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"Ebenezer" spins off from holiday classic

Brenton Brown, who received a music education degree at Drake University, has penned his first musical, "Ebenezer," with nearly 100 cast members set to perform Dec. 17 to Dec. 19 at The Bridge in Johnston, Ia.
The Des Moines Register

DMEF announces 2010 Collegiate ECHO Challenge winners

A team of undergraduate students from Drake University earned a second place finish in the Direct Marketing Educational Foundation 2010 Collegiate Echo Direct/Interactive Marketing Challenge.
The Direct Marketing Association

Zach Johnson prepares for 2011 season

Seven-time PGA Tour winner Zach Johnson, a proud alumnus of Drake University, says he measures his success by improvement instead of trophies. "When it comes to wins, I really don't have any expectations," Johnson said. "I'm not much of a numbers guy. Improvement every year is the main goal I work to achieve."
The Des Moines Register

Daniel Pink speaks to Drake students, alumni and faculty about motivation

A blogger outlines motivational speaker Daniel Pink's visit to Drake University on Dec. 1. Pink, a New York Times bestselling author, spoke to students in a free private gathering before speaking again at a public, paid lecture.
The Examiner

NYU professor explores 'Democracy at War' in Drake lecture

New York University Law School Professor Samuel Issacharoff presented a lecture on "Democracy at War" on Nov. 8 as part of the Drake University Constitutional Law Center's Distinguished Lecture Series.