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Drake University to celebrate 145th commencement ceremony Dec. 15

Drake University to celebrate 145th commencement ceremony Dec. 15

DES MOINES, Iowa – (Dec. 10, 2018) – Drake University will hold a commencement ceremony this weekend to celebrate the accomplishments of nearly 300 undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral students who completed their degree requirements as of the conclusion of the fall 2018 semester. Drake’s 145th commencement ceremony will begin at 10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 15,...

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Students work with UnitedHealth Group for 2018 Murphy Cup competition

Marketing students from Drake University and Creighton University traveled to Minnetonka, Minn., Nov. 15–17 for the sixth annual Murphy Cup, a marketing student case competition. Students worked in teams to develop strategies for positioning the corporate brand for UnitedHealth Group, the largest healthcare company in the world and the fifth-ranked company on the 2018 Fortune 500. “The opportunity...

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Celebrate the holidays with Drake’s Madrigal Dinners

Drake University’s Chamber Choir will present their annual Madrigal Dinners on Saturday, Dec. 1, and Sunday, Dec. 2. This interactive, holiday celebration is the perfect way to share an evening of great food, drink, music, and laughter with friends and family. The dinner will start at 7 p.m. on Saturday and 5 p.m. on Sunday...

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The Anderson Gallery presents “Our Town: Reclaiming the Narrative”

The Anderson Gallery presents “Our Town: Reclaiming the Narrative”

The Anderson Gallery is pleased to announce the opening of Our Town: Reclaiming the Narrative curated by Lenore Metrick-Chen, professor of art and cultural history, and students in the professor’s Black Americans and Photography course. The exhibit is on view Friday, Nov. 9, 2018 through Friday, Feb. 1, 2019. An opening reception is scheduled from 5­–7 p.m....

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Drake Theatre presents Theatre Durang-ed, a collection of parodies, Oct. 4–7

Drake University’s production Theatre Durang-ed, a collection of theatre parodies written by Christopher Durang, runs Thursday, Oct. 4, through Sunday, Oct. 7, in the William S.E. Coleman Studio Theatre of Drake University’s Harmon Fine Arts Center. Performances start at 7:30 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, and 2 p.m. on Sunday. Admission is $10 for adults and...

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Resistance, Resilience, Regeneration: A Meskwaki art and performance event

Resistance, Resilience, Regeneration is an event of Meskwaki art and performance, both traditional and contemporary, that tells a story about how plant and human life compare in relation to how both have overcome adversity. It is about how young indigenous people have looked to their past to know where they are going in the future. The...

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