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The Comparison Project hosts lecture on divine action via quantum mechanics

Scholar Robert J. Russell will present a theory, based in Christianity, of how divine action may intervene in nature through quantum mechanics.
October 17, 2017

Five Drake students selected for World Food Prize Foundation internships

Five Drake University students have been chosen for prestigious internship opportunities at The World Food Prize Foundation, an international nonprofit organization focusing on improvements in the field of food insecurity.
October 12, 2017

Heartland Global Health Consortium conference focuses on water sustainability Oct. 13

A group of 10 Iowa colleges and universities will co-host a day-long series of talks on topics related to water and its influence on public health on Oct. 13.
October 9, 2017

Mysteries of Drake

Rumors have surrounded the campus burial of President Morehouse, the house that the Fine Arts Center was built around, and the tunnels underneath campus for generations of Bulldogs.  
October 3, 2017

Jane Austen scholar to deliver free lecture on Oct. 11

Devoney Looser, author of "The Making of Jane Austen," deliver a free public lecture on Wednesday, Oct. 11, at 5:30 p.m. in the Cowles Library Reading Room.
October 2, 2017

Summer camps give voice to immigrant/refugee youth and religious minorities

Drake University hosted summer storytelling camps for immigrants, refugees, and interfaith students from Des Moines high schools.
September 14, 2017

Drake third among Midwest regional universities in 2018 U.S. News rankings

Drake University is one of the Midwest’s best universities, with an exceptional commitment to undergraduate teaching, according to U.S. News & World Report 2018 "Best Colleges" rankings released today. 
September 11, 2017

The Comparison Project begins new lecture series on miracles

On Sept. 14, visiting assistant prof. Karen Zwier will deliver the first lecture in a new two-year series on the theme of miracles.
September 11, 2017

Students thrive in beautiful new academic buildings

As the fall semester picks up steam at Drake University, students are effusive in their praise of Drake’s two new academic buildings. Collier-Scripps Hall and the Science Connector Building opened this fall as the centerpiece of Drake’s $52 million STEM@DRAKE initiative.
September 7, 2017

Historian Douglas Brinkley to deliver 39th Bucksbaum lecture

Presidential historian and environmental conservationist Douglas Brinkley will deliver the 39th installment of the Martin Bucksbaum Distinguished Lecture Series on November 14.
September 6, 2017

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