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Garriott named co-editor of Political and Legal Anthropology Review

William Garriott, assistant professor of law, politics, and society at Drake University, has been named co-editor of Political and Legal Anthropology Review.
March 24, 2015

New York big band to perform works of Gil Evans at Drake

One of New York's best big bands, Ryan Truesdell's The Gil Evans Project, will perform free at Drake University on Sunday, March 29.
March 23, 2015

‘Genius’ graphic memoirist Alison Bechdel to deliver free lecture April 6

Groundbreaking comics artist Alison Bechdel, recipient of a MacArthur Foundation "genius" grant, will deliver a free public lecture in Sussman Theater.
March 23, 2015

Globetrotting cancer survivors to read creative nonfiction at Drake University

Drake University will host a reading of creative nonfiction narratives written by cancer survivors who recently traveled to Machu Picchu with Above + Beyond Cancer.
March 23, 2015

44th Annual Juried Student Art Exhibition opens March 8

The 44th Annual Juried Student Art Exhibition at Drake University will open Sunday, March 8, in the Anderson Gallery.
February 26, 2015

Drake to Host Second Annual Conference on Bullying

Drake University and the Center for Bullying Resolution will host the second annual Conference on Bullying: Investigation and Resolution on March 26, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. This full-day conference will be held in 310 Upper Olmsted Center at Drake University, 2875 University Avenue. This conference is geared towards K-5 educators, administrators, and graduate students in […]
February 24, 2015

Reception for "Payton Prize" essay contest winners set for Feb. 25

The Susan Glaspell Writers & Critics Series will host a reception for the “Payton Prize” winners on Wednesday, February 25, from 3:30-5:30 p.m. in the Cowles Library Reading Room. The Payton James Freeman Essay Prize is a national non-fiction essay contest sponsored by the Freeman family in honor of their late son, Payton. Judges Cheryl […]
February 23, 2015

Local writers invited to "Story Slam" fundraiser for Drake Community Press

The Drake University Community Press and Chicago-based literary journal 3elements Review will sponsor an open-invitation “Story Slam” contest February 5 at Mars Cafe.
January 23, 2015

Valdovinos named fellow of American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (AAIDD)

Maria Valdovinos, associate professor of psychology at Drake University, has been promoted to fellow of the American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (AAIDD).
January 20, 2015

The Comparison Project: Craig Owens to discuss “The Sayings and Missayings of Samuel Beckett”

The Comparison Project’s two-year thematic exploration of the concept of ineffability continues Feb. 12 with "The Sayings and Missayings of Samuel Beckett."
January 20, 2015

Dennis Goldford named as Flansburg Fellow at Harkin Institute for Public Policy and Citizen Engagement

The Harkin Institute for Public Policy and Citizen Engagement at Drake University announced today that Professor Dennis Goldford has been named the Institute’s first Flansburg Fellow.
December 9, 2014

Adult Literacy Center seeks volunteers

Show your gratitude that you can read. Give the gift of literacy to an adult who cannot. Volunteers tutor one adult for 1 ½ or 2 hours a week at the Adult Literacy Center at Drake University.
November 26, 2014

Keys to Excellence: Nicholas Roth and Drake piano students in concert

Five Drake piano students will showcase their talents on a world-renowned concert grand piano during a free concert at Drake University next month. The performance will begin at 7:30 p.m. Monday, December 1, in Sheslow Auditorium, 2507 University Ave.
November 17, 2014

Keys to Excellence concert features Beethoven Project founder

A renowned pianist known for bringing Beethoven to international audiences in exciting and novel ways will perform at Drake University.
October 9, 2014

Drake Theatre presents “Square One” by Steve Tesich

Drake University’s department of theatre arts will present “Square One” by Steve Tesich beginning Thursday, Oct. 2 in the Studio Theatre of the Harmon Fine Arts Center.
September 24, 2014