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Kent honored for mathematics writing

Deborah Kent, associate professor of mathematics, recently was honored for exceptional mathematics writing.
July 28, 2017

Professor’s book advocates for misunderstood musical genre

Eric Saylor, professor of music history at Drake University, has published a new book that seeks to redeem a style of music that he says is gravely misunderstood and sorely underrated.
June 26, 2017

Zenith Chamber Music Festival set for August 15-19

The 2017 Zenith Chamber Music Festival is set for Aug. 15-19 with free chamber performances by local and international artists in some of central Iowa’s most attractive venues.
June 23, 2017

West co-organizes 20th anniversary symposium of Catharine Maria Sedgwick Society

Lisa West, associate professor of English, co-organized the 20th anniversary symposium of the Catharine Maria Sedgwick Society, one of the first literary author societies to focus on the recovery of early American writings by prominent women writers of the 19th century.
June 19, 2017

Drake launches master's program in applied behavior analysis

Drake's new master’s program in applied behavior analysis is a major step toward meeting the significant demand for certified behavior analysts in Iowa.
June 8, 2017

19-year-old Drake student stars in groundbreaking Netflix-style TV opera

Music major Rowen Sabala stars in “Vireo,” which will reach nearly 34 million homes and also be available for free online.
May 30, 2017

Ullem, Zimpleman to receive honorary degrees during Drake commencement

Drake University will award 1,199 undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral degrees at its 2017 commencement ceremonies. A highlight of the undergraduate ceremony will be the presentation of honorary degrees to Benjamin B. Ullem and Larry D. Zimpleman.
May 9, 2017

Fischer shatters 39-year-old track record, set before the Blue Oval was blue

When Drake senior Reed Fischer crossed the finish line at the Drake Relays presented by Hy-Vee on Thursday, he broke a school record that has stood since long before Drake’s famed Blue Oval was blue.
April 27, 2017

Drake students, organizations earn state awards for community impact

Iowa Campus Compact honored several members of the Drake community today when they announced the winners of this year’s Engaged Campus Awards.
April 26, 2017

Drake pianist teams up with Euclid Quartet for concert in Sheslow Auditorium

Nicholas Roth, professor of piano, will join forces with the internationally acclaimed Euclid Quartet in a free performance Sunday, April 30, in Drake's Sheslow Auditorium.
April 19, 2017

Drake Theatre invites audiences to "See Rock City: And Other Destinations"

With the spring semester drawing to a close and summer travel locations on the mind, Drake Theatre is taking audiences all over the U.S. with See Rock City: And Other Destinations, a production directed by Michael Rothmayer, associate professor of theatre arts. See Rock City: And Other Destinations, with music by Brad Alexander and book and […]
April 17, 2017

Four Drake students named Fulbright Finalists for 2017–2018

Four Drake University students have been selected as finalists for prestigious 2017–2018 Fulbright Scholarships. This year’s Fulbright recipients join a lengthy list of Bulldogs to have been offered the scholarship at Drake, which is often recognized as one of the nation's top producer of Fulbright scholars.
April 17, 2017

Students share research at Midwest Political Science Association conference

Two Drake University students presented papers during the undergraduate poster session of the annual conference of the Midwest Political Science Association.
April 10, 2017

Drake to host 14th annual conference on undergraduate research in the sciences

Hundreds of central Iowa high school and college students will present scientific research during a day-long conference at Drake University on Thursday, April 13.
April 5, 2017

Drake University to initiate global partnership with Republic of Kosovo

Top officials from Drake University and the Republic of Kosovo will hold a signing ceremony on Wednesday, April 5, to formalize a new partnership between the Des Moines, Iowa, university and the nation in Southeastern Europe.
April 4, 2017