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Behind the scenes at the Democratic presidential debate

This month, 8 million Americans watched as three Democratic presidential hopefuls sparred over foreign policy, economics, and other major issues from the Jordan stage of Sheslow Auditorium at Drake University. Yahoo live-streamed their Digital Democracy conference, broadcast from Parents Hall in Olmsted Center, where Republican candidate Rand Paul sank into a white leather couch as […]
November 20, 2015

Strength of his convictions

Imagine you’re a juror in a high-profile murder trial. An expert witness—a forensic scientist—displays a strand of hair found on the body of the deceased; then she compares it with hair from the defendant. The hairs are “microscopically indistinguishable” from one another, she concludes, and it is “highly unlikely” that the two samples came from […]
November 20, 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

Growing their Bulldog family

“Broaden your horizons. Open different doors. You may find a you there that you never knew was yours,” sang first-year Musical Theatre major Jackson Kealy. The Noyce siblings, Jim Noyce, BN’78; Ken Noyce, BN’80, GR’84; and Carol Molino, BN’85; were seated nearby at the best table in the house. “Go and chase your dreams, you […]
November 20, 2015

Martin mile marker

The first 100 days of Drake’s 13th President, and what the next 100 look like.
October 21, 2015

This bulldog is cleared for takeoff

Jonathan Greene, BN’15, was hired as an F-16 fighter pilot. His squadron’s mascot? A bulldog.
October 21, 2015

A century of milestones

Alumna Catherine Williams reflects on 100 years of life well lived.
October 21, 2015
Griff Live Mascot FEATURE

Drake welcomes new live mascot Griff

Drake's new live mascot, Griff, is a retired show dog who adores the limelight and represents the best qualities of the Bulldog community.
October 8, 2015

Affinity reunions attract alumni

Reunions for choir, theatre, and pharmacy affinities, and the School of Journalism and Mass Communication will be held this spring.
October 5, 2015

The only constant is change

A middle school principal and Drake alumnus explains how to succeed in a dynamic teaching environment.
October 5, 2015

Analyze this

Updated CBPA offerings prepare students for data-fueled world.
October 5, 2015

Bryson’s walk in the woods

Drake plays a cameo role alongside Robert Redford and Nick Nolte in a new film about alumnus Bill Bryson.
October 5, 2015

Memorabilia tells Drake history

Alumni have donated a variety of memorabilia to the Drake University Alumni House. Each piece tells a different story in the history of the University.
August 27, 2015

Can Medical Marijuana Treat PTSD?

Research by recent Drake alumni examines whether medical marijuana is clinically effective for treating post-traumatic stress among military veterans.
August 27, 2015

Peter Neufeld of The Innocence Project to Deliver 35th Bucksbaum Lecture

Peter Neufeld, co-founder of The Innocence Project, will deliver the 35th Bucksbaum lecture at 7 p.m. Tuesday, October 27, in the Drake University Knapp Center.
August 17, 2015