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Learn to Make Beautiful Music at Drake University

Spring semester for the Drake University Community School of Music begins Tuesday, Jan. 16
January 3, 2007

New Health Sciences Degree Program Starts Next Fall

Drake’s College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences recently announced the launch of a new degree program that will allow students to earn a Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences.
January 3, 2007

Drake Library Nominated for National Award for Innovation

Drake University's Cowles Library is among 30 libraries nominated for the fourth annual WebFeat President's Awards for Innovation. The awards recognize innovation in design and function in WebFeat clients’ state-of-the-art information systems. Winners will be announced at the annual President’s Awards Dinner ceremony to be held Jan. 20 during the 2007 American Library Association Midwinter […]
December 21, 2006

Drake Library Presents Brian Duffy, Showcases 'Ding' Darling

Brian Duffy, the current editorial cartoonist at the Des Moines Register, will present a Live! @ Cowles Library event at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 31, in the Reading Room of Drake's Cowles Library, 28th Street and University Avenue.
December 19, 2006

Don't Just Sing in the Shower, Join Drake/Community Chorus

Why sing just in the shower when you can join the Drake University/Community Chorus and share the joy of music with others?
December 19, 2006

Free Campus Parking Plentiful at Drake Athletic Events

Drake Bulldog fans new and old are encouraged to take advantage of 691 free parking spaces located within quick walking distance of the Drake Knapp Center, 2525 Forest Ave.
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December 15, 2006

Drake Symphony to Perform Final Concert of the Season

The fall concert season will conclude with a Drake Symphony Orchestra performance under the direction of guest conductor Clarence Padilla at 8 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 12, on the Jordan Stage in Sheslow Auditorium in Old Main, 2507 University Avenue.
December 11, 2006

Drake’s 515 Magazine Celebrates Launch with Party Dec. 12

After an intense rush of brainstorming, writing, editing and designing, senior magazine capstone students at Drake University are poised and ready to launch their fall 2006 issue of 515 Magazine.
December 11, 2006

Drake Students Win First Place Sigma Xi Research Awards

Three Drake students received first place awards for outstanding scientific research presentations at the 2006 Sigma Xi Student Research Conference in Detroit, held November 3-4.
December 11, 2006

Drake Mock Trial Teams Dominate at Creighton

Drake University’s mock trial teams stormed the Creighton Bluejay Invitational held Dec. 1-2, placing first, third and fourth in a field of 28 teams.
December 8, 2006

Drake Faculty Presents Reading of 'Dinner With Friends'

Four Drake University faculty members will present a reading of Donald Margulies' Pulitzer Prize-winning "Dinner with Friends" at 8 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 16, and 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 17, on the Jordan Stage in Sheslow Auditorium in Old Main, 2507 University Ave. The event is free and open to the pubic.
December 8, 2006

Drake Faculty Member Receives Fulbright Award

James L. Dodd, professor of accounting at Drake University, has been awarded a Fulbright Scholar grant to lecture at the University of Iceland in Reykjavik during the spring semester, according to the U.S. Department of State and the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board.
December 5, 2006

Drake Concerts Feature Sounds of the Season

Drake University Choral Ensembles and the Westminster Presbyterian Church Oratorio Choir and Orchestra will join forces in a concert at 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 10, in the Performing Arts Hall, Harmon Fine Arts Center, 25th Street and Carpenter Avenue.
December 4, 2006

'Drake for Darfur' Week to Raise Funds and Awareness

Two Drake students are passionate about turning Darfur into a buzzword on Drake’s campus and in the Des Moines community. Alison Bowlin, a junior from Indianola, and Emily Carter, a senior from Celina, Texas, organized "Drake for Darfur," a week of activities beginning Monday, Dec. 4.
December 1, 2006

Drake Theatre to Present 'Sunday on the Rocks'

Beginning Thursday, Dec. 7, Drake University Theatre will present "Sunday on the Rocks," a dark comedy written by Theresa Rebeck and student-directed by Avian Jangula, a senior theatre arts major from Minneapolis.
November 30, 2006