Tuesday, 13 Oct 2015 - All Categories
DRAKE Volleyball vs. Bradley - 5:00 PM CST [Athletics]
@ Peoria Ill. - Away
DRAKE Men's Soccer vs. Western Illinois - 3:30 PM CST [Athletics]
@ Macomb Ill. - Away
RaySociety - Lunching with Iowa's Most Notable Presenters - M. Jessica Rowe [Academics]
12:00 PM - 01:30 PM @ contact RaySociety - Presented by the RaySociety – Drake University's lifelong Learning organization.
Contact info: 515-271-2120, www.drake.edu/raysociety, www.facebook.com/raysocietyatdrake
Waste Not, Want Not: How Food Recovery Can End Hunger in the 21st Century [Special Events]
06:30 PM - 08:00 PM @ Sussman Theater, Olmsted, Drake Campus - National speaker, Ben Simon with be at Drake to give a lecture about food insecurity, food recovery and innovation solutions across the nation. Ben has reached incredible success through his entrepreneurial work in the name of fighting hunger. We will have a Q+A and refreshments after the lecture.
The event is free and open to the public.
Ben Simon is Co-Founder and CEO at Imperfect, America's leading consumer brand for ugly produce. Imperfect is on a mission to find a home for the 6 billion pounds per year of produce that is currently wasted because of looks. Previously, Ben founded Food Recovery Network in 2011 while he was a student at University of Maryland, College Park. Under Ben’s leadership, FRN became the largest student movement against hunger with chapters at over 150 colleges. FRN is a national leader in food recovery and accredits Food Recovery Certified, the national certification for businesses donating their surplus food to hungry people. Ben is a Forbes 30 Under 30 Social Entrepreneur and winner of a Do Something Award on VH1.
This event is co-sponsored by Next Course - Food Recovery Network at Drake, Drake Environmental Action League, and Drake Agriculture and Environmental Law Association.
RaySociety - Great Readings Discussion Group with Bruce Martin [Academics]
07:00 PM - 08:30 PM @ contact RaySociety - Presented by the RaySociety – Drake University's lifelong Learning organization.
Contact info: 515-271-1847, www.drake.edu/raysociety, www.facebook.com/raysocietyatdrake