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Events

October 23 - November 21, 2020

Friday, October 23

Activities in Meredith's north lobby. Also, see Centennial exhibit in south lobby and east hallway.

This week we celebrate Drake’s School of Journalism and Mass Communication and our SJMC Family. Those on campus can check out the SJMC Centennial Exhibit on...

True Blue Skill - Communication

Attend a virtual interviewing event for CPHS students.

8am
Virtual Event
Drake Plaza

Global Virtual Learning can take many forms, such as a course project or assignment completed jointly or with input from students at a global partner...

10:30am
Virtual Event
Exploring Systemic Racism in Society: Fair Cross-Section Jury Trial Reform

Russell Lovell and David Walker, Drake Law professor emeriti, will examine the Iowa Supreme Court’s landmark 2017 decision of State v. Plain and its three...

1pm
Virtual Event

Saturday, October 24

Athletic Feed Use ONLY

Drake University Football vs Davidson https://godrakebulldogs.com/calendar.aspx?id=11611

Activities in Meredith's north lobby. Also, see Centennial exhibit in south lobby and east hallway.

This week we celebrate Drake’s School of Journalism and Mass Communication and our SJMC Family. Those on campus can check out the SJMC Centennial Exhibit on...

Athletic Feed Use ONLY

Drake University Women's Tennis vs Omaha Streaming Video: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCLUkEdksimc9_dQIwUfViEQ ...

Athletic Feed Use ONLY

Drake University Women's Tennis vs Omaha Streaming Video: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCLUkEdksimc9_dQIwUfViEQ ...

Sunday, October 25

Activities in Meredith's north lobby. Also, see Centennial exhibit in south lobby and east hallway.

This week we celebrate Drake’s School of Journalism and Mass Communication and our SJMC Family. Those on campus can check out the SJMC Centennial Exhibit on...

SigEp Flu Shot Clinic

Medicap is partnering with Sigma Phi Epsilon to host the 4th annual flu shot clinic open to the entire Drake community. Please fill out this form before the...

Monday, October 26

True Blue Skill - Leadership

Mental health support group where students can talk about their resources and struggles without judgement. To register please fill out the provided link and...

4pm
Virtual Event
Together, not alone

A weekly mental health support group where students can talk about their resources and struggles without judgement. To register please fill out the provided...

4pm
Virtual Event
Postive Mentality

Positive MENtality is a weekly group on campus committed to creating a safe environment for males at Drake to discuss ideals about masculinity, mental...

8:30pm
Virtual Event

Tuesday, October 27

Wednesday, October 28

ASC Halloween Photo Contest

Halloween may look a bit different this year but All Staff Council (ASC) hopes it doesn’t stop Drake staff and their loved ones (pets too!!) from being...

Virtual Event
Wellness Wednesday

Each Wednesday will have a wellness focus. The major component will be a focus on mindfulness and caring for the mind, body, spirit. Facilitated by Julie...

11:30am
Virtual Event
Wellness Wednesday

Each Wednesday at 11:30am join the counseling center for a self-care practice that will focus on mindfulness and caring for the mind, body, and spirit....

11:30am
Virtual Event
There’s a First Time for Everything

A weekly 1st year support group focused on skill building and connecting other students who are facing challenges adjusting to college.

4pm
Virtual Event

Thursday, October 29

ASC Halloween Photo Contest

Halloween may look a bit different this year but All Staff Council (ASC) hopes it doesn’t stop Drake staff and their loved ones (pets too!!) from being...

Virtual Event

Friday, October 30

ASC Halloween Photo Contest

Halloween may look a bit different this year but All Staff Council (ASC) hopes it doesn’t stop Drake staff and their loved ones (pets too!!) from being...

Virtual Event
Free Movie Friday: The Purge: Election Year

As a young woman, Sen. Charlie Roan survived the annual night of lawlessness that took the lives of her family members. As a presidential candidate, Roan is...

Saturday, October 31

ASC Halloween Photo Contest

Halloween may look a bit different this year but All Staff Council (ASC) hopes it doesn’t stop Drake staff and their loved ones (pets too!!) from being...

