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Standing for Justice

Standing for Justice

Dear colleagues and students, George Floyd died one week ago today, handcuffed and pinned to the ground by Officer Derek Chauvin of the Minneapolis Police Department. The video of the arrest shows Officer Chauvin with his knee on Mr. Floyd’s neck while Mr. Floyd pleads with the officer, telling him that he is in pain...

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DVALI: Leadership in Learning and in Practice

DVALI: Leadership in Learning and in Practice

On campus and around the world, Bulldogs are leading in their classrooms, communities, and workplaces. Many of them are also students and graduates of Drake University’s Donald V. Adams Leadership Institute (DVALI). DVALI provides leadership training and facilitates opportunities for intentional learning, skill development, and self-reflection. “DVALI’s purpose is to help students feel more confident...

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Explore campus with the new virtual tour

Explore campus with the new virtual tour

Drake’s campus came online through the new virtual tour, available now for all current and prospective students. The walkthrough has several features, including 360° panoramas, videos, and images of Griff. The online virtual tour provides students with a new way to engage and view the University. Specifically, the tool benefits prospective students who may not be...

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The Comparison Project

The Comparison Project

Promoting religious and cultural understanding This past August in Milwaukee, Wis., the crowd in a Sikh temple had recently finished its ritual prayer and had begun to prepare its customary meal. That’s when Wade Michael Page, a 40-year-old ex-Army soldier, allegedly came through the doors of the temple and opened fire. The shooter, a man...

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