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Flurry of announcements made about 2016 Drake Relays

Drake Relays Director Brian Brown addressed the media today in the Paul Morrison Room in the Bell Center, making four major announcements.
1. Hy-Vee’s sponsorship of The Drake Relays has been extended for another five years, through 2021.
2. A women’s high jump has been added to Saturday’s schedule with a lineup featuring two Olympians and 18-year-old Vashti Cunningham.
3. The first-ever world class shuttle hurdle relay will be hosted at the 2016 Drake Relays
4. Hometown favorite Lolo Jones will no longer be competing due to injury.

by · April 19, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Online Exclusives, Relays Edition, Sports

Airline disappearance stirs international debate

Students react to the latest information on missing Flight MH370

by · March 27, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Features

Graduates discover new outlook in China

The Teach in China program enables Drake graduates to live, research and teach in one of several Chinese cities for the course of a year.

by · April 23, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Features, Relays Edition

‘Kony 2012’ video hits home for students

After a trip to Uganda over the summer, two remember their experiences and the effect Kony has on the people

by · March 28, 2012 · 1 comment · News

Drake professor selected for U.S.-Japan program

Will spend time in D.C. and Japan to help U.S.-Japan relations, policy

by · November 16, 2011 · Comments are Disabled · News

Global speech series featured Zimbabwean politician

Students, staff and Des Moines residents gathered in Sheslow Auditorium last Wednesday to hear a speech called “The Struggle for Democracy in Zimbabwe.”

by · October 9, 2011 · Comments are Disabled · News

Speaker to discuss terrorism

Monday at 7 p.m., Brian Fishman will deliver a lecture in Bulldog Theater aptly titled, “Combating Terrorism: Lessons Learned.”

by · October 9, 2011 · Comments are Disabled · Features

ONE campaigns for education, fights HIV/AIDS

ONE was brought to Drake’s campus last year by Colton Davis.

by · September 25, 2011 · 1 comment · Features

The Royal Intern

Junior’s study abroad internship gets him up close and personal with William and Kate

by · May 4, 2011 · 1 comment · News

Q & A with Intisar Nasir

One Drake student’s journey to America and his firsthand experience with Middle Eastern conflicts

by · May 4, 2011 · Comments are Disabled · Features

Alumnus in Afghanistan knows ROTC’s value

Commissioned to the rank of second lieutenant after graduating last May, Hendrickson left home June 10, 2010. He went to a series of Army schools and left for Afghanistan in February.

by · April 25, 2011 · 9 comments · Features, Relays Edition

Technology challenging society, education

Two students sit pondering where to go with a project. It would be silly to brainstorm — just Google it. The boss sends the collegiate intern an email with the new company project. “See where there’s a market for the idea in the area,” he says — just throw it […]

by · April 24, 2011 · Comments are Disabled · Features, Relays Edition

Veteran enlisted young, returns a changed man

War’s work ethics effective in out-of-war performance

by · April 24, 2011 · Comments are Disabled · Features, Relays Edition

Fighting for democracy before America intervenes

Along with the events of the Middle East and North Africa, the situation in the West African nation of the Ivory Coast has been rapidly degenerating into civil war.

by · April 3, 2011 · Comments are Disabled · Opinion

I have seen…

“Humanity is capable of so much more, if only we realize our potential”

by · March 27, 2011 · 1 comment · Opinion