Virtual Event

Sunday, November 1

ASC Halloween Photo Contest

Halloween may look a bit different this year but All Staff Council (ASC) hopes it doesn’t stop Drake staff and their loved ones (pets too!!) from being...

Virtual Event

Monday, November 2

ASC Halloween Photo Contest

Halloween may look a bit different this year but All Staff Council (ASC) hopes it doesn’t stop Drake staff and their loved ones (pets too!!) from being...

Virtual Event
True Blue Skill - Leadership

Mental health support group where students can talk about their resources and struggles without judgement. To register please fill out the provided link and...

4pm
Virtual Event
Together, not alone

A weekly mental health support group where students can talk about their resources and struggles without judgement. To register please fill out the provided...

4pm
Virtual Event
Postive Mentality

Positive MENtality is a weekly group on campus committed to creating a safe environment for males at Drake to discuss ideals about masculinity, mental...

8:30pm
Virtual Event

Tuesday, November 3

ASC Halloween Photo Contest

Halloween may look a bit different this year but All Staff Council (ASC) hopes it doesn’t stop Drake staff and their loved ones (pets too!!) from being...

Virtual Event

Wednesday, November 4

ASC Halloween Photo Contest

Halloween may look a bit different this year but All Staff Council (ASC) hopes it doesn’t stop Drake staff and their loved ones (pets too!!) from being...

Virtual Event
Wellness Wednesday

Each Wednesday will have a wellness focus. The major component will be a focus on mindfulness and caring for the mind, body, spirit. Facilitated by Julie...

11:30am
Virtual Event
Wellness Wednesday

Each Wednesday at 11:30am join the counseling center for a self-care practice that will focus on mindfulness and caring for the mind, body, and spirit....

11:30am
Virtual Event
There’s a First Time for Everything

A weekly 1st year support group focused on skill building and connecting other students who are facing challenges adjusting to college.

4pm
Virtual Event

Thursday, November 5

ASC Halloween Photo Contest

Halloween may look a bit different this year but All Staff Council (ASC) hopes it doesn’t stop Drake staff and their loved ones (pets too!!) from being...

Virtual Event
True Blue Skill - Communication

Attend a virtual recruiting event for students with diverse cultural identities.

3pm
Virtual Event
David A. Vaudt

The former Chairman of the Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB), David A. Vaudt, will be providing a free lecture for the campus and community that...

Friday, November 6

ASC Halloween Photo Contest

Halloween may look a bit different this year but All Staff Council (ASC) hopes it doesn’t stop Drake staff and their loved ones (pets too!!) from being...

Virtual Event
Super Smash Bros

Register to take part in the intramural Super Smash Bros eSport event.

12am
Virtual Event
Virtual College Leadership Summit, presented by Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center

Virtual College Leadership Summit, presented by Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center, is a free two-day summit to engage college students in critical...

9am
Virtual Event
Exploring Systemic Racism in Society: Environmental Justice

Jerry Anderson, dean and the Richard M. and Anita Calkins Distinguished Professor of Law at Drake Law School, will discuss the systemic barriers to reducing...

1pm
Virtual Event
St. Jude Up til' Dawn

Join us for a two-part fundraising and celebration event for St. Jude. We will have different fundraising challeneges to help raise money for the children at...

3pm
Virtual Event
Free Movie Friday: The Parent Trap

Twins Annie and Hallie are strangers until happenstance unites them. The preteen girls' divorced parents, Nick and Elizabeth, are living on opposite sides of...

Saturday, November 7

ASC Halloween Photo Contest

Halloween may look a bit different this year but All Staff Council (ASC) hopes it doesn’t stop Drake staff and their loved ones (pets too!!) from being...

Virtual Event
Virtual College Leadership Summit, presented by Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center

Virtual College Leadership Summit, presented by Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center, is a free two-day summit to engage college students in critical...

9am
Virtual Event

Sunday, November 8

ASC Halloween Photo Contest

Halloween may look a bit different this year but All Staff Council (ASC) hopes it doesn’t stop Drake staff and their loved ones (pets too!!) from being...

Virtual Event

Monday, November 9

ASC Halloween Photo Contest

Halloween may look a bit different this year but All Staff Council (ASC) hopes it doesn’t stop Drake staff and their loved ones (pets too!!) from being...

