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Keys to Excellence season closes with Peter Miyamoto

Peter Miyamoto, professor of piano and chamber music at the University of Missouri, will present the final concert of the season for the Drake University Keys to Excellence Piano Series on April 23.
April 11, 2018

39th Beautiful Bulldog Contest set for April 22 at Drake University

Forty English Bulldogs from across the country will compete in the world-famous 39th annual Beautiful Bulldog Contest on Sunday, April 22 in Drake University’s Knapp Center.
April 10, 2018

Juried Art Exhibition showcases 65 student works of art

The Anderson Gallery recently celebrated the opening of the 47th Annual Juried Student Art Exhibition, which showcases 65 works of art by 32 current Drake students. The exhibit runs through April 22.
April 10, 2018

The Comparison Project hosts lecture on “miracles” in narratives of Krishna’s childhood

Richard H. Davis will deliver a lecture titled “Fear, Loathing, and Miracles among the Cowherders: Krishna’s Childhood Prodigies" on Thursday, March 29.
March 26, 2018

Author Casey Plett to deliver free reading on March 29

Casey Plett, award-winning author of fiction that explores the transgender experience, will give a free public reading this week at Drake University.
March 26, 2018

Adventure journalist, filmmaker to deliver free lecture

Drake alumnus Jon Bowermaster will discuss his career as a National Geographic adventure journalist, filmmaker and environmental activist at 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 11, in Meredith Hall 101.
March 26, 2018

Drake hosts exhibit on ‘Ding’ Darling, visionary, cartoonist and conservationist

A new exhibition in Cowles Library examines the life and work of Jay N. “Ding” Darling, two-time Pulitzer-prize winning political cartoonist and environmental conservationist.
March 19, 2018

Keys to Excellence presents Mei-Hsuan Huang

Mei-Hsuan Huang, assistant professor of piano at Iowa State University, will perform at 7:30 p.m. Monday, March 26 as part of the Keys to Excellence Piano Series.
March 19, 2018

Spring Sussman Lecture to address national security

The Harkin Institute’s Spring 2018 Sussman Lecture on April 12 will feature a discussion on the top national security issues of the day with a panel of experts who work in the field.
March 15, 2018

The Comparison Project hosts lecture on miracles and naturalism

Mark Harris, senior lecturer in science and religion at the University of Edinburgh, will deliver a free public lecture at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 8, in Drake's Olmsted Center.
February 22, 2018

Harkin symposium to highlight preventive care, community health

The Harkin Institute for Public Policy & Citizen Engagement at Drake University is gathering experts for a discussion about the importance of preventive care and community health at a public event on March 21 at Drake.
January 25, 2018