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Multi-media senior thesis exhibition opens May 1 at the Anderson Gallery

Drake art and design seniors present Seek, their senior thesis exhibition starting Friday, May 1 in Drake’s Anderson Gallery. The exhibition, featuring painting, drawing, printmaking, graphic design, and installation, seeks to both identify and redefine basic human constructions.
April 15, 2015

Keys to Excellence Series Features EStrella Piano Duo

The EStrella Piano Duo will perform at Drake University on April 10 as part of the Keys of Excellence series.
April 3, 2015

Drake Theatre: "A Flea in Her Ear" opens April 2

The Drake University Department of Theatre Arts will present David Ives’s adaptation of “A Flea in Her Ear,” by George Feydeau, beginning Thursday, April 2.
March 31, 2015

Forward-thinking senior thesis exhibition opens April 10 at the Anderson Gallery

Four Drake University art and design students will present their forward-thinking senior thesis exhibition starting Friday, April 10, in Drake’s Anderson Gallery.
March 31, 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

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 Theatre Presents "The American Plan"

The Drake University Department of Theatre Arts will present The American Plan by Richard Greenberg, beginning Thursday, Feb. 26.
February 17, 2015

Keys to Excellence Concert features Israeli pianist Asaf Zohar

Israeli pianist Asaf Zohar will perform a free concert Feb. 22 at Drake University as part of the Keys to Excellence series.
February 12, 2015

Students collaborate for three weeks on 'Threepenny'

Drake University students have collaborated for three weeks on a full-scale production of Threepenny Opera, and a seat in the audience won’t even cost three pennies.
January 16, 2015

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 choirs launch performance season on Oct. 5

Drake’s three select choral ensembles will launch their 2014–2015 performance season Sunday, Oct. 5, with a free concert that celebrates life’s joys and struggles. The concert, “For most this amazing day,” will feature the Drake Choir, the Chamber Choir, and Drake Chorale, and will begin at 3 p.m. in Sheslow Auditorium, 2875 University Ave. The […]
September 30, 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

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