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Drake introduces boundary-crossing academic concentration

A new academic concentration at Drake University challenges students to examine the complex relationship between science and the humanities.
February 12, 2018

Drake senior named Fulbright semi-finalist

Drake University senior Meghan Walters has been named a semi-finalist for the 2018-2019 Fulbright U.S. Student Program.
February 10, 2018

Nine Bulldogs earn Forty Under 40 honors

Nine members of the Drake University community were named to the Des Moines Business Record Forty Under 40 class for 2018.
February 7, 2018

Griff joins Drake Choir for Singing Valentines fundraiser

Lovebirds can treat their significant other with a song, roses, and a dapper bulldog at any location in the Des Moines metro area on February 14. 
January 30, 2018

Drake lecture to focus on U.S.-Japanese relations

A leading scholar of U.S.-Japanese relations will discuss the state of the Asia-Pacific region during heightened world tensions in a lecture on March 1 at Drake University. 
January 30, 2018

Gesine Gerhard, PhD, named dean of Drake’s College of Arts and Sciences

Gesine Gerhard, PhD, has been named dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, effective July 1, 2018. 
January 22, 2018

Poet Ocean Vuong to deliver free reading on Feb. 21

One of the world's most influential young poets and essayists will deliver a free public reading at Drake University.
January 17, 2018

Free conference tackles agriculture and food policy issues

The Drake University 2018 Engaged Citizen Conference, “Nourishing (Feeding) the World,” is scheduled for Thursday, Feb. 22, and Friday,  Feb. 23 in Drake’s Olmsted Center. Admission is free.
January 9, 2018

Palestinian and American students study civic engagement at Drake University

A group of college students from Palestinian and U.S. universities will spend two weeks in Des Moines for a federally-funded program designed to enhance civic engagement and cross-cultural understanding. 
January 4, 2018

Drake University among nation’s top 50 values in private higher education

Kiplinger’s Personal Finance placed Drake at No. 42 on its list of the 100 best values in private universities for 2018. 
January 2, 2018

Drake seniors honored for achievements in public relations

Drake seniors Maddy Gildersleeve and Sarah Mondello received honors during the PR News PR People Awards Luncheon at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C., this month.
December 19, 2017

Students present at national conference for religious scholars

Three Drake seniors had the opportunity to present at a national conference for the world’s largest association of scholars in the field of religious studies.  
December 19, 2017

Roth publishes book on neuroscience's role in American legal system

Martin Roth, associate professor of philosophy at Drake University, recently published Philosophical Foundations of Neurolaw, which discusses neuroscience and the role it can play in the American legal system.
December 18, 2017

Mori receives Immigrant Entrepreneur Leadership Award

Associate Professor of Music Akira Mori received the Immigrant Entrepreneur Leadership Award during the Immigrant Entrepreneurs Summit (IES) on Nov. 18.
December 15, 2017

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