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Drake celebrates Black History Month

From cultural celebrations to academic discussions, Drake University and the Coalition of Black Students at Drake continue a plethora of events scheduled to celebrate Black History Month throughout February.
February 28, 2006

Former Coastal Corp. exec re-joins Drake Board of Trustees

A retired senior vice president with Coastal Corp. has rejoined the Drake University Board of Trustees as a trustee emeritus.
February 28, 2006

Exhibit documents pain of childhood abuse through adolescent art

Through the most wrenching pain shines the light of hope. That is the theme of "Trauma Reflected in Art," an art show of works and essays created by students at the Iowa Juvenile Home in Toledo, Iowa.
February 28, 2006

Ethics expert extols virtues of principled lawyers

The term "ethical lawyer" is not - repeat not - an oxymoron, insists Michael Josephson, a former lawyer, law professor and founder of CHARACTER COUNTS!, a system of teaching ethics employed at schools and workplaces across the country.
February 28, 2006

Chen receives Tiffany Foundation Biennial Award for his prints

Drake University art professor Phillip Chen is one of 30 visual artists nationwide selected to receive a Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation 2005 Biennial Competition Award of $20,000 based on their talent, promise and individual artistic strength.
February 28, 2006

Generous donations bolster Drake Stadium revitalization

A trio of contributions to Drake University totaling $2 million will cap off the $15-million revitalization of Drake Stadium.
February 28, 2006

Justice Thomas visits Drake as distinguished jurist in residence

United States Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas spent the week of February 6-10 as distinguished jurist in residence at Drake Law School. He taught a Supreme Court Seminar, met with students and faculty informally and participated in a question-and-answer session
February 28, 2006