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Get to Know: Salvador Leetoy, Fulbright Scholar-in-Residence

A Q&A with Fulbright Scholar in Residence Salvador Leetoy, professor of global communication and cultural studies at Tecnologico de Monterrey in Guadalajara, Mexico.
October 25, 2017

Bulldog Buildings and Memories they Contain

A new Drake University art exhibit will explore the architects behind some of Drake’s great buildings. Perhaps more importantly, it will explore how the University has claimed these buildings as its own.
October 24, 2017

Drake Theatre to showcase four student productions

The Drake University Department of Theatre Arts will showcase a collection of four student-produced short plays. Performances are Oct. 27-29.
October 24, 2017

Mies | Weese exhibit explores Iowa connections to renowned modernist architects

An exhibition at Drake University’s Anderson Gallery reveals the Iowa connections to three pioneering minds in modernist architecture. Nov. 9 - Dec. 22
October 24, 2017

Announcing the 2018 Herb and Karen Baum Symposium for Ethics and the Professions

The 2018 Herb and Karen Baum Symposium for Ethics and the Professions will examine the key moral responsibilities of members of the U.S. civic body, from various walks of professional life, in light of the current political climate.
October 23, 2017

Kent recognized for innovation in STEM education

Deborah Kent, associate professor of mathematics at Drake University, is a finalist for a state award that recognizes innovation in STEM education.
October 20, 2017

Descended from royalty, Drake senior shares his culture through art exhibition

Drake senior Morayo Adeyoju, a native of the Yoruba tribe in Nigeria, shares his cultural history as part of an art exhibition on display through Oct. 22 in The Anderson Gallery. Adeyoju's grandfather was a king of the Yoruba tribe.
October 19, 2017

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