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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

Meet Vince Kenney, conductor of the 'raucous' Bulldog Brass

Bulldog Brass brings the noise for Drake Basketball, and Vince Kenney is there to lead them. "You’re almost a DJ for the whole event," he says. "You’re calling up the right tune at the right time."
February 24, 2018

Drake University’s accreditation reaffirmed by the Higher Learning Commission

The Higher Learning Commission (HLC) has publicly reaffirmed accreditation of Drake University for an additional 10 years.
February 22, 2018

The Comparison Project hosts lecture on miracles and naturalism

Mark Harris, senior lecturer in science and religion at the University of Edinburgh, will deliver a free public lecture at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 8, in Drake's Olmsted Center.
February 22, 2018

Drake University is a top producer of Fulbright Scholars for 2017-2018

Drake University is proud to once again be recognized among the nation’s top producers of Fulbright Scholars and Students.
February 19, 2018

Drake Theatre presents two full-length mainstage productions, Feb. 22-25

Drake University Theatre’s upcoming repertory showcase features two full-length, mainstage productions that vary significantly in style and message. The shows run Feb. 22-25.
February 15, 2018

Drake alumna to give free concert in Sheslow

Drake alumna Dana Sloter, a professional clarinetist, will showcase her talents during a free concert February 26 in Sheslow Auditorium.
February 15, 2018

Seventeen names Drake University a “cool school” for politics

Seventeen magazine labeled Drake University one of America's coolest places to go to school, due to the breadth of political opportunities at Drake and in Iowa's capital city.
February 13, 2018