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Drake Announces Bulldog Basketball Reading Program

The Drake University men's basketball staff, along with the players, are helping support reading with the new Bulldog Basketball Reading Program.
September 19, 2006

Bowman to Speak on Intelligent Design Instruction in Public Schools

Kristi Bowman, assistant professor of law at Drake University, will give a free public lecture on the creation/evolution teaching debate Friday, Sept. 22.
September 14, 2006

Silenced for Months by Broken Arm, Drake Pianist Dedicates Recital to Doctors Who Helped Her Recover Her Career

There are myriad keys to pianist Rika Uchida’s musical success, but only 88 of them lie on her instrument.
September 12, 2006

Yale Professor to Speak on Constitution Day at Drake

Jack M. Balkin, the Knight professor of constitutional law and the First Amendment at Yale Law School, will speak at Drake University's observance of Constitution Day on Thursday, Sept. 21.
September 12, 2006

Drake's Writers and Critics Series Presents Experimental and Hybrid Fiction Reading

Drake University’s Writers and Critics series kicks off the academic year with an experimental and hybrid fiction reading by Kass Fleisher starting at 8 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 20, in the Cowles Library Reading Room, 28th Street and University Ave.
September 12, 2006

Drake Prof. To Discuss Language and Art on Sept. 19

Phillip Chen, associate professor of art and design at Drake University, will discuss the relationship between verbal and visual language when he gives the Luther W. Stalnaker Lecture.
September 12, 2006

Drake University Named One of America's Healthiest Workplaces

Drake University has been selected as one of the top five Iowa employers for excellence in worksite health promotion.
September 12, 2006

Garden Classrooms Breathe New Life Into Schools

At Sunset Elementary School in Oak View, Calif., one classroom is as big as all outdoors.
September 8, 2006

Ocean of Images: Yoji Matsumura's 'Lost and Found' at Drake University

Yoji Matsumura scans a newspaper spread for familiar content.
September 7, 2006

New International Agreements Expand Opportunities for Drake Students

Drake University has signed new exchange agreements with three universities abroad, creating new options for students.
September 7, 2006

Jules Kirschenbaum Solo Exhibition Opens Sept. 17 in Iowa City

Forty paintings by former Drake University art professor Jules Kirschenbaum will be shown Sept. 17 through Dec. 10 at the University of Iowa Museum of Art.
September 7, 2006

Panel of Writers to Discuss National Identity at Drake Sept. 7

Mimi Khalivati CONTACT: Lisa Lacher, 515-271-3119, Three poets from the University of Iowa's International Writing Program will participate in a panel discussion on "Writing With (And Against) National Identity" at Drake University on Thursday, Sept. 7. The event, which is free and open to the public as part of Drake's Writers and Critics Series, […]
August 30, 2006

Explore Mysteries of the Universe at Drake Observatory

Black holes, warp drive, worm holes, and aliens are among the topics that will be examined at the Drake Municipal Observatory this fall in a series of programs beginning Friday, Sept. 8, that are free and open to the public.
August 30, 2006

Drake Law Prof to Present Oral Argument Before the Iowa Supreme Court in Case that Sparked Subpoena of Drake Records

The Iowa Supreme Court will hear oral arguments at 9 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 30, on the case of State v. Hutchison, which involves the arrest of peace protesters outside the STARC Armory in November 2003.
August 29, 2006

Drake Football Season Opener Features All-Iowa Matchup, Many Firsts

The Drake Bulldogs invite fans to a tailgating party before their first home football game of the season, where they play the UNI Panthers.
August 28, 2006