Dec. 2 - Feb. 10
- Central Iowa executives graduate from Executive Education Center’s Leading Others program
December 2, 2016
Twenty executives from 14 central Iowa companies have graduated from the Executive Education Center at Drake University’s Leading Others program. The intensive 18-month program enhances participants’ ability to lead organizations through times of stability and change.
- Kutcher to receive 2017 Robert D. Ray Pillar of Character Award
December 1, 2016
The Robert D. and Billie Ray Center at Drake University has named Iowa native Ashton Kutcher as the 2017 Robert D. Ray Pillar of Character Award recipient.
- Anderson Gallery exhibition of faculty work opens Dec. 2
November 28, 2016
The Anderson Gallery is pleased to announce the opening of a new exhibit by Drake University's Department of Art & Design faculty on view Dec. 2 through Feb. 10.
- The Comparison Project hosts interfaith dialogue on death and dying
November 28, 2016
The Comparison Project will present the fifth event in its 2016–2017 series on death and dying.
DU in the News
- She got 24 years for her boyfriend's meth. Even her sentencing judge supports clemency.
November 30, 2016 - The Washington Post
Associate prof. William Garriott contrasts law enforcement approaches to policing methamphetamine, cocaine, and marijuana. Garriott has written a book on meth enforcement.
- For small electronics business, Black Friday just another day
November 29, 2016 - WHO-TV
Matthew Mitchell, associate professor of international business, explains how small businesses provide customer value on Black Friday and Cyber Monday.
- Thrifty White’s Feldman spots a problem
November 21, 2016 - Pharmacy Today
Anne Feldman, a 2016 graduate of the Drake University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, advocates for federal changes that would allow pharmacists to provide enhanced patient care.
- Studying ethics, 'Star Trek' style, at Drake
November 11, 2016 - The Des Moines Register
Students in a First-Year Seminar at Drake University are studying ethics through the lens of "Star Trek." Drake alumnus Daniel Finney, a columnist for The Des Moines Register, has the story.
- 5 things that explain Trump's stunning victory
November 9, 2016 - PBS NewsHour
Tony Gaughan, professor of law at Drake University Law School, provides five theories for why President-elect Donald J. Trump vastly outperformed the polls and pundits on Election Day.
- Examining violence against law enforcement officers
November 8, 2016 - Iowa Public Radio
Ken Meyer, the Thomas F. Sheehan Professor of Public Administration at Drake University, drew on decades' worth of research into violence against police officers during this live interview with Iowa Public Radio.
Faculty & Staff
- Adkins co-authors paper for AMA journal
December 2, 2016
Natalie Ross Adkins, associate professor of marketing at Drake University, is co-author of a recent paper that explores how stakeholders in the marketplace can be the source and target of stigma.
- Q&A with Joan Faber McAlister, recipient of the 2016 Francine Merritt Award
November 21, 2016
Joan Faber McAlister, associate professor of rhetoric, media, and social change, has been selected to receive the 2016 Francine Merritt Award for Outstanding Contributions to the Lives of Women in Communication.
- Positive relationships are key to flourishing at work
November 7, 2016
If your workplace mantra is “all business, all the time," you might want to spend a bit more time chatting with colleagues around the water cooler.
- Music instructor to tour with Mannheim Steamroller
November 1, 2016
Anna Lackaff, adjunct professor of music at Drake University, will tour the country this holiday season as a keyboardist for Mannheim Steamroller.
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