Wednesday, 16 Oct 2013 - All Categories
"Food, Nutrition and Health in a Changing World" - Heartland Globa
l Health Conference [Academics]
09:00 AM - 04:00 PM @ Parents Hall, upper level of Olmsted Center - Sponsor: The Principal Financial Group Center for Global Citizenship, Global and Comparative Public Health program, and Heartland Global Health Consortium.
The Material Aspect: 50 Years of Popular Music Packaging [Fine Arts & Performances]
12:00 PM - 04:00 PM @ Anderson Gallery
- Curated by John Fender; Anderson Gallery
President Grimmson of Iceland [Special Events]
06:30 PM - 07:30 PM @ Sheslow Auditorium - The Harkin Institute for Public Policy and Citizen Engagement will sponsor a lecture by President Grimsson of Iceland on October 16th at 6:30 p.m. In Sheslow Auditorium. The topic of the lecture will be global warming and Iceland's successful development of clean energy sources. The lecture is free and open to the public. For more information go to
RaySociety - Michael Lasser - A Taste of the Arts with the Des Moi
nes Art Center [Academics]
06:30 PM - 08:00 PM @ contact RaySociety - Presented by the RaySociety – Drake University's lifelong learning organization.
Contact Info: 515-271-2120, email@example.com, www.drake.edu/raysociety, www.facebook.com/raysocietyatdrake
Tony Hall talk on "Combatting Gobal Hunger" [Academics]
07:30 PM - 09:00 PM @ Sussman Theater, lower level of Olmsted Center - Ambassador Tony P. Hall is a leading advocate for hunger relief programs and improving human rights conditions in the world. From February 2002 to April 2005, he served as the United States Ambassador to the United Nations Agencies for Food and Agriculture. He is currently serving as the executive director of the Alliance to End Hunger, which engages diverse institutions in building the public and political will to end hunger at home and abroad. Prior to his diplomatic service, Ambassador Hall represented the Third District of Ohio in the U.S. Congress for almost 24 years serving on committees and advancing legislation on hunger issues. Ambassador Hall also founded and chaired the Congressional Hunger Center, a non-governmental organization committed to ending hunger through training and educational programs for emerging leaders. In his efforts to witness the plight of the poor and hungry first-hand, he has visited poverty-stricken and war-torn regions in more than 100 countries. Sponsors: Pioneer Hi-Bred, World Food Prize, Heartland Global Health Consortium, and Principal Financial Group Center for Global Citizenship and Global and Comparative Public Health program at Drake.