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Events

March 30 - April 28, 2020

Monday, March 30

Suicide Prevention Week

Suicide Prevention will be a full campus initiative on the week of March 30th-April 4th. There will be events every day for students, faculty, and the...

Communicating with Students and Group Work

This session will include different ways to communicate with students using different tools within your Blackboard Learn course. We will also cover how to...

10am
Virtual Event
Free Arabic Workshop

The department of Wold Languages and Cultures is happy to offer a free 5-session Arabic Language Workshop, for the second year. It was so popular last year,...

Suicide Prevention Speaker

Come listen to a great speaker talk about how best to prevent suicide.

Tuesday, March 31

Suicide Prevention Week

Suicide Prevention will be a full campus initiative on the week of March 30th-April 4th. There will be events every day for students, faculty, and the...

Grading and Feedback to Students

Grading and feedback are a main way to help students know how they are doing. We want to help you become more efficient at using the tools available, show...

10am
Virtual Event
Athletic Feed Use ONLY

CANCELLED Drake University Softball vs Iowa State TV: ESPN+ https://godrakebulldogs.com/calendar.aspx?id=10998

Relays Reveal

Come join SAB on Pomerantz Stage to watch us reveal the 2020 Relays Theme.

Wednesday, April 1

Suicide Prevention Week

Suicide Prevention will be a full campus initiative on the week of March 30th-April 4th. There will be events every day for students, faculty, and the...

Assessing Student Learning with Multiple Options

Blackboard Learn has many tools available to assess student learning. As you identify how you want to assess student learning on any given learning...

10am
Virtual Event
Using Microsoft Teams for virtual meetings and chat

Microsoft Teams is a tool that ITS has been rolling out at Drake for file sharing, communication, and collaboration. Since we’ve started working and teaching...

11am
Virtual Event
Bulldogs Connect: ASC Networking Lunch

The All Staff Council Special Interest committee launched a networking luncheon series last fall called Bulldogs Connect. This is a great way to meet and...

Thursday, April 2

Suicide Prevention Week

Suicide Prevention will be a full campus initiative on the week of March 30th-April 4th. There will be events every day for students, faculty, and the...

Remote Presentations and Breakout Groups in Collaborate Ultra

Many classes are upholding the requirements listed on their syllabi to include individual or group presentations while participating in remote teaching and...

10am
Virtual Event
CANCELED Distinguished Lecture Series

Professor Erika George from Quinney College of Law at the University of Utah will deliver the lecture on Thursday, April 2, 2020. This event is sponsored...

Using Microsoft Teams for virtual meetings and chat

Microsoft Teams is a tool that ITS has been rolling out at Drake for file sharing, communication, and collaboration. Since we’ve started working and teaching...

3pm
Virtual Event
Adjustment Challenges Support Group

The counseling center is hosting a free, open group for all students. Has your adjustment to college been harder than you expected? Is balancing your...

Athletic Feed Use ONLY

CANCELLED Drake University Softball vs Western Illinois TV: ESPN+ https://godrakebulldogs.com/calendar.aspx?id=11003

Friday, April 3

Suicide Prevention Week

Suicide Prevention will be a full campus initiative on the week of March 30th-April 4th. There will be events every day for students, faculty, and the...

Using Microsoft Teams for virtual meetings and chat

Microsoft Teams is a tool that ITS has been rolling out at Drake for file sharing, communication, and collaboration. Since we’ve started working and teaching...

10am
Virtual Event
Athletic Feed Use ONLY

CANCELLED Drake University Women's Tennis vs UNI https://godrakebulldogs.com/calendar.aspx?id=10957

Free Movie Friday: 1917

During World War I, two British soldiers -- Lance Cpl. Schofield and Lance Cpl. Blake -- receive seemingly impossible orders. In a race against time, they...

Saturday, April 4

Athletic Feed Use ONLY

CANCELLED Drake University Rowing at Creighton https://godrakebulldogs.com/calendar.aspx?id=11584

Athletic Feed Use ONLY

CANCELLED Drake University Women's Golf at Diane Daugherty Invite - Bogey Hills Country Club https://godrakebulldogs.com/calendar.aspx?id=10917

Suicide Prevention Week

Suicide Prevention will be a full campus initiative on the week of March 30th-April 4th. There will be events every day for students, faculty, and the...

