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  • Drake University to host discussion on the Keystone XL Pipeline initiative
    April 15, 2014
    Drake University’s Principal Financial Group Center for Global Citizenship (PFGCGC) will host a discussion on the Keystone XL Pipeline initiative in collaboration with the Iowa Energy Forum. General James Jones, a former national security advisor, will discuss the benefits of the pipeline initiative.
  • Drake celebrates Pan American Day with Merrill Middle School students
    April 15, 2014
    On Wednesday, April 16, Drake University will host a special program for language immersion students from Merrill Middle School to celebrate Pan American Day. The students will participate in Drake Spanish courses in the morning and have the opportunity to celebrate Pan American dance and music at a performance by Drake students in Olmsted Center in the afternoon.
  • Dr. Richard Deming to receive honorary degree at Drake commencement
    April 14, 2014
    Dr. Richard Deming, medical director at Mercy Cancer Center Radiation Oncology and medical director of the CyberKnife Radiosurgery Center of Iowa, will receive an honorary degree from Drake University at undergraduate commencement on Sunday, May 18.
  • Tail-waggers and tiaras unleashed: Drake hosts 35th Annual Beautiful Bulldog Contest on April 21
    April 14, 2014
    On April 21, Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa will host its 35th Annual Beautiful Bulldog Contest in the Drake University Knapp Center. Fifty English bulldogs are in the running for this year’s contest, all in hopes of being crowned the 2014 Drake Relays’ official mascot.
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Drake sophomore Alex Peterson, a computer science and math major, was greeted by this beautiful view as he stepped out of Goodwin-Kirk residence hall.
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