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Campus Compact and Principal select Drake sophomore Lauren Oreto for new scholarship program

Drake University sophomore Lauren Oreto is among 20 college students from Iowa and California who were selected for the first class of the new Principal Community Scholars Program.
January 23, 2017
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Writers & Critics Series features Chigozie Obioma on Feb. 22

A Nigerian-born author whose debut work of fiction received international acclaim will deliver a free public reading at Drake University next month.
January 17, 2017
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Nelson Institute grant supports Drake service projects in Belize

A new grant will help Drake University enhance current and future service projects in Southern Belize.
January 13, 2017
Faculty & Staff Accomplishments

Brown explores "American Autobiography after 9/11"

A new book by Associate Professor of English Megan Brown explores the myriad developments in American autobiography since the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks.
January 10, 2017
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Drake Men’s Basketball to honor local law enforcement during Wednesday’s game

The Drake Men's Basketball team will honor local law enforcement officers with a special “We Back the Blue Night” in The Knapp Center on Wednesday, Jan. 11.
January 9, 2017
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CANCELLED: Keys to Excellence piano series features Quentin Kim

Quentin Kim, professor of piano at Pusan National University, will present the next concert of Drake University’s Keys to Excellence Piano Series on Jan. 23.
January 5, 2017
Faculty & Staff Accomplishments

Skidmore co-authors "International Political Economy" textbook

David Skidmore, professor of political science, is co-author of a new textbook called International Political Economy: The Struggle for Power and Wealth in a Globalizing World.
December 22, 2016
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Kiplinger’s names Drake University a 2017 Best Value

Kiplinger's Personal Finance has placed Drake University at No. 39 on its list of the 100 best values in private universities for 2017.
December 16, 2016
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Drake University to host fall 2016 commencement ceremony on Dec. 17

Drake University will hold a commencement ceremony this weekend to celebrate the accomplishments of 262 undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral students who completed their degree requirements as of the conclusion of the fall 2016 semester.
December 15, 2016
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Vote Smart to relocate to Drake University in Des Moines

Drake University will soon be home to Vote Smart, one of the world’s leading sources of non-partisan political information.
December 12, 2016
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Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad, LW’74, selected as ambassador to China

President-elect Donald J. Trump has selected Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad, a 1974 alumnus of Drake University Law School, to serve as ambassador to China.
December 7, 2016
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Central Iowa executives graduate from Executive Education Center’s Leading Others program

Twenty executives from 14 central Iowa companies have graduated from the Executive Education Center at Drake University’s Leading Others program. The intensive 18-month program enhances participants’ ability to lead organizations through times of stability and change.
December 2, 2016
Faculty & Staff Accomplishments

Adkins co-authors paper for AMA journal

Natalie Ross Adkins, associate professor of marketing at Drake University, is co-author of a recent paper that explores how stakeholders in the marketplace can be the source and target of stigma.
December 2, 2016
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Kutcher to receive 2017 Robert D. Ray Pillar of Character Award

The Robert D. and Billie Ray Center at Drake University has named Iowa native Ashton Kutcher as the 2017 Robert D. Ray Pillar of Character Award recipient.
December 1, 2016
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She got 24 years for her boyfriend's meth. Even her sentencing judge supports clemency.

Associate prof. William Garriott contrasts law enforcement approaches to policing methamphetamine, cocaine, and marijuana. Garriott has written a book on meth enforcement.
November 30, 2016