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  • Drake Theatre presents Irish musical “A Man of No Importance”
    April 27, 2015
    The Drake University Department of Theatre Arts will present the Irish musical “A Man of No Importance," April 30-May 3.
  • Drake University to continue live mascot program
    April 24, 2015
    Drake University will soon have a new live mascot. Erin Bell, owner of the late Porterhouse, has formally agreed to direct the live mascot program at Drake.
  • Drake joins new Iowa Caucus Consortium
    April 21, 2015
    Drake University is part of a new Iowa Caucus Consortium that has been created to highlight Iowa’s first in the nation Caucus status and provide the media, candidates and visitors a meaningful, positive experience while showcasing the state and region.
  • Donate your Drake memorabilia
    April 20, 2015
    The Office of Alumni Relations has settled into its space in the Drake University Alumni House, which the office’s staff has occupied more than a year now. As they continue to decorate and style the home, they have found a need for authentic Drake memorabilia to fill the its nooks and crannies. Do you have […]
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  • 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.
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