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Zenith Chamber Music Festival Announces 2018 Season

Zenith Chamber Music Festival Announces 2018 Season

Zenith Chamber Music Festival enters fourth season with internationally-recognized musicians and Iowa local artists; festival takes place August 14–18, 2018 Drake University is pleased to announce the fourth season of the Zenith Chamber Music Festival, August 14–18, 2018. The Zenith Chamber Music Festival is a family-friendly, annual summer concert series that brings world-class musicians to...

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Drake University awarded Two Green Globes rating for new buildings

Drake University awarded Two Green Globes rating for new buildings

Drake University is pleased to announce that it earned a rating of Two Green Globes for the construction of its newest academic buildings, the Science Connector Building and Collier-Scripps Hall. The project, part of the STEM@DRAKE initiative, is the second in Iowa to earn the Two Green Globes rating, and the first on Drake University’s...

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Drake University launches Iowa’s first AACSB-accredited and fully online MBA program

Drake University launches Iowa’s first AACSB-accredited and fully online MBA program

The University’s online MBA and MPA bring the ultimate in flexibility and convenience to the working professional Drake University, a leader in business education, is now accepting applications for its new online Master of Business Administration (MBA) and Master of Public Administration (MPA), scheduled to begin in August. Designed to meet the needs of working...

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In remembrance of Larry Cotlar

In remembrance of Larry Cotlar

Drake University offers its condolences to the family of Larry Cotlar, who passed away overnight during flooding in Des Moines. “Our hearts go out to Larry’s family and friends, especially the thousands of Bulldog fans in Des Moines who have come to know Larry as the voice of their hometown team,” said Marty Martin, president...

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Mental health TV show—brainchild of Drake graduate student—finds funding

On behalf of the Iowa Mental Health Counselors Association, Drake University School of Education graduate student Ramona Wink earned a $10,000 award from the 100+ Women Who Care non-profit organization. These funds will be used to create a TV show dedicated to mental health awareness that Wink has initiated. Wink is working toward her master’s...

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Bachelor of Fine Arts Show, Points of Intersection: “an eccentric exhibition”

The Department of Art and Design at Drake University presents the 2018 Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) exhibition, Points of Intersection, from May 1—20. The show serves as a culmination of the five BFA graduating seniors’ work during their time at Drake, with a total of 67 works on display in media including painting, drawing,...

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Happy 6th birthday, Griff!

If you see Griff today, be sure to give him extra snuggles—Drake’s official live mascot is turning six today! In honor of his special day, we’re taking a moment to appreciate everything this pretty pup has done the University.