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Drake Relays postponed due to COVID-19 pandemic

Drake Relays postponed due to COVID-19 pandemic

Drake University has postponed the 2020 Drake Relays presented by Xtream powered by Mediacom along with related special events and programs due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The 111th edition of the event was scheduled for April 22–25 at Drake Stadium. The health, safety, and wellbeing of Drake Relays presented by Xtream participants and fans, along with...

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Drake University’s pharmacy program and Law School move up in U.S. News rankings

Drake University’s pharmacy program and Law School move up in U.S. News rankings

Drake University’s pharmacy program and Law School are ranked among the best for academic quality according to analysis released today in U.S. News & World Report’s 2021 edition of “America’s Best Graduate Schools.” In the new rankings, Drake’s pharmacy program, part of the College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, improved its ranking among private school...

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Continuing Education and Professional Development Department wins United States Distance Learning Association award.

Continuing Education and Professional Development Department wins United States Distance Learning Association award.

The School of Education’s Continuing Education and Professional Development Department (CEPD) has won the United States Distance Learning Association’s prestigious 2020 Impact Award. The Impact Award honors outstanding projects featuring significant impact, reach, and understanding of diverse cultures, originating either in the U.S. or internationally; and extending across two or more organizations. This award is...

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Drake’s College of Business and Public Administration to host Risk and Insurance Workshop on Catastrophe Risk

Drake’s College of Business and Public Administration to host Risk and Insurance Workshop on Catastrophe Risk

Drake University’s College of Business and Public Administration will host a workshop May 1 on catastrophe risk at the University’s Olmsted Center, 2875 University Avenue. In recent decades, the world has seen unprecedented surges of both natural and man-made catastrophes, which have created great challenges for insurance professionals and practitioners. This workshop will serve as...

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Bill Adamowski named Drake University’s executive director of entrepreneurship, innovation, and human-centered design

Bill Adamowski named Drake University’s executive director of entrepreneurship, innovation, and human-centered design

Drake University’s College of Business and Public Administration (CBPA) has named William (Bill) Adamowski the executive director of entrepreneurship, innovation, and human centered design. In this newly created position, Adamowski will build upon Drake’s strong foundation of entrepreneurship programs and grow the University’s strong position in Central Iowa’s entrepreneurial ecosystem. “Bill is highly respected in...

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Drake University launches five new academic programs for Fall 2020

Drake University launches five new academic programs for Fall 2020

Drake University is adding three new graduate and two undergraduate areas of study to its list of degree options beginning in Fall 2020. The new academic offerings include a Master of Science in health informatics and analytics, a graduate certificate in real estate, a concentration in cyber security within the Master of Business Administration, a...

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CANCELED: Cary Fowler to deliver 42nd Bucksbaum Lecture at Drake University

CANCELED: Cary Fowler to deliver 42nd Bucksbaum Lecture at Drake University

The 42nd Bucksbaum lecture with Cary Fowler planned for Thursday, April 2 has been canceled. This decision is part of a broader response by Drake University to help minimize the spread of the coronavirus. Most events on campus between Saturday, March 14 and April 5 are being canceled. Appointed by the Secretary of Agriculture, Cary Fowler is...

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Drake University named Tree Campus USA by Arbor Day Foundation

Drake University named Tree Campus USA by Arbor Day Foundation

Drake University has once again been honored with the Tree Campus USA® recognition by the Arbor Day Foundation for its commitment to effective urban forest management. Drake has been a member of Tree Campus USA since 2011, a national program that honors colleges and universities for engaging their students and staff in conservation goals. “Tree...

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10 Bulldogs earn Forty Under 40 honors

10 Bulldogs earn Forty Under 40 honors

Ten members of the Drake University community were named to the Des Moines Business Record’s Forty Under 40 class for 2020.  The Business Record issues its annual list to honor Greater Des Moines area professionals under the age of 40 who have demonstrated “impressive career achievements and unparalleled community involvement,” according to the publication.  “We...