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Porter Clinical Skills Center to enable more nimble, efficient pharmacy education

The new Porter Clinical Skills Center will expand lab space and provide greater flexibility for pharmacy students to study important skills including immunization administration, patient consultation, preventative health screenings, and medication therapy management.
October 24, 2017

Mies | Weese exhibit explores Iowa connections to renowned modernist architects

An exhibition at Drake University’s Anderson Gallery reveals the Iowa connections to three pioneering minds in modernist architecture. Nov. 9 - Dec. 22
October 24, 2017

Announcing the 2018 Herb and Karen Baum Symposium for Ethics and the Professions

The 2018 Herb and Karen Baum Symposium for Ethics and the Professions will examine the key moral responsibilities of members of the U.S. civic body, from various walks of professional life, in light of the current political climate.
October 23, 2017

Descended from royalty, Drake senior shares his culture through art exhibition

Drake senior Morayo Adeyoju, a native of the Yoruba tribe in Nigeria, shares his cultural history as part of an art exhibition on display through Oct. 22 in The Anderson Gallery. Adeyoju's grandfather was a king of the Yoruba tribe.
October 19, 2017

Nov. 9 lecture: Using 'big data' to detect and expose fraud

A member of the auditing team for one of history’s largest U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act investigations will deliver a free lecture on the ways data analytics can help companies to detect and expose fraud.
October 19, 2017

Ambassador Susan Rice to headline “China Town Hall” at Drake

Drake University will serve as Des Moines’ host site for a live “town hall” event with Ambassador Susan Rice, former national security advisor to the Obama administration, on the subject of U.S.-China relations.
October 19, 2017

Newman named director of athletic training program

The Drake University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences announced Nathan Newman as director of the new athletic training master’s program at Drake University.
October 18, 2017

The Comparison Project hosts lecture on divine action via quantum mechanics

Scholar Robert J. Russell will present a theory, based in Christianity, of how divine action may intervene in nature through quantum mechanics.
October 17, 2017

Five Drake students selected for World Food Prize Foundation internships

Five Drake University students have been chosen for prestigious internship opportunities at The World Food Prize Foundation, an international nonprofit organization focusing on improvements in the field of food insecurity.
October 12, 2017

Drake announces exam waiver option for Pre-M.B.A, Pre-M.Acc. students

Drake University today announced that students who are enrolled in the University’s Pre-M.Acc. and Pre-M.B.A. courses may apply for entrance exam waivers beginning in fall 2018.
October 11, 2017

Heartland Global Health Consortium conference focuses on water sustainability Oct. 13

A group of 10 Iowa colleges and universities will co-host a day-long series of talks on topics related to water and its influence on public health on Oct. 13.
October 9, 2017

‘Historic moment’: Drake celebrates first new academic buildings since 1993

Drake University held a ribbon-cutting ceremony this weekend to celebrate the University’s first new academic buildings since 1993.
October 7, 2017

Open house celebrates new additions to Sprout Garden

The Sprout Garden will host a free open house Oct. 21 to celebrate a new porch swing and pergola, share fall and winter gardening tips, and distribute samples of fresh produce.
October 5, 2017

Interactive event teaches participants about federal budget

A free, interactive event at Drake University invites members of the public to consider how lawmakers can improve the nation’s fiscal outlook, strengthen the economy, and improve U.S. quality of life.
October 3, 2017

Columbia, SC Mayor Benjamin to deliver Sussman Lecture Oct. 30

Columbia, South Carolina Mayor Stephen Benjamin will discuss the evolving role of American mayors in today’s political environment and other top issues facing American cities at The Harkin Institute’s Sussman Lecture on Oct. 30 at Drake University.
October 2, 2017