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Drake student-athlete Madison Glennie honored as a Rhodes Scholar finalist

Madison Glennie, a Drake golf standout and straight-A student, was a finalist for the highly prestigious Rhodes Scholarship this year. 
November 21, 2017
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International expert to discuss North Korean nuclear threat on Dec. 4

A senior fellow for Korea studies at the nonpartisan Council on Foreign Relations will deliver a free public lecture on the North Korean threat.
November 21, 2017
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Outstanding art alumna receives rent-free studio space through new Drake initiative

Drake alumna Betsy Hart is the first recipient of a University fellowship that offers recent art graduates one year of rent-free studio space at Des Moines' Mainframe Studios .
November 20, 2017
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Central Iowa execs graduate from Executive Education Center’s Leading Others program

Fifteen executives from 13 central Iowa organizations recently 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. Sixty percent of the program’s participants experienced a promotion or significant increase in responsibilities while enrolled in the program. […]
November 20, 2017
Faculty & Staff Accomplishments

Kent receives state award for innovation in education

Deborah Kent, associate professor of mathematics at Drake University, won a state award for innovation in STEM education.
November 17, 2017
Faculty & Staff Accomplishments

Chibnall named president-elect of Iowa Library Association

Dan Chibnall, STEM Librarian at Drake University, recently was elected as the Vice President/President-Elect for the Iowa Library Association.
November 16, 2017
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Keys to Excellence series showcases Drake pianist Nicholas Roth

Nicholas Roth, professor of piano at Drake University, will present the next concert in the Keys to Excellence series. The Nov. 27 concert also features Drake senior Pablo Valladares.
November 15, 2017
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Which medicines are safe and effective for children? Professor's new book has the answers.

A new book by Edward Bell, professor of pharmacy practice, answers parents’ most common questions about the safety and effectiveness of medicines for children.
November 14, 2017
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Drake, Bravo announce findings of Regional Cultural Assessment

During a joint presentation on Wednesday, Bravo Greater Des Moines (Bravo) and Drake University announced the findings of a fifteen-month long Regional Cultural Assessment.
November 8, 2017
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Drake Theatre presents musical "Runaways," Nov. 16-19

Drake University Theatre’s first musical of the season explores the lives of runaway children in "Runaways," Nov. 16-19.
November 8, 2017
Faculty & Staff Accomplishments

Eaton contributes to international bird coloration database

Muir Eaton, associate professor of biology at Drake University, is making a substantial research contribution to the world’s largest database of bird coloration.
November 6, 2017
DU in the News

Driven

Finance major McKenna Haase applies her studies to a career as a champion sprint car driver. She's a fan favorite and manages all her own sponsorships.
November 6, 2017
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Four Drake students awarded Iowa Space Grant scholarships

Four Drake University students have been awarded the prestigious NASA sponsored scholarship through the Iowa Space Grant Consortium (ISGC) for the 2017-2018 academic year.
November 3, 2017
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Brian Hardin named Drake University Director of Athletics

Des Moines native Brian Hardin has been named Drake University’s director of athletics, President Marty Martin announced today. He will join the Bulldog staff on Dec. 11 as the 17th athletic director in University history.
October 31, 2017
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Drake Opera laid foundation for young alumnus' success

Drake alumnus Eric Ferring, AS'14, is one of many Drake grads who found success in the opera world. "Drake will always have a special place in my heart," he said.
October 30, 2017