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Monday, 30 Mar 2015
Masterclass: Ryan Truesdell on Jazz History and Gil Evans [Fine Arts & Performances]
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM @ Patty and Fred Turner Jazz Center
DRAKE Men's Golf vs. Creighton - 12:00 PM CST [Athletics]
All Day Event @ The Wakonda Club | Des Moine Iowa Home
Film: The Good Lie [Academics]
7:00 PM - 9:15 PM @ Sussman Theater\, Olmsted Center The Good Lie is a recent Hollywood movie starring Reese Witherspoon. It is the story of a resettlement employee in the U.S. helping four Sudanese Lost Boys relocate in America. The movie will be followed by a brief discussion among attendees. The U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants may be collecting donations at the door for local refugees and immigrants. Sponsors: U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants and The Principal Financial Group Center for Global Citizenship (PFGCGC).
Tuesday, 31 Mar 2015
Achieving True Success in Life and Daily Living with Daniel Power [Academics]
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Contact RaySociety Presented by the RaySociety – Drake University's lifelong Learning organization. Contact info: 515-271-1847, www.drake.edu/raysociety, www.facebook.com/raysocietyatdrake
Physics Seminar with Dr. Chunhui Chen\, Iowa State University: Half Century of Higgs Boson [Academics]
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM @ Harvey-Ingham 102 Originally proposed as a theoretical construct in 1964 to explain how an underlying symmetry in a Lagrangian may be hidden in the ground state, the Higgs boson soon became the key stone of the Standard Model in the particle physics. In the years since the Standard Model has been remarkably successful in explaining experimental results and yet, the Higgs boson itself has remained elusive until the advent of the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) at CERN. The discovery at the LHC of the Higgs boson in 2012 has prompted the awarding of the 2013 Nobel prize to Francois Englert and Peter Higgs. In this talk, Dr. Chen will briefly review the construction of the Higgs model, the history of the idea and its importance in physics. Dr. Chen will then discuss how the Higgs boson was discovered by the experiments at the LHC, and finish the lecture by discussing the future prospect of the particle physics in the post Higgs discovery era. ?
Wednesday, 1 Apr 2015
DRAKE Men's Soccer vs. AIB - 8:00 PM CST [Athletics]
All Day Event @ DRAKE STADIUM Home
DRAKE Men's Soccer vs. Graceland - 6:00 PM CST [Athletics]
All Day Event @ DRAKE STADIUM Home
DRAKE Softball vs. Iowa - 5:30 PM CST [Athletics]
All Day Event @ RON BUEL FIELD Home
RaySociety - Developing a Strategic Partnership with Minzu University in Beijing\, China with Leanne Freeman-Miller [Academics]
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM @ Contact RaySociety Presented by the RaySociety – Drake University's lifelong Learning organization. Contact info: 515-271-1847, www.drake.edu/raysociety, www.facebook.com/raysocietyatdrake
Drake Combo Night [Fine Arts & Performances]
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Patty and Fred Turner Jazz Center  
Thursday, 2 Apr 2015
RaySociety - Making Life in Des Moines Accessible for Our Citizens with Special Needs [Academics]
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM @ Contact RaySociety Presented by the RaySociety – Drake University's lifelong Learning organization. Contact info: 515-271-1847, www.drake.edu/raysociety, www.facebook.com/raysocietyatdrake
International Film: Like Father\, Like Son (Japan\; subtitled) [Academics]
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Aliber 101 A Spring 2015 International Film series is funded by an Evans Foundation grant. The films this semester have a theme of Asia. Sponsors: Evans Foundation, World Languages and Cultures (WLC) and Principal Financial Group Center for Global Citizenship (PFGCGC).
Drake Theatre Presents\, "A Flea in Her Ear\," by Georges Feydeau [Fine Arts & Performances]
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM @ Performing Arts Hall\, Harmon Fine Arts Center directed by Jason Bohon; Tickets are $6 for adults and $4 for students, seniors and those with Drake I.D.
