Graphic Design History Time Capsule Project [Fine Arts & Performances]
07:00 AM - 10:00 PM @ Weeks Gallery, Harmon Fine Arts Center
RaySociety - God and Evil with Jon Torgerson [Academics]
02:00 PM - 03:30 PM @ contact RaySociety - Presented by the RaySociety – Drake University's lifelong learning organization.
Contact Info: 515-271-2120, email@example.com, www.drake.edu/raysociety, www.facebook.com/raysocietyatdrake
Benard Wabukala talk on "Business Opportunities in Emerging Africa" [Academics]
07:00 PM - 08:30 PM @ Sussman Theater, Olmsted Center - Benard Wabukala is a Fulbright Scholar-in-Residence this Fall Semester at the College of Business and Public Administration, Drake University. Benard is co-teaching a graduate level course (Econ280) in CBPA with partial focus on Economic Growth in Africa’s emerging economies and will be conducting the seminar classes for the BUS200. Also, together with Drake’s business professors, he is integrating macroeconomic and business lessons on African economies into a number of undergraduate courses. He is a lecturer at Makerere University Business School, Uganda, teaching Development Economics, Macroeconomics and Regional Economic Integration. Benard is working with three Drake students on their Service-Learning Projects for the upcoming trip to Uganda in May 2014. Sponsors: The Principal Financial Group Center for Global Citizenship and College of Business and Public Administration at Drake.
Informational Session for 2014 Turkey Seminar [Academics]
@ Meredith Hall Room 230 - Drake to hold informational sessions for Summer 2014 Turkey Seminar
Drake students will have the opportunity to learn more about a summer seminar in Turkey at two informational sessions.
On Wednesday, Oct. 30, at 7:30 pm and Monday Nov. 11 at 7:30 pm. The sessions will be held in room 230 of Meredith Hall, 2805 University Ave.
The seminar, titled "Turkey: From Ottoman Empire to 21st Century," is a three-week, six-credit course focusing on contemporary Middle Eastern politics, history, culture and religion.
The program qualifies as a politics, international relations, history, religion, LPS and honors class, and it fulfills Engaged Citizen, Critical Thinking and Historical Consciousness, Global and Cultural Understanding, Artistic Experience (approval pending) AOI credit.
The trip to Turkey is scheduled for May 15-June 4, 2014. Travel destinations include Istanbul, Ankara, Izmir, Bursa, the Mediterranean Sea, Ephesus and Cappadocia.
Visits include Hagia Sophia and Chora Churches, Bosphorus Strait, Blue Mosque, Turkish Grand National Assembly, Grand Bazar, Topkapi Palace, Underground City, Jewish Museum of Turkey, the House of Virgin Mary and Istanbul University among other historical, educational and touristic attractions.
The estimated seminar cost is approximately $4,350, which includes all fees for course credit at Drake, accommodation in 4-star hotels, roundtrip airfare, domestic transportation, and all meals and visits during the program.
Participants will have the opportunity to hear lectures from Turkish university faculty, public officials and political leaders. They will also interact with university students.
For more information, contact Prof. Mahmoud Hamad at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone 271-2845 or Dean Sentwali Bakari at email@example.com or by phone 271-2835.
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