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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

Drake Student Finds Rare Turtle Population

Hank Vogel, a student in the Drake University Undergraduate Science Institute’s summer research program, discovered a new population of rare Blanding’s turtles during a recent survey of reptiles and amphibians at Chichaqua Bottoms Greenbelt in northeast P
August 28, 2006

Learn to Make Beautiful Music at Drake University This Fall

The Drake University Community School of Music is still taking applications for its 16-week fall session and Young Violinist Program, which begin Monday, Aug. 28.
August 22, 2006

Drake's Newspaper Finishes Above the Fold in National Contest

The Associated Collegiate Press recently recognized Drake University’s student newspaper, The Times-Delphic, as one of the nation’s top college publications.
August 21, 2006

Drake Moves Up in U.S. Rankings as a Best Value

Drake University advanced to seventh in the "Great Schools, Great Prices" rankings and gained sole possession of fourth place in the overall rankings of 142 Midwest Universities.
August 17, 2006

Experts Say Gardening Can Fight Childhood Obesity and Other Health Issues

Working under the notion that a garden in every school can combat some of the serious health problems facing children, the nation's most influential garden policy experts will descend on Des Moines next month for the first-ever summit to discuss the socia
August 16, 2006

New 'Eco House' Plants Seeds of Environmentalism on Drake Campus

Drake University’s “eco house” is opening its doors to six students this month.
August 16, 2006

Drake Presents 37 (Abridged) Plays by Shakespeare in One Night

A trio of Drake University faculty and alumni will present all 37 of William Shakespeare's plays -- in less than two hours -- in performances on Sept. 8 and 9.
August 15, 2006

Carry a Tune Back to Dear Ol' Drake: Drake University Community School of Music Begins Fall Sessions Aug. 28

The Drake University Community School of Music is set to begin its 16-week fall session on Aug. 28. DUCSOM offers individual instruction for children and adults at all levels in piano, strings, woodwinds, brass, percussion, harp, organ and music theory.
August 15, 2006