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Drake University and Broadlawns Medical Center to build new medical clinic

Drake University and Broadlawns Medical Center to build new medical clinic

A new Broadlawns clinic on University Avenue will serve the public and Drake students Residents of the Drake neighborhood and members of the Drake University community will soon have a convenient location to receive primary care, urgent care, and mental health services. Today, Drake University announced it is entering a long-term lease agreement on property...

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Drake ranked among the nation’s top universities, according to U.S. News & World Report

Drake ranked among the nation’s top universities, according to U.S. News & World Report

Drake University once again ranks among the nation’s top universities in several categories in the newly released U.S. News & World Report 2022 Best Colleges rankings. Overall, Drake University tied for 136th among the 288 schools ranked in the “National Universities” category. Institutions within this category offer a full range of undergraduate degrees, plus master’s...

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Drake University’s School of Accounting introduces graduate-level scholarships to support diversity and not-for-profit work

Drake University’s School of Accounting introduces graduate-level scholarships to support diversity and not-for-profit work

Drake University’s School of Accounting announced two new scholarships to promote diversity and not-for-profit work in the accounting field. The scholarships, totaling $2,500 each, will be available to qualifying students pursuing Master of Accounting degrees. “These scholarships aim to reduce barriers for students from underrepresented groups who want to advance in the accounting field and...

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Drake’s RaySociety to be renamed Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Drake University

Drake’s RaySociety to be renamed Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Drake University

Drake University’s lifelong learning organization known as the RaySociety received a $100,000 grant from The Bernard Osher Foundation to strengthen and expand its programming. As a result, the RaySociety will be renamed the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at Drake University. The name change signifies its inclusion as one of 125 lifelong learning institutes on...

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POSTPONED: Pulitzer Prize-winning presidential historian Jon Meacham to deliver the Fall 2021 Bucksbaum Lecture

POSTPONED: Pulitzer Prize-winning presidential historian Jon Meacham to deliver the Fall 2021 Bucksbaum Lecture

The Martin Bucksbaum Distinguished Lecture with Jon Meacham planned for Oct. 27 at 7 p.m. at the Knapp Center has been postponed to Spring 2022. A specific date and time during the spring semester are being determined. This decision is due to the rising cases of COVID-19 around the region, state, and nation, and part...

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Five Drake recipients recognized for civic leadership awards

Five Drake recipients recognized for civic leadership awards

Four Drake programs and people were named winners of the 2021 Iowa & Minnesota Campus Compact Awards. The awards honor outstanding achievements in the categories of student leadership, civic engagement, faculty and staff contributions, alumni leadership, community collaboration, and community-campus partners. Winners were selected by 27 of the organization’s member campuses. This year’s Drake honorees include: Presidents’ Student Leadership Award: Sydnei Washington, ED’22Sydnei is...

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Scholarships available for Iowa women seeking graduate degrees in the College of Business and Public Administration

Scholarships available for Iowa women seeking graduate degrees in the College of Business and Public Administration

Drake University is pleased to offer six scholarships in the amount of $3,000 to Iowa women pursuing graduate degrees within the College of Business and Public Administration. The scholarships are made possible through the Judith A. Lindquist Scholarship for Graduate Studies in Business and Public Administration—named in honor of the late Judy Lindquist, a 1970...

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Drake’s College of Business and Public Administration waives admission test requirements for graduate programs

Drake’s College of Business and Public Administration waives admission test requirements for graduate programs

Drake University’s College of Business and Public Administration (CBPA) will waive entrance exam requirements for all graduate programs in Summer and Fall 2021 semesters. The CBPA suspended its admission exam requirement for the Spring 2021 semester in response to the pandemic, which has made it challenging for many graduate candidates to access testing centers due...