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Drake University to host the 2020 Federal Migratory Bird Hunting and Conservation Stamp Art Contest

Drake University to host the 2020 Federal Migratory Bird Hunting and Conservation Stamp Art Contest

The United States Fish and Wildlife Service of the Department of Interior announced that the next Federal Migratory Bird Hunting and Conservation Stamp Art Contest will be held at Drake University on Sept. 25–26, 2020. Jay N. “Ding” Darling’s drawing on a piece of cardboard in 1934 led to the creation of the Federal Duck...

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Professors Gentry and Busch Receive $390,000 Grant from Merck

Professors Gentry and Busch Receive $390,000 Grant from Merck

  Dr. Brian  Gentry and Dr. Marc Busch were awarded a multi-year $390,000 Merck Investigator Studies Program (MISP) grant to study letermovir, an antiviral drug used to treat infections that occur in patients with compromised immune systems.  The Drake researchers will be studying the disruption that letermovir causes on the virus that causes life-threatening infections....

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How to Spend Parents and Family Weekend

How to Spend Parents and Family Weekend

Soon campus will be bustling with the presence of our extended Bulldog family for the annual Drake Parents & Family Weekend on October 4–6. If you are looking for ways to make the most of your weekend in Des Moines, we’ve got it covered! A variety of family friendly activities planned on campus that weekend,...

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Megan Rapinoe to deliver 41st Bucksbaum lecture at Drake University

Megan Rapinoe to deliver 41st Bucksbaum lecture at Drake University

EVENT UPDATE: THIS LECTURE HAS BEEN MOVED TO TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 19 AT 7 P.M. DUE TO A SCHEDULING CONFLICT. US women’s national soccer team (USWNT) co-captain Megan Rapinoe will be interviewed in a moderated question and answer session for the 41st installment of the Martin Bucksbaum Distinguished Lecture Series at Drake University. The event will...

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The Ray Center at Drake University to acquire global license for CHARACTER COUNTS!

The Ray Center at Drake University to acquire global license for CHARACTER COUNTS!

The Robert D. and Billie Ray Center at Drake University and The Joseph and Edna Josephson Institute of Ethics announced today that the Institute has conveyed to Drake University exclusive global rights and responsibilities to maintain and expand the Institute’s CHARACTER COUNTS! character development and Pursuing Victory With Honor build character through sports programs, both...

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Our Town: Reclaiming the Narrative

Our Town: Reclaiming the Narrative

Our Town: Reclaiming the Narrative—an exhibition curated by Lenore Metrick-Chen, professor of art and cultural history and students in her Black Americans and Photography course—is set to travel around Iowa this summer, fall, and winter. The exhibition is on display Sunday, Jun. 16, 2019 at Burlington, Iowa’s 21st Annual Juneteenth Celebration. The exhibition is on...