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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

USDA holds summit to ensure LGBT rights in rural areas

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack will serve as keynote speaker at the Iowa LGBT Rural Summit, an event co-sponsored by Drake University Law School to foster conversation and share information with LGBT people, families, and the community.
August 18, 2016

Krista Tippett to deliver 37th Bucksbaum Lecture

Krista Tippett, an American journalist, author, and talk show radio host known for smartly and sensitively tackling life’s toughest questions, will deliver the 37th installment of the Martin Bucksbaum Distinguished Lecture Series at Drake University.
August 10, 2016

David Remund hired as director of alumni relations

David Remund, a Drake University alumnus and former assistant professor in Drake’s School of Journalism and Mass Communication, has been hired as the University’s director of alumni relations.
July 5, 2016

Snapping her way to success

Kim Hennen, JO’16, harnessed Snapchat as memorable and marketable tool for her job search.
June 24, 2016

Young African leaders to study business and entrepreneurship in Des Moines

Drake will host 25 young African leaders this summer for an intensive six-week Fellowship program focusing on business and entrepreneurship. The Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders is sponsored by the U.S. Department of State.
June 14, 2016