Athletic Feed Use ONLY

CANCELLED Drake University Men's Tennis at North Dakota https://godrakebulldogs.com/calendar.aspx?id=10901

Athletic Feed Use ONLY

CANCELLED Drake University Softball vs Valparaiso TV: ESPN3 https://godrakebulldogs.com/calendar.aspx?id=10999

Athletic Feed Use ONLY

CANCELLED Drake University Softball vs Valparaiso TV: ESPN3 https://godrakebulldogs.com/calendar.aspx?id=11000

Athletic Feed Use ONLY

CANCELLED Drake University Men's Tennis vs Creighton https://godrakebulldogs.com/calendar.aspx?id=10902

Athletic Feed Use ONLY

Drake University Women's Soccer vs South Dakota State University godrakebulldogs.com/calendar.aspx?id=11598

Sunday, April 5

Athletic Feed Use ONLY

CANCELLED Drake University Women's Golf at Diane Daugherty Invite - Bogey Hills Country Club https://godrakebulldogs.com/calendar.aspx?id=10917

Athletic Feed Use ONLY

CANCELLED Drake University Softball vs Valparaiso TV: ESPN3 https://godrakebulldogs.com/calendar.aspx?id=11001

Athletic Feed Use ONLY

CANCELLED Drake University Women's Tennis at Missouri State https://godrakebulldogs.com/calendar.aspx?id=10958

Monday, April 6

Athletic Feed Use ONLY

CANCELLED Drake University Men's Golf at Tiger Invitational https://godrakebulldogs.com/calendar.aspx?id=10910

Athletic Feed Use ONLY

CANCELLED Drake University Women's Golf at Diane Daugherty Invite - Bogey Hills Country Club https://godrakebulldogs.com/calendar.aspx?id=10917

Free Arabic Workshop

The department of Wold Languages and Cultures is happy to offer a free 5-session Arabic Language Workshop, for the second year. It was so popular last year,...

Tuesday, April 7

Murder Mystery

Come enjoy a fun and thrilling night of a giant murder mystery game.

Murder Mystery

Come out and have fun participating in a Murder Mystery event!

Wednesday, April 8

Hillel Passover Night 1

Drake Hillel will be hosting the first night of Passover for all students, family members, administration, and community members. Passover celebrates the...

Athletic Feed Use ONLY

CANCELLED Drake University Softball at Iowa TV: ESPN+ https://godrakebulldogs.com/calendar.aspx?id=11005

Thursday, April 9

Athletic Feed Use ONLY

CANCELLED Drake University Men's Track and Field at John McDonnell Invite https://godrakebulldogs.com/calendar.aspx?id=10861

Athletic Feed Use ONLY

CANCELLED Drake University Women's Track and Field at John McDonnell Invite https://godrakebulldogs.com/calendar.aspx?id=10872

Friday, April 10

Athletic Feed Use ONLY

CANCELLED Drake University Men's Track and Field at John McDonnell Invite https://godrakebulldogs.com/calendar.aspx?id=10861

Athletic Feed Use ONLY

CANCELLED Drake University Women's Track and Field at John McDonnell Invite https://godrakebulldogs.com/calendar.aspx?id=10872

Athletic Feed Use ONLY

Drake University Men's Track and Field vs Blue Oval Invitational https://godrakebulldogs.com/calendar.aspx?id=11603

Athletic Feed Use ONLY

Drake University Women's Track and Field vs Blue Oval Invitational - Blue Oval Invitational https://godrakebulldogs.com/calendar.aspx?id=11602

New Faculty Pedagogy Virtual Lunch Discussion- April 2020

For past participants of the January New Faculty Pedagogy Workshop. Discussions of pedagogy and other matters of interest to the participants. This...

12pm
Virtual Event
Athletic Feed Use ONLY

CANCELLED Drake University Softball at Illinois State TV: ESPN3 https://godrakebulldogs.com/calendar.aspx?id=11006

Athletic Feed Use ONLY

CANCELLED Drake University Softball at Illinois State TV: ESPN3 https://godrakebulldogs.com/calendar.aspx?id=11007

Athletic Feed Use ONLY

Drake University Women's Soccer at Omaha https://godrakebulldogs.com/calendar.aspx?id=11601

Athletic Feed Use ONLY

CANCELLED Drake University Men's Tennis at Omaha https://godrakebulldogs.com/calendar.aspx?id=10903

Free Movie Friday: Queen and Slim

Slim and Queen's first date takes an unexpected turn when a policeman pulls them over for a minor traffic violation. When the situation escalates, Slim takes...

