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Drake CBPA honors graduate students of the year

Drake University’s College of Business and Public Administration held its Graduation and Awards Celebration at West End Architectural Salvage for graduate students on Thursday, May 5.
May 26, 2016
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Drake to host Graduate & Professional Programs Expo

Drake University will host a Graduate & Professional Programs Expo for students and working professionals who are considering a graduate-level education.
May 26, 2016
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Drake University statement on Drizzy's Oct. 4 concert in Des Moines

Drake University students have lobbied for years to #BringDrakeToDrake, and we’re eager to welcome this talented singer and songwriter to our hometown.
May 20, 2016
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Zenith Chamber Music Festival returns with free performances in Des Moines

Zenith Chamber Music Festival returns August 16-20 with free concerts in venues including the Salisbury House, Jasper Winery, Des Moines Art Center, and Drake University’s Sheslow Auditorium.
May 20, 2016
Faculty & Staff Accomplishments

Jolliffe serves as Journalism History's first guest editor

Lee Jolliffe, associate professor of journalism, was the first-ever guest editor of Journalism History.
May 18, 2016
Faculty & Staff Accomplishments

Noe to speak on Iowa's aging workforce

Lance Noe, director of the Drake University Center for Professional Studies, will discuss challenges associated with Iowa’s aging workforce during an event organized by the Des Moines Business Record next month.
May 18, 2016
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Drake senior balances worlds of school and motherhood

When Brytani Cavil became pregnant during her first year at Drake University, her classmates helped her juggle the complexities of academics and motherhood.
May 17, 2016
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Drake alumnus accepted to JET Program

Recent Drake alumnus Jason Withington will teach English in Japan for up to five years as a participant in the JET Program.
May 17, 2016
DU in the News

Faith in Iowa: How churches are hoping to put some people back in the pews

Timothy Knepper, chair of Drake's Department of Philosophy and Religion, explains how freedom of choice underlies shifting trends in religiosity in the United States.
May 17, 2016
Faculty & Staff Accomplishments

Hodgkinson named executive secretary of AATC Executive Council

Todd Hodgkinson, assistant professor of secondary education, recently was named executive secretary of the Executive Council of the American Association for Teaching and Curriculum (AATC).
May 13, 2016
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Alumna’s cosmetics company wins Iowa entrepeneurship contest

Drake University alumna Kelsi Ziemann recently was honored as one of the state’s top young entrepreneurs during the John Pappajohn Student Entrepeneurial Venture Competition.
May 11, 2016
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Drake's Pi Alpha Alpha chapter inducts new members

Drake University’s chapter of Pi Alpha Alpha, a global honor society for Public Affairs and Administration, inducted 40 new members and recognized a few students with special honors during an awards ceremony last month.
May 11, 2016
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Free Drake Choir concert to kick off international tour

The Drake Choir and Chamber Choir will host a concert at 4 p.m. Wednesday, May 18, to kick off their tour to Latvia, Estonia, and Finland, which begins Thursday, May 19.
May 10, 2016
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Two students offered Fulbright Scholarships for 2016-2017

Two Drake University students have been offered Fulbright Scholarships for 2016-2017. Seniors Emily Enquist and Taylor Donaldson will join a long list of Drake graduates who have received Fulbright Scholarships in recent years.
May 10, 2016
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Robertson receives Fulbright Scholar grant to teach in Burkina Faso

Elizabeth Robertson, associate professor of English, will teach in Burkina Faso as the recipient of a Fulbright U.S. Scholar Grant.
May 10, 2016