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Des Moines Public Schools, Drake University partner to launch student immigrant podcast series

A new project at Drake University teaches 13 Des Moines high school students to produce a three-podcast series about the immigrant and refugee experience.
August 11, 2017
Press Release

Symposium helps students of color plan for college

Fifty Des Moines Public Schools students will participate in a week-long symposium at Drake University to discuss the unique challenges that students of color face when preparing for college.
August 2, 2017
Press Release

Athletic Director Sandy Hatfield Clubb to leave Drake University

After more than a decade at the helm of Drake University Athletics, Sandy Hatfield Clubb will be leaving the university, effective this Friday. She has accepted a senior partner position with the Pictor Group, an intercollegiate athletics consulting firm, effective Aug. 7.
August 1, 2017
Faculty & Staff Accomplishments

Kent honored for mathematics writing

Deborah Kent, associate professor of mathematics, recently was honored for exceptional mathematics writing.
July 28, 2017
Press Release

Christina Trombley named Drake’s executive director of online education

Christina Trombley has been named executive director of the University’s online education programs effective August 14.
July 24, 2017
Press Release

Zenith Chamber Music Festival set for August 15-19

The 2017 Zenith Chamber Music Festival is set for Aug. 15-19 with free chamber performances by local and international artists in some of central Iowa’s most attractive venues.
June 23, 2017
Faculty & Staff Accomplishments

Erin Lain receives 2017 Gertrude Rush Award

Erin Lain, associate provost for campus equity and inclusion, received the 2017 Gertrude Rush Award from the Iowa Organization of Women Attorneys (IOWA) and the Iowa Chapter of the National Bar Association.
June 20, 2017
Faculty & Staff Accomplishments

West co-organizes 20th anniversary symposium of Catharine Maria Sedgwick Society

Lisa West, associate professor of English, co-organized the 20th anniversary symposium of the Catharine Maria Sedgwick Society, one of the first literary author societies to focus on the recovery of early American writings by prominent women writers of the 19th century.
June 19, 2017
Faculty & Staff Accomplishments

Huey named a fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine

Kim Huey, associate professor of health sciences, recently was named a fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM).
June 19, 2017
Press Release

Former Drake Legal Clinic director to lead Iowa Department of Human Services

Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds today appointed Drake University Law School Professor Jerry Foxhoven as director of the Iowa Department of Human Services (DHS).
June 14, 2017
Press Release

Young African leaders, visiting Drake this summer, have already changed lives

The Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders brings 25 young professionals to Drake's campus who have already changed thousands of lives in their home countries.
June 12, 2017
Press Release

Ribbon-cutting ceremony for Occupational Therapy building set for June 16

Drake University will host a ribbon-cutting ceremony for its Occupational Therapy building, a newly renovated facility that serves as a hub for Drake’s year-old occupational therapy doctorate (OTD) program and a resource for community members in need of assistance with physical and cognitive challenges.
June 12, 2017
Press Release

Drake launches master's program in applied behavior analysis

Drake's new master’s program in applied behavior analysis is a major step toward meeting the significant demand for certified behavior analysts in Iowa.
June 8, 2017
Faculty & Staff Accomplishments

Faculty art exhibition explores invasive qualities of surveillance

Edward Kelley, a 3D design instructor and studio assistant in Drake University’s Department of Art and Design, has been selected for an exhibition at Art League Houston in Houston, TX.
June 6, 2017