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Monday, 22 Sep 2014
DRAKE Women's Golf vs. Jackrabbit Fall Invitational - All Day CST [Athletics]
All Day Event @ Sioux Falls S.D. Neutral
RaySociety - Sistine Chapel with Tom Worthern [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
RaySociety - Des Moines Foodies Part II [Academics]
2:30 PM - 4:00 PM @ 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
Tuesday, 23 Sep 2014
DRAKE Women's Golf vs. Jackrabbit Fall Invitational - All Day CST [Athletics]
All Day Event @ Sioux Falls S.D. Neutral
RaySociety - Preserving Family History: Writing Your Story with Maureen Korte [Academics]
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM @ 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
Susan Glaspell Writers & Critics Reading Series\, "Being A Writer in the World" panel discussion with International Writer's Program poets and writers [Academics]
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM @ Cowles Library Reading Room\, In partnership with the Principal Financial Group Center for Global Citizenship and the Des Moines Social Club, the Series will feature several 2014 IWP award-winning guests for an afternoon panel discussion followed by a 7-9 p.m. literary reading & reception at the downtown Des Moines Social Club, 900 Mulberry Street, Des Moines 50309. Both events are free and open to the public. Roundtrip downtown transportation is available for Drake students. Sponsors: Susan Glaspell Writers & Critics Reading Series, Des Moines Social Club, and The Principal Financial Group Center for Global Citizenship.
RaySociety - Great Readings with Bruce Martin [Academics]
7:00 PM - 8:30 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
Stalnaker Lecture [Academics]
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Sheslow Auditorium Thomas Rosburg, Professor of Biology, presents "Ecological Insights Into Iowa's Flora, Prairies, and Agriculture"
Susan Glaspell Writers & Critics Reading Series\, International Writing Program literary reading [Academics]
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Des Moines Social Club\, 900 Mulberry Street\, Des Moines 50309 Visiting poets and writers from the International Writing Program at the University of Iowa take to the road each fall to share their work with audiences across the state. An evening literary reading and reception at the downtown Des Moines Social Club are free and open to the public. Roundtrip downtown transportation is available for Drake students. Sponsored by Susan Glaspell Writers & Critics Reading Series, The Principal Financial Group Center for Global Citizenship, and the Des Moines Social Club, the Series will feature several 2014 IWP award-winning guests.
Wednesday, 24 Sep 2014
DRAKE Women's Soccer vs. SOUTH DAKOTA - 5:30 PM CST [Athletics]
All Day Event @ COWNIE SOCCER COMPLEX Home
Friday, 26 Sep 2014
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
Chinese woodwind instrument workshop [Academics]
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Fine Arts Center\, Room 204 Ms. Hu Meiling is a Lecturer at the School of Music, Minzu University of China (Beijing), and Deputy Director of the Chinese Musicians Association’s Wind Instrument Studies Office. Ms .Hu has mastered playing techniques of more than 10 kinds of ethnic wind instruments, including the Suona, Sheng, Xiao, Hulusi, Bau and others. Through her workshop Ms. Hu will provide an introduction to a wide variety of traditional Chinese woodwind instruments and musical styles. Her recital on Sept. 27 will include a variety of traditional and ethnic Chinese music performed on various instruments to include collaboration with Drake University faculty and students. Both events are free and open to the public.
Humanities Colloquium [Academics]
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM @ Medbury Honors Lounge Tim Knepper, Associate Professor of Philosophy at Drake will speak on Two Long Years in the Short Life of the Comparison Project
Civic Music Association presents Los Angeles Guitar Quartet [Fine Arts & Performances]
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM @ Sheslow Auditorium Doors open at 6:30 with pre-concert talk at 6:45 and concert at 7:30. Admission charged. ?Civic Music Association
DRAKE Men's Soccer vs. Cal Poly - 10:00 PM CST [Athletics]
All Day Event @ San Luis Obispo Calif. Away
Saturday, 27 Sep 2014
DRAKE Volleyball vs. UNI - 7:00 PM CST [Athletics]
All Day Event @ KNAPP CENTER Home
DRAKE Rowing vs. Head of the Des Moines - All Day CST [Athletics]
All Day Event @ Des Moines Iowa Neutral
DRAKE Men's Cross Country vs. Roy Griak Invitational [Athletics]
All Day Event @ Minneapolis Minn. Away
DRAKE Men's Tennis vs. ITA All-American Championship - All Day CST [Athletics]
All Day Event @ Tulsa Okla. Neutral
DRAKE Women's Tennis vs. Riviera/ITA All-American Championships - All Day CST [Athletics]
All Day Event @ Pacific Palisades Calif. Neutral
DRAKE Women's Cross Country vs. Roy Griak Invitational [Athletics]
All Day Event @ Minneapolis Minn. Away
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).
Senior Recital\, Mark Lesser\, saxophone [Fine Arts & Performances]
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM @ Patty and Fred Turner Jazz Center
Senior Music Theatre Recital\, Abigail Diamond [Fine Arts & Performances]
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM @ Patty and Fred Turner Jazz Center
Guest Recital [Fine Arts & Performances]
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM @ Sheslow Auditorium ? Prof. Hu Meiling from Minzu University of China's College of Music will perform a concert of traditional Chinese tunes using a variety of Chinese wind instruments and playing techniques. This concert will also include collaboration between Prof. Hu and Drake's Professor of Saxophone and Jazz Studies, James Romain, and Drake percussion students.
Sunday, 28 Sep 2014
DRAKE Softball vs. DMACC - 1:00 PM CST [Athletics]
All Day Event @ RON BUEL FIELD Home
DRAKE Men's Tennis vs. ITA All-American Championship - All Day CST [Athletics]
All Day Event @ Tulsa Okla. Neutral
DRAKE Men's Golf vs. Badger Invitational - All Day CST [Athletics]
All Day Event @ Madison Wis. Neutral
DRAKE Women's Tennis vs. Riviera/ITA All-American Championships - All Day CST [Athletics]
All Day Event @ Pacific Palisades Calif. Neutral
DRAKE Women's Soccer vs. EVANSVILLE - 1:00 PM CST [Athletics]
All Day Event @ COWNIE SOCCER COMPLEX Home
DRAKE Men's Soccer vs. UC Santa Barbara - 8:00 PM CST [Athletics]
All Day Event @ Santa Barbara Calif. Away
Monday, 29 Sep 2014
DRAKE Men's Golf vs. Badger Invitational - All Day CST [Athletics]
All Day Event @ Madison Wis. Neutral
DRAKE Men's Tennis vs. ITA All-American Championship - All Day CST [Athletics]
All Day Event @ Tulsa Okla. Neutral
DRAKE Women's Tennis vs. Riviera/ITA All-American Championships - All Day CST [Athletics]
All Day Event @ Pacific Palisades Calif. Neutral
DRAKE Women's Golf vs. South Dakota Fall Invitational - All Day CST [Athletics]
All Day Event @ Dakota Dunes S.D. Neutral