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Drake Head Start Celebrates 30 Years of Service

Drake University Head Start will kick off its 30th anniversary festivities.
April 28, 2006

Bronze Bulldog graces front entrance of Stadium Plaza

Drake University leaders welcomed the newest bulldog – a 750-pound bronze sculpture.
April 28, 2006

Drake to Broadcast Relays on Cable TV and Online

Drake University students will broadcast the Drake Relays live.
April 27, 2006

Drake to Collect Relays Memories for Digital Archive

Longtime Drake Relays fans are invited to share their favorite recollections of America's Athletic Classic.
April 26, 2006

Iowa's Best Physics Students to Complete at Drake Wednesday

Lasers, mirrors and mousetrap springs are among the items Iowa's top high school physics students will employ as they go for the gold in the annual State Physics Olympics at Drake University.
April 21, 2006

Author to Discuss 'Lost In Myspace' at Drake Wednesday

Frederick Lane, an author and expert on issues of technology and privacy, will present the Hawley Foundation Lecture at Drake University on "Lost in MySpace: Social Networking, Student Privacy and Self-Protection."
April 21, 2006

"The Pirates of Penzance" Starts this Friday

Drake University’s production of "The Pirates of Penzance"
April 20, 2006

High School Students to See Sneak Preview of Classic Comedy

Students from East and Roosevelt high schools will get a sneak preview of Drake University Theatre's production of "The Importance of Being Earnest."
April 19, 2006

Raysociety Class to Explore Role of Iowans in WWII

World War II veterans are invited to attend the RaySociety's class on World War II this spring, free of charge, at Drake University.
April 19, 2006

Bulldog Goes Bronze: New Statue to Highlight Stadium Plaza

Drake University will unveil a larger-than-life bronze sculpture by renowned artist Richard Bergen, of Salina, Kan.
April 18, 2006

From Forest to University, Display Opens Book on Drake History

A historical display at the Polk County Heritage Gallery, 111 Court Ave. in downtown Des Moines, will tell the tales of the dreamers, thinkers, stargazers and war heroes who built Drake.
April 17, 2006

Nation's Strictest Zoning Board Make-up Law Doesn't Prevent Conflict-of-interest Problems, Study Finds

The potential for pro-development bias on zoning boards remains a problem, even in states such as Oregon that have enacted laws to solve the problem.
April 13, 2006

Drake Commits to Father, Son Duo to Lead Men's Basketball

Tom Davis will continue to lead the Drake University men's basketball program until he decides to retire, at which point his son, Keno Davis, will take the reins of the program.
April 13, 2006

Drake Symphony to Present Young Artists Concert April 25

The Drake Symphony Orchestra, John Canarina conducting, will present its annual Young Artists Concert.
April 13, 2006

Holocaust Survivor, Author to Speak at Drake April 19

Ruth David, Holocaust survivor and author of “Child of Our Time: A Young Girl’s Flight from the Holocaust," will discuss her book.
April 13, 2006