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De Blasio in Iowa cites rampant inequality in U.S.

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio spoke to more than 50 people, mostly Drake students, about income inequality in the United States.
April 17, 2015
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CBPA recognizes outstanding students and faculty at awards ceremony

Drake University’s College of Business and Public Administration honored students, faculty, and community leaders for their contributions to Drake and the business community at the college’s annual awards ceremony on Wednesday, April 8.
April 17, 2015
SERVICE YEAR FEATURED
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Drake University wins national service innovation award

Drake University is one of three winners of the Service Year + Higher Education Innovation Challenge by the Franklin Project at the Aspen Institute, the National Conference on Citizenship and the Corporation for the National and Community Service.
April 17, 2015
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Multi-media senior thesis exhibition opens May 1 at the Anderson Gallery

Drake art and design seniors present Seek, their senior thesis exhibition starting Friday, May 1 in Drake’s Anderson Gallery. The exhibition, featuring painting, drawing, printmaking, graphic design, and installation, seeks to both identify and redefine basic human constructions.
April 15, 2015
TREE CAMPUS FEATURE
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Drake University a Tree Campus 2014 USA Recipient

  Drake University has received the 2014 Tree Campus USA recognition by the National Arbor Day Foundation for its commitment to effective urban forest management. Created in 2008, Tree Campus USA is a national program that honors colleges and universities for engaging their students and staff in conservation goals. In its sixth year, Tree Campus […]
April 15, 2015
Faculty & Staff Accomplishments

Drake Law Professor to Discuss Global Drug Procurement at Harvard Medical School Conference

Peter K. Yu, Kern Family Chair in Intellectual Property Law and the director of the Intellectual Property Law Center at Drake University Law School, will discuss international cooperation on drug procurement and supply at a Harvard Medical School conference.
April 14, 2015
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Tail-wagger swagger: Watch the 36th annual Beautiful Bulldog Contest

Think of it as the Westminster Dog Show—with a lot more doggy drool, elaborate dog/owner costumes, and a pageant exclusively consisting of English bulldogs.
April 14, 2015
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Pi Alpha Alpha to honor members at awards ceremony

Drake University’s chapter of Pi Alpha Alpha, a global honor society for Public Affairs and Administration, inducted new members and recognized a few with special honors at an awards ceremony Monday, April 13 in Parents Hall.
April 14, 2015
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Events Listing: Spend Your Day at Drake on Thursday, April 16

Drake University is hosting a particularly wide variety of public events on Thursday, April 16. Whether you are interested in politics, science, music, religion, or creative writing, there is something to appeal to everyone.
April 13, 2015
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Life After Drake: "American Dad," "Fresh Off The Boat" writer to give free public talk

Drake alum Eric Ziobrowski, writer on "American Dad!" and "Fresh Off The Boat!", will share his experience as a screenwriter in Hollywood. 7 to 8:30 p.m. April 16, Cowles Library 201.
April 13, 2015
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“Growing Up: Food for Thought” to be held at Drake on April 16

Sprout, the Des Moines Urban Youth Garden, will host “Growing Up: Food for Thought” from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Thursday, April 16, in the Paul Morrison Room at The Knapp Center at Drake University. Sodexo Foundation is sponsoring this event for children and families from the First Christian Church Boys and Girls Club program through […]
April 13, 2015
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Dr. Ann Burkhardt named Director of Occupational Therapy Program

The College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences has announced Dr. Ann Burkhardt as the director of the Occupational Therapy program at Drake University, effective July 1, 2015. Burkhardt is currently a therapy resources management (TRM) occupational therapist at Crestwood & Grace Barker Nursing and Rehabilitation facilities in Warren, Rhode Island. Until 2010, she served as […]
April 10, 2015
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New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio will deliver remarks at Drake University

On Thursday, April 16, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio will deliver remarks at Drake University on the issue of income inequality.
April 10, 2015
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Sen. Harkin to speak on human rights at Drake University

Sen. Tom Harkin will speak on human rights at Drake University on April 16. The free event marks his first public speaking engagement since he retired from a 40-year career in Congress.
April 10, 2015
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DUSCI presents 12th annual DUCURS event

The 12th annual DUCURS event, which is free and open to the public, is in the Olmsted Center from 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. on Thursday, April 16. DUCURS provides a platform for students to share their findings with peers and others engaged in scientific exploration.
April 10, 2015