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Bachelor of Fine Arts Show, Points of Intersection: “an eccentric exhibition”

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, […]
May 15, 2018

Drake political scientist featured on the cover of Times Literary Supplement

Kieran Williams, adjunct professor in the Department of Political Science, was featured on the cover of this week's issue of The Times Literary Supplement.
May 4, 2018

The Magic Flute: “One last, amazing show” for Drake Opera Theater director Ann Cravero

Drake's Music Department presents "The Magic Flute," an opera known worldwide for its timeless beauty, May 4-6. It's a final bow for Ann Cravero, who will step down as director of the Drake Opera Theater after nearly 17 years.
May 3, 2018

Professor to present at international conference on behavior analysis  

Maria Valdovinos, professor of psychology, has been invited to present at the Association for Behavior Analysis International’s 44 Annual Conference later this month. 
May 3, 2018

Drake Theatre presents "A Piece of My Heart," May 3-6

Drake University Theatre closes the 2017-2018 season with "A Piece of My Heart," May 3 through May 6.
May 2, 2018

Senior's art project stems from climate change data

Global climate change has been called the single most significant threat to human existence. Drake senior Marie Dolleman found a way to make it hauntingly beautiful.
April 24, 2018

Hundreds of Drake musicians to perform "Mass in C Major"

Nearly 300 singers and instrumentalists will perform Beethoven’s “Mass in C Major” on Saturday, April 21, and Sunday, April 22. Performances are at St. Ambrose Cathedral downtown.
April 17, 2018

Student receives prestigious Goldwater Foundation Scholarship

Drake University student Shannon Herzog is a 2018-2019 recipient of the Goldwater Foundation Scholarship, a prestigious award for students pursing careers in the fields of mathematics, natural sciences, and engineering.
April 16, 2018

Keys to Excellence season closes with Peter Miyamoto

Peter Miyamoto, professor of piano and chamber music at the University of Missouri, will present the final concert of the season for the Drake University Keys to Excellence Piano Series on April 23.
April 11, 2018

Juried Art Exhibition showcases 65 student works of art

The Anderson Gallery recently celebrated the opening of the 47th Annual Juried Student Art Exhibition, which showcases 65 works of art by 32 current Drake students. The exhibit runs through April 22.
April 10, 2018

Drake senior Meghan Walters offered Fulbright Scholarship for 2018-2019

Drake University senior Meghan Walters of West Bend, Wis., has been offered a prestigious 2018–2019 Fulbright Scholarship.
April 9, 2018

Drake's Phillip Chen awarded Guggenheim Fellowship

Phillip Chen, the Ellis and Nelle Levitt Distinguished Professor of Art at Drake University, has been awarded a 2018 Guggenheim Fellowship, which recognizes individuals who have demonstrated exceptional capacity for productive scholarship or exceptional creative ability in the arts.
April 6, 2018

Research by high school, college students on display April 12

A one-day event at Drake University will showcase the breadth of scientific research by local high school and college students—including one project that caught the eye of Ivanka Trump.
April 4, 2018

Mirla Criste prepares for ‘transcendent’ Drake directorial debut

Assistant Professor Mirla Criste makes her directorial debut at Drake University this week with Drake Theatre's "The Trojan Women," which runs April 5-8.
April 2, 2018

Drake Theatre presents Trojan Women starting April 5

Drake University Theatre presents an adaptation of "The Trojan Women" by Euripedes, adapted by Charles Mee and directed by Mirla Criste, April 5-8.
March 28, 2018