's first guest editor
May 18, 2016
Lee Jolliffe, associate professor of journalism, was the first-ever guest editor of Journalism History.
- Noe to speak on Iowa's aging workforce
May 18, 2016
Lance Noe, director of the Drake University Center for Professional Studies, will discuss challenges associated with Iowa’s aging workforce during an event organized by the Des Moines Business Record next month.
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