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Author to Discuss 'Lost In Myspace' at Drake Wednesday

Frederick Lane, an author and expert on issues of technology and privacy, will present the Hawley Foundation Lecture at Drake University on "Lost in MySpace: Social Networking, Student Privacy and Self-Protection."
April 21, 2006

"The Pirates of Penzance" Starts this Friday

Drake University’s production of "The Pirates of Penzance"
April 20, 2006

High School Students to See Sneak Preview of Classic Comedy

Students from East and Roosevelt high schools will get a sneak preview of Drake University Theatre's production of "The Importance of Being Earnest."
April 19, 2006

Raysociety Class to Explore Role of Iowans in WWII

World War II veterans are invited to attend the RaySociety's class on World War II this spring, free of charge, at Drake University.
April 19, 2006

Bulldog Goes Bronze: New Statue to Highlight Stadium Plaza

Drake University will unveil a larger-than-life bronze sculpture by renowned artist Richard Bergen, of Salina, Kan.
April 18, 2006

From Forest to University, Display Opens Book on Drake History

A historical display at the Polk County Heritage Gallery, 111 Court Ave. in downtown Des Moines, will tell the tales of the dreamers, thinkers, stargazers and war heroes who built Drake.
April 17, 2006

Drake Symphony to Present Young Artists Concert April 25

The Drake Symphony Orchestra, John Canarina conducting, will present its annual Young Artists Concert.
April 13, 2006

Holocaust Survivor, Author to Speak at Drake April 19

Ruth David, Holocaust survivor and author of “Child of Our Time: A Young Girl’s Flight from the Holocaust," will discuss her book.
April 13, 2006

Nation's Strictest Zoning Board Make-up Law Doesn't Prevent Conflict-of-interest Problems, Study Finds

The potential for pro-development bias on zoning boards remains a problem, even in states such as Oregon that have enacted laws to solve the problem.
April 13, 2006

Drake Commits to Father, Son Duo to Lead Men's Basketball

Tom Davis will continue to lead the Drake University men's basketball program until he decides to retire, at which point his son, Keno Davis, will take the reins of the program.
April 13, 2006

Award-winning Drake Jazz Ensemble to Give Free Concert

Drake University Jazz Ensemble I, which recently took first place in the big band competition at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire Jazz Festival, will perform a free concert.
April 11, 2006

Film Critic Gives Thumbs Up to Drake Writers and Critics Series

Film critic and researcher Paula Amad, assistant professor of cinema and comparative literature at the University of Iowa, will speak at Drake University’s Writers and Critics Series.
April 11, 2006

'Take a Cab' Carries Drake Ad Students to Award

This Alcohol Awareness poster was part of a campaign that earned a trio of Drake students a top national award. CONTACT: Daniel Finney, (515) 271-2833, Students in Drake University’s School of Journalism and Mass Communication earned high marks for their efforts to encourage safe drinking during Alcohol Awareness Month. A pair of three-person teams from […]
April 11, 2006

Stephens Receives Contract Extension at Drake

Drake University head women's basketball coach Amy Stephens has received a three-year extension of her existing contract.
April 7, 2006

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