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Building Drake Connections

Building Drake Connections

In a world of constant communication, alerts and notifications, and pings and dings that emanate from our laptops and the phones in our pockets, more meaningful, impactful interactions still undergird our basic human intuitions, needs, and dreams. And the connections that happen at Drake eclipse anything beeping on your phone. But the seed of these...

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Pay It Forward: The Hendersons’ Story

Pay It Forward: The Hendersons’ Story

Generous donors and supporters empower incredible things at Drake. The meaningful stories behind their gifts are worth sharing and honoring. Read about the Henderson family’s gift here. When Ryan Henderson accepted a music scholarship to Drake, he was following a family tradition of attending the University. Like those who came before him, including his parents...

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Megan Rapinoe to deliver 41st Bucksbaum lecture at Drake University

Megan Rapinoe to deliver 41st Bucksbaum lecture at Drake University

EVENT UPDATE: THIS LECTURE HAS BEEN MOVED TO TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 19 AT 7 P.M. DUE TO A SCHEDULING CONFLICT. US women’s national soccer team (USWNT) co-captain Megan Rapinoe will be interviewed in a moderated question and answer session for the 41st installment of the Martin Bucksbaum Distinguished Lecture Series at Drake University. The event will...

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A Centennial of Journalism Education at Drake

A Centennial of Journalism Education at Drake

Meredith Hall was designed in the early 1960s by architect Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, who is considered a founding father of modern architecture and famed for his minimalist aesthetic. His building became the centerpiece of Drake’s iconic mid-century modern architecture. Today, Meredith Hall is one of the most heavily used building on campus. It...