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Communication Innovation

After a quick stop at the bustling Times-Delphic office to format a story for the Web, junior Sarah Fulton treks into the depths of Meredith Hall to record a radio spot for 94.1 The Dog. That same evening brings her and her camera in front of Old Main for a photo shoot, then to the […]
October 29, 2014

Welcoming the Class of 2018

What does it mean to be a part of the Bulldog family—to say to the world, “I am Drake?” The University’s Class of 2018 is now wrestling with such big questions this fall as they settle into residence hall life, meet new friends, and expand their world through college coursework. Two days after moving in, […]
September 26, 2014

Accelerating Your Leadership

Drake launches new executive development program that is organized in an interdisciplinary format and designed to meet the needs of a changing workforce.
September 26, 2014

Small Town Law

The facades along Main Street in Belle Plaine, Iowa, showcase the staples of small-town life. An independent pharmacy, a general store, a coffee shop. A single-screen movie theater—its marquee ringed in lightbulbs—and a hair salon—its windowsill filled with mannequins in brightly colored wigs. At one end of the street, in the center of this town […]
September 26, 2014

Enhancing the Toolbox of Educators

As the classroom lights dim, students gather around a touch screen board displaying a webpage of the previous day’s homework assignment. While one student looks up a formula on their tablet, another posits a new way to solve trigonometry using a graphing calculator function. Collaborative, infused with technology, and evolving, science and math education isn’t […]
September 26, 2014


Meagan Flynn, one of several journalism students who nabbed top awards at a national magazine contest this summer, shares how she ended up at Drake and what inspired her to write a story about a one-person town.
August 22, 2014

Bearing Witness

Drake painting students journey into unfamiliar territory with support from faculty members, Angela Battle and Tim Knepper. Learn how an interdisciplinary experience landed Myriah Kolar award-winning artwork.
August 20, 2014

Campus Living, 2014

Without a doubt, the college experience today looks different than in years past. Social media has changed the way Drake students connect, but students, faculty, and staff continue to argue the strongest community is the one formed on campus.
August 14, 2014

Next Step Immigration Group forms from Drake ties

Two Drake alumni and an instructor create an organization to assist immigrants in central Iowa.
July 20, 2014

Strengthening connections in Malaysia

Long-time admission counselor makes Drake's largest source of international students her home base abroad.
June 24, 2014

​SJMC creates new interdisciplinary major

Strategic political communication to combine aspects of journalism, political science, and rhetoric, beginning fall 2015.
June 24, 2014

Building multicultural competency

New concentration prepares educators for diverse work
June 24, 2014

Closing a chapter

The Drake Law School sends best wishes to Dean Vestal and Russell Lovell.
June 24, 2014

Incubator program takes off

Launching this summer, the Lorentzen New Venture Hatchery will aid student startups.
June 24, 2014

All theatre majors wait tables? Think again.

Location, talent, and mentorship from tireless professors help Drake theatre graduates land paid work in their field.
June 24, 2014