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Relays Rundown: Your Complete Guide to the 2024 Drake Relays 

Relays Rundown: Your Complete Guide to the 2024 Drake Relays 

Whether you’re a current student, returning alumni, or avid Bulldog supporter, there is something for everybody during the 2024 Drake Relays presented by Xtream powered by Mediacom.   What’s New  Returning for its 114th year, the Relays will feature a record 16 events for potential Olympians, including a ‘Thursday Night Throwdown’ competition for both men...

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2024 Social Impact Awards for Research and Outreach winners unveiled by Zimpleman College of Business 

The 2024 winners of the Social Impact Research and Outreach Awards were announced today by Drake University’s Zimpleman College of Business. This annual program recognizes college faculty and staff who tackle pressing issues facing society through their scholarship, and work in the community and around the globe. Each of the five winning submissions will receive an award...

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Drake University announces winners of 2024 Alumni Awards

Drake University announces winners of 2024 Alumni Awards

These awards recognize outstanding alumni for their accomplishments and contributions to the Drake community The Drake University National Alumni Association Board of Directors announced today the 2024 recipients of its annual Alumni Awards. Recipients of this year’s awards include accomplished Drake staff and faculty members, a career educator, a dedicated public servant, an up-and-coming CEO,...

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Keys to Excellence closes the season with virtuoso pianist Lori Sims

Keys to Excellence closes the season with virtuoso pianist Lori Sims

Lori Sims, Professor of Piano at Western Michigan University, will present the next concert of the Drake University Keys to Excellence Piano Series on Monday, April 8, at 7:30 p.m. in Sheslow Auditorium. Admission is free. The concert program features a tantalizing selection of predominantly French works: Professor Sims will also present a masterclass featuring...

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Drake University Announces 2024 Global Citizenship Forum Lineup

❖ The annual Global Citizenship Forum will take place at Drake University March 7-8. ❖ The Forum aims to provide students and the community with opportunities to engage in global thinking and intercultural learning. ❖ This year’s forum will include multiple panel discussions, a live screening of the Iowa PBS documentary “Citizen Diplomacy,” and the...

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Message from Provost Sue Mattison on Academic Program Reviews

Message from Provost Sue Mattison on Academic Program Reviews

Dear Drake University community,  As a follow-up to President Martin’s Feb. 7, 2024, message detailing the University’s financial sustainability and outlining Drake’s path forward to ensure its future success, I am providing an update on our institutional review of academic programs.  To ensure Drake’s future as a mission-driven institution that provides outstanding educational opportunities, an...

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Drake University Launches New Nursing Degree Program

Drake University Launches New Nursing Degree Program

Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing addresses growing workforce need Drake University announced today the launch of a new Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing (ABSN) program that will meet the dynamic interests of current and future students, and address growing workforce needs. The program will begin in the Fall 2024 semester. “At Drake, we...

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Voices of Drake: David Duncan

Voices of Drake: David Duncan

This Q&A is part of the story series Voices of Drake that highlights the diversity, ambition, and passion of the incredible people who make up our campus community. In recognition and celebration of Black History Month, we will be sharing a collection of interviews to spotlight Black voices in our community. This week’s story introduces...

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Latest Cohort of Dean’s Honor Roll for Social Impact Named by Drake’s Zimpleman College of Business

Drake University’s Zimpleman College of Business is proud to announce the most recent cohort of students named to the Dean’s Honor Roll for Social Impact. A total of nine students performed and recorded at least 20 hours of community service throughout the Fall 2023 semester. Students also provided reflections on the impact of their volunteerism...