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The way to a Bulldog’s heart? Food.

Drake alumni are making Des Moines delicious and putting its restaurant scene on the map.
March 23, 2016

Show highlights 29 students’ work

Nearly 100 works entered into the 45th Annual Juried Student Art Exhibition, awards presented to eleven artists.
March 23, 2016

Drake among top producers of Peace Corps volunteers

Drake University has made its debut on the Peace Corps’ annual Top Volunteer-Producing Colleges and Universities list, ranking No. 23 among small universities.
February 23, 2016

Thirteen Drake grads receive Business Record “Forty Under 40” honors

Thirteen Drake University degree-holders were named to the Des Moines Business Record’s “Forty Under 40” class for 2016.
February 12, 2016

National Alumni Association announces 2016 Alumni Award winners

The Drake University National Alumni Association Board of Directors will recognize seven alumni with an award reception Thursday, April 28.
February 9, 2016

Chemistry alumnus named a 2015 Baxter Young Investigator

Drake University alumnus Andy R. Johnson recently was selected as a 2015 Baxter Young Investigator in recognition of his research accomplishments.
December 22, 2015

Top Five Stories of 2015

With 2016 on the horizon, we look back on the top five stories of the year.
December 17, 2015

Stories from San Quentin

Students’ rare experience inside one of the nation’s most infamous prisons
December 17, 2015

From Drake to Hollywood—and Back Again

A theatre alumna brings her stage and screen experience to the classroom for a new generation of thespians.
December 17, 2015

Behind the scenes at the Democratic presidential debate

This month, 8 million Americans watched as three Democratic presidential hopefuls sparred over foreign policy, economics, and other major issues from the Jordan stage of Sheslow Auditorium at Drake University. Yahoo live-streamed their Digital Democracy conference, broadcast from Parents Hall in Olmsted Center, where Republican candidate Rand Paul sank into a white leather couch as […]
November 20, 2015

Strength of his convictions

Imagine you’re a juror in a high-profile murder trial. An expert witness—a forensic scientist—displays a strand of hair found on the body of the deceased; then she compares it with hair from the defendant. The hairs are “microscopically indistinguishable” from one another, she concludes, and it is “highly unlikely” that the two samples came from […]
November 20, 2015

Evolving health care system

Dr. Arvind Movva, a gastroenterologist in Moline, Illinois, was in the early stages of developing a new online pharmacy company in the fall of 2014 when he engaged marketing firm owner Ted Thoms, AS’92, in brainstorming the promotion of the new business. By the following spring, Movva was ready to hire a lead pharmacist. “There’s […]
November 20, 2015

Growing their Bulldog family

“Broaden your horizons. Open different doors. You may find a you there that you never knew was yours,” sang first-year Musical Theatre major Jackson Kealy. The Noyce siblings, Jim Noyce, BN’78; Ken Noyce, BN’80, GR’84; and Carol Molino, BN’85; were seated nearby at the best table in the house. “Go and chase your dreams, you […]
November 20, 2015