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Nurturing Employee Talent focus of Business Link Workshop

The Drake University Business Link will help employers discover the hidden skills of their workers with the workshop “Getting the Most Out of Your No. 1 Asset: Uncovering and Developing Your Employees’ Talents” set for Friday, March 10.
March 2, 2006

Iowa Supreme Court holds special Session at Drake Law School

First-year students at Drake University Law School will hear oral arguments before the Iowa Supreme Court at 9 a.m. Thursday, March 9, in the Drake Legal Clinic courtroom in the Neal and Bea Smith Law Center, 2400 University Ave.
March 1, 2006

Poets to speak at Drake Writers and Critics series March 8

As part of the Drake University Writers and Critics Series, poets Lisa Jarnot and Mark McMorris will read from their work and discuss writing at 8 p.m. Wednesday, March 8, in Bulldog Theater in Olmsted Center, 29th Street and University Avenue. The event
March 1, 2006

Drake Ag Law Center To Host 2007 Farm Bill Discussion

The Drake University Journal of Agricultural Law and the Agricultural Law Center will hold a "2007 Farm Bill Discussion"
February 28, 2006

Drake to present Leonard Bernstein's 'Wonderful Town'

Drake University’s production of "Wonderful Town" combines a cast of intriguing characters with jazzy dance moves and a catchy score
February 27, 2006

Federal Judge, Drake Law Alumnus, To Reflect Upon Presiding Over High-profile Death Penalty Cases in Iowa

Mark W. Bennett, a U.S. District Court judge in the Northern District of Iowa, will reflect upon his presiding over two high-profile death penalty cases in Iowa last year
February 23, 2006

Manufacturing Technology Expert To Speak At Drake Lunch

Bob Janeczko, chief operating officer of Innovative Injection Technologies in West Des Moines, will be the featured speaker at Drake University’s "Let’s DU Lunch"
February 21, 2006

Law Series Focuses On The Media And Judicial Independence

"How the Media Impacts Judicial Independence and Accountability"
February 21, 2006

Des Moines Marathon Runs Through Drake Stadium In 2006

The IMT Des Moines Marathon announced today that it is partnering with Drake University to add the school’s campus and venerable Drake Stadium, home of the Drake Relays, to the course of the Full Marathon.
February 21, 2006

Thresholds Arts Festival Brings National Figures To Drake

Prominent Native American speakers and performers will visit Drake University and First Christian Church Feb. 24-26 as part of the Thresholds Arts Festival, which focuses this year on “Native American Arts and Issues.”
February 17, 2006

Drake Biology Students Walk On Ice To Test Park Water

Drake University biology students will walk atop the ice-covered Witmer Park pond as part of scientific testing of the water there at 2 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 23.
February 16, 2006

Drake Law Students Win Regional Contest In Client Counseling

The Drake University Law School team of Kim Bartosh of Ankeny and Karin Derry of Johnston recently won the regional American Bar Association Client Counseling Competition at William Mitchell Law School in St. Paul, Minn.
February 15, 2006

Drake Annual Juried Student Art Exhibit Opens Feb. 26

"Public Works Poster" a pronto plate (litho process) print by John Vogl, a senior from Des Moines
February 14, 2006

Renowned Graphic Designer to speak at Drake Thursday

Tim Frame, a nationally recognized graphic designer who specializes in developing brand image and identity concepts, will speak at Drake University Thursday, Feb. 16, in conjunction with the “Doubletake” exhibition at the Anderson Gallery.
February 13, 2006

Drake Theatre to present 'The Duo Shakespeare'

Beginning Thursday, Feb. 23, the Drake University Theatre Arts Department will present "The Duo Shakespeare," an evening of scenes and sonnets.
February 10, 2006