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Keys to Excellence features Roustem Saitkoulov

Roustem Saitkoulov will present the next concert of Drake University’s Keys to Excellence Piano Series at 7:30 p.m. Monday, January 29, in Sheslow Auditorium.
January 18, 2018
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Poet Ocean Vuong to deliver free reading on Feb. 21

One of the world's most influential young poets and essayists will deliver a free public reading at Drake University.
January 17, 2018
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Free conference tackles agriculture and food policy issues

The Drake University 2018 Engaged Citizen Conference, “Nourishing (Feeding) the World,” is scheduled for Thursday, Feb. 22, and Friday,  Feb. 23 in Drake’s Olmsted Center. Admission is free.
January 9, 2018
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Palestinian and American students study civic engagement at Drake University

A group of college students from Palestinian and U.S. universities will spend two weeks in Des Moines for a federally-funded program designed to enhance civic engagement and cross-cultural understanding. 
January 4, 2018
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Drake, Mercy College of Health Sciences form accelerated degree partnership for Nursing

A new partnership between Drake University and Mercy College of Health Sciences will allow students to earn bachelor’s degrees from both institutions in four years.
January 3, 2018
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Drake University among nation’s top 50 values in private higher education

Kiplinger’s Personal Finance placed Drake at No. 42 on its list of the 100 best values in private universities for 2018. 
January 2, 2018
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Drake seniors honored for achievements in public relations

Drake seniors Maddy Gildersleeve and Sarah Mondello received honors during the PR News PR People Awards Luncheon at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C., this month.
December 19, 2017
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Drake Law School announces partnership with 100 Black Men of America, Inc.

Drake Law School has entered into a partnership with 100 Black Men of America, Inc. to provide students in its Collegiate 100 program guaranteed admission and scholarship assistance the Law School’s JD program.
December 19, 2017
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Students present at national conference for religious scholars

Three Drake seniors had the opportunity to present at a national conference for the world’s largest association of scholars in the field of religious studies.  
December 19, 2017
Faculty & Staff Accomplishments

Roth publishes book on neuroscience's role in American legal system

Martin Roth, associate professor of philosophy at Drake University, recently published Philosophical Foundations of Neurolaw, which discusses neuroscience and the role it can play in the American legal system.
December 18, 2017
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Innovative master's program enhances teacher retention and performance at Des Moines Public Schools

A customized master's program at Drake University has benefitted teachers and students within Iowa's largest public school district.
December 15, 2017
Faculty & Staff Accomplishments

Mori receives Immigrant Entrepreneur Leadership Award

Associate Professor of Music Akira Mori received the Immigrant Entrepreneur Leadership Award during the Immigrant Entrepreneurs Summit (IES) on Nov. 18.
December 15, 2017
DU in the News

Tips for administering medicine to children

Professor Edward Bell, author of the new book "Children's Medicines: What Every Parent, Grandparent, and Teacher Needs to Know," shares tips on safely and effectively administering medication to kids.
December 11, 2017
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Drake recognized for outstanding student voting rate in the 2016 election

After a campaign season brimming with politicians and pundits, Drake students cast their votes at an exceptionally high rate in the 2016 presidential election.
December 8, 2017
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Three sophomores receive NASA scholarships

Three Drake University sophomores received a NASA merit scholarship from the Iowa Space Grant Consortium (ISGC) for the spring 2018 academic semester.
December 8, 2017