An exhibit tracing the history of JMC education at Drake is on display in the Collier Heritage Room on the second floor of Cowles Library.

A Centennial of Journalism Education

July 12, 2019

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.

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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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Friday, July 12, 2019 1:23:48 PM

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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Tuesday, July 09, 2019 1:36:51 PM

Congratulations to our 1,134 new Drake alumni

Drake University awarded 1,134 undergraduate and graduate degrees at its 2019 spring commencement ceremonies on May 18 and 19, 2019. These Bulldogs are now part of a network of more than 75,000 Drake alumni. As part of the festivities, the University presented honorary degrees to U.S. Senator Tom Harkin (retired) and F.A. “Art” Wittern Jr.,...


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Monday, May 20, 2019 5:22:59 PM

New Regional Alumni Board Formed in Dallas-Fort Worth

In March, alumni in the Dallas-Fort Worth area joined the ranks of their counterparts in cities such as Des Moines, Kansas City, and Chicago and formed the Dallas-Fort Worth Regional Alumni Board (DFW RAB). The board seeks to strengthen and build the Drake community in their region. by connecting alumni with one another, hosting events, reaching...


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Tuesday, May 14, 2019 9:36:12 PM

Drake Honors Goodenows for Years of Service

Drake University is proud to honor Karen (Kolbe) Goodenow, ED’60, and John Goodenow, ’57, with the Drake Medal. Karen is a retired educator, and John is a chairman at Goodenow Bancorporation. He is past president and CEO of the company. They are both emeriti volunteers for the University and have a long history of philanthropic...


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Tuesday, May 14, 2019 9:31:26 PM

Watch Now: Reflections from the 2019 Alumni Award Winners

On April 25, Drake University recognized six exceptional alumni for their loyalty, service, and contributions to their professions and the University and honored these individuals as the 2019 Alumni Award recipients. Hear directly from 2019’s winners as they receive their award and reflect on how Drake has impacted their lives. (Click each name to watch...


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Tuesday, May 14, 2019 9:16:53 PM

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