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Kent receives state award for innovation in education

Deborah Kent, associate professor of mathematics at Drake University, won a state award for innovation in STEM education.
November 17, 2017
Faculty & Staff Accomplishments

Chibnall named president-elect of Iowa Library Association

Dan Chibnall, STEM Librarian at Drake University, recently was elected as the Vice President/President-Elect for the Iowa Library Association.
November 16, 2017
Press Release

Keys to Excellence series showcases Drake pianist Nicholas Roth

Nicholas Roth, professor of piano at Drake University, will present the next concert in the Keys to Excellence series. The Nov. 27 concert also features Drake senior Pablo Valladeras.
November 15, 2017
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Which medicines are safe and effective for children? Professor's new book has the answers.

A new book by Edward Bell, professor of pharmacy practice, answers parents’ most common questions about the safety and effectiveness of medicines for children.
November 14, 2017
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Drake, Bravo announce findings of Regional Cultural Assessment

During a joint presentation on Wednesday, Bravo Greater Des Moines (Bravo) and Drake University announced the findings of a fifteen-month long Regional Cultural Assessment.
November 8, 2017
Press Release

Drake Theatre presents musical "Runaways," Nov. 16-19

Drake University Theatre’s first musical of the season explores the lives of runaway children in "Runaways," Nov. 16-19.
November 8, 2017
Faculty & Staff Accomplishments

Eaton contributes to international bird coloration database

Muir Eaton, associate professor of biology at Drake University, is making a substantial research contribution to the world’s largest database of bird coloration.
November 6, 2017
DU in the News

Driven

Finance major McKenna Haase applies her studies to a career as a champion sprint car driver. She's a fan favorite and manages all her own sponsorships.
November 6, 2017
Press Release

Four Drake students awarded Iowa Space Grant scholarships

Four Drake University students have been awarded the prestigious NASA sponsored scholarship through the Iowa Space Grant Consortium (ISGC) for the 2017-2018 academic year.
November 3, 2017
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Brian Hardin named Drake University Director of Athletics

Des Moines native Brian Hardin has been named Drake University’s director of athletics, President Marty Martin announced today. He will join the Bulldog staff on Dec. 11 as the 17th athletic director in University history.
October 31, 2017
Press Release

Drake Opera laid foundation for young alumnus' success

Drake alumnus Eric Ferring, AS'14, is one of many Drake grads who found success in the opera world. "Drake will always have a special place in my heart," he said.
October 30, 2017
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Political scientists to discuss 'American Politics in Turmoil' on Nov. 2

Experts from Drake University and Iowa’s regents universities will host a panel discussion about political polarization in the United States.
October 30, 2017
Press Release

Keys to Excellence continues with Arthur Greene in Russian Mystic program

Arthur Greene, professor of piano at University of Michigan, will present the next concert of Drake’s Keys to Excellence Piano Series on Nov. 6 in Sheslow Auditorium.
October 27, 2017
DU in the News

Opioid prescriptions should be ordered with more care, state says

Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds hosted “Identify, Prevent, Recover: Combating Opioids in Iowa” in Drake University’s Sussman Theater.
October 27, 2017
Faculty & Staff Accomplishments

Stensrud awarded Collier Baker Endowed Professorship

Professor Robert Stensrud was awarded the Collier Baker Endowed Professorship, a four-year award that carries a stipend and research fund, by the Drake Board of Trustees on Oct. 7. 
October 27, 2017