Virtual Event
Campus Climate Town Hall

The Office of Equity and Inclusion will host two virtual town halls Nov. 9 & 10 at 12 p.m. to share data from the 2019 Campus Climate Assessment. Faculty,...

12pm
Virtual Event
True Blue Skill - Leadership

Mental health support group where students can talk about their resources and struggles without judgement. To register please fill out the provided link and...

4pm
Virtual Event
Together, not alone

A weekly mental health support group where students can talk about their resources and struggles without judgement. To register please fill out the provided...

4pm
Virtual Event
Postive Mentality

Positive MENtality is a weekly group on campus committed to creating a safe environment for males at Drake to discuss ideals about masculinity, mental...

8:30pm
Virtual Event

Tuesday, November 10

Campus Climate Town Hall

The Office of Equity and Inclusion will host two virtual town halls Nov. 9 & 10 at 12 p.m. to share data from the 2019 Campus Climate Assessment. Faculty,...

12pm
Virtual Event
True Blue Skill - Values Driven

In this panel series you'll hear from professionals who use their careers to create social change. In this session, panelists will present on the topic of...

4pm
Virtual Event

Wednesday, November 11

Wellness Wednesday

Each Wednesday will have a wellness focus. The major component will be a focus on mindfulness and caring for the mind, body, spirit. Facilitated by Julie...

11:30am
Virtual Event
Wellness Wednesday

Each Wednesday at 11:30am join the counseling center for a self-care practice that will focus on mindfulness and caring for the mind, body, and spirit....

11:30am
Virtual Event
There’s a First Time for Everything

A weekly 1st year support group focused on skill building and connecting other students who are facing challenges adjusting to college.

4pm
Virtual Event

Thursday, November 12

Friday, November 13

Exploring Systemic Racism in Society: Institutional Racism and the Food We Eat

Jennifer Zwagerman, director, Drake Agricultural Law Center, will discuss both the impact of institutional racism in Iowa, and the history of racism in the...

1am
Virtual Event
True Blue Skill - Communication

Attend this virtual recruiting event for STEM majors.

8am
Virtual Event
Faculty Writers’ Workshop, Fall 2020

Drake faculty members are invited to participate in a Faculty Writers’ Workshop (FWW) focused on working effectively on our scholarship. We will meet from...

True Blue Skill - Leadership

For the fourth year in a row, this unique professional development opportunity will bring students from Iowa and Minnesota together to learn new ways of...

12pm
Virtual Event
U.S. Fulbright Program Information Session

*IE WEEK PREVIEW EVENT* #IEW2020 officially starts on November 16th, but join us a few days early for this important information session! Description If...

Free Movie Friday: Toy Story 4

Woody, Buzz Lightyear and the rest of the gang embark on a road trip with Bonnie and a new toy named Forky. The adventurous journey turns into an unexpected...

Saturday, November 14

Sunday, November 15

Monday, November 16

International Dining Experience at Hubbell

Hubbell Dining Hall will highlight international foods from around the world. Let your mouth take an international trip, while you explore cuisine from...

Library Display Case for IE Week

Throughout the week, a display of internationally-focused books and resources, as well as books written by international authors can be found in Cowles...

Town Hall: Global Engagement at Drake

The Town Hall will kick off a full week of events for faculty, staff, students and global partners for International Education Week 2020! Learn about Drake...

Global Partners Session: Facilitating Global Collaboration

Global Partners Sessions Throughout the week, faculty and staff from across Drake’s campus will host virtual workshops on the following topics to showcase...

Want to Lead a Travel Seminar? Panel Discussion with Past Travel Seminar Leaders

Hear from past travel seminar leaders on best practices and tips for creating a credit-bearing global learning experience for students.

Summer Study Abroad Information Session

Come learn more about your options to study abroad summer 2021. This session will highlight Drake’s upcoming travel seminar offerings, as well as program...

True Blue Skill - Leadership

Mental health support group where students can talk about their resources and struggles without judgement. To register please fill out the provided link and...

4pm
Virtual Event
Together, not alone

A weekly mental health support group where students can talk about their resources and struggles without judgement. To register please fill out the provided...

