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Monday, 20 Oct 2014
DRAKE Men's Golf vs. ODU/Outer Banks Invitational - All Day CST [Athletics]
All Day Event @ Powells Point N.C. Neutral
RaySociety - The Middle Class in Revolt: The Progressive Era 1900-1917 with Phil Parks [Academics]
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM @ Contact RaySociety Presented by the RaySociety – Drake University's lifelong learning organization. Contact Info: 515-271-2120, raysociety@drake.edu, www.drake.edu/raysociety, www.facebook.com/raysocietyatdrake
Keys to Excellence Concert\, George Lepauw\, piano [Fine Arts & Performances]
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM @ Sheslow Auditorium International Beethoven Project founder will perform as part of the Keys to Excellence Piano Series, created to raise awareness of Drake's fundraising efforts for the purpose of 70 brand new Yamaha pianos for the music department. Keys to Excellence features internationally acclaimed artists performing on the magnificent Yamaha CFX concert grand. Sponsored by Yamaha, West Music, Civic Music Association, and Drake University. For more information contact Nicholas Roth at 515-321-5947 or nicholas.roth@drake.edu
Tuesday, 21 Oct 2014
DRAKE Men's Golf vs. ODU/Outer Banks Invitational - All Day CST [Athletics]
All Day Event @ Powells Point N.C. Neutral
Art Exhibition\, what returns from oblivion (for Louise Gluck) by Charles Matson Lume [Fine Arts & Performances]
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Anderson Gallery Anderson Gallery?
Panel discussion "Negotiating Regional Trade Accords: TPP and TTIP" [Academics]
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Sussman Theater\, lower level of Olmsted Center Panelists include: Robert Blecker, Economics Professor at American University; Jim McCaughan, CEO of Principal Global Investors; and Indraneel Karlekar, head of Global Research for Principal Real Estate Investors. PFGCGC Director David Skidmore Skidmore will moderate the panel outlining the topic and describing negotiating history, countries involved, and major dates. Panelists will discuss the scope and content of the accords, what is at stake for various countries and groups within countries, and economic and political impacts that might be expected. Sponsored by The Principal Financial Group and The Principal Financial Group Center for Global Citizenship (PFGCGC) at Drake.
DRAKE Men's Soccer vs. WESTERN ILLINOIS - 7:00 PM CST [Athletics]
All Day Event @ COWNIE SOCCER COMPLEX Home
Wednesday, 22 Oct 2014
Art Exhibition\, what returns from oblivion (for Louise Gluck) by Charles Matson Lume [Fine Arts & Performances]
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Anderson Gallery Anderson Gallery
RaySociety - Oh\, What a Lovely War: Military Conflict on the Silver Screen with Tom Beell [Academics]
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM @ Contact the RaySociety Presented by the RaySociety – Drake University's lifelong learning organization. Contact Info: 515-271-2120, raysociety@drake.edu, www.drake.edu/raysociety, www.facebook.com/raysocietyatdrake
Lecture\, Spine Health for Musicians [Fine Arts & Performances]
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Patty and Fred Turner Jazz Center Dr. Ai Huong Phu, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Mercy Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
Lorentzen Student Hatchery Information Session [Academics]
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM @ Aliber Hall\, 3rd Floor On Tuesday, October 7 and Wednesday, October 22, the Entrepreneurship Centers will be hosting information sessions about the 2015 Summer Lorentzen Student Hatchery. Any Drake University student, all majors, both undergraduate and graduate, is welcome to apply. Join us to see how you can get paid to start your own business this summer. The Lorentzen Student Hatchery is a unique program aimed at fostering student startups. Entrepreneurship Centers staff provide guidance and support, access to mentors and experts, and more to Drake University students accepted to the Hatchery.
Thursday, 23 Oct 2014
RaySociety - What's the DAM Solution: A Discussion of Des Moines' Rivers and Dams [Academics]
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM @ Contact RaySociety Presented by the RaySociety – Drake University's lifelong learning organization. Contact Info: 515-271-2120, raysociety@drake.edu, www.drake.edu/raysociety, www.facebook.com/raysocietyatdrake
Art Exhibition\, what returns from oblivion (for Louise Gluck) by Charles Matson Lume [Fine Arts & Performances]
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Anderson Gallery Anderson Gallery
Judge James Grant Iowa Constitution Lecture Series featuring Roxanne Conlin\; “Does the Iowa Constitution Provide a Remedy in Damages to Individuals Who Have Been Harmed by its Violation?” [Academics]
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Cartwright Hall\, Room 213
Friday, 24 Oct 2014
DRAKE Women's Tennis vs. DRAKE JAMBOREE - All Day CST [Athletics]
All Day Event @ ROGER KNAPP TENNIS CENTER Home
RaySociety - Water Aerobics with Jo Berry [Academics]
10:15 AM - 11:00 AM @ Contact RaySociety Presented by the RaySociety – Drake University's lifelong learning organization. Contact Info: 515-271-2120, raysociety@drake.edu, www.drake.edu/raysociety, www.facebook.com/raysocietyatdrake
Art Exhibition\, what returns from oblivion (for Louise Gluck) by Charles Matson Lume [Fine Arts & Performances]
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Anderson Gallery Anderson Gallery
Humanities Colloquium [Academics]
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM @ Medbury Honors Lounge Natalie Bayer, Assistant Professor of History will present, European Enlightenment Thought and Russian Freemasonry: A Study in the Transmission of Ideas.
