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Flores Among 489 Applicants to Receive CVS Health Minority Scholarship

Flores Among 489 Applicants to Receive CVS Health Minority Scholarship

Gustavo Flores, a second-year student pharmacist in Drake University’s College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences (CPHS), is one of five student pharmacists in the nation among 489 applicants to receive a 2021-22 CVS Health Minority Scholarship. Flores will receive an $8,000 scholarship and national recognition. The American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy and CVS Health partner to offer the annual...

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Book signing event with Gary Porter author of ‘Griff: My Life as Drake’s Top Dog’

Book signing event with Gary Porter author of ‘Griff: My Life as Drake’s Top Dog’

Gary Porter, Drake alumnus and biographer of Griff: My Life as Drake’s Top Dog, will host a book signing event, Friday, Sept. 24, at 4 p.m. at Drake University’s Helmick Commons. The campus community and public are invited to attend.  The event will include a meet and greet with Porter and Griff I, who served as Drake University’s first official live mascot...

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Drake University and Broadlawns Medical Center to build new medical clinic

Drake University and Broadlawns Medical Center to build new medical clinic

A new Broadlawns clinic on University Avenue will serve the public and Drake students Residents of the Drake neighborhood and members of the Drake University community will soon have a convenient location to receive primary care, urgent care, and mental health services. Today, Drake University announced it is entering a long-term lease agreement on property...

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Drake ranked among the nation’s top universities, according to U.S. News & World Report

Drake ranked among the nation’s top universities, according to U.S. News & World Report

Drake University once again ranks among the nation’s top universities in several categories in the newly released U.S. News & World Report 2022 Best Colleges rankings. Overall, Drake University tied for 136th among the 288 schools ranked in the “National Universities” category. Institutions within this category offer a full range of undergraduate degrees, plus master’s...

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Herwig Named Weaver Medal of Honor Recipient

Herwig Named Weaver Medal of Honor Recipient

The Drake University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences will award its highest honor, the Lawrence C. and Delores M. Weaver Medal of Honor to Drake pharmacy alum and retired otolaryngology head and neck surgery physician, Steven Herwig, PH’71, GR’99. Dr. Herwig will deliver the Weaver Medal Lecture on Thursday, October 7 at 2 p.m. in Sussman Theater. The lecture will also be livestreamed at drake.edu/cphs/weaver-lecture and recorded...

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Tharp named a 2021 Next-Generation Future Pharmacist Award Finalist

Tharp named a 2021 Next-Generation Future Pharmacist Award Finalist

Isabelle Tharp, a fourth-year student pharmacist in the Drake University College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences (CPHS), was named one of three finalists for the 2021 Next-Generation Future Pharmacist Award sponsored by Parata Systems and Pharmacy Times. The winner will be announced during the Next-Generation Pharmacists Award Gala held on October 8 in Charlotte, North Carolina.  The national Next Generation Pharmacist™ awards program honors...

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Drake University Constitutional Law Center announces the 2021 Constitution Day Speaker

Drake University Constitutional Law Center announces the 2021 Constitution Day Speaker

The Drake University Constitutional Law Center is pleased to announce Dahlia Lithwick as the 2021 Constitution Day speaker. Lithwick will present “Covering the Courts: What Role Does the Supreme Court Press Play in Protecting the Constitution?” The lecture is scheduled for Friday, Sept. 17, 2021 at 3 p.m. and will be delivered virtually. Dahlia Lithwick...

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CPHS Welcomes OTD Class of 2024 and PharmD Class of 2025 During White Coat Ceremonies

CPHS Welcomes OTD Class of 2024 and PharmD Class of 2025 During White Coat Ceremonies

Drake University’s College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences (CPHS) recently welcomed 48 members into the Occupational Therapy Doctorate (OTD) Class of 2024 and 66 members into the Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) Class of 2025. The College continued its tradition of welcoming the incoming students through a two-day professional orientation program, culminating with the White Coat Ceremonies.    ...

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Dean’s Honor Roll for Social Impact launched at Drake’s College of Business and Public Administration

Dean’s Honor Roll for Social Impact launched at Drake’s College of Business and Public Administration

Drake University’s College of Business and Public Administration is rolling out a new program to recognize students who take the initiative to make their communities a priority through service. Dubbed the Dean’s Honor Roll for Social Impact, it will lift up the importance of community involvement and encourage business and public administration students to participate...