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Drake University recognized as a 2022 ALL IN Most Engaged Campuses for College Student Voting

Drake University is one of 394 institutions recognized for its efforts to increase nonpartisan democratic engagement in the 2022 midterm elections. Drake University has been recognized by the ALL IN Campus Democracy Challenge (ALL IN) as a 2022 ALL IN Most Engaged Campuses for College Student Voting. The ALL IN Most Engaged Campuses for College...

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Drake University Ambassador-in-Residence Terry Branstad to host conference on U.S.-China relations

Ambassador-in-Residence at Drake University Terry Branstad will host and moderate the inaugural U.S.-China Symposium Nov. 17 at the Olmsted Center on Drake University’s campus. The event is free and open to the public. Register at drake.edu/branstad. The symposium will bring together experienced professionals, academics, and other experts to speak on China and U.S.-China relations. The...

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Drake Law Professor Melissa Weresh named Herb and Karen Baum Chair of Ethics in the Professions

Melissa Weresh, Dwight D. Opperman Distinguished Professor of Law, can now add Baum Chair to her title. Weresh was recently named Drake University’s Herb and Karen Baum Chair of Ethics in the Professions. This prestigious faculty position guides students across the University in developing a firmly grounded personal commitment to the highest standards of ethics...

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Jordan Concert Series features Metropolitan Opera tenor Eric Ferring

Drake University is proud to present the next artist of the Jordan Concert Series—Drake alumnus and Metropolitan Opera tenor, Eric Ferring. A masterclass with Drake voice students will be held Oct. 12 from 3–5 p.m. in Sheslow Auditorium on Drake University’s campus. A concert with Ferring is scheduled for Friday, Oct. 14, at 7:30 p.m....

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Brown Named 2022 Weaver Medal of Honor Recipient and Lecturer

Brown Named 2022 Weaver Medal of Honor Recipient and Lecturer

The Drake University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences (CPHS) will award its highest honor, the Lawrence C. and Delores M. Weaver Medal of Honor to Drake pharmacy alumnus and retired Vice President and Chief Intellectual Property Counsel of Alcon, Gregg C. Brown, PH’78, LW’81. Brown will deliver the Weaver Medal Lecture on Friday, November...

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Drake University to host 2023 Federal Migratory Bird Hunting and Conservation Stamp Art Contest

Drake University to host 2023 Federal Migratory Bird Hunting and Conservation Stamp Art Contest

The United States Fish and Wildlife Service of the Department of Interior announced that the next Federal Migratory Bird Hunting and Conservation Stamp Art Contest will be held at Drake University, Sept. 15–16, 2023. “Jay N. ‘Ding’ Darling’s drawing on a piece of cardboard in 1934 led to the creation of the Federal Duck Stamp...