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Spike on a bike

Whether you’re riding or road support, show your Bulldog pride by donning Drake blue on July 29 and stopping by our tent in Coralville for DU swag.
July 13, 2011

Tweet us @DrakeAlumni

Can't make it to campus this year? Here are seven ways to connect with Drake online.
July 13, 2011

Volunteer in blue

DU Good Day event coordinators are currently seeking site leaders for service projects across the country. Meet three alumnae who’ve signed on and register to participate in your hometown DU Good Day event.
July 13, 2011

Congratulations, Class of 2011

Drake welcomed more than 1,400 new members to the alumni network on May 14, following the undergraduate, graduate and doctoral degree commencement ceremonies held in the Knapp Center.
June 7, 2011

Drake's golden club

Alumni from Drake's classes of '41, '51 and '61 gather to celebrate at the 50 Year Club reunion Gold looks especially striking against Drake blue, as graduates from the classes of 1941, 1951 and 1961 can attest. In May, these alumni gathered to reconnect with old friends and reminisce about their Drake University experiences at […]
June 7, 2011

HI 104 gets a makeover

The modernization of Harvey Ingham 104 was first visualized as a component of Drake's 2004-05 Master Plan for science facilities, but implementation required a collective effort to garner financial support for this $966,104 project.
June 6, 2011

Pappajohns extoll service, philanthropy

Drake University recently presented honorary doctorates to philanthropists John and Mary Pappajohn for their extraordinary support of educational opportunities, entrepreneurial development and art initiatives, including the Pappajohn Sculpture Park in downtown Des Moines.
June 6, 2011

Three bright Bulldogs

Fulbright Grants will allow alumni and faculty opportunities to make global impact Drake's 2011 Fulbright recipients are set to create a documentary film in Russia, teach English in Brazil and mentor graduate students at Uganda Martyrs University, among other notable pursuits. This year's two alumni grant recipients and faculty fellow add to the University's success […]
June 6, 2011

DU Good Day FAQ

DU Good Day, set for Saturday, Oct. 22, 2011, is an opportunity to gather with other charitable alums in your area to volunteer together on a local project to fight hunger.
June 6, 2011

Honoring outstanding student teachers

More than one hundred student teachers, mentor teachers, supervisors, faculty, and supportive friends and family attended the 2011 Drake School of Education Mentor Reception held last month in Levitt Hall.
June 6, 2011

Personal branding brunch

More than 65 attendees at the Drake Women's Connection of Chicago brunch learned about the importance of marketing themselves, thanks to a presentation from Barbara Minner Ford, JO'74, principal at Griffin Strategic Advisors, and Mary Edrington, assistant professor of marketing at Drake University.
June 6, 2011

The Drake Fund breaks record

The Drake Fund pays for the immediate needs of the University — things like electric bills, library books, scholarships and faculty salaries. Pepper likens The Drake Fund to providing a family with the necessities of living.
June 6, 2011

Bicycling Bulldogs

RAGBRAI kicks off the first annual College Spirit Day on Friday, July 29, during the Grinnell to Coralville ride, and Drake University is proudly taking part. Drake has teamed up with RAGBRAI and other Iowa institutions for a celebration of school spirit.
June 6, 2011

Actuarial science alumni reunite

Nearly 50 Drake actuarial science alumni gathered for the Actuarial Science Alumni Evening in early May.
June 6, 2011

Agritourism and the law

An article on agritourism written by Beth Dooley, LW'11, has been selected for inclusion in the 2011 edition of the Entertainment, Publishing and the Arts Handbook.
June 6, 2011