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Keys to Excellence features Daniel Shapiro

Daniel Shapiro will present the next concert of Drake University’s Keys to Excellence Piano Series on Monday, April 18.
April 7, 2016

Drake’s Executive Education Center launches Talent Development Series

Drake University’s Executive Education Center announced today a new series of professional development courses tailored to organizations that are looking to complement their talent development efforts, fill specific leadership gaps, and grow employee skills. The Talent Development Series’ half-day courses focus on a variety of topics within the focus areas of Leadership, Business Acumen, and […]
April 5, 2016

Saving in Solidarity

Drake MBA alumnus Eric Kinman created the Solidarity Foundation, a nonprofit organization that helps Puerto Vallarta residents form community savings groups.
April 4, 2016

Exhibit explores "Drake Stadium: Iowa's Front Row Seat to History"

A new exhibit opening April 1 at Des Moines' Salisbury House explores the history and significance of Drake Stadium and the Drake Relays.
April 1, 2016

SOE grad student receives scholarship for Adlerian psychology conference

Graduate student Susan Myers recently received a scholarship from the North American Society of Adlerian Psychology (NASAP) to attend an annual conference in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
March 31, 2016

Drake seeking partner agencies for Engaged Citizen Corps

Drake University is seeking interested partner agencies for the 2016-2017 Engaged Citizen Corps service year program.
March 30, 2016

Nelson Institute at Drake to host talk on women and national security

The Nelson Institute for Diplomacy and International Affairs at Drake University will host a talk by Valerie Hudson on Friday, April 8.
March 30, 2016

Bill Nye to headline ‘exciting’ day of science at Drake University

Hundreds of Des Moines area high school and college students will dive into science through a series of fun and educational activities that culminate in a free lecture by Bill Nye the Science Guy at Drake University on Thursday, April 14.
March 30, 2016

Gallery showcases art by adults with intellectual disabilities

The Drake University Art Department and Mosaic in Central Iowa is set to unveil “Finding Happiness,” an artistic collaboration displaying the talents of adults with intellectual disabilities.
March 25, 2016

Iowa pollster J. Ann Selzer to discuss the U.S. presidential campaign

Public opinion pollster J. Ann Selzer will discuss the roller coaster U.S. presidential campaign during a free event at Drake University on April 5.
March 25, 2016

Drake Theatre Department presents "The Taming of the Shrew"

The Drake Theatre Department presents a new twist on Shakespeare's classic "The Taming of the Shrew," beginning Thursday, March 31.
March 25, 2016

8th annual breakfast celebrates women’s role in business and leadership

Students in the College of Business and Public Administration (CBPA) celebrated the role of women in business and leadership last month with a breakfast attended by faculty, staff, and community leaders.
March 25, 2016

Drake Relays single-session tickets now on sale

Single-session tickets are now available for the 2016 Drake Relays presented by Hy-Vee.
March 24, 2016

Drake to host summer journalism camp for high school students

Drake University's School of Journalism and Mass Communication will host a summer camp for high school students to develop their digital media skills.
March 23, 2016

Students attend 8th annual Marketing Speed Networking event

Drake University hosted its eighth annual Marketing Speed Networking event on Thursday, March 3. Approximately 50 professionals from the Des Moines area made connections with 70 Drake marketing students.
March 14, 2016