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Ternus to retire from Harkin Institute

Marsha Ternus will retire as director of Drake University's Harkin Institute for Public Policy and Citizen Engagement after guiding the institute through three highly successful formative years.
May 4, 2016
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Jose Antonio Vargas tries to 'Define American' and promote smart talk on race

For the conclusion of the #UniteIowa on Race at Drake series, Jose Antonio Vargas will be the keynote speaker at the One Night United festival at Drake University.
May 4, 2016
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Drake’s top senior is passionate advocate for equity, devoted mother of two

When Brytani Cavil addresses Drake University’s graduating class of 2016 as the top graduating senior, she aims to inspire more than her fellow students. She hopes to set an example for her two-year-old twins.
April 29, 2016
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Drake joins forces with Creighton, Yahoo! for 3rd annual Murphy Cup marketing student case competition

Students from Drake University and Creighton University participated in the 3rd annual Murphy Cup marketing case competition from March 31 to April 2.
April 29, 2016
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Drake University celebrates the inauguration of 13th President Marty Martin

Drake University formally installed its 13th president, Earl F. “Marty” Martin, during an inauguration ceremony on Thursday, April 28.
April 28, 2016
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Broadcasting student takes internships to the next level through LEAD Concentration

In just three years, Brenna Paukert has completed three internships—two of them with the same TV station in Des Moines. Her second internship at KCCI expanded on the first by focusing on administrative-level work.
April 28, 2016
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Why Trump's advance is unstoppable

Donald Trump's advance toward presidential candidacy will be unstoppable if he continues to win primary states with more than 50 percent of the vote, writes Drake Law School professor Anthony J. Gaughan.
April 28, 2016
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Drake Theatre to host 'The Wild Party'

Drake University Theatre Department roars into the 1920s with Andrew Lippa's risqué prohibition era musical, The Wild Party, from April 28 to May 1.
April 25, 2016
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Marsha Ternus to retire as director of The Harkin Institute for Public Policy and Citizen Engagement

Marsha Ternus will retire as director of The Harkin Institute for Public Policy and Citizen Engagement at Drake University effective June 1.
April 25, 2016
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Joyful rescue dog Vincent wins 37th Annual Beautiful Bulldog Contest

Vincent, a rescue dog found wandering the streets of West Des Moines less than a year ago, today was named the winner of the 37th Annual Beautiful Bulldog Contest at Drake University.
April 24, 2016
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Drake celebrates 7th Annual Downtown Street Painting on Court Ave.

Downtown Street Painting is scheduled from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 27, between 3rd and 4th streets on Court Ave.
April 21, 2016
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DUCSOM student Matt Bourland wins Terrace Hill Piano Competition

Drake University Community School of Music student Matt Bourland recently took first place at the prestigious Terrace Hill Piano Competition.
April 20, 2016
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The Ray Center seeks Iowa Character Award nominations

The Robert D. and Billie Ray Center is seeking nominations for the Iowa Character Awards.
April 20, 2016
Faculty & Staff Accomplishments

Hamad participates in Libyan Constitutional Drafting Assembly

Mahmoud Hamad was selected by the United Nations to co-lead a mediation team to solve disputes within the Libyan Constitutional Drafting Assembly.
April 18, 2016
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37th Beautiful Bulldog Contest set for April 24

The world-famous, 37th annual contest will serve as the official kickoff to Drake Relays Week on Sunday, April 24.
April 14, 2016