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The Comparison Project hosts dialogue on “miracles and medicine”

The Comparison Project will hold its second spring 2019 event with a community dialogue on “miracles and medicine,” hosted by Dr. Richard Deming, founder and director of Above + Beyond Cancer, and director of the Mercy Cancer Center. The dialogue will be held at 7 p.m. on Thursday, March 7 at Mercy Hospital in Conference...

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Eight Drake students named Fulbright semi-finalists

Eight Drake students named Fulbright semi-finalists

Eight Drake University students were named semi-finalists for the 2019–2020 Fulbright U.S. Student Program. This marks a sharp increase in semi-finalists for Drake, which has been recognized as a top institutional producer of Fulbright recipients in the past. Drake has produced 35 Fulbright Students since 2000. The Fulbright program is one of the most competitive...

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Celebrating Black History Month at Drake University

In celebration of Black History Month, Drake University is taking time to honor and highlight six alumni and their achievements and accomplishments, and to express gratitude for their efforts in furthering the workplaces, industries, and communities they have been a part of and where their influence has made a positive difference. “We have a wealth of impressive alumni that...

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Griff joins Drake Choir for Singing Valentines fundraiser

Griff joins Drake Choir for Singing Valentines fundraiser

This Valentine’s Day, the Drake Choir has an offer that turns any romance into puppy love. Drake University’s live bulldog mascot, Griff, plans to turn on the charm for the choir’s annual Singing Valentines fundraiser. Lovebirds can treat their significant others with a song, roses, and—back by popular demand—a dapper bulldog, at any location in...

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Lisa Ling to deliver 40th Bucksbaum lecture at Drake University

Lisa Ling to deliver 40th Bucksbaum lecture at Drake University

Acclaimed journalist Lisa Ling will deliver the 40th installment of the Martin Bucksbaum Distinguished Lecture Series at Drake University. The lecture will begin at 7 p.m. on Thursday, April 11, in the Knapp Center, 2525 Forest Ave. A book signing will immediately follow the event. The lecture is free and open to the public; no...

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Drake University occupational therapy doctorate program gains accreditation

Drake University occupational therapy doctorate program gains accreditation

DES MOINES, Iowa – (Dec. 13, 2018) – Drake University is pleased to announce that its occupational therapy doctoral (OTD) program has received accreditation status from the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE). The council accredited the program for seven years, the maximum amount allowed for initial accreditation. The program demonstrated compliance with all...

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Drake University to celebrate 145th commencement ceremony Dec. 15

Drake University to celebrate 145th commencement ceremony Dec. 15

DES MOINES, Iowa – (Dec. 10, 2018) – Drake University will hold a commencement ceremony this weekend to celebrate the accomplishments of nearly 300 undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral students who completed their degree requirements as of the conclusion of the fall 2018 semester. Drake’s 145th commencement ceremony will begin at 10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 15,...