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Young Chicago alumni to host get-together July 12

Save the date for the Drake University Chicago Area Young Alumni Celebration! Join the Drake University Classes of 2005, 2006 and new 2007 graduates on Thursday, July 12, at 6:30 p.m. for free food and drinks.
May 7, 2007

Treat yourself to a great Drake trip

Drake is offering alumni and friends several exciting travel opportunities for 2007-08. Consider treating yourself to these fun and affordable ways to see the world!
May 7, 2007

FAN students get good view of Drake

Diane Caldbeck, ED'72, Drake’s associate vice president for alumni and development, recently shared information and insights on a campus tour with members of Future Alumni Network (FAN), the University’s student-alumni organization.
May 7, 2007

Seeking young alumni in Central Iowa

If you have graduated in the past seven years, live in central Iowa and are interested in networking with other young alumni, Drake wants to talk to you!
May 7, 2007

Save the date for Drake African-American Alumni Reunion

Mark your calendars now for Drake's second African-American Alumni Reunion, coming to campus Sept. 28-30.
May 7, 2007

Think blue…drink pink

Los Angeles-area alumni and the Office of Alumni and Parent Programs are offering a great night at the Hollywood Bowl on Sunday, Sept. 16. Reconnect with old friends and meet a few new Drake alumni at a pre-concert picnic, and then enjoy musical magic under the stars in one of the world’s largest natural amphitheaters.
May 7, 2007

Coach Tom Davis to attend Windy City Golf Outing June 14

Join fellow Drake alumni, friends and former Drake men’s basketball Coach Tom Davis for the 13th Annual Drake Windy City Golf Outing on Thursday, June 14.
May 7, 2007

ALUMNI NEWS

The classes of 1957, 1947 and 1937 will celebrate milestone reunions during Drake’s Commencement Weekend, May 10-12. Plus, it’s Bulldog Bash season!
May 7, 2007

Former Drake kicker signs with Falcons

Former Drake standout kicker Billy Cundiff signed a one-year contract with the Atlanta Falcons Friday.
May 7, 2007

ATHLETICS NEWS

This year’s Drake Relays were just the first lap in a five-week sprint that could very well be the busiest stretch in Drake’s 98 years of hosting track meets.
May 7, 2007

SCHOOL OF JOURNALISM AND MASS COMMUNICATION NEWS

Senior magazine and news-Internet students in the School of Journalism and Mass Communication joined forces this spring to create THiNK magazine, an environmentally friendly news publication focusing on topics aimed at socially conscious "20-something" Iowans.
May 7, 2007

SCHOOL OF EDUCATION NEWS

More than 60 years after his service as a Tuskegee Airman, James Bowman, ED'47, GR'49, '75, finally received a long-overdue token of thanks recently.
May 7, 2007

Law school names first intellectual property law prof

Peter Yu, associate professor of law and the founding director of the nationally ranked Intellectual Property and Communications Law Program at Michigan State University College of Law, has been named the inaugural Kern Family chair in intellectual property law and director of the Intellectual Property Law Center at Drake Law School.
May 7, 2007

LAW SCHOOL NEWS

Iowa Gov. Chet Culver recently signed legislation drafted and championed by Drake University law students that mandates visitation rights for siblings split up through the foster care and adoptive placement process in Iowa.
May 7, 2007

COLLEGE OF PHARMACY AND HEALTH SCIENCES NEWS

Pharmacy students, staff and faculty have rallied behind popular professor Lon Larson, PH'71, professor of pharmacy administration, with an outpouring of support since he was diagnosed last fall with a rare, aggressive type of cancer.
May 7, 2007