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Drake pharmacy program ranks fourth among private schools in US News & World rankings

Drake University’s pharmacy program, part of the College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, ranked in a fourth-place tie in the 2024 edition of U.S. News & World Report’s “America’s Best Graduate Schools.” Drake’s score in the rankings was 3.1 on a 5-point scale. The U.S. News & World Report rankings for pharmacy schools are based exclusively on...

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Drake’s occupational therapy program achieves #1 in Iowa and top 20% US News & World Report ranking

Drake University’s Occupational Therapy Program ranked #1 in Iowa and in the top 20% of all programs nationally in the 2024 edition of U.S. News & World Report’s “America’s Best Graduate Schools.” Drake’s score in the rankings was 3.1 on a 5-point scale, placing it 53rd out of 263 programs. This recognition underscores the program’s...

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ITS Alert

Update: Wireless Network Issues

ITS staff and our vendor, Cisco, have identified a recent system change that caused the wireless network issue. We’ve implemented a workaround, and at this point all users should be able to connect normally to our wireless networks, including eduroam and DUGuest. We continue to work on fully restoring service; we’ll keep you posted on...

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ProcessMaker Outage Resolved

Thank you for you patience. ITS and ProcessMaker have resolved the ProcessMaker outage. If you continue to experience issues, please contact the support center at 515-271-3001 or visit service.drake.edu/its to report your issue.

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ProcessMaker Outage

At 8 a.m., ITS became aware of an outage with ProcessMaker, Drake’s business process automation platform. As a result, any automated workflows fired from Banner, Banner and Finance Security Requests, and ESF requests cannot be submitted or acted on. ITS is diligently working with ProcessMaker towards a resolution. We will provide updates and will let...

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Grant awarded to Iowa State Public Defender’s Office will build on the Wrongful Convictions Clinic’s ability to represent the wrongfully accused

The Drake Wrongful Convictions Clinic (WCC) will continue its work with the Iowa State Public Defender’s Office to seek DNA testing for wrongfully convicted Iowans. The Iowa State Public Defender’s Office has received a $855,000 grant from the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) to build on the Clinic’s ability to represent indigent Iowans who are...

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Drake Municipal Observatory Fall Schedule

The Drake Municipal Observatory is honored to host a special guest, Astronaut Peggy Whitson, September 22 with a Meet & Greet at 6:30 p.m. and followed up by her presentation at 8:00 p.m. The Observatory is teaming up with Capital City Pride of Des Moines to make this event possible. If you are interested to...

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Anderson Gallery receives National Endowment for the Arts Grant

Anderson Gallery receives National Endowment for the Arts Grant

Anderson Gallery at Drake University to Receive $20,000 Grant from the National Endowment for the Arts  The Anderson Gallery at Drake University has been approved for a $20,000 Grants for Arts Projects award from the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) to support a site-specific installation by artists Duane Slick and Martin Smick. Their exhibition will...

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Drake alumni establish endowed professorships in physics and biology

Drake alumni establish endowed professorships in physics and biology

The Drake University College of Arts & Sciences announces two new endowed professorships: the Mark J. Jarrett Professorship in Physics and the Marshall and Judith Flapan Professor of Biology. These $1 million named, endowed funds are major gifts and the first endowed professorships of The Ones: Drake’s Campaign for the Brave & Bold. They represent...