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  • In remembrance of former Drake University President and Iowa Governor, Robert D. Ray
    July 8, 2018
    The following message was sent to campus by Drake University President Marty Martin on July 8, 2018: With a heavy heart, I am writing to share that our cherished friend, distinguished alumnus, and former colleague, Robert D. Ray, died this morning. Governor Ray proudly served as Iowa’s 38th governor and, later in his career, as […]
  • In remembrance of Larry Cotlar
    July 1, 2018
    Drake University offers its condolences to the family of Larry Cotlar, who passed away overnight during flooding in Des Moines. “Our hearts go out to Larry’s family and friends, especially the thousands of Bulldog fans in Des Moines who have come to know Larry as the voice of their hometown team,” said Marty Martin, president […]
  • Mental health TV show—brainchild of Drake graduate student—finds funding
    May 22, 2018
    On behalf of the Iowa Mental Health Counselors Association, Drake University School of Education graduate student Ramona Wink earned a $10,000 award from the 100+ Women Who Care non-profit organization. These funds will be used to create a TV show dedicated to mental health awareness that Wink has initiated. Wink is working toward her master’s […]
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts Show, Points of Intersection: “an eccentric exhibition”
    May 15, 2018
    The Department of Art and Design at Drake University presents the 2018 Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) exhibition, Points of Intersection, from May 1—20. The show serves as a culmination of the five BFA graduating seniors’ work during their time at Drake, with a total of 67 works on display in media including painting, drawing, […]
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  • Drake's Timmer an example of NCAA gone right
    March 5, 2018 - St. Louis Post-Dispatch
    A sports columnist from St. Louis encourages the NCAA to build an advertising campaign around Drake basketball standout Reed Timmer, the university's all-time leading scorer and a member of Drake's Doctor of Pharmacy program.
  • Tips for administering medicine to children
    December 11, 2017 - The Des Moines Register
    Professor Edward Bell, author of the new book "Children's Medicines: What Every Parent, Grandparent, and Teacher Needs to Know," shares tips on safely and effectively administering medication to kids.
  • Driven
    November 6, 2017 - DSM Magazine
    Finance major McKenna Haase applies her studies to a career as a champion sprint car driver. She's a fan favorite and manages all her own sponsorships.
  • Opioid prescriptions should be ordered with more care, state says
    October 27, 2017 - The Des Moines Register
    Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds hosted “Identify, Prevent, Recover: Combating Opioids in Iowa” in Drake University’s Sussman Theater.
  • Des Moines Public Schools, Drake University partner to launch student immigrant podcast series
    August 11, 2017 - WHO-TV
    A new project at Drake University teaches 13 Des Moines high school students to produce a three-podcast series about the immigrant and refugee experience.
  • Drake partners with 3 HBCUs for law, pharmacy programs
    June 1, 2017 - The Des Moines Register
    Drake University has partnered with three historically black universities to provide guaranteed scholarships to their graduates upon admission to Drake’s law and pharmacy programs.
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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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