Drake Theatre Presents Student Theatre Showcase [Fine Arts & Performances]
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM @ Studio 55\, Harmon Fine Arts Center $5 for adults; $3 for students and seniors; $1 with Drake I.D.?
Observatory Public Night: The Master Educators [Academics]
8:00 PM - 9:30 PM @ Drake Municipal Observatory The masters who made the unimaginable: plausible, even logical; while never losing "the wonder" of it all that makes Astronomy forever new.
Saturday, 25 Oct 2014
Homecoming [Student Life]
All Day Event @ Drake University
DRAKE Volleyball vs. UNI - 7:00 PM CST [Athletics]
All Day Event @ Cedar Falls Iowa Away
DRAKE Football vs. BUTLER (Homecoming) - 1:00 PM CST [Athletics]
All Day Event @ DRAKE STADIUM Home
DRAKE Women's Tennis vs. DRAKE JAMBOREE - All Day CST [Athletics]
All Day Event @ ROGER KNAPP TENNIS CENTER Home
2014 Project Bulldog Competition [Academics]
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ Aliber 101 The 2014 Project Bulldog Competition is scheduled for Saturday, October 25, 2014 from 9 am to 2 pm in Aliber 101. Inspired by ABC's Shark Tank, Drake Enactus presents Project Bulldog. Combine your entrepreneurial spirit and passion to empower others and pitch your innovative ideas before a panel of Des Moines business leaders. This is your chance to win up to $500 dollars when you present your business, product, or idea. This year's judges include: Chris Draper, director of EMERGE at Simpson College and CEO of Meidh Corporation; Scott Hoekman, principal of Next Level Ventures; Matt Warren-Blankenship, patent attorney of Davis Brown Law Firm; John LaMarche, Principal at VentureNet Iowa; and Naren Bhojwani, marketing and entrepreneurial student at Drake University and winner of Project Bulldog 2013. How it works: First, think of an idea. Second, get in a team of 2 to 4 people. Once you have an idea and team set, register online by following the link below. On event day, your team will have a maximum of 10 minutes to present to the five judges and convince them that your idea is worth investing in. Winner of the Project Bulldog $500 grand prize will be chosen based on criteria found at the link below - no strings attached. More information can be found at: http://www.drakeenactus.org/project-bulldog.html? Teams can register at: http://www.eventbrite.com/e/project-bulldog-tickets-13427968415
Admission Saturday Visit Program [Admission]
9:30 AM - 12:00 PM @ Old Main (Levitt Hall) The campus (and most students) are usually fast asleep on Saturday mornings, but if you don't mind the quiet, this can be a great opportunity to check out Drake. Fall Saturday programs include an admission and financial aid overview, a Q&A with Drake students, and a campus tour. Spring Saturday programs are the same for sophomores and juniors, but high school seniors are scheduled with individual admission counselor appointments and campus tours. Everyone who visits on a Saturday is welcome to stay after the program for brunch in our dining hall (when Drake students begin waking).
DRAKE Men's Soccer vs. EVANSVILLE - 4:00 PM CST [Athletics]
All Day Event @ COWNIE SOCCER COMPLEX Home
DRAKE Women's Soccer vs. ILLINOIS STATE - 7:00 PM CST [Athletics]
All Day Event @ COWNIE SOCCER COMPLEX Home
Drake Theatre presents Student Theatre Showcase [Fine Arts & Performances]
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM @ Studio 55\, Harmon Fine Arts Center $5 for adults; $3 for students and seniors; $1 with Drake I.D.?
Sunday, 26 Oct 2014
DRAKE Women's Tennis vs. DRAKE JAMBOREE - All Day CST [Athletics]
All Day Event @ ROGER KNAPP TENNIS CENTER Home
Drake Theatre presents Student Theatre Showcase [Fine Arts & Performances]
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Studio 55\, Harmon Fine Arts Center $5 for adults; $3 for students and seniors; $1 with Drake I.D.?
Des Moines Community Orchestra Concert [Fine Arts & Performances]
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Sheslow Auditorium conducted by Carl Johnson Des Moines Coimmunity Orchestra