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eBlue April 2008

ALUMNI NEWS

Entertainment Weekly writer, alum shares career lessons in new book; Drake alum makes resource room possible for pharmacy and chemistry students; Put Drake on your desktop; and Got insurance? Drake and GradMedĀ® can help.
April 7, 2008

ALUMNI EVENTS

Six outstanding alumni to be honored at annual awards banquet Drake University will honor six outstanding alumni at the Annual Alumni Awards Dinner on Friday, May 16, in Parents Hall in Olmsted Center. A reception will begin at 6 p.m. with dinner and the award program to follow at 7 p.m. The alumni award winners […]
April 7, 2008

MISSION STATEMENT

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 7, 2008

CAMPUS NEWS

Rankings show improvements in bar passage rate, student/faculty ratio; College of Pharmacy ties for fifth among private institutions in new rankings; Drake SIFE team win honors in regional tournament; Drake to honor Richard Morrow with Weaver medal; StormReady: Drake is prepared to safeguard people, property from severe weather; Drake students change lives with alternative spring break.
April 7, 2008

SCHOOL OF EDUCATION NEWS

Sally Beisser, associate professor of education, has been selected to participate in this summer's Oxford Round Table in Oxford, England.
April 7, 2008

SCHOOL OF JOURNALISM AND MASS COMMUNICATIONS NEWS

Although the Drake Relays broadcast isn't an official class offered at Drake, students are using the opportunity to put their knowledge and skills learned in the classroom to use. And that's exactly what Drake Broadcasting System has been doing for 20 years now with this year's broadcast marking the 20th anniversary of the student-run production.
April 7, 2008

COLLEGE OF PHARMACY AND HEALTH SCIENCES NEWS

Drake students recently participated in Drake's Next Top Entrepreneur Competition, a challenge allowing them the opportunity to showcase their creativity skills and health-care related innovations.
April 7, 2008

LAW SCHOOL NEWS

Ralph Oman, former register of copyrights, will headline Drake Intellectual Property Law Center's first Distinguished Lecture in Copyright Law Tuesday, April 22.
April 7, 2008

ATHLETICS NEWS

Women's basketball team enjoys sensational season; Bulldogs chalk up No. 39 extending win streak in 7-0 victory over Bradley; and Drake Relays tickets on sale.
April 7, 2008

COLLEGE OF BUSINESS AND PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION NEWS

New certificate programs in Business Management and Health Leadership and Management are being offered to the general public for the first time this spring.
April 7, 2008

COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES NEWS

Drake University community and friends will gather to celebrate the research of 100 students and faculty members at the annual Drake University Conference on Undergraduate Research in the Sciences on Thursday, April 17.
April 7, 2008

Drake celebrates a men's basketball season to remember

Under Drake Head Men's Basketball Coach Keno Davis' guidance, Drake won both the Missouri Valley Conference regular season championship and, for the first time, the MVC tournament crown. The Bulldogs also advanced to the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 1971.
April 7, 2008