4pm
Virtual Event
Postive Mentality

Positive MENtality is a weekly group on campus committed to creating a safe environment for males at Drake to discuss ideals about masculinity, mental...

8:30pm
Virtual Event

Tuesday, November 17

Drake & MUBS (Uganda) Virtual Student Exchange

During IE Week, we will host a virtual exchange event between students at Drake and our global partner institution in Uganda, Makerere University Business...

Global Citizen Forum Information Session

Drake University is partnering with the University of KwaZulu-Natal (Durban, South Africa) to host a virtual conference on equity and inclusion in higher...

International Dining Experience at Hubbell

Hubbell Dining Hall will highlight international foods from around the world. Let your mouth take an international trip, while you explore cuisine from...

Library Display Case for IE Week

Throughout the week, a display of internationally-focused books and resources, as well as books written by international authors can be found in Cowles...

Funding for Global Projects

Drake faculty and staff have multiple funding opportunities for global projects through Global Engagement and the Nelson Institute. This informational...

Working Worldwide Information Session

Do you have plans for after graduation? Interested in living and working abroad? Look no further than Working Worldwide, an opportunity for recent graduates...

3:30pm
Virtual Event
True Blue Skill - Values Driven

In this panel series you'll hear from professionals who use their careers to create social change. In this session, panelists will present on the topic of...

4pm
Virtual Event

Wednesday, November 18

International Dining Experience at Hubbell

Hubbell Dining Hall will highlight international foods from around the world. Let your mouth take an international trip, while you explore cuisine from...

Library Display Case for IE Week

Throughout the week, a display of internationally-focused books and resources, as well as books written by international authors can be found in Cowles...

Designing a Travel Seminar: Generating Ideas and Developing a Plan for your J-term Abroad

Do you have a great idea for a seminar and want to take the next step of developing a plan that integrates your academic goals with on-site experiences?...

Wellness Wednesday

Each Wednesday will have a wellness focus. The major component will be a focus on mindfulness and caring for the mind, body, spirit. Facilitated by Julie...

11:30am
Virtual Event
Wellness Wednesday

Each Wednesday at 11:30am join the counseling center for a self-care practice that will focus on mindfulness and caring for the mind, body, and spirit....

11:30am
Virtual Event
Global Partner Spotlight: Kosovo

A virtual conversation with the Consulate of the Republic of Kosovo to learn about their partnership with Drake University and explore opportunities for...

Cowles Library

The regular monthly meeting of the Faculty Senate is open to all faculty and staff. The agenda is published on the Faculty Senate webpages.

There’s a First Time for Everything

A weekly 1st year support group focused on skill building and connecting other students who are facing challenges adjusting to college.

4pm
Virtual Event

Thursday, November 19

International Dining Experience at Hubbell

Hubbell Dining Hall will highlight international foods from around the world. Let your mouth take an international trip, while you explore cuisine from...

Library Display Case for IE Week

Throughout the week, a display of internationally-focused books and resources, as well as books written by international authors can be found in Cowles...

Global Partners Session: Online Learning

Global Partners Sessions Throughout the week, faculty and staff from across Drake’s campus will host virtual workshops on the following topics to showcase...

8:30am
Virtual Event
Global Partners Session: Servant Leadership

Global Partners Sessions Throughout the week, faculty and staff from across Drake’s campus will host virtual workshops on the following topics to showcase...

Global Career Talks

Join us for a panel discussion of local business and community members about their experiences in an international career field and the opportunities...

Friday, November 20

International Dining Experience at Hubbell

Hubbell Dining Hall will highlight international foods from around the world. Let your mouth take an international trip, while you explore cuisine from...

Library Display Case for IE Week

Throughout the week, a display of internationally-focused books and resources, as well as books written by international authors can be found in Cowles...

Global Partners Session: Global Virtual Learning

Global Partners Sessions Throughout the week, faculty and staff from across Drake’s campus will host virtual workshops on the following topics to showcase...

8:30am
Virtual Event
Global Partners Session: Customized Inbound Programs

Global Partners Sessions Throughout the week, faculty and staff from across Drake’s campus will host virtual workshops on the following topics to showcase...

10:30am
Virtual Event

October 23 - November 21, 2020