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Drake Theatre presents "A Lie of the Mind"

Sam Shepard’s A Lie of the Mind is the emotionally raw drama coming to the Drake University Theatre Arts Department from March 30 to April 2.
March 28, 2017

Vote Smart to celebrate its move to Drake campus

Vote Smart, one of the nation's leading sources of non-partisan political information, will formally celebrate the organization's move to Drake University next month.
March 24, 2017

Nelson Institute global affairs conference set for April 5-8

Two U.S. ambassadors will headline the 4th annual Nelson Institute Conference on Global Affairs, scheduled from April 5-8 at Drake University.
March 23, 2017

Iowa Interfaith Exchange to be held April 6-8 at Drake

Drake University will host the Iowa Interfaith Exchange, a free series from April 6-8 of more than 50 presentations, panels, and performances on the current state and future promise of interfaith activity in the state of Iowa.
March 14, 2017

Scholar to discuss underrepresentation of women, minorities in STEM

Drake University will host a free public lecture focusing on the underrepresentation of women and minorities in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields.
March 10, 2017

Former Poet Laureate, National Poetry Slam champion co-headline 38th Bucksbaum Lecture

Billy Collins, poet laureate of the United States from 2001 to 2003, and Clint Smith, winner of the 2014 National Poetry Slam, will deliver the 38th Bucksbaum Lecture at Drake University.
February 9, 2017

Kutcher to receive 2017 Robert D. Ray Pillar of Character Award

The Robert D. and Billie Ray Center at Drake University has named Iowa native Ashton Kutcher as the 2017 Robert D. Ray Pillar of Character Award recipient.
December 1, 2016