Saturday, April 11

Athletic Feed Use ONLY

CANCELLED Drake University Men's Golf at Git-R-Done Husker Invitational https://godrakebulldogs.com/calendar.aspx?id=10911

Athletic Feed Use ONLY

CANCELLED Drake University Women's Tennis at Valparaiso https://godrakebulldogs.com/calendar.aspx?id=10959

Athletic Feed Use ONLY

CANCELLED Drake University Softball at Illinois State TV: ESPN3 https://godrakebulldogs.com/calendar.aspx?id=11008

Monday, April 13

Animation Movie Time with Ben & Emily

Ben Gardener and Emily Newman TBA during week of April 13- 17, 2020

Free Arabic Workshop

The department of Wold Languages and Cultures is happy to offer a free 5-session Arabic Language Workshop, for the second year. It was so popular last year,...

Flute Studio's spring concert

under the direction of Leslie Marrs

Tuesday, April 14

Harkin on Wellness Symposium

Join The Harkin Institute for Public Policy & Citizen Engagement for the 2020 Harkin on Wellness Symposium on April 14 in Des Moines. The event is free and...

Athletic Feed Use ONLY

CANCELLED Drake University Softball at UNI TV: ESPN+ https://godrakebulldogs.com/calendar.aspx?id=11012

Athletic Feed Use ONLY

CANCELLED Drake University Softball at UNI TV: ESPN+ https://godrakebulldogs.com/calendar.aspx?id=11013

Wednesday, April 15

Cowles Library

The April Faculty Senate meeting is open to all Faculty and Staff.

Thursday, April 16

Boom Boom Bingo

Cone enjoy a fun night of bingo!

Boom Boom Bingo

Come play bingo while jamming out to a DJ!

Friday, April 17

Athletic Feed Use ONLY

CANCELLED Drake University Women's Golf at MVC Championship - Spirit Hollow https://godrakebulldogs.com/calendar.aspx?id=10918

Street Painting/Paint Fight

Come take part in Drake's best tradition! Street painting will take place from 8am-6pm. See below for the schedule. 8:00 - 10:00AM - Background...

Scholarship of Teaching & Learning Discussion  (Virtual)- April 2020

Open to all. Discussion of pedagogy focused around Scholarship of Teaching and Learning projects. This meeting will be held virtually via Microsoft...

12pm
Virtual Event
Athletic Feed Use ONLY

CANCELLED Drake University Men's Tennis vs Denver https://godrakebulldogs.com/calendar.aspx?id=10904

Street Painting/Paint Fight

Come enjoy the annual tDrake Relays Tradition of painting painted street and having a giant paint fight.

Free Movie Friday: Starwars - The Rise of Skywalker

When it's discovered that the evil Emperor Palpatine did not die at the hands of Darth Vader, the rebels must race against the clock to find out his...

Saturday, April 18

Athletic Feed Use ONLY

CANCELLED Drake University Men's Golf at Hawkeye Invitational https://godrakebulldogs.com/calendar.aspx?id=10912

Athletic Feed Use ONLY

CANCELLED Drake University Women's Golf at MVC Championship - Spirit Hollow https://godrakebulldogs.com/calendar.aspx?id=10918

Athletic Feed Use ONLY

CANCELLED Drake University Women's Tennis vs Illinois State https://godrakebulldogs.com/calendar.aspx?id=10960

Athletic Feed Use ONLY

CANCELLED Drake University Softball vs SIU TV: ESPN3 https://godrakebulldogs.com/calendar.aspx?id=11009

Paint it Black

Come join us in the newly annual paint it black movement.

Athletic Feed Use ONLY

CANCELLED Drake University Softball vs SIU TV: ESPN3 https://godrakebulldogs.com/calendar.aspx?id=11010

Athletic Feed Use ONLY

CANCELLED Drake University Men's Tennis vs Valparaiso https://godrakebulldogs.com/calendar.aspx?id=10905

"Opera Scenes:" Drake Opera Concert #3

directed by Stefano Vignati as part of the Drake Opera Theater Concert Series. Classic Operas & American Contemporary repertoire

Sunday, April 19

Athletic Feed Use ONLY

CANCELLED Drake University Women's Golf at MVC Championship - Spirit Hollow https://godrakebulldogs.com/calendar.aspx?id=10918

Drake Road Races

Mark your calendars for the 52nd annual Drake Road Races on Sunday April 19th and then run, jog or walk your favorite 5k, 10k or half marathon. Sign up at...

Athletic Feed Use ONLY

CANCELLED Drake University Softball vs SIU TV: ESPN3 https://godrakebulldogs.com/calendar.aspx?id=11011

Athletic Feed Use ONLY

CANCELLED Drake University Women's Tennis vs Bradley https://godrakebulldogs.com/calendar.aspx?id=10961

Guest Recital, Toby Furr, euphonium

Toby Furr is a member of the United States Army Band

Athletic Feed Use ONLY

Drake University Women's Soccer vs Mankato https://godrakebulldogs.com/calendar.aspx?id=11599

Horn Studio's spring concert

under the direction of Guinevere McIntyre

Beautiful Bulldog

Save the date for the 41st Annual Beautiful Bulldog Contest on Sunday, April 19, 2020 at 3 p.m. This event is free and open to the public. Registration for...

