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Drake needs more than an online course

STORY BY HILARY PADAVAN In the fall of 2014, Drake University came under fire from students because they were dissatisfied with how the administration handled a sexual assault case. As a result, the university underwent federal investigation for their handling of the case. Even though the results of that investigation are […]

by · September 13, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · Opinion

Faculty, staff disappointed and fearful, survey shows

Drake faculty, staff and administrators are disappointed with the “transparency,” “communication” and “efficiency” of university administration operations, according survey results reported by the Des Moines Register.

by · April 29, 2015 · 1 comment · Front Page, News

Hey, Marty: Introducing Drake’s next president

Earl F. Martin had more to celebrate than his birthday when he received a call from Drake University’s Board of Trustee’s Chair Larry Zimpleman.

by · February 7, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · Front Page, News

Senate hears Internet solutions

Big Brother, Big Sister headed to Drake

by · April 15, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Front Page, News

Improving on Cowles

Cowles Library will be getting a three-phase facelift starting this summer.

by · April 11, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · News

Fireside chat turns up the heat for Maxwell

President addresses financials, diversity and flexibility

by · April 4, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Front Page, News

New name for a new rec center

Contest calls for student submissions

by · December 4, 2011 · Comments are Disabled · News

No clear view

Updates to blueView could be in the future

by · November 16, 2011 · Comments are Disabled · News

Drake prides itself on faculty-student ratio of 13:1 in majority of classrooms

Despite Drake’s exceptionally intimate learning environment, its student-faculty ratio still falls short of two of its fiercest competitors.

by · October 9, 2011 · Comments are Disabled · News

Drake’s dance team to have more performances, encourage school spirit

The Drake University dance team is doing more performances this year than ever before.

by · October 2, 2011 · Comments are Disabled · Features

Warmth for the winter

Drake junior knits for the homeless, continues to expand her cause

by · September 28, 2011 · Comments are Disabled · News

Faculty met to discuss technology issues

Drake President David Maxwell and Interim Provost Susan Wright addressed the crowd as an open forum to discuss any frustrations it might have.

by · September 21, 2011 · 1 comment · News

New smartphone app hits Drake’s campus

‘blueMobile’ helps access information on the go

by · September 14, 2011 · Comments are Disabled · News

Prairie is actually a significant part of campus

Drake’s prairie may look like a patch of un-kept weeds, but it is actually a unique educational resource used by many environmental science classes.

by · September 14, 2011 · Comments are Disabled · Features, Front Page

Senate execs have change in mind

Reaching out to students is a priority for this year

by · August 31, 2011 · Comments are Disabled · Front Page