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Kiplinger’s names Drake University a 2017 Best Value

Kiplinger's Personal Finance has placed Drake University at No. 39 on its list of the 100 best values in private universities for 2017.
December 16, 2016

Drake University to host fall 2016 commencement ceremony on Dec. 17

Drake University will hold a commencement ceremony this weekend to celebrate the accomplishments of 262 undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral students who completed their degree requirements as of the conclusion of the fall 2016 semester.
December 15, 2016

Vote Smart to relocate to Drake University in Des Moines

Drake University will soon be home to Vote Smart, one of the world’s leading sources of non-partisan political information.
December 12, 2016

Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad, LW’74, selected as ambassador to China

President-elect Donald J. Trump has selected Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad, a 1974 alumnus of Drake University Law School, to serve as ambassador to China.
December 7, 2016

Central Iowa executives graduate from Executive Education Center’s Leading Others program

Twenty executives from 14 central Iowa companies have graduated from the Executive Education Center at Drake University’s Leading Others program. The intensive 18-month program enhances participants’ ability to lead organizations through times of stability and change.
December 2, 2016

Kutcher to receive 2017 Robert D. Ray Pillar of Character Award

The Robert D. and Billie Ray Center at Drake University has named Iowa native Ashton Kutcher as the 2017 Robert D. Ray Pillar of Character Award recipient.
December 1, 2016

Anderson Gallery exhibition of faculty work opens Dec. 2

The Anderson Gallery is pleased to announce the opening of a new exhibit by Drake University's Department of Art & Design faculty on view Dec. 2 through Feb. 10.
November 28, 2016

The Comparison Project hosts interfaith dialogue on death and dying

The Comparison Project will present the fifth event in its 2016–2017 series on death and dying.
November 28, 2016

Keys to Excellence series continues with Drake's Nicholas Roth

Nicholas Roth, professor of piano at Drake University, will present the next concert in Drake’s Keys to Excellence Piano Series on Nov. 28.
November 21, 2016

Drake receives MLK Day of Service grant to raise awareness of food insecurity

Drake University will raise awareness of food insecurity in Des Moines during a free community event in honor of Martin Luther King Day 2017.
November 16, 2016

Drake President Martin names chief of staff

Drake University President Marty Martin has appointed Nate Reagen to the position of chief of staff effective Nov. 16.
November 15, 2016

Students learn Leadership at Sea in the Bahamas

For the fifth year in a row, a group of Drake University students will travel to the Bahamas over January Term for a leadership course on the high seas.
November 15, 2016

Drake CBPA introduces new admission paths for M.B.A. students

Drake University College of Business and Public Administration recently made it more accessible for prospective students to enroll in the university’s unique, hybrid-style Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) program.
November 14, 2016

Drake, Creighton students tee up promotional ideas for 2017 Solheim Cup

Top marketing students at Drake University and Creighton University will compete this month to tee up exciting promotional ideas for the 2017 Solheim Cup golf event.
November 10, 2016

Drake Theatre presents "Heathers: The Musical" from Nov. 17-20

"Heathers: The Musical" runs Nov. 17-20 at Drake University. Admission is $8 for adults and $6 for students and senior citizens.
November 7, 2016