November 7 - January 23
- 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.
DU in the News
- 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.
- At Peabody Essex, 300 Years of Indian Chintzes
August 29, 2014 - The New York Times
Fall exhibition in Manhattan will feature work by Phil Chen, professor of art and design.
Faculty & Staff
- 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.
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