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Academics Calendar : Events for 08 Oct 2017 - 14 Oct 2017
Sunday, 08 Oct 2017
No events have been scheduled.
Monday, 09 Oct 2017
No events have been scheduled.
Tuesday, 10 Oct 2017
ITS Tech Tuesday Event—Passwords, Passphrases, and Online Safety [Academics]
02:00 PM - 02:50 PM @ Dial Center Conference Room #2 (Large Room) - Join ITS staff for a new program, Tech Tuesdays, on the second Tuesday of each month. All sessions will include a Q&A session (and cookies!). Each month we'll have a different topic designed to provide you with resources to use technology more efficiently in your job (and your life). Feel free to sign up for one session, or all four. Attendance at Tech Tuesdays will also count towards BUILD credit for 2017-18. Sign up today at
ACS Lecture on Voting Rights [Academics]
05:30 PM - 07:00 PM @ Olmsted Center, Sussman Theater - The Iowa Lawyer Chapter of the American Constitution Society, the Drake Law School Student Chapter of the American Constitution Society, and the Voting Rights Institute will host Gerry Hebert, executive director of the Campaign Legal Center, and Jason Kander, president of Let America Vote, for an engaging discussion on the issue of voting rights. RSVP at
RaySociety - Great Readings Discussion Group with Bruce Martin [Academics]
07:00 PM - 08:30 PM @ Contact the RaySociety
Wednesday, 11 Oct 2017
Writers and Critics Lecture: Devony Looser, Jane Austen Scholar [Academics]
05:30 PM - 06:45 PM @ Cowles Reading Room
Lorentzen Student Hatchery Information Session [Academics]
06:00 PM - 07:00 PM @ 124C Meredith, Innovation Studio - In the Lorentzen Student Hatchery, Drake students have the opportunity to spend a summer building their own business. The Hatchery provides a unique experience for any Drake student – undergraduate or graduate – to earn up to $10,000 over the 2018 summer while working for themselves. Both teams and individuals are welcome to apply. Information sessions will be held at 6 PM on the following dates in the Innovation Studio, 124C Meredith: • Tuesday, September 19 • Tuesday, September 26 • Wednesday, October 11 • Tuesday, October 24 Download an application and learn more at or contact the Entrepreneurship Centers at
Stalnaker Lecture: Jennifer Harvey [Academics]
07:00 PM - 09:00 PM @ Sheslow Auditorium (2507 University Ave, Des Moines, IA, United States) - "Raising White Kids in the Era of Trump: A Conversation Not Just for Parents" Jennifer Harvey discusses how the widespread belief racism will just go away as today’s youth grow up has always relied on false hope (and a lack of evidence) and trying to answer questions such as "How are we raising white kids? What different strategies must we try?" It’s not only for parents or white people.
Thursday, 12 Oct 2017
RaySociety - Understanding the World with David Kaufman [Academics]
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM @ Contact the RaySociety - Presented by the RaySociety – Drake University's lifelong Learning organization. Contact info: 515-271-2120 or
Friday, 13 Oct 2017
Drake Law CLE: "Energy Law Round-up: Perspectives on the Current State of Energy Law and Policy in Iowa" [Academics]
08:00 AM - 09:00 AM @ Neal & Bea Smith Law Center - Visit for more information.
Heartland Global Health Consortium Conference [Academics]
09:00 AM - 03:00 PM @ Upper level of the Olmsted Center - The theme of the conference is “Healthy Water, Healthy World: Water Sustainability for Global Health.” Students, faculty, staff, and community members are encouraged to attend the conference. Visit to register and for more information.
RaySociety - Water Aerobics with Jo Berry [Academics]
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Contact the RaySociety - Presented by the RaySociety – Drake University's lifelong Learning organization. Contact info: 515-271-2120 or
Saturday, 14 Oct 2017
No events have been scheduled.
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