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Drake University produces five Fulbright finalists, sets new University record

Drake University produces five Fulbright finalists, sets new University record

Five students and recent alumni at Drake University received Fulbright awards for the 2019–2020 academic year, setting a new University record for the number of recipients. The Fulbright U.S. Student Program is an international educational exchange program that offers finalists a federally funded grant and the opportunity to spend a year researching, studying, or teaching...

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Drake’s ASHP Residency Match Rate #1 in Midwest, #3 in Nation

Drake’s ASHP Residency Match Rate #1 in Midwest, #3 in Nation

The success of Drake University PharmD graduates in the first round of the ASHP Residency Match has continued through the second and final match phase. Out of 56 participants, 49 PharmD Class of 2019 graduates have matched with a residency. Drake’s overall 87.5 percent match rate far exceeds the national average of 64.38% percent, placing...

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Zenith Chamber Music Festival Announces 2019 Season; Moves to week of June 3rd

Zenith Chamber Music Festival Announces 2019 Season; Moves to week of June 3rd

The Festival takes place June 4–8 with internationally-recognized musicians and Iowa local artists Drake University is pleased to announce the fifth season of the Zenith Chamber Music Festival, June 4–8, 2019. The Zenith Chamber Music Festival is a family-friendly, annual summer concert series that brings world-class musicians to Central Iowa. For the last four years,...

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Drake Actuarial Science students place second in 2019 Humana Actuarial Case Competition

Drake Actuarial Science students place second in 2019 Humana Actuarial Case Competition

A team of four actuarial science students from Drake University’s College of Business and Public Administration placed second in the Humana Actuarial Case Competition March 27–29 in Louisville, Ky. In its first year, the competition aims to bring together top actuarial students from around the country to tackle a real-world problem facing the insurance industry....

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Beautiful Bulldog Contest Announces Sponsor

Beautiful Bulldog Contest Announces Sponsor

Drake University is proud to announce Sammons Financial Group (SFG) as the presenting sponsor for the Beautiful Bulldog Contest®. This unique Drake Relays Week event is celebrating a milestone year. The 40th annual contest will take place Monday, April 22 at 6 p.m. in The Knapp Center at Drake University, and will feature 40 dogs...

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Women’s Leadership Breakfast recognizes current and future female leaders

Women’s Leadership Breakfast recognizes current and future female leaders

On Mar. 8 in Levitt Hall, Drake’s College of Business and Public Administration held its invitation-only breakfast to celebrate women in leadership and provide current female students professional networking opportunities. Mary Andringa, Chair of the Board for Vermeer Corporation, delivered the keynote address titled “Leadership Lessons.” Andringa served as president and chief operating officer of...

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Drake CPHS class of 2019 top private school for ASHP Phase I Residency Match rate

Drake CPHS class of 2019 top private school for ASHP Phase I Residency Match rate

Drake University PharmD graduates continue to impress. On March 15, these stellar graduates received their ASHP Residency Phase I Match results. Out of 54 participants, 44 matched. Drake’s 81.48 percent match rate far exceeds the national average of 63.21 percent, placing the University first among private schools and number five in the nation out of...