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Drake University professor’s study cited in 2023 Nobel Prize in Physics

Professor Klaus Bartschat’s 2014 paper identified a source of error in experimental results obtained with Nobel Prize-winning technology This year’s Nobel Prize in Physics was awarded to three Laureates for the development of extremely short laser pulses, which—for the first time—can be used to image electron dynamics in atoms and molecules. This breakthrough enables the...

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Voices of Drake: Areli Herrera

Voices of Drake: Areli Herrera

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 honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, we will be sharing a collection of interviews to spotlight some of the amazing people in our community who identify as...

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Kumbera Named 2023 Weaver Medal of Honor Recipient and Lecturer 

Kumbera Named 2023 Weaver Medal of Honor Recipient and Lecturer 

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 alumna, Patty Kumbera, PH’89. Kumbera will deliver the Weaver Medal Lecture on Friday, November 10, at 2:30 p.m. in Sheslow Auditorium. The lecture will also be livestreamed and...

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Drake University to expand Martin Bucksbaum Lectureship Series 

Drake University to expand Martin Bucksbaum Lectureship Series 

Drake Establishes Business Track of Historic Series, Announces Inaugural Lecture  Drake University is excited to announce the expansion of the Martin Bucksbaum Lectureship Series. Under the expansion, the University will now have two lectureship tracks—the original Bucksbaum Distinguished Lectureship and a newly launched Bucksbaum Lectureship in Business, which is made possible by an additional gift...

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Drake University unveils The Ron and Jane Olson Institute for Public Democracy

Drake University unveils The Ron and Jane Olson Institute for Public Democracy

Recent gifts push The Ones campaign to $200 million milestone Drake University announced today a $5 million gift from Ronald “Ron” Olson, BN’63, and his wife, Jane Olson, to support the continued growth of the University’s Institute for Public Democracy. To honor this significant gift, Drake will officially name it The Ron and Jane Olson...

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Voices of Drake: Angel Pavon

Voices of Drake: Angel Pavon

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 honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, we will be sharing a collection of interviews to spotlight some of the amazing people in our community who identify as...

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First-year students in Drake University Master of Athletic Training (MAT) are pictured in a group wearing their sporty, blue wind breakers at the 2023 Blue Coat Ceremony, a rite of passage where the students are officially welcomed into the program.

CPHS Welcomes MAT Class of 2025 During Blue Coat Ceremony 

Drake University’s fifth cohort of students in the Masters of Athletic Training (MAT) program were formally welcomed into the profession during the Blue Coat Ceremony on Sept. 22, 2023, in the Shivers Courtside Club of the Knapp Center. First-year MAT students Aziz Jdai, Kaylee Larson, Sami Miller, Tyler Otto, Mac Pursell, Aayushi Sarkar, Darinka Stepan,...

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Voices of Drake: Dean Alejandro Hernandez

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 honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, we will be sharing a collection of interviews to spotlight some of the amazing people in our community who identify as...

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Remembering Drake alumnus and benefactor Jim Collier

Remembering Drake alumnus and benefactor Jim Collier

The following message was sent to the campus community from President Marty Martin on Friday, Sept. 22. I am saddened to share that Jim Collier—a dear friend, alumnus, and long-time Drake benefactor—passed away last month at the age of 85. Mr. Collier was a visionary and passionate philanthropist whose big heart and legacy will leave...