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Bill Nye to headline ‘exciting’ day of science at Drake University

Hundreds of Des Moines area high school and college students will dive into science through a series of fun and educational activities that culminate in a free lecture by Bill Nye the Science Guy at Drake University on Thursday, April 14.
March 30, 2016

Gallery showcases art by adults with intellectual disabilities

The Drake University Art Department and Mosaic in Central Iowa is set to unveil “Finding Happiness,” an artistic collaboration displaying the talents of adults with intellectual disabilities.
March 25, 2016

Iowa pollster J. Ann Selzer to discuss the U.S. presidential campaign

Public opinion pollster J. Ann Selzer will discuss the roller coaster U.S. presidential campaign during a free event at Drake University on April 5.
March 25, 2016

Drake Theatre Department presents "The Taming of the Shrew"

The Drake Theatre Department presents a new twist on Shakespeare's classic "The Taming of the Shrew," beginning Thursday, March 31.
March 25, 2016

8th annual breakfast celebrates women’s role in business and leadership

Students in the College of Business and Public Administration (CBPA) celebrated the role of women in business and leadership last month with a breakfast attended by faculty, staff, and community leaders.
March 25, 2016

Drake Relays single-session tickets now on sale

Single-session tickets are now available for the 2016 Drake Relays presented by Hy-Vee.
March 24, 2016

Drake to host summer journalism camp for high school students

Drake University's School of Journalism and Mass Communication will host a summer camp for high school students to develop their digital media skills.
March 23, 2016

Students attend 8th annual Marketing Speed Networking event

Drake University hosted its eighth annual Marketing Speed Networking event on Thursday, March 3. Approximately 50 professionals from the Des Moines area made connections with 70 Drake marketing students.
March 14, 2016

Which canines will compete? Drake to hold Beautiful Bulldog Contest lottery

Drake University will hold a public lottery next week to select 50 contestants for its world-famous 37th Annual Beautiful Bulldog Contest.
March 14, 2016

Drake finance students win state CFA Challenge

A group of students studying finance at Drake University will advance to regional competition after winning the state CFA Investment Institute Research Challenge on February 19.
March 11, 2016

Keys to Excellence: “Fantasies, Fairytales & Nightmares” with Bulgarian Pianist

Bulgarian pianist Ani Gogova will perform the next concert in the Keys to Excellence Piano Series on March 28. The concert is free and open to the public.
March 11, 2016

Adult Literacy Center seeks volunteer tutors

The Adult Literacy Center at Drake University is seeking volunteers eager to change the lives of local adults by helping them achieve basic literacy skills. A tutor training will be held Friday, April 22, and Saturday, April 23.
March 10, 2016

2016 Constitutional Law Symposium is April 9

The Drake Constitutional Law Center is hosting its annual Constitutional Law Symposium on Saturday, April 9. Guest speakers will discuss "War Powers and the Constitution: 15 Years After 9/11.”
March 10, 2016

Iowa Community Health AmeriCorps Program Celebrates AmeriCorps Week

The Iowa Community Health AmeriCorps Program (ICHAP) and its members are celebrating AmeriCorps Week March 5-12, a week set aside to raise awareness of the great work AmeriCorps members are doing across the United States.
March 10, 2016