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Bill Nye FEATURE

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

Chesnut named dean of Drake University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences

Renae Chesnut, professor of pharmacy practice, has been named dean of the Drake University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences (CPHS).
February 4, 2016

6 things in 2016

It’s an eventful year ahead with caucuses, construction, competition, commitment, camaraderie, and courses. Save the date for these six events happening in 2016 at Drake University. There are so many exciting things happening on campus in 2016. Follow us through a year of transformation! 1. Caucuses Drake becomes the caucus capital of Des Moines on […]
January 22, 2016

‘Inspirational’ pharmacy student joins Tour for Diversity in Medicine

Andrea Prince-Gomez, a third-year Drake University pharmacy student from Ferguson, Mo., has been accepted to the Tour for Diversity in Medicine, a program that advocates for students from underrepresented populations to join healthcare fields.
January 14, 2016
Students Bridge Ethos FEATURE

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

Drake University appoints UW-Green Bay dean Sue J. Mattison as provost

Drake University President Marty Martin, on behalf of the University, is pleased to announce the appointment of Sue J. Mattison to the position of provost.
December 18, 2015

Evolving health care system

Dr. Arvind Movva, a gastroenterologist in Moline, Illinois, was in the early stages of developing a new online pharmacy company in the fall of 2014 when he engaged marketing firm owner Ted Thoms, AS’92, in brainstorming the promotion of the new business. By the following spring, Movva was ready to hire a lead pharmacist. “There’s […]
November 20, 2015

Drake ranks 17th in nation for boost to alumni mid-career earnings

A new ranking by The Economist of all U.S. four-year, non-vocational colleges and universities places Drake University 17th in the nation for value.
October 30, 2015

CPHS's team placed in top 10 at NCPA Competition

Congratulations to Andrew Wagner, Anna Shields, Kayla Hughes and Anna Showalter on placing in the top 10 at the Good Neighbor Pharmacy NCPA Pruitt-Schutte Student Business Plan Competition! The goal of this competition was to motivate pharmacy students to create the necessary blueprint for buying an existing independent community pharmacy or developing a new pharmacy. […]
October 12, 2015

Drake to host seventh annual global health conference, Oct. 14

The seventh annual Heartland Global Health Consortium Conference, “Educating for Sustainable Global Health,” will be held Wednesday, Oct. 14, in Drake's Olmsted Center.
October 9, 2015

John Harrell, Iowa Space Grant Award recipient

Principal Investigator:  John Harrell Project Title: Impact of Sedentary Time Accumulation on Cerebrovascular Reactivity Project Summary: Funds will be used to test increases in cerebral blood flow in highly sedentary and non-sedentary young adults.  Further, the research is aimed at investigating a specific mechanism (cyclooxygenase) of cerebral vasodilation. Funding Agency:  National Aeronautics and Space Administration […]
October 9, 2015