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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

Renee Cramer elected president of the Consortium of Undergraduate Law and Justice Programs

Renee Cramer has been elected president of the Consortium of Undergraduate Law and Justice Programs. The Consortium promotes undergraduate legal studies education in a wide variety of institutions in the United States and Canada.
September 22, 2014

Professor Thomas R. Rosburg to deliver 30th Annual Stalnaker Lecture

Thomas R. Rosburg, professor of biology at Drake University, will deliver the 30th Annual Luther W. Stalnaker Lecture on Tuesday, Sept. 23 at 7 p.m. in Sheslow Auditorium.
September 19, 2014

International writers visit Drake as part of the Susan Glaspell Writers & Critics Reading Series

Three writers from the University of Iowa International Writing Program will be visiting Drake University on Sept. 23 for a presentation titled “Being a Writer in the World: Writing as World Citizenship.”
September 18, 2014

Zen Buddhist scholar to discuss the ineffable as part of The Comparison Project

Gereon Kopf, associate professor of religion at Luther College, will deliver a lecture titled “When Expression is Expressed, Non-Expression is Not-Expressed: A Zen Buddhist Approach to Talking About the Ineffable” as part of The Comparison Project’s fall 2014 programming.
September 12, 2014