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Drake junior Eunice Chang receives Iowa AMA Scholarship

Eunice Chang, a junior marketing and accounting major, has been awarded the 2015 Iowa American Marketing Association Scholarship.
February 12, 2016
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Thirteen Drake grads receive Business Record “Forty Under 40” honors

Thirteen Drake University degree-holders were named to the Des Moines Business Record’s “Forty Under 40” class for 2016.
February 12, 2016
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Drake University to host Mandela Washington Fellowship Institute for Young African Leaders

Drake University will host 25 of Africa’s brightest emerging leaders this summer for a six-week academic and leadership institute sponsored by the U.S. Department of State.
February 9, 2016
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National Alumni Association announces 2016 Alumni Award winners

The Drake University National Alumni Association Board of Directors will recognize seven alumni with an award reception Thursday, April 28.
February 9, 2016
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Journalism school publications win 25 state awards

Drake University student publications The Times-Delphic, Urban Plains and Drake Magazine won a total of 25 awards, including nine first-place honors, in the Iowa College Media Association contest on February 5.
February 8, 2016
Bill Nye FEATURE
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Bill Nye to deliver 36th Bucksbaum Lecture at Drake University

Bill Nye, renowned scientist, inventor, and host of Bill Nye the Science Guy, will deliver the 36th installment of the Martin Bucksbaum Distinguished Lecture Series at Drake University.
February 8, 2016
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Longtime Drake University supporter G. David Hurd dies at 86

David Hurd, a retired Des Moines business leader who strengthened Drake University’s relationship with the community, died Saturday at the age of 86.
February 8, 2016
DU in the News

Learning how to teach in an increasingly diverse classroom

An innovative master's program developed by Drake University and the Des Moines Public School District trains a cohort of predominately white instructors to help students who come from very different backgrounds.
February 5, 2016
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Chesnut named dean of Drake University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences

Renae Chesnut, professor of pharmacy practice, has been named dean of the Drake University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences (CPHS).
February 4, 2016
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Trayvon Martin’s father, Tracy Martin, to speak at Drake University

Tracy Martin, father of Trayvon Martin, will visit Drake’s campus on Saturday, Feb. 13, for an event sponsored by the Coalition of Black Students (CBS) as part of Black History Month programming.
February 2, 2016
DU in the News

Drake University in political spotlight

"Drake University has hosted more political-related events this presidential campaign season than perhaps any other college in the state of Iowa," reports WPVI-TV News in Philadelphia, Penn.
February 2, 2016
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After mock caucus, students prepped and ready for the real thing

Students at Iowa's colleges and universities haven't been on campus on caucus night for more than a decade. But tonight, far from being out of practice, Drake University students will caucus with confidence.
February 1, 2016
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Drake choir offers Singing Valentines as tour fundraiser

Drake Choir is sponsoring several upcoming events to support the group's 2016 concert tour of Latvia, Estonia, and Finland.
February 1, 2016
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Keys to Excellence features Nicholas Phillips

Nicholas Phillips, associate professor of piano at University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, will present the next concert in Drake University’s Keys to Excellence Piano Series.
February 1, 2016
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Statement on event in Sheslow Auditorium

University statement regarding tonight's event in Sheslow Auditorium.
January 28, 2016