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Mirla Criste prepares for ‘transcendent’ Drake directorial debut

Assistant Professor Mirla Criste makes her directorial debut at Drake University this week with Drake Theatre's "The Trojan Women," which runs April 5-8.
April 2, 2018

Drake Theatre presents Trojan Women starting April 5

Drake University Theatre presents an adaptation of "The Trojan Women" by Euripedes, adapted by Charles Mee and directed by Mirla Criste, April 5-8.
March 28, 2018

Quick guide to public events at Drake (March 28 - April 15)

With so much going on at Drake during the next couple of weeks, there’s something to keep everyone intellectually stimulated.
March 28, 2018

The Comparison Project hosts lecture on “miracles” in narratives of Krishna’s childhood

Richard H. Davis will deliver a lecture titled “Fear, Loathing, and Miracles among the Cowherders: Krishna’s Childhood Prodigies" on Thursday, March 29.
March 26, 2018

Author Casey Plett to deliver free reading on March 29

Casey Plett, award-winning author of fiction that explores the transgender experience, will give a free public reading this week at Drake University.
March 26, 2018

Drake hosts exhibit on ‘Ding’ Darling, visionary, cartoonist and conservationist

A new exhibition in Cowles Library examines the life and work of Jay N. “Ding” Darling, two-time Pulitzer-prize winning political cartoonist and environmental conservationist.
March 19, 2018

Keys to Excellence presents Mei-Hsuan Huang

Mei-Hsuan Huang, assistant professor of piano at Iowa State University, will perform at 7:30 p.m. Monday, March 26 as part of the Keys to Excellence Piano Series.
March 19, 2018

Beyond words: Knepper, Kalmanson publish book on ineffability

A new book by two members of the Drake University faculty was inspired by that which cannot be expressed in words.
March 13, 2018

McCarthy edits new book on Japanese foreign policy

Mary McCarthy, associate professor of politics and international relations at Drake University, recently edited an interdisciplinary volume on Japanese foreign policy.
March 13, 2018

Study: Gender stereotypes can decrease performance on cognitive tasks

Cultural stereotypes about women and money may carry tangible and unconscious psychological consequences, according to a recent study conducted by Drake University Assistant Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience Jill Allen.
March 12, 2018

2018 Alumni Award winners

The Drake University National Alumni Board will recognize six exceptional alumni with awards for professional achievement and loyalty to their alma mater.
March 6, 2018

Sophomore Julie Uram selected as 2018 Newman Civic Fellow

The non-profit Campus Compact has selected Drake sophomore Julie Uram as a 2018 Newman Civic Fellow.
March 6, 2018

Drake University applications reach record high

A record number of prospective first-year undergraduate students have applied for admission to Drake University for the fall 2018 semester.
March 5, 2018

Drake junior Alex Freeman named Truman Scholarship finalist

Drake University junior Alex Freeman of Eldridge, Iowa, has been named a finalist for the 2018 Truman Scholarship. 
February 27, 2018

Katrina Sletten receives Brooke Owens Fellowship for women in aerospace fields

The maximum course load at Drake University is 18 credit hours per semester. Senior Katrina Sletten has had six 18-credit semesters as she strives to graduate with a triple major across disciplines, studying physics, astronomy and public relations with a minor in mathematics. In addition to her full academic schedule, she has worked at the […]
February 27, 2018