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Keys to Excellence Continues with Pianist Alan Chow

Pianist Alan Chow, a professor at the Bienen School of Music at Northwestern University, will present the next concert of Drake University’s Keys to Excellence Piano Series on March 6.
February 28, 2017

Drake homepage gets a new look

In 20 years, has been redesigned 9 times. On Saturday, Feb. 4, Drake launched design number 10.
February 23, 2017

Survey: 99 percent of recent Drake grads found professional success

New data affirms that Drake University does an exceptional job of preparing its alumni for professional success.
February 23, 2017

Drake Law School forms partnership to update Sustainable Community Development Code

Drake is part of a project to update the Sustainable Community Development Code, which provides local governments with the most innovative, up-to-date land use standards to promote sustainable development.
February 1, 2017

Group extends accreditation of two M.S. in Counseling specializations

The Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Education Programs has extended its accreditation of two specializations within Drake University’s counseling program.
February 1, 2017

Capital ideas

Alumni in D.C. help J-Term class explore the diverse work of Washington.
January 30, 2017

CANCELLED: Keys to Excellence piano series features Quentin Kim

Quentin Kim, professor of piano at Pusan National University, will present the next concert of Drake University’s Keys to Excellence Piano Series on Jan. 23.
January 5, 2017

Doctoral Students Win Awards at Conference

The Iowa Educational Research & Evaluation Association (IEREA) held their annual conference, Bridging Research and Practice to Meet Educational Challenges,  last month at the ACT Ferguson Conference Center in Iowa City.  This conference brings together practitioners, faculty and students from around the state to collaborate on innovative educational practices and to share current research.  The […]
January 3, 2017

Student Teachers Celebration

Forty-six teacher education candidates celebrated the completion of a successful student teaching semester on Tuesday, December 13 at Levitt Hall.  Joining them in celebrating were mentor teachers, supervisors, Dean Janet McMahill, Associate Dean Catherine Gillespie, Coordinator of Field Placement, Amy Holderied-Smith, and Director of Student Teaching, Michelle Krogulski. The music education student teachers provided festive […]
December 19, 2016

Feeding a Lifelong Love Affair

During the eighth annual Scholarship Luncheon, attendees heard from three generations of Drake graduates from the Morrison family who recognized both the accomplishments of students and the generosity of donors.
November 22, 2016

Message from President Martin

President Martin issued the following statement to the Drake University community shortly before 9 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2016: Dear friends, colleagues and students, As many of you have likely heard by now, two local police officers were killed overnight by gunfire. One was a Des Moines officer and the other was from Urbandale. Our […]
November 2, 2016

Drake University unveils new Tuition Guarantee for fall 2017

Drake University announced today a new tuition model that will help families plan for the cost of a four-year education.
September 20, 2016

Fall series gives global perspectives on social justice

A series of free and low-cost public events at Drake University will highlight the experiences of social justice leaders from developing countries around the world.
September 15, 2016

The BIG Dream Gathering at Drake University

A free event on Sept. 6 will provide a fun, safe, and encouraging environment for people of all ages to think about their big dreams and ideas, write them down, and help one another make those dreams a reality.
August 30, 2016

DU Good Day 2016

This marks the fifth year that hundreds of Bulldogs across the nation will volunteer in their communities on the same day.
August 23, 2016