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Drake University and Broadlawns Medical Center to build new medical clinic

Drake University and Broadlawns Medical Center to build new medical clinic

A new Broadlawns clinic on University Avenue will serve the public and Drake students Residents of the Drake neighborhood and members of the Drake University community will soon have a convenient location to receive primary care, urgent care, and mental health services. Today, Drake University announced it is entering a long-term lease agreement on property...

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Drake ranked among the nation’s top universities, according to U.S. News & World Report

Drake ranked among the nation’s top universities, according to U.S. News & World Report

Drake University once again ranks among the nation’s top universities in several categories in the newly released U.S. News & World Report 2022 Best Colleges rankings. Overall, Drake University tied for 136th among the 288 schools ranked in the “National Universities” category. Institutions within this category offer a full range of undergraduate degrees, plus master’s...

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Herwig Named Weaver Medal of Honor Recipient

Herwig Named Weaver Medal of Honor Recipient

The Drake University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences will award its highest honor, the Lawrence C. and Delores M. Weaver Medal of Honor to Drake pharmacy alum and retired otolaryngology head and neck surgery physician, Steven Herwig, PH’71, GR’99. Dr. Herwig will be delivering the Weaver Medal Lecture on Thursday, October 7 at 2 p.m. in Sussman Theater. The lecture will also be live streamed at drake.edu/cphs/weaver-lecture and...

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Tharp named a 2021 Next-Generation Future Pharmacist Award Finalist

Tharp named a 2021 Next-Generation Future Pharmacist Award Finalist

Isabelle Tharp, a fourth-year student pharmacist in the Drake University College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences (CPHS), was named one of three finalists for the 2021 Next-Generation Future Pharmacist Award sponsored by Parata Systems and Pharmacy Times. The winner will be announced during the Next-Generation Pharmacists Award Gala held on October 8 in Charlotte, North Carolina.  The national Next Generation Pharmacist™ awards program honors...

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Drake University Constitutional Law Center announces the 2021 Constitution Day Speaker

Drake University Constitutional Law Center announces the 2021 Constitution Day Speaker

The Drake University Constitutional Law Center is pleased to announce Dahlia Lithwick as the 2021 Constitution Day speaker. Lithwick will present “Covering the Courts: What Role Does the Supreme Court Press Play in Protecting the Constitution?” The lecture is scheduled for Friday, Sept. 17, 2021 at 3 p.m. and will be delivered virtually. Dahlia Lithwick...

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Dean’s Honor Roll for Social Impact launched at Drake’s College of Business and Public Administration

Dean’s Honor Roll for Social Impact launched at Drake’s College of Business and Public Administration

Drake University’s College of Business and Public Administration is rolling out a new program to recognize students who take the initiative to make their communities a priority through service. Dubbed the Dean’s Honor Roll for Social Impact, it will lift up the importance of community involvement and encourage business and public administration students to participate...

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Drake CPHS Launches Undergraduate Public Health Major

Drake CPHS Launches Undergraduate Public Health Major

Drake University’s College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences (CPHS) launched a new undergraduate public health major, just in time, as the world continues to battle a global pandemic and students who wish to make a difference are drawn to health care careers.   The public health major is part of an interprofessional health professions college. Students learn alongside peers who are pursuing a wide variety of clinical and non-clinical healthcare careers. This gives...

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Two new visiting faculty join Drake’s business school

Two new visiting faculty join Drake’s business school

Drake’s College of Business and Public Administration is pleased to announce the arrival of two new visiting faculty members. Visiting Assistant Professor Abootaleb Shirvani joins the college’s School of Actuarial Science & Risk Management to teach courses in actuarial science. Visiting Assistant Professor Prabha Shrestha joins the Information Management & Business Analytics Department faculty to...

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CPHS Students Awarded NASA Research Scholarships

CPHS Students Awarded NASA Research Scholarships

The NASA Iowa Space Grant Consortium (ISGC) awarded three research scholarships to students in Drake University’s College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences (CPHS). First-year student pharmacist Anna Braun, second-year student pharmacist Ali Goldensoph, and junior health sciences student Anna Parr were three of 18 students in Iowa to receive these competitive scholarships for the 2021-22 academic year. Each scholarship carries an award of $5,000 to be split between...

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Drake University’s School of Accounting introduces graduate-level scholarships to support diversity and not-for-profit work

Drake University’s School of Accounting introduces graduate-level scholarships to support diversity and not-for-profit work

Drake University’s School of Accounting announced two new scholarships to promote diversity and not-for-profit work in the accounting field. The scholarships, totaling $2,500 each, will be available to qualifying students pursuing Master of Accounting degrees. “These scholarships aim to reduce barriers for students from underrepresented groups who want to advance in the accounting field and...