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Paul and Claudia Schickler Donate $5M to Drake University

Paul and Claudia Schickler Donate $5M to Drake University

The unique and generous gift will benefit rural communities and Drake athletics October 22, 2019 – DES MOINES, Iowa – Former DuPont Pioneer president and Drake University trustee and alumnus Paul Schickler and his wife, Claudia Schickler, are investing $5 million in two communities close to the couple’s hearts: rural America and Drake University athletics....

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Citrix/VDI Outage

Citrix/VDI Outage

At 10:00 ITS was made aware of a Citrix ( aka VDI) outage. This is affecting access to all applications provided through Citrix, including Banner 8. ITS is diligently working toward a resolution. Thank you for your patience. If you would like to receive these notifications via text message, opt in by texting DrakeITS2018 to...

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Kappa Psi at Drake Continues National Success

At the recent Kappa Psi Pharmaceutical Fraternity 59th Grand Council Convention in Washington D.C., Drake’s Beta Chi chapter was again recognized for its leadership and professional involvement. As a chapter, Beta Chi was named #6 out of 144 chapters in the United States. In addition, several Beta Chi members were recognized. Alex Maciejewski, a fourth-year...

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Drake University Founding Member of Association for Athletic Training Educators

Drake University is one of 46 founding members of the new Association for Athletic Training Education (AATE), whose purpose is to create a community which serves as a collective voice for matters pertaining to athletic training education. Drake is the only athletic training program in the state of Iowa to be a founding member. The...

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A Centennial of Journalism Education at Drake

A Centennial of Journalism Education at Drake

Meredith Hall was designed in the early 1960s by architect Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, who is considered a founding father of modern architecture and famed for his minimalist aesthetic. His building became the centerpiece of Drake’s iconic mid-century modern architecture. Today, Meredith Hall is one of the most heavily used building on campus. It...

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Drake Athletic Training Program Receives Prairie Meadows Grant

Students enrolled in Drake University’s Master’s in Athletic Training (MAT) program will be the beneficiaries of equipment purchased through a $9,985 grant from the Prairie Meadows 2019-2020 Community Betterment Grant program. Prairie Meadows Community Betterment Grants support qualified organizations seeking to improve the lives of people in their communities.   Drake University’s Master of Athletic Training degree program begins in...

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Do Good with Fellow Bulldogs on September 21

Do Good with Fellow Bulldogs on September 21

Across the country, groups of Drake University Bulldogs come together in September for DU Good Day and represent Drake as they volunteer at local nonprofits. The annual volunteer and philanthropy day celebrates the University’s mission to engage meaningful personal lives and responsible global citizenship. Service projects range from packing meals and supporting food bank operations...

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Wall Named Ellis Endowed Professor of Pharmacy Practice

Geoffrey C. Wall, professor of pharmacy practice, has been named the John R. Ellis Endowed Professor of Pharmacy Practice, effective July 1.  This  professorship was established by John R. Ellis over 12 years ago to recognize and reward superior performance by faculty members in the College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences.   The criteria for selection of the...

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The Ray Center at Drake University to acquire global license for CHARACTER COUNTS!

The Ray Center at Drake University to acquire global license for CHARACTER COUNTS!

The Robert D. and Billie Ray Center at Drake University and The Joseph and Edna Josephson Institute of Ethics announced today that the Institute has conveyed to Drake University exclusive global rights and responsibilities to maintain and expand the Institute’s CHARACTER COUNTS! character development and Pursuing Victory With Honor build character through sports programs, both...

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Our Town: Reclaiming the Narrative

Our Town: Reclaiming the Narrative

Our Town: Reclaiming the Narrative—an exhibition curated by Lenore Metrick-Chen, professor of art and cultural history and students in her Black Americans and Photography course—is set to travel around Iowa this summer, fall, and winter. The exhibition is on display Sunday, Jun. 16, 2019 at Burlington, Iowa’s 21st Annual Juneteenth Celebration. The exhibition is on...