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Drake University to offer American politics major

Drake University to offer American politics major

New degree builds on Drake’s reputation as the “Capital of the Iowa Caucuses” Every four years, Drake University students are at the center of presidential politics. Now they can study American politics full-time. The University’s Department of Political Science today announced the creation of a Bachelor of Arts in American politics degree to start in...

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Drake University Theatre to present Othello virtually

Drake University Theatre to present Othello virtually

This fall, the Drake University Theatre Department will present its first virtual mainstage production of The Tragedy of Othello: The Moor of Venice by William Shakespeare. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, actors will perform Othello in an empty Performing Arts Hall, and post video of the performance to the DrakeUTheatre YouTube channel. The performance recording...

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New program guarantees admission for DMACC transfer students to Drake

New program guarantees admission for DMACC transfer students to Drake

DMACC students enrolled in Drake Admission Partnership Program also receive student advisor, Drake email address and Drake student ID A new program will help Des Moines Area Community College (DMACC) students complete an undergraduate degree at Drake University. DMACC students enrolled in the Drake Admission Partnership Program (DAPP) will receive guaranteed admission to Drake after...

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Virtual book launch: “Religions of Beijing” Oct. 13 by The Comparison Project

Virtual book launch: “Religions of Beijing” Oct. 13 by The Comparison Project

The Comparison Project at Drake University will launch its new photo-narrative book Religions of Beijing on Facebook Live Oct. 13 at 7 p.m. The event is free and open to the public. Participants are asked to register in advance at beijingbooklaunch.eventbrite.com.   Religions of Beijing visually chronicles living religion in Beijing. It is the result...

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Drake University to showcase artwork on University Ave. transit shelters

Drake University to showcase artwork on University Ave. transit shelters

As part of the city of Des Moines’ infrastructure and streetscape project on University Avenue spanning 25th Street to 31st Street, Drake University is collaborating with Des Moines Area Regional Transit Authority (DART) to install new, public artwork on two bus shelters on the campus side of the street. The artwork was recently reviewed and...

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Drake ranked among top universities in the nation in 2021 U.S. News & World Report ranking

Drake ranked among top universities in the nation in 2021 U.S. News & World Report ranking

Drake University is one of the nation’s leading universities, according to U.S. News & World Report’s 2021 Best Colleges rankings. The 2021 edition of Best Colleges places Drake 124th among 389 of the nation’s most elite private and public doctoral institutions, advancing six spots from last year’s rankings. This is the second year U.S. News...

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Nombramiento de Alejandro Hernández como decano del Colegio de Negocios y Administración Pública de Drake

Nombramiento de Alejandro Hernández como decano del Colegio de Negocios y Administración Pública de Drake

Click for English Sue Mattison, rectora de Drake University anunció el día de hoy que Alejandro Hernández ha sido nombrado decano del Colegio de Negocios y Administración Pública, efectivo el 14 de agosto de 2020. Antes de unirse a Drake, Hernández estuvo en Wells Fargo & Company donde recientemente ejerció como vicepresidente senior estando a...

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Alejandro Hernandez named dean of  Drake’s College of Business and Public Administration

Alejandro Hernandez named dean of Drake’s College of Business and Public Administration

Click para Español Drake University Provost Sue Mattison announced today that Alejandro Hernandez has been named dean of the College of Business and Public Administration, effective Aug. 14, 2020. Hernandez joins Drake from Wells Fargo & Company, where he most recently served as senior vice president responsible for corporate social responsibility strategy and reporting. A...

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Drake University Law School to offer spring enrollment for first time in history

Drake University Law School to offer spring enrollment for first time in history

For the first time in its 155-year history, Drake Law School is offering a spring enrollment option, a choice no other law school in Iowa—and few in the country—offers. Incoming Drake Law students will have the option of beginning law school in January 2021, rather than waiting until June or August, the traditional start dates....