Fall 2006 Events and Activities

Past Events

"The Globalization Game: Who Wins? Who Loses?"
A panel discussion including Professor David Skidmore, Professor Jimmy Senteza, Professor Mark Kende, Professor Wallace Huffman, Profess Sajeda Amin and Pioneer Hi-Bred research scientist Guoping Shu
Tuesday, November 28, 7pm
Parents Hall North, Olmsted Center
Sponsors: CGC and University of Chicago Alumni Association
Free and open to the public.

"The Last Best Chance"
Film on nuclear proliferation followed by panel discussion.
Wednesday, November 8, 6:30pm
Bulldog Auditorium, Olmsted Center
Sponsors: CGC and Citizens for Global Solutions
Free and open to the public.

"Global Issues in Higher Education: What the Drake Community Should Know"
David Skidmore
Thursday, November 9, 12:30pm
Sponsors: CGC and University Excellence in Learning and Development Program

International Night Cultural Show and Dinner
Friday, November 10, 7pm
Sheslow Auditorium
Sponsor: International Students Association
Cultural show is free and open to the public. Advance ticket purchase required for dinner.

International Film Series: Farewell My Concubine
Sunday, November 12, 2:00pm
Bulldog Theatre in Olmsted Center
Introduction by Dr. Mark Ferrara
Chinese film with English subtitles
Sponsors: DULAP and CGC
Free and open to the public.

Cari Eggspuehler
CEO of Taskforce to Mobilize American Business for Public Diplomacy
Speaking to political science class.
November 15
Sponsors: CGC and U.S. Center for Citizen Diplomacy

Barry Jacobs
Director, Strategic Studies, American Jewish Committee and former US Foreign Service Officer
Meeting with students.
November 16, 3:30pm, Medbury Honors Lounge
Sponsors: CGC and the Greater Des Moines Committee on Foreign Relations.

Film and Speakers on the Congo: Maurice Carney and Nita Evele
Saturday, November 18, 1-4pm
Bulldog Theater, Olmsted
Sponsors: CGC and Des Moines chapter of Amnesty International
Free and Open to the Public.

"A Little Salsa on the Prairie: The Changing Character of Perry, Iowa"
The Premier of a documentary film directed by Drake Professor Jody Swilky.
October 27, 5:30pm, Sierra Theater, 1618 22nd St., West Des Moines
Tickets are $2 at the door.
Sponsors: CGC, Humanities Iowa, the Iowa Arts Council, The Bock Foundation, Drake University, businesses in Perry and individual donors.

International Film Series: Good Bye, Lenin!
Sunday, October 29, 2:00pm
Bulldog Theatre in Olmsted Center
Introduction by Dr. Eleanor Zeff
German film with English
Sponsors: DULAP and CGC
Free and open to the public.

International Film Series: The Motorcycle Diaries
Sunday, September 24, 2:00pm
Bulldog Theatre in Olmsted Center
Introduction by Dr. Matt Esposito
Sponsors: DULAP and CGC
Free and open to the public.

"Sustainable Development in Africa"
Dr. Calestous Juma, an environmental scientist from Kenya.
October 18, 5:OOpm-6:00pm
Pomerantz Stage, Olmsted Center.
Sponsors: CGC, World Food Prize Foundation.
Free and open to the public.

"America in the World" Communications Workshop for students, faculty and community leaders.
Trainers from Citizens for Global Solutions.
September 9 and 10.
Sponsors: CGC and Citizens for Global Solutions

"Writing With (and Against) National Identity"
Writers from University of Iowa International Writing Program.
September 7.
Sponsors: Drake Writers and Critics Series, Cowles Library, University of Iowa International Writers Program.

"Ethics in a Globalizing World" course development workshop for faculty.
June 18-21.
Sponsors: CGC and U.S. Department of Education.

University News
December 17, 2014
Drake University has been named to the Kiplinger's Personal Finance list of 100 best values in private universities for 2015, coming in at No. 34.
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