Athletic Feed Use ONLY

Drake University Women's Soccer vs Augustana https://godrakebulldogs.com/calendar.aspx?id=11600

Monday, April 20

Athletic Feed Use ONLY

CANCELLED Drake University Women's Golf at MVC Championship - Spirit Hollow https://godrakebulldogs.com/calendar.aspx?id=10918

Old Main

Do you or someone you know struggle when the conversation turns to balance sheets and income statements? Drake University is pleased to offer a one-day...

Old Main

The Drake University Center for Professional Studies is pleased to offer a three day program that brings a wide array of competencies supporting the art of...

FIeld Games and Food Trucks

Come out to Helmick to play field games and eat great food!

Field Games and Food Trucks

Come enjoy various felid games and food trucks at this fun Relays Event!

Free Arabic Workshop

The department of Wold Languages and Cultures is happy to offer a free 5-session Arabic Language Workshop, for the second year. It was so popular last year,...

Tuesday, April 21

Grand Blue Mile

Mark your calendars for the 11th annual Grand Blue Mile on Tuesday April 21st and then run, jog or walk your favorite mile in beautiful downtown Des Moines.

Athletic Feed Use ONLY

CANCELLED Drake University Softball vs UNI TV: ESPN+ https://godrakebulldogs.com/calendar.aspx?id=11014

Wednesday, April 22

Pole Vault Bussing

Come get bussed over to the relays pole vaulting event for free!

Pole Vault Bussing

Busses to and from the pole vault event!

Thursday, April 23

Athletic Feed Use ONLY

POSTPONED Drake University Men's Track and Field vs Drake Relays https://godrakebulldogs.com/calendar.aspx?id=10862

Athletic Feed Use ONLY

POSTPONED Drake University Women's Track and Field vs Drake Relays https://godrakebulldogs.com/calendar.aspx?id=10873

Cardiology 2020

Welcome to the. 3rd Global meeting on Cardiology and Critical Care. We are excited to announce that cardiology 2020 will be held in Paris, France on April...

Relays Carnival

Come out and enjoy the carnival food and games!

Relays Carnival

Come on out to Helmic Commons for the annual Drake Relays Carnival!

Friday, April 24

Athletic Feed Use ONLY

CANCELLED Drake University Women's Tennis vs MVC Team Championships https://godrakebulldogs.com/calendar.aspx?id=10962

Athletic Feed Use ONLY

POSTPONED Drake University Men's Track and Field vs Drake Relays https://godrakebulldogs.com/calendar.aspx?id=10862

Athletic Feed Use ONLY

POSTPONED Drake University Women's Track and Field vs Drake Relays https://godrakebulldogs.com/calendar.aspx?id=10873

Relays Concert

Come out and enjoy a night filled with fun and music at the 2020 Drake Relays Concert!

Relays Concert

Come out and enjoy music!

Saturday, April 25

Athletic Feed Use ONLY

CANCELLED Drake University Men's Tennis at Summit League Championship https://godrakebulldogs.com/calendar.aspx?id=10906

Athletic Feed Use ONLY

CANCELLED Drake University Rowing vs Spring Metro Championship https://godrakebulldogs.com/calendar.aspx?id=11585

Athletic Feed Use ONLY

CANCELLED Drake University Women's Tennis vs MVC Team Championships https://godrakebulldogs.com/calendar.aspx?id=10962

Athletic Feed Use ONLY

CANCELLED Drake University Softball at Loyola TV: ESPN+ https://godrakebulldogs.com/calendar.aspx?id=11015

Athletic Feed Use ONLY

CANCELLED Drake University Softball at Loyola TV: ESPN+ https://godrakebulldogs.com/calendar.aspx?id=11016

Sunday, April 26

Athletic Feed Use ONLY

CANCELLED Drake University Softball at Loyola TV: ESPN+ https://godrakebulldogs.com/calendar.aspx?id=11017

Monday, April 27

Athletic Feed Use ONLY

CANCELLED Drake University Men's Golf at MVC Championship https://godrakebulldogs.com/calendar.aspx?id=10913

Chamber Music Recital, Strings

free to the public student chamber music recital, strings

Tuesday, April 28

Athletic Feed Use ONLY

CANCELLED Drake University Softball at Iowa State TV: ESPN+ https://godrakebulldogs.com/calendar.aspx?id=11018

March 30 - April 28, 2020