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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,...

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Celebrate the holidays with Drake’s Madrigal Dinners

Drake University’s Chamber Choir will present their annual Madrigal Dinners on Saturday, Dec. 1, and Sunday, Dec. 2. This interactive, holiday celebration is the perfect way to share an evening of great food, drink, music, and laughter with friends and family. The dinner will start at 7 p.m. on Saturday and 5 p.m. on Sunday...

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The Anderson Gallery presents “Our Town: Reclaiming the Narrative”

The Anderson Gallery presents “Our Town: Reclaiming the Narrative”

The Anderson Gallery is pleased to announce the opening of Our Town: Reclaiming the Narrative curated by Lenore Metrick-Chen, professor of art and cultural history, and students in the professor’s Black Americans and Photography course. The exhibit is on view Friday, Nov. 9, 2018 through Friday, Feb. 1, 2019. An opening reception is scheduled from 5­–7 p.m....

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Campus Compact and Principal select Drake University student for Community Scholarship Program

Campus Compact and Principal select Drake University student for Community Scholarship Program

Drake University student Natalie Davis is among 11 college students from Iowa and Minnesota have been selected for the 2019 class of the Principal Community Scholars Program. The program is designed to encourage student leadership to meet community needs. Selected students will receive a $1,000 scholarship from Principal upon completion of a service project. This...

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Drake University’s School of Accounting ranks 14th in nation for CPA pass rate

Drake University’s School of Accounting ranks 14th in nation for CPA pass rate

Weeks after being named one of the Midwest’s best universities according to U.S. News and World Report’s 2019 Best Colleges rankings, Drake University is pleased to announce recognition on another distinctive list. According to results reported by the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy, Drake, a fully accredited AACSB business school, ranked 14th out...

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Fall Sussman Lecture will explore 60 years of space exploration

Fall Sussman Lecture will explore 60 years of space exploration

The Harkin Institute for Public Policy & Citizen Engagement’s Fall 2018 Sussman Lecture on November 1 will feature a discussion with NASA’s Chief Historian Bill Barry as the country’s space program celebrates its 60th anniversary. Barry will talk about NASA’s impact over the past 60 years, share thoughts on where the organization will go in...