Spring 2006 Events and Activities

Scott Willey
Meeting with Global Ambassadors

Tai Chi and Eastern Meditation
Helen Wu
Sponsors: CGC and Department of Psychology

Iowa Geographic Bee
Sponsors: CGC and National Geographic Society

"If I Had a Hammer: Empowering the Peacemakers"
Bobbie Gottschalk, Vice President, Seeds of Peace
Sponsor: CGC

"You Went Where? Around the World With Study Abroad"
Global Ambassador presentation on study abroad for first year students.
Sponsors: CGC, International Programs and Services and Residential Life

Talk by Holocaust Survivor Marion Blumenthal Lazan
Author of Four Perfect Pebbles
Sponsor: CGC

Citizens for Global Solutions
Heather Hamilton, Vice President, Citizens for Global Solutions
Sponsors: CGC and Citizens for Global Solutions

Information Session on Fulbright Scholarships for Faculty
Karen Watts, Council for International Exchange of Scholars
Sponsors: CGC and Drake Grants Office

Reception for BBC foreign correspondent Justin Webb
Sponsors: CGC and Drake Law School

South Indian Classical Music
A concert by Sandip Burman (tabla), Sima Burman (vocalist) and Leonice Shinneman (percussion)
Sponsors: CGC, Department of Music and other funding organizations.

How U.S. Constitutionalism Has Influenced Chinese Perspectives on the Rule of Law
Professor Ren Donglai, Visiting Fulbright Scholar from Nanjing University
Co-sponsors: CGC and International Law Society

A Celebration of Israeli and Palestinian Cultures
Regional Food, music, art, culture and books.
Sponsors: Iowa Council for International Understanding and CGC.

International Careers
Drake alumni Eric Shimp, Kavi Chawla and J.J. Thakkar on international careers.
Sponsor: CGC

Faculty Workshop on Designing and Implementing Short-Term Study Abroad Programs
Kathy Tuma, St. Olaf College
Sponsors: CGC and International Programs and Services

University News
October 29, 2014
The Drake University Board of Trustees recently approved new degree programs in mathematics, science, education, technology, and health sciences while taking initial steps to further enhance the University’s programming through $65 million in new construction and renovation.
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