If you see Griff today, be sure to give him extra snuggles—Drake’s official live mascot is turning six today! In honor of his special day, we’re taking a moment to appreciate everything this pretty pup has done the University.
Wayne Ford to receive honorary degree from Drake University
Wayne Ford, a longtime Iowa elected official and nonprofit leader, will receive an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters during Drake’s 144th Commencement Ceremony for Undergraduate Degree Recipients at 10 a.m. Sunday, May 20, in The Knapp Center.
Drake political scientist featured on the cover of Times Literary Supplement
Kieran Williams, adjunct professor in the Department of Political Science, was featured on the cover of this week's issue of The Times Literary Supplement.
The Magic Flute: “One last, amazing show” for Drake Opera Theater director Ann Cravero
Drake's Music Department presents "The Magic Flute," an opera known worldwide for its timeless beauty, May 4-6. It's a final bow for Ann Cravero, who will step down as director of the Drake Opera Theater after nearly 17 years.
Professor to present at international conference on behavior analysis
Maria Valdovinos, professor of psychology, has been invited to present at the Association for Behavior Analysis International’s 44 Annual Conference later this month.
Interprofessional Drake-DMU team wins national competition
A team of Drake and DMU students won the 2018 CLARION National Case Competition, held April 14 at the University of Minnesota.
Drake Theatre presents “A Piece of My Heart,” May 3-6
Drake University Theatre closes the 2017-2018 season with "A Piece of My Heart," May 3 through May 6.
Drake CBPA honors faculty, students, and alumni during 2018 awards ceremony
The College of Business and Public Administration held its annual awards ceremony to recognize the outstanding achievements of students, faculty, and community members.
Professor publishes book on eating disorder recovery
Catherine Gillespie, associate dean of the Drake University School of Education, has published an academic book on eating disorder recovery.
Drake’s ninth president, Wilbur C. Miller, dies at 94
Wilbur C. Miller, Drake University's ninth president, died yesterday at the age of 94. He was a visionary leader who made a tremendous impact on Drake's campus.