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Drake CPHS honors four alumni

Drake University’s College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences honored four outstanding alumni during a ceremony held Thursday, Feb. 23, in Sheslow Auditorium.
February 24, 2017

Survey: 99 percent of recent Drake grads found professional success

New data affirms that Drake University does an exceptional job of preparing its alumni for professional success.
February 23, 2017

Hundreds of students to participate in Pharmacy and Health Sciences Day

Hundreds of current and prospective students in the Drake University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences (CPHS) will participate in a day of activity examining the changing nature of U.S. health care policy.
February 22, 2017

Student-directed theatre productions open at Drake this week

The Drake University Theatre Department opens the spring semester with two student-directed shows with dark themes, running Feb. 23-26.
February 21, 2017

Drake OTD candidate accepted to prestigious summer research institute

Drake OTD student Emily Nadolny was chosen to attend the highly selective Second Annual Summer Institute for Future Scientists in Occupational Therapy.
February 21, 2017

Drake announces new options for international studies

Drake University students will have new options for international studies beginning in fall 2017.
February 17, 2017

Drake announces 2017 National Alumni Award winners

The Drake University National Alumni Board will recognize eight exceptional alumni with awards for professional achievement and loyalty to their alma mater.
February 16, 2017

Jordan Concert Series features violinist Robert Chen

Drake University is proud to present Robert Chen, concertmaster of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, as the next artist in the Jordan Concert Series. 7:30 p.m. Friday, March 3, in Sheslow Auditorium.
February 14, 2017

Drake to host prestigious Mandela Washington Fellowship program for second year

The U.S. Department of State announced that Drake University will again serve as a host institute for the Mandela Washington Fellowship program, which cultivates vital personal and professional connections between Africa and Iowa.
February 10, 2017

Former Poet Laureate, National Poetry Slam champion co-headline 38th Bucksbaum Lecture

Billy Collins, poet laureate of the United States from 2001 to 2003, and Clint Smith, winner of the 2014 National Poetry Slam, will deliver the 38th Bucksbaum Lecture at Drake University.
February 9, 2017

Provost Mattison to discuss disparities in cancer survival, treatment

Drake University Provost Sue Mattison will discuss disparities in treatment and survival among cancer patients during a free public lecture Feb. 17.
February 7, 2017

Ten Bulldogs named to Business Record's Forty Under 40 class

Ten members of the Drake community were named to the Des Moines Business Record’s Forty Under 40 class for 2017.
February 2, 2017

Princeton Review names Drake a top university for return on investment

Drake University is among the nation's best colleges for students seeking great academics, outstanding career preparation, and generous financial aid according to The Princeton Review.

February 2, 2017

Group extends accreditation of two M.S. in Counseling specializations

The Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Education Programs has extended its accreditation of two specializations within Drake University’s counseling program.
February 1, 2017

Drake SOE hosts Feb. 16 conference on legal developments in special education

The Drake University School of Education will host a day-long conference Feb. 16 on legal developments in the field of special education.
February 1, 2017