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Public panel discussion on regional trade accords

In today's global marketplace, it's increasingly important for nations to establish the rules that apply to international trade—and for business leaders to understand those rules. Whether you understand a little or a lot about regional and international trade agreements, an upcoming panel discussion at Drake University is designed to provide a broader lens on the subject. "Negotiating Regional Trade […]
October 17, 2014
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Drake theatre presents three student-produced plays

The Drake University Department of Theatre Arts will present a collection of three student-produced short plays beginning Friday, Oct. 24. Performances will start at 7:30 p.m. on Oct. 24 and 25 and 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 26, in Studio 55 of the Harmon Fine Arts Center, 2505 Carpenter Ave. Eric Deutz, a junior musical theatre […]
October 17, 2014
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National Journal to Host “The Next America: Population 2043” at Drake University

Education experts will explore how Des Moines’ deepening diversity is impacting its education system while also reflecting the direction of the rest of the country.
October 17, 2014
Faculty & Staff Accomplishments

Mahmoud Hamad speaks at constitutional law conference in Lebanon

Mahmoud Hamad, associate professor of politics, participated in the Arab Association of Constitutional Law's third annual conference on the implementation of human rights in Beirut, Lebanon. The conference, held October 16-17, was organized by the International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance in collaboration with Lebanese University and the Constitutional Council of the Republic of […]
October 17, 2014
Faculty & Staff Accomplishments

Dorothy Pisarski to co-host Global Diaspora Week panel

Dorothy Pisarski, associate professor of advertising, is part of a panel discussion that has been accepted as part of Global Diaspora Week.
October 14, 2014
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Drake wins 2013-14 MVC All-Academic Award

Drake University has earned the 2013-14 MVC All-Academic Award, an honor given to the Missouri Valley Conference institution that finishes with the highest overall grade-point average among its student-athletes.
October 9, 2014
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Gay marriage: Will Supreme Court drive angry voters to polls?

Dennis Goldford, professor of politics and international relations, says Iowa Republicans planned to go to the polls even before the Supreme Court declined to review gay marriage cases.
October 9, 2014
Faculty & Staff Accomplishments

Peter Yu to discuss science and human rights at Yale Law School

Peter K. Yu, the Kern Family Chair in Intellectual Property Law and director of the Intellectual Property Law Center at Drake University Law School, will join leading human rights experts in the "Patent Regimes and the Right to Science and Culture" workshop at Yale Law School.
October 9, 2014
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Keys to Excellence concert features Beethoven Project founder

A renowned pianist known for bringing Beethoven to international audiences in exciting and novel ways will perform at Drake University.
October 9, 2014
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President Jimmy Carter returns to Drake (in virtual form) for live program on U.S.–China relations

Drake University will host a live webcast by President Jimmy Carter on the topic of U.S.-China relations; an expert from Kemin Personal Care will speak on campus.
October 8, 2014
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Sexual abuse survivor to give free talk at Drake

A survivor of child sexual abuse who served 18 years in prison for the murder of her father will speak at Drake University.
October 6, 2014
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James Hansen to speak on climate change at Drake

One of the nation’s best-known climate scientists, James. E. Hansen, will give a free public talk in Sheslow Auditorium.
October 6, 2014
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Writers and Critics performance searches for political idealism in tough economic times

Students and faculty perform an adaptation of Susan Glaspell's "The People" with scholars from the International Susan Glaspell Society.
October 6, 2014
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Scholar discusses “Rise and Fall of the Muslim Brotherhood”

A leading expert on Islamist movements will discuss the rise and fall of the Muslim Brotherhood in a free public lecture at Drake University.
October 6, 2014
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The Comparison Project features Hinduism scholar

The next installment of The Comparison Project will feature Anantanand Rambachan, professor of religion at St. Olaf College, whose lecture will continue in the Project’s theme of “Religion Beyond Words.”
October 3, 2014