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National expert on Japanese politics to discuss US-Japan relations

A leading national expert on Japanese politics and foreign policy will discuss U.S.-Japan relations under the Trump Administration during a free lecture at Drake University on March 21.
March 10, 2017

Keys to Excellence Continues with Pianist Alan Chow

Pianist Alan Chow, a professor at the Bienen School of Music at Northwestern University, will present the next concert of Drake University’s Keys to Excellence Piano Series on March 6.
February 28, 2017

Drake students perform with Broadway actress Kristin Chenoweth

Eight Drake musical theatre students had a Wicked cool opportunity last weekend when they performed with Broadway star Kristin Chenoweth at the Des Moines Civic Center.
February 27, 2017

Survey: 99 percent of recent Drake grads found professional success

New data affirms that Drake University does an exceptional job of preparing its alumni for professional success.
February 23, 2017

Student-directed theatre productions open at Drake this week

The Drake University Theatre Department opens the spring semester with two student-directed shows with dark themes, running Feb. 23-26.
February 21, 2017

Drake announces new options for international studies

Drake University students will have new options for international studies beginning in fall 2017.
February 17, 2017

Jordan Concert Series features violinist Robert Chen

Drake University is proud to present Robert Chen, concertmaster of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, as the next artist in the Jordan Concert Series. 7:30 p.m. Friday, March 3, in Sheslow Auditorium.
February 14, 2017

Former Poet Laureate, National Poetry Slam champion co-headline 38th Bucksbaum Lecture

Billy Collins, poet laureate of the United States from 2001 to 2003, and Clint Smith, winner of the 2014 National Poetry Slam, will deliver the 38th Bucksbaum Lecture at Drake University.
February 9, 2017

Princeton Review names Drake a top university for return on investment

Drake University is among the nation's best colleges for students seeking great academics, outstanding career preparation, and generous financial aid according to The Princeton Review.

February 2, 2017

Campus Compact and Principal select Drake sophomore Lauren Oreto for new scholarship program

Drake University sophomore Lauren Oreto is among 20 college students from Iowa and California who were selected for the first class of the new Principal Community Scholars Program.
January 23, 2017

Writers & Critics Series features Chigozie Obioma on Feb. 22

A Nigerian-born author whose debut work of fiction received international acclaim will deliver a free public reading at Drake University next month.
January 17, 2017

Nelson Institute grant supports Drake service projects in Belize

A new grant will help Drake University enhance current and future service projects in Southern Belize.
January 13, 2017

Brown explores "American Autobiography after 9/11"

A new book by Associate Professor of English Megan Brown explores the myriad developments in American autobiography since the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks.
January 10, 2017

CANCELLED: Keys to Excellence piano series features Quentin Kim

Quentin Kim, professor of piano at Pusan National University, will present the next concert of Drake University’s Keys to Excellence Piano Series on Jan. 23.
January 5, 2017

Kiplinger’s names Drake University a 2017 Best Value

Kiplinger's Personal Finance has placed Drake University at No. 39 on its list of the 100 best values in private universities for 2017.
December 16, 2016