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Drake hires neighborhood and community relations manager

Drake University took a powerful step this summer in renewing its commitment to the growth and development of the Drake Neighborhood when University officials hired Drake alumnus Nick Valdez to the position of Neighborhood and Community Relations Manager.
July 22, 2016
Faculty & Staff Accomplishments

CBPA Dean Terri Vaughan named key influencer in the insurance industry

Terri Vaughan, dean of the Drake University College of Business and Public Administration, recently was listed among the most influential people in the insurance industry.
July 22, 2016
Press Release

Ambassador Darci Vetter to speak at Drake University

Members of the public are invited to a free talk by Drake University alumna Darci Vetter, chief agricultural negotiator for the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative, on July 27.
July 20, 2016
DU in the News

19-Year-Old Republican Heading to Cleveland

Drake University student Westhenry Ioerger is attending the Republican party’s national convention as an alternate delegate.
July 20, 2016
Press Release

Drake University issues RFP for development along University Avenue

Marking a renewed commitment to the growth and development of the Drake Neighborhood, Drake University announced today that it is seeking proposals from a pre-determined group of eleven Iowa firms to develop a plot of University-owned land along University Avenue in Des Moines.
July 18, 2016
DU in the News

No, it's not a crime to share your Netflix password

Is it really a federal crime to share your Netflix password? "Highly unlikely," says Shontavia Johnson, director of the Intellectual Property Law Center at Drake University Law School.
July 14, 2016
DU in the News

What's 'Pokemon Go' and why are Iowans in love with it?

Matthew Mitchell, assistant professor of international business, says Pokémon Go is the latest in a long string of innovative and interactive experiences from Nintendo.
July 12, 2016
Press Release

Maki named Health-System Pharmacist of the Year

The Iowa Pharmacy Association recently honored Drake University Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice Erik Maki with the association’s 2016 Health-System Pharmacist of the Year Award.
July 8, 2016
Press Release

Sociology professor's new book examines conflict, compromise in organic food industry

A new book by Drake University Associate Professor of Sociology Michael Haedicke explores how farmers, small business owners, regulators, and other stakeholders navigate conflict in the organic food industry.
July 7, 2016
DU in the News

Local Radio Host Shares Infant Granddaughter’s Battle With Dangerous Mosquito Virus

Geoff Wall , professor of pharmacy practice at Drake University, spoke with WHO-TV about the West Nile virus.
July 5, 2016
DU in the News

Support legislation for medically underserved towns

Pharmacy student Taylor Monson wrote a letter to the editor about the need for access to health care in rural Iowa.
July 5, 2016
Press Release

David Remund hired as director of alumni relations

David Remund, a Drake University alumnus and former assistant professor in Drake’s School of Journalism and Mass Communication, has been hired as the University’s director of alumni relations.
July 5, 2016
Press Release

Anne Kremer hired as Drake University Dean of Admission

Drake University has hired Anne E. Kremer, an Iowa native with more than 10 years of enrollment management experience, as dean of admission effective Aug. 8.
July 5, 2016
Press Release

Alumnus Tom Ahart to perform guest role in "A Raisin in the Sun" at Drake

Pyramid Theatre Company has cast Drake alumnus Tom Ahart, superintendent of Des Moines Public Schools, for a guest role in its upcoming production of "A Raisin in the Sun."
July 1, 2016
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David Golder named chair of Drake University Board of Trustees

David Golder, FA’79, managing partner of Golder Investment Management and vice president and treasurer of the Golder Family Foundation, has been named chair of the Drake University Board of Trustees. Golder, who has served on the board since 2005, starts his term as chair on July 1. “David brings the perfect blend of temperament, knowledge, […]
June 28, 2016