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Perrine publishes "No Confession, No Mass"

The University of Nebraska Press recently published Associate Professor Jennifer Perrine’s manuscript, “No Confession, No Mass.” Perrine's manuscript won the Prairie Schooner Book Prize in Poetry for 2014. She is also the author of In the Human Zoo, recipient of the Agha Shahid Ali Poetry Prize, and The Body Is No Machine, winner of the Devil’s Kitchen Reading Award […]
November 23, 2015

Award-winning documentarians turn their lens to Iowa State Penitentiary

Jody Swilky, Ellis and Nelle Levitt Professor of English, is working on a documentary about the Iowa State Penitentiary.
November 17, 2015

Drake Theatre debuts "Fiorello!" in time for caucus season

Fiorello, a Pulitzer Prize-winning musical perfectly timed for this political season, runs Nov. 19-22 at Drake University.
November 2, 2015

Panel discussion: "The Changing Role of Central Banks"

Drake University will host a panel discussion on “The Changing Role of Central Banks,” sponsored by The Principal Financial Group and The Principal Financial Group Center for Global Citizenship, on November 3.
October 30, 2015

Drake ranks 17th in nation for boost to alumni mid-career earnings

A new ranking by The Economist of all U.S. four-year, non-vocational colleges and universities places Drake University 17th in the nation for value.
October 30, 2015

Pregnant With The Stars: Professor’s new book explores cultural obsession with celebrity baby bumps

Renee Ann Cramer, associate professor and chair of the law, politics, and society department at Drake University, published a new book about cultural obsession with celebrity pregnancies.
October 29, 2015

Drake Theatre presents two student-produced short plays

The Drake University Department of Theatre Arts will present two student produced short plays in one performance, beginning Friday, Oct. 30 in the Studio Theatre of the Harmon Fine Arts Center.
October 26, 2015

Metrick-Chen publishes article in Hyperallergic

Lenore Metrick-Chen, associate professor of art history in the Department of Art and Design, published “We’ve Always Been Here: A Portrait of the US by Two Black Artists” in the web outlet Hyperallergic.
October 21, 2015

A century of milestones

Alumna Catherine Williams reflects on 100 years of life well lived.
October 21, 2015

Bartschat receives Will Allis Prize from American Physical Society

Klaus Bartschat, the Ellis & Nelle Levitt Professor of Physics at Drake University, was awarded the 2016 Will Allis Prize for the Study of Ionized Gases from the American Physical Society (APS).
October 21, 2015

Keys to Excellence Concert Series launches third season

Princeton University faculty pianist Francine Kay kicks off the third season of Drake University’s Keys to Excellence Piano Series, which raises awareness of Drake's fundraising efforts for the purpose of purchasing 70 brand new Yamaha pianos for the music department.
October 20, 2015

Monks to present on death and dying in Tibetan Buddhism

Seven monks from Labrang Tashikyil Monastery in Dehra Dun, India, will deliver a presentation on death and dying in Tibetan Buddhism. The monks will present a short lecture along with a demonstration of specific rituals, prayers, and dances related to death and dying. The presentation and demonstration will occur Thursday, Oct. 8 at 7 p.m. […]
October 7, 2015
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Drake University ranks third in U.S. News and World Report 2016 rankings

For the seventh consecutive year, U.S. News & World Report has ranked Drake University third for overall quality among Midwest master’s institutions.
September 9, 2015

IDEAS AT WAR: American Propaganda Posters of WWII

Exhibition features over fifty original posters produced by American designers to persuade the public to support wartime efforts Drake University's Anderson Gallery will open its new season with “Ideas at War: American Propaganda Posters of World War II,” an exhibition featuring more than 50 original wartime posters from the collection of the State Historical Museum […]
August 28, 2015
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New website provides Iowa caucus information and analysis for journalists, voters

A new website provides comprehensive information and analysis of presidential campaigns in Iowa leading into the state’s first-in-the-nation caucuses.
July 14, 2015