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The Ray Center at Drake University to acquire global license for CHARACTER COUNTS!

The Ray Center at Drake University to acquire global license for CHARACTER COUNTS!

The Robert D. and Billie Ray Center at Drake University and The Joseph and Edna Josephson Institute of Ethics announced today that the Institute has conveyed to Drake University exclusive global rights and responsibilities to maintain and expand the Institute’s CHARACTER COUNTS! character development and Pursuing Victory With Honor build character through sports programs, both...

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Our Town: Reclaiming the Narrative

Our Town: Reclaiming the Narrative

Our Town: Reclaiming the Narrative—an exhibition curated by Lenore Metrick-Chen, professor of art and cultural history and students in her Black Americans and Photography course—is set to travel around Iowa this summer, fall, and winter. The exhibition is on display Sunday, Jun. 16, 2019 at Burlington, Iowa’s 21st Annual Juneteenth Celebration. The exhibition is on...

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Drake CBPA honors faculty, students, and alumni during 2019 awards ceremony

Drake CBPA honors faculty, students, and alumni during 2019 awards ceremony

Hundreds of people packed into Sheslow Auditorium to celebrate the achievements of Drake students, faculty, staff, and members of the community during the College of Business and Public Administration (CBPA) annual awards ceremony on April 17. The CBPA presented more than two dozen awards, including honors for the CBPA’s top junior and senior students of...

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Drake student awarded Morris K. Udall and Stewart L. Udall Foundation Undergraduate Scholarship

Drake student awarded Morris K. Udall and Stewart L. Udall Foundation Undergraduate Scholarship

Sophia Siegel, a junior in Environmental Science and Sustainability, has been awarded the Morris K. Udall and Stewart L. Udall Foundation Undergraduate Scholarship. This competitive award recognizes leadership, public service, and commitment to issues related to Native American nations or to the environment. She is the first Drake student in 14 years to earn this...

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Congratulations to our 1,134 new Drake alumni

Congratulations to our 1,134 new Drake alumni

Drake University awarded 1,134 undergraduate and graduate degrees at its 2019 spring commencement ceremonies on May 18 and 19, 2019. These Bulldogs are now part of a network of more than 75,000 Drake alumni. As part of the festivities, the University presented honorary degrees to U.S. Senator Tom Harkin (retired) and F.A. “Art” Wittern Jr.,...

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Drake University to celebrate 146th commencement, Harkin and Wittern to receive honorary degrees

Drake University to celebrate 146th commencement, Harkin and Wittern to receive honorary degrees

DES MOINES, Iowa – (May 13, 2019) – Drake University will award 1,134 undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral degrees at its 2019 commencement ceremonies to be held Saturday, May 18, and Sunday, May 19, in The Knapp Center, 2525 Forest Ave. A highlight of the undergraduate ceremony at 10 a.m. Sunday will be the presentation of...