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Drake recognized for outstanding student voting rate in the 2016 election

After a campaign season brimming with politicians and pundits, Drake students cast their votes at an exceptionally high rate in the 2016 presidential election.
December 8, 2017

Three sophomores receive NASA scholarships

Three Drake University sophomores received a NASA merit scholarship from the Iowa Space Grant Consortium (ISGC) for the spring 2018 academic semester.
December 8, 2017

Drake’s 143rd commencement features nearly 70 Des Moines teachers

Drake University will hold a commencement ceremony this month to celebrate the accomplishments of 325 undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral students who completed their degree requirements as of the conclusion fall 2017 semester.
December 7, 2017

City bus to feature art by Associate Professor Ben Gardner

A city bus in the Des Moines Area Regional Transit (DART) system will be wrapped in the artwork of Benjamin Gardner, Drake University associate professor and department chair of art and design.
December 1, 2017

New building, new worlds

Drake math and computer science majors have formed a variety of Friday afternoon research groups in Collier-Scripps Hall, digging into video game design, VR, data modeling, and more.
December 1, 2017

Senior vocal performance major finds home in senior living

Most Drake University students spend their college years in a residence hall, apartment, or house. But senior vocal performance major Gabrielle Clutter has settled in with a different age group: seniors.
November 29, 2017

Drake student-athlete Madison Glennie honored as a Rhodes Scholar finalist

Madison Glennie, a Drake golf standout and straight-A student, was a finalist for the highly prestigious Rhodes Scholarship this year. 
November 21, 2017

Jordan Concert Series features cellist Anthony Ross

Drake University is proud to present Anthony Ross, principal cellist of the Minnesota Orchestra, for a pair of free performances on December 6 and 7.
November 21, 2017

International expert to discuss North Korean nuclear threat on Dec. 4

A senior fellow for Korea studies at the nonpartisan Council on Foreign Relations will deliver a free public lecture on the North Korean threat.
November 21, 2017

Outstanding art alumna receives rent-free studio space through new Drake initiative

Drake alumna Betsy Hart is the first recipient of a University fellowship that offers recent art graduates one year of rent-free studio space at Des Moines' Mainframe Studios .
November 20, 2017

Eaton contributes to international bird coloration database

Muir Eaton, associate professor of biology at Drake University, is making a substantial research contribution to the world’s largest database of bird coloration.
November 6, 2017

Four Drake students awarded Iowa Space Grant scholarships

Four Drake University students have been awarded the prestigious NASA sponsored scholarship through the Iowa Space Grant Consortium (ISGC) for the 2017-2018 academic year.
November 3, 2017

Drake Opera laid foundation for young alumnus' success

Drake alumnus Eric Ferring, AS'14, is one of many Drake grads who found success in the opera world. "Drake will always have a special place in my heart," he said.
October 30, 2017

Political scientists to discuss 'American Politics in Turmoil' on Nov. 2

Experts from Drake University and Iowa’s regents universities will host a panel discussion about political polarization in the United States.
October 30, 2017

Keys to Excellence continues with Arthur Greene in Russian Mystic program

Arthur Greene, professor of piano at University of Michigan, will present the next concert of Drake’s Keys to Excellence Piano Series on Nov. 6 in Sheslow Auditorium.
October 27, 2017