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Two students offered Fulbright Scholarships for 2016-2017

Two Drake University students have been offered Fulbright Scholarships for 2016-2017. Seniors Emily Enquist and Taylor Donaldson will join a long list of Drake graduates who have received Fulbright Scholarships in recent years.
May 10, 2016

Drake’s top senior is passionate advocate for equity, devoted mother of two

When Brytani Cavil addresses Drake University’s graduating class of 2016 as the top graduating senior, she aims to inspire more than her fellow students. She hopes to set an example for her two-year-old twins.
April 29, 2016

LPS and IR students to present at Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies conference

Three students in Drake University’s Law, Politics, and Society program have been selected to present research papers at the Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies undergraduate conference in Ames.
April 8, 2016

Bill Nye to headline ‘exciting’ day of science at Drake University

Hundreds of Des Moines area high school and college students will dive into science through a series of fun and educational activities that culminate in a free lecture by Bill Nye the Science Guy at Drake University on Thursday, April 14.
March 30, 2016

Drake Theatre Department presents "The Taming of the Shrew"

The Drake Theatre Department presents a new twist on Shakespeare's classic "The Taming of the Shrew," beginning Thursday, March 31.
March 25, 2016

Show highlights 29 students’ work

Nearly 100 works entered into the 45th Annual Juried Student Art Exhibition, awards presented to eleven artists.
March 23, 2016

Drake among top producers of Peace Corps volunteers

Drake University has made its debut on the Peace Corps’ annual Top Volunteer-Producing Colleges and Universities list, ranking No. 23 among small universities.
February 23, 2016

Violinist/social activist Mazz Swift to deliver Myron Marty Lecture

Violinist, social activist, and cultural ambassador Mazz Swift will deliver the 2015-2016 Myron "Mike" Marty Arts and Humanities Lecture at Drake University. The evening of collaborative performance and commentary is set for 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 2, in the Patty and Fred Turner Jazz Center, 2505 Carpenter Ave. The event is free and open to the public; tickets […]
February 22, 2016

Drake to host free conference on “Issues Facing the Next President”

Drake University will host a free conference to delve into some of the most pressing national and global issues that our next Commander in Chief will face during his or her time in office.
February 22, 2016

Bill Nye to deliver 36th Bucksbaum Lecture at Drake University

Bill Nye, renowned scientist, inventor, and host of Bill Nye the Science Guy, will deliver the 36th installment of the Martin Bucksbaum Distinguished Lecture Series at Drake University.
February 8, 2016

Trayvon Martin’s father, Tracy Martin, to speak at Drake University

Tracy Martin, father of Trayvon Martin, will visit Drake’s campus on Saturday, Feb. 13, for an event sponsored by the Coalition of Black Students (CBS) as part of Black History Month programming.
February 2, 2016

Professor publishes pictorial history of the Iowa caucus

A new book by Drake University Associate Professor of Political Science Rachel Paine Caufield provides a pictorial history of Iowa's first-in-the-nation caucuses.
January 14, 2016

Drake music major becomes 'youngest senior living resident in Iowa'

Drake University senior Haley Jenkins will live rent-free at Deerfield Retirement Community this semester in exchange for a little musical entertainment.
January 4, 2016

Kiplinger's names Drake University a 2016 Best Value

Kiplinger's Personal Finance placed Drake University at No. 36 on its list of the 100 best values in private universities for 2016.
December 23, 2015

Chemistry alumnus named a 2015 Baxter Young Investigator

Drake University alumnus Andy R. Johnson recently was selected as a 2015 Baxter Young Investigator in recognition of his research accomplishments.
December 22, 2015