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Blue Ribbon U

Drake Day at the Iowa State Fair will take place on Saturday, Aug. 13. The free festivities will occur from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. at the Drake University tent on Rock Island Avenue just east of the Anne and Bill Riley Stage.


Keys to excellence

Three first-class Yamaha Artists in Education will perform a piano concert series at Drake in celebration of the University’s Keys to Excellence campaign — an initiative to replace 68 well-used campus pianos.


A new approach to assessment

Both President David Maxwell and Drake School of Education Dean Jan McMahill participated in panel discussions at the Iowa Education Summit July 25–26. Drake’s School of Education also hosted higher education leaders for a Teacher Performance Assessment Consortium on campus the same week.

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