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Drake announces $500,000 gift to new Ray Center
Drake University has received a $500,000 anonymous gift in support of the University's new Robert D. and Billie Ray Center.

Sustainability students present to Metropolitan Planning Organization
Students in Professor Jonathan Rosenbloom’s Sustainability and the Law course will present class projects to committee members of the Des Moines Area Metropolitan Planning Organization (DMAMPO). Presentations are open to the public and will occur on Tuesday, Dec. 2 from 12-3 p.m. at 420 Watson Powell, Suite 200, in Des Moines.

Moot Court team advances to nationals
Drake Law sent two National Moot Court teams to compete in the regional rounds of the 65th National Moot Court Competition this past weekend, with one team walking away as regional champions, advancing to the national competition in New York.

Celebrating 20 Years: Drake University and the University of Nantes
It may be hard to believe, but Drake's relationship with the University of Nantes has been in existence for 20 years. To celebrate, guests are invited to "Celebrating 20 Years: Drake University and the University of Nantes," a reception Thursday, Nov. 20 from 4-6 p.m. in Kern Commons.

Judge Belcher featured speaker for Public Service Day
The Honorable Romonda Belcher, LW’95, is the featured speaker for Public Service Day at Drake Law School. Judge Belcher is an Iowa District Court Associate Judge and the first female African American judge appointed in Iowa.

Student group wins national award
The Drake Law Asian Pacific American Law Students Association (APALSA) won the Affiliate of the Year Award from the National Asian Pacific American Law Student Association (NAPALSA) at their annual convention in Phoenix.

First-year students participate in C. Edwin Moore Competition
Students at Drake Law School argued before the Iowa Court of Appeals judges this week as part of the C. Edwin Moore Competition put on by the Drake Moot Court Board.