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Drake's RaySociety to Hold Annual Meeting Wednesday

Drake University's Billie and Robert D. Ray Lifelong Learning Society will hold its annual meeting at 3 p.m. Wednesday, June 7, in Sheslow Auditorium in Old Main, 2507 University Ave.
June 1, 2006

Drake's Summer Observatory Programs Start Friday

The summer series of Friday evening public presentations at the Drake Municipal Observatory will begin at 8 p.m., Friday, June 9.
May 31, 2006

Hatfield Clubb Named Drake Athletic Director

Sandy Hatfield Clubb, senior associate director of athletics and senior women’s administrator at Arizona State University in Tempe, Ariz., has been named the 16th athletic director at Drake University.
May 30, 2006

Drake Farmers' Market Begins 10th Season with Birthday Party

The Drake Neighborhood Farmers' Market will celebrate the opening of its 10th season Wednesday.
May 22, 2006

Opperman Center Featured on Historic Home Tour

The Drake Neighborhood Association's Annual Historic Home Tour on June 3 and 4 will start this year at the Opperman Center, 2700 University Ave.
May 22, 2006

Drake Receives Grant To Develop Courses On 'Ethics In A Globalizing World'

Drake University's Center for Global Citizenship has received a $113,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Education.
May 22, 2006

Three Drake Graduates Receive Fulbright Grants

Three recent Drake University graduates have been offered Fulbright grants.
May 17, 2006

'Tonight Show' Cancels Segment with Drake Relays Mascot

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

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

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