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Primatology in practice

Two Drake students’ work at Drake makes them valuable assets to professional scientists conducting research in Rwanda this summer.
June 6, 2011

Setting the pace

Jon DeGrave competed at the NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships, earning honorable mention All-American honors. He was the first Drake men's track and field athlete to qualify for the championships since 2000.
June 6, 2011

Rx Vietnam

A team of Drake researchers explored pharmaceutical availability in Vietnam. There, the Drake contingent connected with representatives from the Hanoi University of Pharmacy and the country's ministry of health.
June 6, 2011

Old school photo: 1964

Members of Alpha Phi and Sigma Phi Epsilon perform during "The Delightfully Grimm World of Bulldog Tales."
June 6, 2011

Drake community toasts 2011 Alumni Award Winners

A reception held in the Cowles Library Reading Room kicked off the evening, which brought together alumni, faculty, staff, administrators, family, friends and Student Alumni Association members to celebrate the accomplishments of this year's seven award winners.
May 11, 2011

See who turned out for distinctlyDrake Chicago [photos/video]

Chicagoland alumni gathered at the The JW Marriott on April 8 to experience a distinctlyDrake evening in the Windy City.
May 11, 2011

National "DU Good Day" set for October 22

The Oct. 22 event will challenge alumni in various cities across the country to gather for local service projects. Find out where Drake plans to feed the hungry and register for a project near you.
May 11, 2011

First RAGBRAI College Spirit Day will include Drake

RAGBRAI, in collaboration with the universities of Drake, Iowa, Iowa State and Northern Iowa, will encourage all riders, alumni and fans to celebrate and show their college spirit on Friday, July 29 from Grinnell to Coralville.
May 11, 2011

First ever All-Pharmacy reunion highlights

Pharmacy alumni gathered throughout Relays weekend, rekindling old friendships in a tented area a little more than a shotput distance from the action in Drake Stadium.
May 11, 2011

Turner Jazz Center opening gala celebrates contribution with ceremony, concert

Drake staff, alumni, jazz students and faculty gathered to celebrate the opening of the Patty and Fred Turner Center, the University’s new home for jazz education.
May 11, 2011

Alpha Phi raising funds for alumna spouse of fallen soldier

Drake's Alpha Phi chapter is raising money for the family of Army Staff Sgt. James A. Justice, killed in Afghanistan April 23. His wife, Amanda (Sand) Justice, JO'05, is an alumna.
May 11, 2011

Pappajohns to receive honorary degrees at Commencement

Drake University will celebrate the awarding of 1,485 undergraduate, graduate and doctoral degrees at its 2011 commencement ceremonies. A highlight of the undergraduate ceremony will be the presentation of honorary degrees to Des Moines philanthropists John and Mary Pappajohn.
May 11, 2011

The Maxwells share their expertise at national conferences

Both President David Maxwell and his wife, Maddy, were invited to speak at the annual meeting of the American Council on Education (ACE) this spring in Washington, D.C.
May 11, 2011

SJMC students claim victory in National Association of Broadcasters competition

Drake was one of two universities whose student teams were selected through a nation-wide audition process to compete in “War on the Floor," a technology scavenger hunt and video production competition.
May 11, 2011

Q&A with Chip Miller, 2011 CBPA faculty award winner

Chip Miller, professor of marketing, was a double award-winner at the 2011 College of Business and Public Administration Awards Ceremony in April. We stopped into Miller's office to learn more about the recipient of the David B. Lawrence Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching Award and the Harry I. Wolk Research Award. Q: What led you to become […]
May 11, 2011