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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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Drake partners with 3 HBCUs for law, pharmacy programs

Drake University has partnered with three historically black universities to provide guaranteed scholarships to their graduates upon admission to Drake’s law and pharmacy programs.
June 1, 2017
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19-year-old Drake student stars in groundbreaking Netflix-style TV opera

Music major Rowen Sabala stars in “Vireo,” which will reach nearly 34 million homes and also be available for free online.
May 30, 2017
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Gov. Terry Branstad, LW’74, confirmed as U.S. ambassador to China

Drake Law School alumnus Terry Branstad, LW’74, the longest-serving governor in our nation’s history, has officially been confirmed as United States Ambassador to China.
May 22, 2017
Faculty & Staff Accomplishments

Konfrst: Why customer loyalty can help your company in a crisis

Bill Gates once wrote, "Your most unhappy customers are your greatest source of learning." If this is true, there have been plenty of teachers in recent months.
May 18, 2017
Faculty & Staff Accomplishments

Parker named dean of students at Drake University

Provost Sue Mattison has appointed Jerry Parker to the position of dean of students at Drake University.
May 16, 2017
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Drake signs agreement with three HBCUs for law, pharmacy enrollment

Graduates of three Historically Black Colleges and Universities will be guaranteed scholarships upon admission to Drake's law and pharmacy programs as part of an ongoing effort to increase diversity among Drake’s student body.
May 15, 2017