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'Tonight Show' Cancels Segment with Drake Relays Mascot

It's a doggone disappointment, that's for sure.
May 11, 2006

Drake to Present Honorary Degrees to Actress and Composer

Academy Award-winning actress Cloris Leachman and renowned composer Alice Yost Jordan will receive honorary Doctor of Fine Arts degrees from Drake.
May 10, 2006

Imagination Powers Foreign Language Development at Drake

Drake University's annual Foreign Languages for the Young summer program
May 10, 2006

Drake Plans Two Commencement Ceremonies for Grad Students

The next generation of Drake University Law School and graduate school alumni will don their caps and gowns for the commencement rites of passage this weekend.
May 10, 2006

Drake Grad-to-be Has a Lot of Heart

At age 9, Hoven, an Alton native, was diagnosed with restricted cardiomyopathy, a degenerative heart condition that means the muscles in the heart are not strong enough to adequately pump blood throughout the body.
May 10, 2006

This Gown Has Been Around: Family Graduation Garment Reaches Century Mark at Drake's May 14 Commencement

Drake, which is celebrating its 125th year, will hold its undergraduate commencement ceremony at 10 a.m., Sunday, May 14, at the Drake Knapp Center, 2525 Forest Ave.
May 8, 2006

Drake Honors Outstanding Alumni Achievement, Loyalty

The Drake National Alumni Association Annual Awards Dinner will honor five outstanding alumni.
May 4, 2006

Walk to Raise Money for Adult Literacy Center Set for May 20

Des Moines-area residents are invited to join in the Walk for Adult Literacy.
May 4, 2006

Drake Student Magazines Earn SPJ Regional Awards

Drake University School of Journalism and Mass Communications students recently earned two first-place honors in the Society of Professional Journalists' Region 7 Mark of Excellence Awards.
May 3, 2006

Drake Offers Scholarships for Free Cello Instruction

The Drake University Music Department and the Drake University Community School of Music will hold auditions for middle and high school cellists.
May 2, 2006

Three Finalists for Drake Athletic Director Job to visit campus

The top three finalists for the Drake Athletic Director position will visit the Drake University campus.
May 1, 2006

NCAA Midwest Regional Track Meet Coming to Drake Stadium

Drake University will host the 2007 NCAA Midwest Regional Outdoor Track and Field Championships.
April 29, 2006

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 Cavalcade of Choirs Concert Set for May 4

Drake University Cavalcade of Choirs concert
April 28, 2006