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Eugene and Susan Lutz to receive 2019 Weaver Medal of Honor

Eugene and Susan Lutz to receive 2019 Weaver Medal of Honor

National pharmacy leaders, Eugene (Gene), PH’66, and Susan, PH’68, Lutz of Altoona, Iowa have been selected to receive the 2019 Lawrence C. and Delores M. Weaver Medal of Honor, the highest honor given by Drake University’s College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences (CPHS). The Lutzes will receive the award and deliver the 2019 Weaver Medal...

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Actuarial Science students win 2019 Travelers Actuarial Case Competition

Actuarial Science students win 2019 Travelers Actuarial Case Competition

Pictured from left to right: Andrew Folkerts, John Ricard, Devin Smith, Abby Groendal, Mercedes Hendricks, and Jacob Sabella. Six actuarial science students from Drake University recently won the 2019 Travelers Actuarial Case Competition. This marks Drake’s fourth win in this competition since first participating in 2011. Hosted at the Travelers Insurance offices in St. Paul, Minn.,...

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Drake University earns 2019–2020 Military Friendly school designation

Drake University earns 2019–2020 Military Friendly school designation

Drake University has been designated a military friendly school by Viqtory. This is the second consecutive year the University has earned this designation. Viqtory annually measures how well an institution’s military recruiting program performs, including academic policies and compliance, admissions and orientation, culture and commitment, financial aid and assistance, graduation and career, and military student support and...

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Drake Chorale celebrates women in music with “In Praise of Women” concert

Drake Chorale celebrates women in music with “In Praise of Women” concert

On Sunday, March 3, the Drake Chorale, a select women’s ensemble, will perform a concert to celebrate female composers and musicians. The concert, “In Praise of Women,” will begin at 3 p.m. in Sheslow Auditorium, 2507 University Ave. Torina Gedler, AS ‘16, will address the audience at the beginning of the concert with an inspirational...

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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...