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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

Graduation does not mean separation

Good news for recent Drake grads! Here’s the perfect opportunity for you to stay connected with your beloved alma mater.
June 24, 2014

Pharm.D. preparation yields results

Drake pharmacy students snag the country’s top residency programs.
June 24, 2014

Oh, the places he’ll go!

Adam Riesselman, 2014 Oreon E. Scott Award winner, is truly outstanding.
June 24, 2014

“All In” for Drake

Bulldogs unite for first ever 24-hour online giving campaign.
June 23, 2014

New York Times reporter packs Sussman with lecture on Edward Snowden and the NSA

The inaugural Sussman Lecture Series presented by the Harkin Institute for Public Policy and Citizen Engagement filled every chair in Sussman Theater on March 31. Thanks to a generous gift to distinctlyDrake from Richard Sussman, AS’51, and his late wife Lila, the Sussman Lecture Series was endowed for the benefit and support of the Harkin […]
April 16, 2014

What would Lytle do?

From typewriters and vinyl records to live broadcasting and automation, John Lytle, the Ellis and Nelle Levitt Distinguished Professor of Journalism, has seen it all. This spring, after nearly 40 years of teaching, Drake will say goodbye to this esteemed professor at a retirement reception on Saturday, April 26. Lytle came to Drake University in […]
April 16, 2014

Drake Law team succeeds at 64th Annual National Moot Court Competition

Louis Sloven felt it in the pit of his stomach. “It’s like that moment right before the roller coaster reaches its first hill—it’s so nerve-racking.” The 2015 juris doctor candidate recently joined two other Drake University law students to compete in the national finals of the 64th Annual National Moot Court Competition, the oldest and […]
April 16, 2014

Alumna’s experience abroad leads to nonprofit start-up

Even after graduation, alumna Samantha Thomas, AS’10, continues to embrace Drake’s mission. With the start of her nonprofit, Global Arts Therapy, she’s combining a meaningful personal life with professional accomplishments and responsible global citizenship. The travel bug has always been in Thomas. Before she transferred to Drake, she studied abroad in London. While across the […]
April 16, 2014

Philanthropy Week exceeds goal

A $14,000 gift hung in the balance. If 14 percent of undergraduate students could be inspired to contribute a monetary donation during the third annual Philanthropy Week, Drake Trustee Joe Aiello, BN’80, and his wife Leslie, FA’79, agreed to contribute $14,000 for student scholarship support. Challenge accepted. A total of 636 students participated in the […]
April 16, 2014