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OnCampus February 2014

Drake Choir and Drake Chamber Choir host concert to kick-off regional tour

On Tuesday, March 11, the Drake Choir and Drake Chamber Choir will celebrate the start of their regional tour with a concert on Drake’s campus. The concert will begin at 7:30 p.m. in Sheslow Auditorium, 2507 University Ave.
February 27, 2014

Women's and Gender Studies to host discussion on patriarchal priesthood

On Friday, March 7, the Drake University Women’s and Gender Studies program will host “Pink Smoke and the Patriarchal Priesthood” to explore the role of gender in the Catholic Church.
February 27, 2014

The Comparison Project to feature lecture from Daoist perspective

On Thursday, March 6, Louis Komjathy, assistant professor of Chinese relations and comparative religious studies at the University of San Diego, will deliver the lecture, “‘Names are the Guest of Reality’: Apophasis, Mysticism, and Soteriology in Daoist Perspective.”
February 27, 2014

Welcome to OnCampus

Welcome to OnCampus, a monthly e-newsletter for Drake faculty and staff produced by the Office of University Communications. OnCampus will feature campus news and announcements, faculty highlights, event listings, and other information for the Drake community. All stories submitted through the news submission tool at will be considered for OnCampus. If you have additional questions or […]
February 27, 2014

Drake University celebrates January/February new hires and anniversaries

Join Drake University in welcoming the following new employees: Kimberly Lammers, administrative assistant, International Programs Douglas Lutz, special skilled maintenance person, Facility Services Megan Schneider, program assistant and campus facilitator, Office of Admissio Laura Juarez, teacher associate, Head Start Matthew Holub, director of application services, Office of Information Technology John (Brad) Pole, assistant football coach, […]
February 27, 2014

Roy J. Carver Trust donates $200,000 for Harvey Ingham renovations

The generous gift from the Carver Trust will help modernize the spaces, making them more accessible to students with disabilities, more multi-functional, and more technologically advanced.
February 25, 2014

Drake University announces plans to develop a national service program

Drake University President David Maxwell announced the University plans to develop a national service program to provide students a post-graduate experience serving at Des Moines area nonprofits.
February 17, 2014

Drake joins forces with Creighton and Nike for marketing competition

Drake University’s College of Business and Public Administration is joining forces with Creighton University’s Heider College of Business for the first annual Murphy Cup—a marketing student case competition.
February 6, 2014