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19-year-old Drake student stars in groundbreaking Netflix-style TV opera

Music major Rowen Sabala stars in “Vireo,” which will reach nearly 34 million homes and also be available for free online.
May 30, 2017

Gov. Terry Branstad, LW’74, confirmed as U.S. ambassador to China

Drake Law School alumnus Terry Branstad, LW’74, the longest-serving governor in our nation’s history, has officially been confirmed as United States Ambassador to China.
May 22, 2017

Four Drake students named Fulbright Finalists for 2017–2018

Four Drake University students have been selected as finalists for prestigious 2017–2018 Fulbright Scholarships. This year’s Fulbright recipients join a lengthy list of Bulldogs to have been offered the scholarship at Drake, which is often recognized as one of the nation's top producer of Fulbright scholars.
April 17, 2017

DELTA Rx: The Active Ingredient for Innovation and Progress

DELTA Rx, a College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences initiative launched in 2005, promotes entrepreneurial leadership to advance the profession and improve patients’ lives.
April 14, 2017

Students share research at Midwest Political Science Association conference

Two Drake University students presented papers during the undergraduate poster session of the annual conference of the Midwest Political Science Association.
April 10, 2017

Drake University to initiate global partnership with Republic of Kosovo

Top officials from Drake University and the Republic of Kosovo will hold a signing ceremony on Wednesday, April 5, to formalize a new partnership between the Des Moines, Iowa, university and the nation in Southeastern Europe.
April 4, 2017

Today: "All In" Campaign Raises Money for The Drake Fund

Drake University invites all members of the Drake community, including 75,000 alumni around the world, to participate in the university's fourth annual All In campaign, April 4-5.
April 4, 2017

Drake Theatre presents "A Lie of the Mind"

Sam Shepard’s A Lie of the Mind is the emotionally raw drama coming to the Drake University Theatre Arts Department from March 30 to April 2.
March 28, 2017

Wade Leak of Sony Music to discuss legal perspective on music industry

Wade Leak of Sony Music Entertainment will give a free lecture as part of the Drake Intellectual Property Law Center’s Big IDEA Speaker Series on April 6.
March 28, 2017

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