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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

Drake's Spring Observatory Programs start Friday

The spring series of Friday evening public presentations at the Drake Municipal Observatory will begin at 8 p.m. Friday, March 17, at the observatory in Waveland Park on the west side of Des Moines.
March 13, 2006

Multicultural event at Drake connects peoples, cultures

Drake University will host the Greater Des Moines Partnership’s Multicultural Celebration from 5:30 to 7 p.m., on Wednesday, March 15 in the upper level of Olmsted Center, 2875 University Ave.
March 13, 2006

Renowned Opera Star to Speak at Drake March 30

Drake University alumnus Sherrill Milnes, who has enjoyed an international career as an opera singer, concert soloist and recitalist, will share his wisdom, passion and experiences in a special appearance at Drake.
March 10, 2006

Holocaust Survivor to Share Experiences in talk at Drake

Holocaust survivor Marion Blumenthal Lazan will tell her personal story in a speech at Drake University set for 7 p.m., Tuesday, March 14, in Bulldog Theater, Olmsted Center, 2875 University Ave.
March 7, 2006

Drake Choirs to give Concert March 14, then Tour Midwest

Before setting off on a tour of eastern Iowa, Illinois and Indiana, the Drake Choir and Chamber Choir will perform a free concert at 8 p.m. Tuesday, March 14, on the Jordan Stage in Sheslow Auditorium in Old Main, 2507 University Ave.
March 6, 2006

BBC Journalist to Speak at Drake's Supreme Court Celebration

Justin Webb, BBC Radio’s chief Washington Correspondent, will deliver the keynote address at the Drake University Law School’s annual Supreme Court Celebration at 7 p.m., Saturday, March 11, at the Des Moines Marriott Downtown, 700 Grand Ave.
March 6, 2006