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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

Today: "All In" Campaign Raises Money for The Drake Fund

Drake University invites all members of the Drake community, including 75,000 alumni around the world, to participate in the university's fourth annual All In campaign, April 4-5.
April 4, 2017

Griffiths named director of Occupational Therapy program

The Drake University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences today announced Dr. Yolanda Griffiths has been named director of the Occupational Therapy program at Drake University, effective June 30, 2017.
April 4, 2017

Writers & Critics Series features Rekha Basu on April 20

A columnist for The Des Moines Register whose byline has appeared in The New York Times, The Nation, USA Today, India Today and The International Herald will deliver a free lecture at Drake University on April 20.
April 4, 2017

Scholarships available for Iowa women seeking MBAs

The Judith A. Lindquist Scholarship for Women MBAs covers up to half the cost of tuition for current and incoming Drake M.B.A. students who are unable to participate in a tuition reimbursement program through their employer.
March 28, 2017

Vote Smart to celebrate its move to Drake campus

Vote Smart, one of the nation's leading sources of non-partisan political information, will formally celebrate the organization's move to Drake University next month.
March 24, 2017

Nelson Institute global affairs conference set for April 5-8

Two U.S. ambassadors will headline the 4th annual Nelson Institute Conference on Global Affairs, scheduled from April 5-8 at Drake University.
March 23, 2017

Iowa Interfaith Exchange to be held April 6-8 at Drake

Drake University will host the Iowa Interfaith Exchange, a free series from April 6-8 of more than 50 presentations, panels, and performances on the current state and future promise of interfaith activity in the state of Iowa.
March 14, 2017

Perfect NCAA bracket? Not likely.

The odds of picking a perfect men's tournament bracket are astronomical, as one data analytics professor explains. (In the women's tournament, at least one choice is clear—Bulldogs all the way.)
March 13, 2017

NPR diversity editor to discuss journalism in the 'fake news' era

Luis Clemens, senior editor for diversity at National Public Radio, will deliver a public lecture March 21 on the challenges of practicing journalism in the era of "fake news" and attacks on the press.
March 13, 2017

The Comparison Project hosts lecture on death and dying in Navajo religious traditions

Michelene Pesantubbee will deliver a lecture on death and dying in Navajo religious traditions at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 23, at Sussman Theater as part of The Comparison Project's lecture series.
March 13, 2017

Keys to Excellence closes season with pianist Alexander Djordjevic

Alexander Djordjevic, instructor at the Music Institute of Chicago, will present the final concert of the season for Drake University’s Keys to Excellence Piano Series.
March 12, 2017