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  • Drake CBPA accepting applications for new graduate-level certificate programs
    November 25, 2014
    The Drake University College of Business and Public Administration is accepting applications for certificate programs that allow students and working professionals to add advanced credentials to their resumes without pursuing a degree.
  • Drake announces $500,000 gift to new Ray Center
    November 25, 2014
    Drake University has received a $500,000 anonymous gift in support of the University's new Robert D. and Billie Ray Center. Drake University President David Maxwell announced the $500,000 gift on Nov. 24 during a special reception to honor the establishment of the Center, which will focus its efforts globally on applied research and programming in leadership, […]
  • Grammy-winning blues artist to headline President Maxwell's 70th Birthday bash
    November 21, 2014
    Drake University President David Maxwell will celebrate his 70th birthday by jamming with a Grammy Award-winning blues musician. The free concert headlined by blues legend John Paul Hammond will be held at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 5, in Sheslow Auditorium. The event is open to the public, and no tickets are required. Maxwell has been […]
  • Keys to Excellence: Nicholas Roth and Drake piano students in concert
    November 17, 2014
    Five Drake piano students will showcase their talents on a world-renowned concert grand piano during a free concert at Drake University next month. The performance will begin at 7:30 p.m. Monday, December 1, in Sheslow Auditorium, 2507 University Ave.
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  • Lazareva named editor-in-chief of Behavioural Processes journal
    November 25, 2014
    Olga Lazareva, associate professor of psychology, has been named editor-in-chief of Behavioural Processes effective January 1, 2015. Already an editor for the journal, she will be replacing C.D.L. Wynne as editor-in-chief. Lazareva’s current research interests focus on behavioral and neurobiological aspects of early visual processes in humans and non-human animals, relational learning, and mathematical modeling […]
  • Haedicke publishes article in "Contexts"
    November 21, 2014
    Michael Haedicke, associate professor of sociology, had a feature article published in the Summer 2014 issue of Contexts. The article, titled “Small Co-ops in a Whole Foods World,” examines the difficulties natural food co-op stores encounter in an increasingly competitive market. It details the strategies these member-owned, mission-driven businesses have put in place to push […]
  • Alexander receives mathematics teaching award
    November 21, 2014
    Mathematics professor Dan Alexander received the 2014 Award for Distinguished College or University Teaching of Mathematics from the Iowa Section of the Mathematical Association of America (MAA).
  • Lee Jolliffe to present paper at 19th Century Press symposium
    November 4, 2014
    Lee Jolliffe, associate professor of journalism, will present her paper at the Symposium on the 19th Century Press, the Civil War, and Freedom Expression in Chattanooga, Tenn., on Nov 7. Her paper, titled “Afire! Abolitionists’ Speech and Press,” examines the suppression of human rights activists' speech against slavery. The paper is part of a series […]
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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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