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Constitutional Law Symposium to explore constitutional democracy

Drake’s Constitutional Law Center will welcome experts from across the country to discuss constitutional democracy in the U.S. and abroad at the annual Constitutional Law Symposium on April 14.
March 27, 2018

Drake pharmacy student elected to top leadership role in national student pharmacists association

Kelli Welter, a second year pharmacy student at Drake, is national president-elect of the American Pharmacists Association-Academy of Student Pharmacists (APhA-ASP), a position that involves service and leadership for approximately 34,000 student pharmacist members across the United States.
March 27, 2018

The Comparison Project hosts lecture on “miracles” in narratives of Krishna’s childhood

Richard H. Davis will deliver a lecture titled “Fear, Loathing, and Miracles among the Cowherders: Krishna’s Childhood Prodigies" on Thursday, March 29.
March 26, 2018

Author Casey Plett to deliver free reading on March 29

Casey Plett, award-winning author of fiction that explores the transgender experience, will give a free public reading this week at Drake University.
March 26, 2018

Adventure journalist, filmmaker to deliver free lecture

Drake alumnus Jon Bowermaster will discuss his career as a National Geographic adventure journalist, filmmaker and environmental activist at 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 11, in Meredith Hall 101.
March 26, 2018

Drake hosts financial reporting seminars

Drake University’s Center for Professional Studies will host a pair of one-day seminars that teach business professionals to understand and interpret financial statements.
March 23, 2018

Beautiful Bulldog Contest announces judges for 2018

The Beautiful Bulldog Contest at Drake University® has selected a panel of judges that is every bit as exciting and diverse as the canines who will participate in the 39th annual pageant. 
March 21, 2018

Drake hosts exhibit on ‘Ding’ Darling, visionary, cartoonist and conservationist

A new exhibition in Cowles Library examines the life and work of Jay N. “Ding” Darling, two-time Pulitzer-prize winning political cartoonist and environmental conservationist.
March 19, 2018

Spring Sussman Lecture to address national security

The Harkin Institute’s Spring 2018 Sussman Lecture on April 12 will feature a discussion on the top national security issues of the day with a panel of experts who work in the field.
March 15, 2018

Beautiful Bulldog Contest sees record registration

More than 135 English bulldogs from 18 states registered to compete in Drake’s world-famous Beautiful Bulldog Contest®.
March 14, 2018

Study: Gender stereotypes can decrease performance on cognitive tasks

Cultural stereotypes about women and money may carry tangible and unconscious psychological consequences, according to a recent study conducted by Drake University Assistant Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience Jill Allen.
March 12, 2018

Women’s Leadership Breakfast celebrates and prepares future female business leaders

Students in the Drake University College of Business and Public Administration met with faculty, staff, and community leaders last month to celebrate and support the role of women in leadership.
March 9, 2018

2018 Alumni Award winners

The Drake University National Alumni Board will recognize six exceptional alumni with awards for professional achievement and loyalty to their alma mater.
March 6, 2018

Sophomore Julie Uram selected as 2018 Newman Civic Fellow

The non-profit Campus Compact has selected Drake sophomore Julie Uram as a 2018 Newman Civic Fellow.
March 6, 2018

Drake University applications reach record high

A record number of prospective first-year undergraduate students have applied for admission to Drake University for the fall 2018 semester.
March 5, 2018