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Fall highlights at Drake University

September 27, 2013

With so many great lecturers coming to Drake University’s campus this fall, we understand it may be hard to keep everything straight. Here’s a quick rundown of just a few of the many prominent speakers visiting Drake’s campus this fall. All of these events are free and open to the public:

Oct. 3, 7:30 p.m. Ambassador Johnnie Carson, “Africa: The Changing Face of the Continent”
Sheslow Auditorium

Oct. 9, 7 p.m. William P. Dougherty delivers the 29th Luther W. Stalnaker lecture
Sheslow Auditorium

October 16, 6:30 p.m. President of Iceland Olafu Ragnar Grimmsson lectures on climate change and global warming
Sheslow Auditorium 

Oct. 29, 7 p.m. Bucksbaum Lecture Series presents pop-culture astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson
Knapp Center

Nov. 6, 7:30 p.m. NPR’s Michele Norris discusses “The Race Card Project” as part of the Wonder of Words Festival
Sheslow Auditorium 

Nov. 21, 7:30 p.m. Bucksbaum Lecture Series presents biographer Walter Isaacson
Knapp Center

Visit www.drake.edu/newsevents to keep up-to-date on all the exciting events happening at Drake University.