Through the heavy rains in early June, Drake sustained water damage in eight campus buildings during the recent 2008 Iowa floods.
Picture yourself at Drake during the Iowa State Fair Alumni and friends are invited to celebrate Drake Day at the Iowa State Fair on Saturday, Aug. 9. Look for Spike the Bulldog looming 25 feet in the air above Drake’s tent on Rock Island Avenue at the Fairgrounds. Help yourself to a free disposable camera...
Drake’s mission is to provide an exceptional learning environment that prepares students for meaningful personal lives, professional accomplishments, and responsible global citizenship. The Drake experience is distinguished by collaborative learning among students, faculty, and staff and by the integration of the liberal arts and sciences with professional preparation.
Choir members share first-hand accounts of European tour; Prof. Bohorquez takes oath of citizenship after 23 years in America; Innovative learning and life skills summer camp comes to Drake; Drake welcomes prospective students for Iowa Private College Week; Local gallery offers handcrafted Drake merchandise.
Since becoming a full-time professor at Drake several years ago, Allen Zagoren has jump-started a program for MPA students seeking meaningful research experiences. One by one, Zagoren has guided students through independent study projects focusing on research from health care policy to public administration to Medicare.
Sally Haack, assistant professor of pharmacy practice, has developed a smoking-cessation program especially tailored for Latinos who want to quit smoking. This program is quite timely with Iowa's new restrictions on smoking in public places and places of employment.