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eBlue April 2007

More SJMC students net top internships

Three junior magazine majors will spend their summers interning at top New York magazines.
April 2, 2007

Drake featured as best value in Kiplinger's Personal Finance

Drake is the only private university in Iowa listed in "The Kiplinger 100: The Best Values in Private Institutions Across the Country." The rankings, based on academic quality and affordability, appear in the current issue of Kiplinger's Personal Finance magazine.
April 2, 2007

ATHLETICS NEWS

Director of Athletics Sandy Hatfield Clubb announced recently the naming of Keno Davis as the school’s 24th head men’s basketball coach. Keno succeeds his father, Tom Davis, who has retired as head coach but will remain at Drake as a special assistant to the athletic director.
April 2, 2007

Drake Night at StageWest for 'I Am My Own Wife'

StageWest is holding a Drake University night on Friday, April 6, for the play "I Am My Own Wife" starring Broadway actor Philip Lehl, FA'86. There will be a special discount for members of the Drake community plus a talkback session with Lehl following the show.
April 2, 2007

Entries for Drake Relays 8K, half-marathon races available

Entries are being accepted for the 39th annual Drake Relays On-the-Road 8-kilometer and half-marathon races, which start at 8 a.m. Saturday, April 28.
April 2, 2007

COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES NEWS

Three faculty members from Drake University’s music department are bringing professional chamber music to the Des Moines area with the revival of a generations-old Drake tradition: the Fine Arts Trio.
April 2, 2007

ALUMNI NEWS

While Drake Relays is a great excuse for all Drake alumni and friends to return to campus, it will be an especially special time for reunion classes. Make plans now to return to your University for the fun!
April 2, 2007

New litter of bulldogs leads off Relays festivities

Student artists and Drake First Lady Madeleine Maxwell spent the week before spring break crafting canine masterpieces for the new Bulldog Parade. The bulldogs will be unveiled at the annual Blitz Day Picnic the afternoon of Thursday, April 12, just in time for the 98th running of the Drake Relays.
April 2, 2007

April brings myriad musical performances

This month, Drake musicians will be busy performing in various campus ensembles around Des Moines.
April 2, 2007

Class of 1957, 50 Year Club celebrate at commencement

The classes of 1957, 1947 and 1937 will celebrate milestone reunions during Drake’s Commencement Weekend, May 10-12.
April 2, 2007

Drake's mission is to provide an exceptional learning environment that prepares students for meaningful personal lives, professional accomplishments, and responsible global citizenship. The Drake experience is distinguished by collaborative learning among students, faculty, and staff and by the integration of the liberal arts and sciences with professional preparation.
April 2, 2007

COLLEGE OF BUSINESS AND PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION NEWS

Mark Ernst, BN'80, chairman, president and CEO of H&R Block Inc., will be the keynote speaker at the College of Business and Public Administration’s annual Business Day Banquet.
April 2, 2007

Get your copy of the new Drake Alumni Directory

Drake is working with Publishing Concepts Inc. to produce a new alumni directory in both book and CD formats.
April 2, 2007

This month@Drake

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 4 • Let’s DU Lunch: Craig Armstrong of Iowa Speedway. Networking begins at 11:30 a.m., lunch and speaker from noon to 1 p.m., Polk County Convention Complex, 501 Grand Ave., $15. • Women’s softball vs. Missouri Kansas City, 3 p.m., Buel Field, free. • Svetlana Belsky piano master class, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., Jordan Stage, Sheslow […]
April 2, 2007

COLLEGE OF PHARMACY AND HEALTH SCIENCES NEWS

This year's Lawrence C. and Delores M. Weaver Medal of Honor -- the highest award presented by Drake's College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences -- will be awarded posthumously to Wendell Talbot Hill Jr., PH'50 (1924-95).
April 2, 2007