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The Comparison Project to host interfaith dialogue on death and dying

The Comparison Project will present the third event in its 2016–2017 series on death and dying. A community interfaith dialogue on Oct. 27 will feature representatives of three different refugee religions in Des Moines.
October 20, 2016

James Cloyd and Natalie Schmitz to lecture at Drake University Science Colloquium Series

Drake University will host free lectures this week by a University of Minnesota professor whose team recently had an anti-seizure drug approved by the FDA and by one of his graduate students, a Drake pharmacy alumna.
October 19, 2016

Vitha publishes textbook on chromatography

Mark Vitha, professor of chemistry and a Windsor Professor of Science at Drake University, published a new textbook titled "Chromatography: Principles and Instrumentation."
October 18, 2016
Tom Rosburg FEATURE

Rosburg wins statewide conservation award

Drake University Professor of Biology Thomas R. Rosburg will receive a statewide award in recognition of his extensive conservation efforts.
October 14, 2016

Valdovinos to serve on Association for Professional Behavior Analysts board

Maria Valdovinos, associate professor of psychology, has been selected to serve on the Board of Directors of the Association for Professional Behavior Analysts.
October 13, 2016

Keys to Excellence Piano Series launches fourth season on Oct. 24

Drake University’s Keys to Excellence Piano Series will open its fourth season with a performance by Lori Sims, professor of piano at Western Michigan University.
October 12, 2016
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The Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education ranks Drake 149 in nation

The inaugural Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education ranking of U.S. colleges placed Drake University at 149 in a list that includes more than 1,000 schools nationwide.
September 30, 2016

Drake University Department of Theatre Arts presents "Doubt: a parable"

Drake University Department of Theatre Arts is opening their 2016-2017 season on Oct. 6 with the controversial, religious drama, Doubt: a parable by John Patrick Shanley.
September 28, 2016

Drake Chamber Choir, four high school choirs to perform Faure's "Requiem"

The Drake University Chamber Choir, choirs from four Des Moines area high schools, and a professional orchestra will perform Gabriel Faure’s well-known Requiem at 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 9.
September 22, 2016

Haedicke receives grant to study Louisiana coastal restoration initiatives

Michael Haedicke, associate professor of sociology at Drake University, received a grant to support his research on the social and political organization of coastal restoration initiatives in southeastern Louisiana.
September 19, 2016

Fall series gives global perspectives on social justice

A series of free and low-cost public events at Drake University will highlight the experiences of social justice leaders from developing countries around the world.
September 15, 2016
Magnolia Old Main FEATURE

Drake third in Midwest in U.S. News 2017 rankings

For the eighth consecutive year, U.S. News & World Report has ranked Drake University third for overall quality among universities in the Midwest.
September 13, 2016

'Death and Dying' series continues with lecture on Jewish bioethics

The Comparison Project at Drake University resumes its two-year series on Death and Dying with a Sept. 15 lecture on Jewish bioethics.
September 8, 2016

Noted pianist to stage comeback concert with help of Drake University students

A noted pianist and composer will make his proud return to the concert stage for the first time in more than 15 years thanks in part to the efforts of Drake students.
August 30, 2016