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Drake Law School selects Allan Vestal for a prestigious Dwight D. Opperman Distinguished Professorship

Drake Law School selects Allan Vestal for a prestigious Dwight D. Opperman Distinguished Professorship

Drake University Law School is proud to announce the selection of former dean Allan Vestal as a Dwight D. Opperman Distinguished Professor of Law. The Opperman Distinguished Professorship recognizes faculty who have demonstrated the highest level of teaching, scholarship, and service to the law school, the university, and the profession.   Vestal joined Drake Law School in 2009 as dean and professor of law....

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Drake ranked among top universities in the nation in 2021 U.S. News & World Report ranking

Drake ranked among top universities in the nation in 2021 U.S. News & World Report ranking

Drake University is one of the nation’s leading universities, according to U.S. News & World Report’s 2021 Best Colleges rankings. The 2021 edition of Best Colleges places Drake 124th among 389 of the nation’s most elite private and public doctoral institutions, advancing six spots from last year’s rankings. This is the second year U.S. News...

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New John Dee Bright College at Drake University to Offer Two-Year Degrees

New John Dee Bright College at Drake University to Offer Two-Year Degrees

College named after famous Drake alumnus, athlete, and educator (DES MOINES, Iowa—September 1, 2020) Today Drake University announced the founding of a new college that will make the exceptional Drake University education more accessible to more students. The John Dee Bright College at Drake University will grant two-year associate’s degrees in the integrated arts, sciences,...

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Drake University Law School announces fall webinar series to examine racism in America

Drake University Law School announces fall webinar series to examine racism in America

Drake University Law School will host a fall webinar series to explore whether existing policies and practices perpetuate racial inequities in American society – from racial profiling to Afrocentric facial feature bias and environmental harms. This series of live-streamed talks, open to law students, lawyers and the larger community, features Drake Law faculty and guests...

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Drake CPHS Assists with COVID-19 Testing

Drake CPHS Assists with COVID-19 Testing

As part of Drake University’s plan to safely move students back to campus for the Fall 2020 semester, all students were tested for COVID-19. While that was commonplace among colleges, Drake was unique in having the involvement of an engaged health professional college that took on the task of organizing the testing and collecting the samples. The College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences (CPHS) stepped...

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Nombramiento de Alejandro Hernández como decano del Colegio de Negocios y Administración Pública de Drake

Nombramiento de Alejandro Hernández como decano del Colegio de Negocios y Administración Pública de Drake

Click for English Sue Mattison, rectora de Drake University anunció el día de hoy que Alejandro Hernández ha sido nombrado decano del Colegio de Negocios y Administración Pública, efectivo el 14 de agosto de 2020. Antes de unirse a Drake, Hernández estuvo en Wells Fargo & Company donde recientemente ejerció como vicepresidente senior estando a...

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Alejandro Hernandez named dean of  Drake’s College of Business and Public Administration

Alejandro Hernandez named dean of Drake’s College of Business and Public Administration

Click para Español Drake University Provost Sue Mattison announced today that Alejandro Hernandez has been named dean of the College of Business and Public Administration, effective Aug. 14, 2020. Hernandez joins Drake from Wells Fargo & Company, where he most recently served as senior vice president responsible for corporate social responsibility strategy and reporting. A...

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Drake University Law School to offer spring enrollment for first time in history

Drake University Law School to offer spring enrollment for first time in history

For the first time in its 155-year history, Drake Law School is offering a spring enrollment option, a choice no other law school in Iowa—and few in the country—offers. Incoming Drake Law students will have the option of beginning law school in January 2021, rather than waiting until June or August, the traditional start dates....

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Drake Athletic Training Program Partners with Local High School Athletic Organizations

Drake Athletic Training Program Partners with Local High School Athletic Organizations

Drake University’s Master of Athletic Training (MAT) program signed an indefinite contract with the Iowa High School Athletic Association (IHSAA) and the Iowa Girls High School Athletic Union (IGHSAU) on March 6, 2020, that will benefit Drake’s students and Iowa high school athletes, coaches, parents, and administrators. The mutually-beneficial agreement is two-fold. Athletic training students...

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Drake actuarial science student awarded prestigious scholarship

Drake actuarial science student awarded prestigious scholarship

Asrielle Allen, a senior studying actuarial science and data analytics in Drake University’s College of Business and Public Administration, is one of eight students across the United States and Canada to receive a Casualty Actuarial Society (CAS) Trust Scholarship, an award designed to further students’ interest in the property and casualty actuarial profession. Allen was...