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Events

Thursday, November 17

A Thin But Powerful Difference: Race | Embodiment

Curated by Dr. Lenore Metrick-Chen and the Race / Art Curating Class 2022 We know ourselves through our own embodiment. At times, race is used to define us...

International Dining Experience at Hubbell

Hubbell Dining Hall will highlight international foods throughout IE Week, November 14-18.

BUILD Class: Mental Health First Aid for Higher Education PART 1

This course teaches you how to identify, understand, and respond to signs of mental illnesses or substance use disorders. You will learn the skills you need...

U.S. China Symposium

The inaugural U.S.-China Symposium at Drake University will convene experienced professionals, academics and other experts to speak on various topics related...

Black Faculty/Staff meetings with Provost Mattison

Black-identifying faculty and staff are invited to monthly conversations with Provost Sue Mattison. These will generally be at 11 am, the third Thursday of...

The Beautiful Country and the Middle Kingdom book cover

Drake University’s Ambassador-in-Residence, Terry Branstad, will host the Ambassador’s Book Club on Thursday, November 17th in coordination with the...

Careers in Diplomacy

Are you interested in working in the U.S. government or foreign service after graduation? Learn more from experienced U.S. diplomat Jonathan Fritz, visiting...

The Susan Glaspell Writers and Critics Series Event: Reading Event with Novelist Amy Reed

The Susan Glaspell Writers and Critics Series is exited to invite you to a Reading event with Novelist Amy Reed. Amy Reed is the award-winning author of...

Writers & Critics Reading Series w/ YA Fiction Writer Amy Reed

The Susan Glaspell Writers and Critics Series presents fiction writer Amy Reed on Thursday, November 17th, @ 5:15pm in the Library Reading Room. The...

"Thought for Food" Viewing and Discussion, Next Course Volunteer Open House

As a part of Hunger and Homelessness Week, stop by to watch the short film "Thought for Food" and discuss with others. Meet Next Course volunteers and learn...

Dear White People

A discussion regarding microaggressions, campus culture, and other issues African-American students face on campus. Everyone is welcome!

Ron Cole-Turner “Seeking Immortality: Technology, Theology, and Endless Life”

On Thursday, November 17, we welcome Ron Cole-Turner, the former H. Parker Sharp Professor of Theology and Ethics at Pittsburgh Theological Seminary, to...

The United States and China: Can a Cold War Be Averted?

Featured event during the U.S.-China Symposium at Drake University. For more information and to review the full program, go to drake.edu/branstad. This...

Thursday, November 17