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Calendar

FRIDAY, JULY 6 Summer Observatory presentation on “Amateurs: Small Scopes Making Big Discoveries,” 9 p.m., Drake Municipal Observatory, Waveland Park. WEDNESDAY, JULY 11 School of Education distributes free children’s books at the Drake Neighborhood Farmers’ Market, 4 to 7 p.m., First Christian Church, Des Moines. THURSDAY, JULY 12 Chicago: Drake University Chicago Area Young Alumni...

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ALUMNI NEWS

More than 180 volunteers -- approximately half of them Drake alumni -- practiced the fine art of refreshment at the Des Moines Arts Festival June 29-31.

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LAW SCHOOL NEWS

A group of internationally renowned scholars and experts convened at Drake University recently to discuss legal issues that stand in the way of advancing renewable energy technology in the United States.

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Mission Statement

Drake’s mission is to provide an exceptional learning environment that prepares students for meaningful personal lives, professional accomplishments, and responsible global citizenship. The Drake experience is distinguished by collaborative learning among students, faculty, and staff and by the integration of the liberal arts and sciences with professional preparation.

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SCHOOL OF JOURNALISM AND MASS COMMUNICATION NEWS

Up-and-coming journalists from across the nation traveled to Drake University recently for myriad perspectives on political campaign coverage. Drake University's School of Journalism and Mass Communication brought 24 reporters -- each with less than two years' political reporting experience -- to the three-day seminar, which was hosted in partnership with the Poynter Institute, Des Moines Register and Iowa Public Television.

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SCHOOL OF EDUCATION NEWS

Students from Drake University's School of Education are giving away more than 100 free books to young visitors of the Drake Neighborhood Farmers Market this summer as a way of promoting youth literacy and learning.

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ATHLETICS NEWS

Steve Loney, who has 30 years of coaching experience at the pro and collegiate levels, has been named interim head football coach at Drake University.

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