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Senior's art project stems from climate change data

Global climate change has been called the single most significant threat to human existence. Drake senior Marie Dolleman found a way to make it hauntingly beautiful.
April 24, 2018
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Drake honored for partnership with DMARC

Drake University received Iowa Campus Compact's Community Partnership Award in recognition of Drake's longstanding collaboration with Des Moines Area Religious Council (DMARC).
April 24, 2018
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Pharmacy student earns national scholarship

The American Pharmacists Association (APhA) Foundation recently awarded the Marvin and Joanell Dyrstad Scholarship to Annie Stella, a fourth-year pharmacy student at Drake.
April 24, 2018
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Drake Relays increases community activities along Forest Avenue

The Drake Relays presented by Hy-Vee has expanded its footprint this year with a community-friendly assortment of food vendors and attractions outside of Drake Stadium. 
April 23, 2018
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Cinderella story unfolds at 39th annual Beautiful Bulldog Contest 

In a single year, a two-year-old English bulldog has gone from adoptable orphan to pageant royalty. Bow-Z, owned by Leanne and John Hill of Pella, Iowa, was named Most Beautiful Bulldog during the 39th Annual Beautiful Bulldog Contest at Drake University on April 22, 2018.
April 22, 2018
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Hundreds of Drake musicians to perform "Mass in C Major"

Nearly 300 singers and instrumentalists will perform Beethoven’s “Mass in C Major” on Saturday, April 21, and Sunday, April 22. Performances are at St. Ambrose Cathedral downtown.
April 17, 2018
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AACSB International recognizes Drake University for innovation in leadership development

Drake University’s College of Business and Public Administration has received international recognition as an innovator in the field of leadership education.
April 17, 2018
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Student receives prestigious Goldwater Foundation Scholarship

Drake University student Shannon Herzog is a 2018-2019 recipient of the Goldwater Foundation Scholarship, a prestigious award for students pursing careers in the fields of mathematics, natural sciences, and engineering.
April 16, 2018
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Keys to Excellence season closes with Peter Miyamoto

Peter Miyamoto, professor of piano and chamber music at the University of Missouri, will present the final concert of the season for the Drake University Keys to Excellence Piano Series on April 23.
April 11, 2018
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39th Beautiful Bulldog Contest set for April 22 at Drake University

Forty English Bulldogs from across the country will compete in the world-famous 39th annual Beautiful Bulldog Contest on Sunday, April 22 in Drake University’s Knapp Center.
April 10, 2018
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Juried Art Exhibition showcases 65 student works of art

The Anderson Gallery recently celebrated the opening of the 47th Annual Juried Student Art Exhibition, which showcases 65 works of art by 32 current Drake students. The exhibit runs through April 22.
April 10, 2018
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Drake senior Meghan Walters offered Fulbright Scholarship for 2018-2019

Drake University senior Meghan Walters of West Bend, Wis., has been offered a prestigious 2018–2019 Fulbright Scholarship.
April 9, 2018
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Drake's Phillip Chen awarded Guggenheim Fellowship

Phillip Chen, the Ellis and Nelle Levitt Distinguished Professor of Art at Drake University, has been awarded a 2018 Guggenheim Fellowship, which recognizes individuals who have demonstrated exceptional capacity for productive scholarship or exceptional creative ability in the arts.
April 6, 2018
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Drake University accounting program earns endorsement by IMA (Institute of Management Accountants)

Drake University’s undergraduate accounting program has earned endorsement by the Institute of Management Accountants (IMA). Drake is the only university in Iowa and one of only 36 schools in the United States to receive this endorsement
April 6, 2018
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Research by high school, college students on display April 12

A one-day event at Drake University will showcase the breadth of scientific research by local high school and college students—including one project that caught the eye of Ivanka Trump.
April 4, 2018