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Drake third among Midwest regional universities in 2019 U.S. News rankings

Drake third among Midwest regional universities in 2019 U.S. News rankings

Drake University is one of the Midwest’s best universities, according to U.S. News and World Report’s 2019 Best Colleges rankings. For the tenth year in a row, the University placed third among all Midwestern regional universities. “The U.S. News Best Colleges rankings reaffirm what all Bulldogs know,” said Drake University President Marty Martin. “Drake has...

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The Comparison Project hosts lecture on miracles as stories: a journalist’s perspective

The Comparison Project hosts lecture on miracles as stories: a journalist’s perspective

The Comparison Project will present the first lecture of the second year of its two-year series on miracles. Kenneth Woodward, former religion editor at Newsweek, will deliever a lecture titled “Miracles as Stories.” The lecture will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday, September 13, at Sussman Theater in the Olmsted Center on Drake’s campus. Kenneth...

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Zenith Chamber Music Festival Announces 2018 Season

Zenith Chamber Music Festival Announces 2018 Season

Zenith Chamber Music Festival enters fourth season with internationally-recognized musicians and Iowa local artists; festival takes place August 14–18, 2018 Drake University is pleased to announce the fourth season of the Zenith Chamber Music Festival, August 14–18, 2018. The Zenith Chamber Music Festival is a family-friendly, annual summer concert series that brings world-class musicians to...

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Drake University awarded Two Green Globes rating for new buildings

Drake University awarded Two Green Globes rating for new buildings

Drake University is pleased to announce that it earned a rating of Two Green Globes for the construction of its newest academic buildings, the Science Connector Building and Collier-Scripps Hall. The project, part of the STEM@DRAKE initiative, is the second in Iowa to earn the Two Green Globes rating, and the first on Drake University’s...

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Drake University launches Iowa’s first AACSB-accredited and fully online MBA program

Drake University launches Iowa’s first AACSB-accredited and fully online MBA program

The University’s online MBA and MPA bring the ultimate in flexibility and convenience to the working professional Drake University, a leader in business education, is now accepting applications for its new online Master of Business Administration (MBA) and Master of Public Administration (MPA), scheduled to begin in August. Designed to meet the needs of working...

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In remembrance of Larry Cotlar

In remembrance of Larry Cotlar

Drake University offers its condolences to the family of Larry Cotlar, who passed away overnight during flooding in Des Moines. “Our hearts go out to Larry’s family and friends, especially the thousands of Bulldog fans in Des Moines who have come to know Larry as the voice of their hometown team,” said Marty Martin, president...

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Mental health TV show—brainchild of Drake graduate student—finds funding

On behalf of the Iowa Mental Health Counselors Association, Drake University School of Education graduate student Ramona Wink earned a $10,000 award from the 100+ Women Who Care non-profit organization. These funds will be used to create a TV show dedicated to mental health awareness that Wink has initiated. Wink is working toward her master’s...