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Drake to Celebrate Latin Culture at Luncheon April 13

Drake University will celebrate the 116th anniversary of the Organization of American States with a Pan American Festival at noon Thursday, April 13, in Olmsted Center.
April 5, 2006

Drake Students Hit the Road to Perform for Senior Citizens

Drake University music students are taking their show on the road, performing songs from “The Pirates of Penzance”.
April 5, 2006

Drake Students Organize Anti-Sweatshop Fashion Show, Recycling Project as part of class on Global Citizenship

Drake students are taking action to raise awareness about global citizenship.
April 4, 2006

Hundreds of Drake Students to Raise Funds to Battle Cancer

More than 450 people representing 47 teams from Drake University will set out on the Fieldhouse track this week for a 12-hour walk to raise funds and awareness for the American Cancer Society.
April 4, 2006

Foam, Mud and Simon Estes: it must be time for the Drake Relays

From a foam dance party to mud volleyball and, of course, the world’s greatest athletes whipping around inside the newly renovated Drake Stadium at top speed, Drake University is poised to celebrate its 125th anniversary with its grandest of traditions, t
April 3, 2006

Free Workshop On Diversity At Drake On April 12

Drake University Business Link is presenting a workshop that enables participants to truly experience — and not just talk about — the awareness and skills necessary for successful diversity work.
March 31, 2006

More Slobber, The Better As Drake Seeks Bulldog Beauties

Drake University is seeking the hairiest, most wrinkled and slobbering of beauty contestants for the 27th annual Beautiful Bulldog Contest.
March 30, 2006

Architect Of New Library To Speak At Drake April 6

David Chipperfield, architect of the new Des Moines Central Library, will offer a preview of the building and his other recent projects when he delivers the Bucksbaum Distinguished Lecture at Drake University.
March 30, 2006

Symposium Examines Supreme Court's Role In Social Change

Legal scholars from across the nation will examine the U.S. Supreme Court’s role in social change at the annual Drake University Law School Constitutional Law Symposium.
March 27, 2006

Drake Grad To Discuss Her Research On Macular Degeneration

Drake University alumna Albena Ivanisevic, assistant professor of biomedical engineering and chemistry at Purdue University, returns to Drake.
March 27, 2006

Chief Prosecutor In Rwanda Genocide Trials Visits Drake

Stephen Rapp, a former U.S. attorney in Iowa and a 1974 Drake Law School alumnus, is pursuing and prosecuting suspects in the 1994 Rwandan genocide that left 800,000 dead.
March 24, 2006

Mideast Youth Dialogue Promoter Sows Seeds Of Peace At Drake

Bobbie Gottschalk, the executive vice president of Seeds of Peace, will speak at Drake University.
March 23, 2006

Physics Olympics Just Like Regular Olympics, Only With Lasers

The annual Physics Olympics, hosted by Drake University, will not – repeat not – feature any snowboarders falling on their rumps while showboating or petty infighting among speed skaters.
March 22, 2006

Drake Offers Technology Age Brush Ups On Common Software

A new series of programs at Drake University will help employees point and click their way to a better workplace.
March 21, 2006

Traveling Holocaust Museum Exhibit On Nazi Book Burnings Visits Drake Cowles Library Beginning March 26

The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum’s traveling exhibit “Fighting the Fires of Hate: America and the Nazi Book Burnings” will visit Drake University’s Cowles Library beginning Sunday, March 26.
March 14, 2006