Spring 2005 Events and Activities

America: The View from Abroad: A Public Forum.
Co-Sponsors: Iowa Council for International Understanding, Dorsey & Whitney Law Firm, Drake University's Center for Global Citizenship.

Preview and lecture of Award Winning Documentary film: Morning Sun
A Psychological History of the Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution given by Dr. Carma Hinton.
Sponsored by: Drake's Center for Global Citizenship and Iowa State University.

European Union Simulation Conference:
Professor Eleanor Zeff led 14 undergraduate students to participate in the Model European Union Simulation
Sponsored by: Drake's Center for Global Citizenship and the Department of Politics and International Relations

Pan American Program 2005: "Health Education In Our Community"
Sponsored By: The Pan American Committee and Drake University's Center for Global Citizenship

Constitutionalism and the War on Terror: A Symposium
Co-sponsors: Constitutional law Center, Drake University Law School, Belin, Lamson, McCormick, Zumback, Flynn, P.C., and Drake's Center for Global Citizenship.

International Study Abroad Opportunities for Drake Students:
Presentation by Dr. Eleanor Zeff, Assistant Professor of Politics and International Relations and Trudi Holst from the International Center.

Sponsored by: Drake's Center for Global Citizenship and the Office of International Programs and Services

Religious Resources for Respect and Responsibility: A Series of 3 Inter-religious Dialogues
Sponsored by: Drake's Center for Global Citizenship, Drake's Philosophy and Religion Department, Drake's Humanities Center, Drake Curriculum, and the Stringfellow Lecture.

Chinese New Year's Celebration
Sponsor: Drake University Chinese Cultural Exchange Program

Guest speaker: Juliette, a refugee from Rwanda
Sponsored by: Drake's Center for Global Citizenship and Lutheran Services of Iowa

Ambassador Moose and Judith Kaufmann
Sponsored by: Drake's Center for Global Citizenship

Shijiazhuang Performance Troupe
Sponsored by: The Greater Des Moines Sister City Commission, Chinese Association for Iowa, Iowa Sister States, Iowa Department of Cultural Affairs, Drake University, and the Central College.

Dr. Fauzia Ahmed: Micro Enterprise Loans and Gender Equity in Bangladesh and Pakistan
Sponsored by: Drake's Women's Studies, Drake's Center for Global Citizenship, & Iowa State University's Women's Studies program

Aids and Africa: A documentary film (International Women's Day)
Co-sponsored by: Drake's Center for Global Citizenship and the Gates' Foundation (DATA -Debt, Aids, Trade, and Africa)

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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