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Professor Mahmoud Hamad co-edits book on Middle East elections, democratization

Mahmoud Hamad, assistant professor of politics, recently published, “Elections and Democratization in the Middle East: The Tenacious Search for Freedom, Justice, and Dignity,” a book that explores the background and impact of elections in the Middle East.
March 11, 2014

Keys to Excellence Piano Concert Series continues with Nathan Carterette

Drake University’s Keys to Excellence Piano Concert Series will continue on Monday, March 10 with pianist Nathan Carterette from Pittsburg, Penn. The show will start at 7:30 p.m. in Drake University’s Sheslow Auditorium.
March 6, 2014

Anderson Gallery celebrates 43rd Annual Juried Student Art Exhibition

The 43rd Annual Juried Student Art Exhibition at Drake University will open Sunday, March 9, in the Anderson Gallery of the Harmon Fine Arts Center, 2505 Carpenter Ave. The exhibition showcases work by Drake art and design students across disciplines that include printmaking, drawing, painting, sculpture, and graphic design.
March 4, 2014

Drake Symphony Orchestra presents its spring concert

The Drake Symphony Orchestra, directed by Akira Mori, associate professor of music, will perform a concert on Friday, March 7. The concert, which is free and open to the public, will begin at 7:30 p.m. in Sheslow Auditorium, 2507 University Ave.
March 4, 2014

Drake Choir and Drake Chamber Choir host concert to kick-off regional tour

On Tuesday, March 11, the Drake Choir and Drake Chamber Choir will celebrate the start of their regional tour with a concert on Drake’s campus. The concert will begin at 7:30 p.m. in Sheslow Auditorium, 2507 University Ave.
February 27, 2014

Sleister and Honts earn NASA ISGC grant for synthetic biology project

Heidi Sleister, associate professor of genetics, and Jerry Honts, associate professor of cell and molecular biology, recently received a NASA Iowa Space Grant Consortium (ISGC) Curriculum Development Grant in the amount of $5,000.
February 27, 2014

The Comparison Project to feature lecture from Daoist perspective

On Thursday, March 6, Louis Komjathy, assistant professor of Chinese relations and comparative religious studies at the University of San Diego, will deliver the lecture, “‘Names are the Guest of Reality’: Apophasis, Mysticism, and Soteriology in Daoist Perspective.”
February 27, 2014

Distinguished Tibetan lama to deliver lecture for The Comparison Project

On March 5, Arjia Rinpoche, a world renowned Tibetan lama, will visit Drake to discuss Buddhist concepts and meditation practices, and share his thoughts on achieving eternal peace through non-dualistic means.
February 26, 2014

Drake Chorale celebrates women in music with free concert

On Thursday, Feb. 27, the Drake Chorale, a select women’s ensemble, will perform a concert to celebrate female composers and musicians.
February 26, 2014

Keys to Excellence Piano Concert Series continues with Sergio Gallo

Drake University’s Keys to Excellence Piano Concert Series will continue on Monday, March 3 with pianist Sergio Gallo of Georgia State University. The concert is free and open to the public.
February 24, 2014

Department of Theatre Arts showcases two student-directed performances

The Drake University Department of Theatre Arts will present All New People and Extremities, directed by Drake theatre majors Matthew Schultz and Cameron Reeves respectively.
February 21, 2014

Drake Colloquium Series kicks off with lecture on living with grief

On Feb. 21, Nancy Berns, professor of sociology at Drake University, will help launch the Drake Humanities Center’s Spring 2014 Colloquium Series with the lecture, “Living with Grief and Joy: What We Think Matters.”
February 20, 2014

Principal Financial Group Center for Global Citizenship to present lecture on China's water crisis

David Skidmore, professor of politics and international relations at Drake University, will kick off spring programming for The Principal Financial Group Center for Global Citizenship (PFGCGC) with his lecture, “Thirst: China’s Water Crisis.”
February 11, 2014

Drake Choir hosts benefit concert for performance in Avery Fisher Hall

On Saturday, Feb. 22, the Drake Choir will host a benefit concert to support the group’s trip to New York in May. The concert will be held on Drake’s campus at 7:30 p.m. in Sheslow Auditorium.
February 10, 2014

Keys to Excellence Piano Concert Series continues with exciting spring lineup

Drake University’s Keys to Excellence Piano Concert Series will continue on Tuesday, Feb. 18 with pianist Robert Satterlee of Bowling Green State University.
February 7, 2014