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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

Drake Student Magazines Earn SPJ Regional Awards

Drake University School of Journalism and Mass Communications students recently earned two first-place honors in the Society of Professional Journalists' Region 7 Mark of Excellence Awards.
May 3, 2006

Drake Offers Scholarships for Free Cello Instruction

The Drake University Music Department and the Drake University Community School of Music will hold auditions for middle and high school cellists.
May 2, 2006

Three Finalists for Drake Athletic Director Job to visit campus

The top three finalists for the Drake Athletic Director position will visit the Drake University campus.
May 1, 2006

NCAA Midwest Regional Track Meet Coming to Drake Stadium

Drake University will host the 2007 NCAA Midwest Regional Outdoor Track and Field Championships.
April 29, 2006

Drake Cavalcade of Choirs Concert Set for May 4

Drake University Cavalcade of Choirs concert
April 28, 2006

Drake Head Start Celebrates 30 Years of Service

Drake University Head Start will kick off its 30th anniversary festivities.
April 28, 2006

Bronze Bulldog graces front entrance of Stadium Plaza

Drake University leaders welcomed the newest bulldog – a 750-pound bronze sculpture.
April 28, 2006

Drake to Broadcast Relays on Cable TV and Online

Drake University students will broadcast the Drake Relays live.
April 27, 2006

Drake to Collect Relays Memories for Digital Archive

Longtime Drake Relays fans are invited to share their favorite recollections of America's Athletic Classic.
April 26, 2006

Iowa's Best Physics Students to Complete at Drake Wednesday

Lasers, mirrors and mousetrap springs are among the items Iowa's top high school physics students will employ as they go for the gold in the annual State Physics Olympics at Drake University.
April 21, 2006

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