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Prudence dazzles as winner of 38th annual Beautiful Bulldog Contest at Drake University

Prudence, a two and-a-half year old English bulldog owned by Angela and Tom Miller of Des Moines, won the 38th annual Beautiful Bulldog Contest at Drake University.
April 23, 2017

Drake pianist teams up with Euclid Quartet for concert in Sheslow Auditorium

Nicholas Roth, professor of piano, will join forces with the internationally acclaimed Euclid Quartet in a free performance Sunday, April 30, in Drake's Sheslow Auditorium.
April 19, 2017

Drake Relays kicks off with 38th annual Beautiful Bulldog Contest® on Sunday, April 23

Forty bulldogs from 10 states will compete to be the official 2017 Drake Relays mascot during the Beautiful Bulldog Contest at Drake University on Sunday, April 23.
April 18, 2017

Dean's statement in memory of David J. Noble

Terri Vaughan, dean of the Drake University College of Business and Public Administration, issued the following statement in memory of philanthropist David J. Noble.
April 17, 2017

Drake Theatre invites audiences to "See Rock City: And Other Destinations"

With the spring semester drawing to a close and summer travel locations on the mind, Drake Theatre is taking audiences all over the U.S. with See Rock City: And Other Destinations, a production directed by Michael Rothmayer, associate professor of theatre arts. See Rock City: And Other Destinations, with music by Brad Alexander and book and […]
April 17, 2017

Four Drake students named Fulbright Finalists for 2017–2018

Four Drake University students have been selected as finalists for prestigious 2017–2018 Fulbright Scholarships. This year’s Fulbright recipients join a lengthy list of Bulldogs to have been offered the scholarship at Drake, which is often recognized as one of the nation's top producer of Fulbright scholars.
April 17, 2017

Drake announces Pre-M.Acc., Pre-M.F.M., and Pre-M.P.A. admissions options

Drake University today announced the launch of Pre-M.Acc., Pre-M.F.M., and Pre-M.P.A. programs that allow students to begin coursework toward a master’s degree before completing entrance exams and submitting formal transcripts.
April 17, 2017

Day-long conference for Iowa educators aims to increase school success and graduation rates

Drake University’s School of Education will host a one-day conference dedicated to increasing academic success and graduation rates for all of Iowa's K-12 students.
April 12, 2017

Daniel Connolly, PhD, named dean of Drake’s College of Business and Public Administration

Daniel Connolly, PhD, has been named dean of the Drake University College of Business and Public Administration, effective June 30, 2017.
April 11, 2017

Shakespearean scholar, noted musicologist to co-deliver 2017 Myron "Mike" Marty Lecture

This year’s Myron “Mike” Marty Arts and Humanities lecture will be co-delivered by a leading Shakespearean scholar and a musicologist who specializes in the relationship between sound and environment.
April 10, 2017

Drake honors Pi Alpha Alpha inductees

Drake University’s chapter of Pi Alpha Alpha, a global honor society for public affairs and administration, inducted 25 new members and recognized a few students with special honors during an awards ceremony last month.
April 10, 2017

Students share research at Midwest Political Science Association conference

Two Drake University students presented papers during the undergraduate poster session of the annual conference of the Midwest Political Science Association.
April 10, 2017

Pharmacy student shares his passion for leadership

A Drake University pharmacy student has become the first Drake student to publish an article in a national service-learning journal.
April 10, 2017

Drake to host 14th annual conference on undergraduate research in the sciences

Hundreds of central Iowa high school and college students will present scientific research during a day-long conference at Drake University on Thursday, April 13.
April 5, 2017

Drake University to initiate global partnership with Republic of Kosovo

Top officials from Drake University and the Republic of Kosovo will hold a signing ceremony on Wednesday, April 5, to formalize a new partnership between the Des Moines, Iowa, university and the nation in Southeastern Europe.
April 4, 2017