Friday, 3 Apr 2015
DRAKE Women's Soccer vs. Kansas - 7:00 PM CST [Athletics]
All Day Event @ Lawrence Kan. Away
DRAKE Softball vs. Loyola - 4:00 PM CST [Athletics]
All Day Event @ RON BUEL FIELD Home
DRAKE Softball vs. Loyola - 2:00 PM CST [Athletics]
All Day Event @ RON BUEL FIELD Home
DRAKE Men's Track & Field vs. San Francisco State Distance Carnival - All Day CST [Athletics]
All Day Event @ San Francisco Calif. Away
DRAKE Men's Track & Field vs. Stanford Invitational - All Day CST [Athletics]
All Day Event @ Palo Alto Calif. Away
DRAKE Men's Golf vs. Bradley Invitational - All Day CST [Athletics]
All Day Event @ Peoria Ill. Away
DRAKE Women's Track & Field vs. San Francisco State Distance Carnival - All Day CST [Athletics]
All Day Event @ San Francisco Calif. Away
DRAKE Women's Track & Field vs. Stanford Invitational - All Day CST [Athletics]
All Day Event @ Palo Alto Calif. Away
RaySociety - Water Aerobics with Jo Berry [Academics]
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Contact RaySociety Presented by the RaySociety – Drake University's lifelong Learning organization. Contact info: 515-271-1847, www.drake.edu/raysociety, www.facebook.com/raysocietyatdrake
"Enrique's Journey and America's Children Immigration Dilemma" talk by Sonia Nazario [Academics]
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM @ Meredith 101 The 12:30 p.m. lecture will be in English; a Spanish language discussion of her book La Travesia de Enrique will be in Meredith 101, 2:00-2:50 p.m. Nazario has spent more than 20 years reporting and writing about large social issues in the U.S.--hunger, drug addiction, and immigration. Her award-winning story of a Honduran boy’s struggle to find his mother provides a provocative look at one of the most vulnerable populations amongst us: children who come to the US illegally and alone. Sponsors: Principal Financial Group Center for Global Citizenship, Drake Center for the Humanities, World Language and Cultures, Study of Culture and Society, and Simpson College.
DRAKE Women's Tennis vs. Illinois State - 1:00 PM CST [Athletics]
All Day Event @ Normal Ill. Away
Sonia Nazario's Spanish discussion of "La Travesia de Enrique" [Academics]
2:00 PM - 2:50 PM @ Meredith 101 A Spanish language discussion of her book La Travesia de Enrique will be in Meredith 101, 2:00-2:50 p.m. Nazario’s award-winning story of a Honduran boy’s struggle to find his mother provides a provocative look at one of the most vulnerable populations amongst us: children who come to the US illegally and alone. Sponsors: Principal Financial Group Center for Global Citizenship, Drake Center for the Humanities, World Language and Cultures, Study of Culture and Society, and Simpson College.
DRAKE Men's Tennis vs. Wichita State - 6:00 PM CST [Athletics]
All Day Event @ Wichita Kan. Away
Drake Theatre Presents\, "A Flea in Her Ear" by Georges Feydeau [Fine Arts & Performances]
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM @ Performing Arts Hall\, Harmon Fine Arts Center directed by Jason Bohon; Tickets are $6 for adults and $4 for students, seniors and those with Drake I.D.?
Free Public Astronomy Lecture (and sky viewing if clear) [Academics]
8:00 PM - 10:00 PM @ Drake Municipal Observatory\, 4898 Observatory Road\, Des Moines\, IA 50311 (Waveland Golf Course) Spring 2015 Lecture Series, A Journey to: The Universe’s Anomalies April 3 Lecture: 50 – 500 Light Years: The stars that show us direction and that we may not be alone in the Universe.
Saturday, 4 Apr 2015
DRAKE Softball vs. Loyola - 12:00 PM CST [Athletics]
All Day Event @ RON BUEL FIELD Home
DRAKE Men's Golf vs. Bradley Invitational - All Day CST [Athletics]
All Day Event @ Peoria Ill. Away
DRAKE Men's Track & Field vs. San Francisco State Distance Carnival - All Day CST [Athletics]
All Day Event @ San Francisco Calif. Away
DRAKE Women's Golf vs. UNI Quadrangular - All Day CST [Athletics]
All Day Event @ Lake Rathbun Iowa Away
DRAKE Men's Track & Field vs. Stanford Invitational - All Day CST [Athletics]
All Day Event @ Palo Alto Calif. Away
DRAKE Women's Track & Field vs. San Francisco State Distance Carnival - All Day CST [Athletics]
All Day Event @ San Francisco Calif. Away
DRAKE Women's Track & Field vs. Stanford Invitational - All Day CST [Athletics]
All Day Event @ Palo Alto Calif. Away
DRAKE Women's Tennis vs. Bradley - 1:00 PM CST [Athletics]
All Day Event @ Peoria Ill. Away
Senior Musical Theatre Recital\, Kristofer Thornton [Fine Arts & Performances]
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM @ Sheslow Auditorium
Drake Theatre Presents "A Flea in Her Ear" by Georges Feydeau [Fine Arts & Performances]
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM @ Performing Arts Hall\, Harmon Fine Arts Center directed by Jason Bohon; Tickets are $6 for adults and $4 for students, seniors and those with Drake I.D.?
Sunday, 5 Apr 2015
Drake Theatre Presents "A Flea in Her Ear" by Georges Feydeau [Fine Arts & Performances]
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Performing Arts Hall\, Harmon Fine Arts Center directed by Jason Bohon; Tickets are $6 for adults and $4 for students, seniors and those with Drake I.D.?
Monday, 6 Apr 2015
DRAKE Women's Golf vs. Kansas City Shootout - All Day CST [Athletics]
All Day Event @ Kansas City Mo. Neutral