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eBlue April 2010

Drake honors alumna with Weaver Medal of Honor

Melissa Murer Corrigan, PH'89, will receive the award and give a lecture at Drake titled "Making a Difference" on April 21.
April 6, 2010

Drake Law School emerges as nation's trailblazer to support next generation of farmers

The Drake Forum on America's New Farmers drew more than 200 people for a national conversation on agricultural policy.
April 6, 2010

Relays 101 brings campus traditions to Des Moines community

Community members can get involved in Downtown Street Painting and the inaugural Grand Blue Mile community-street run.
April 6, 2010

Education lecture to explore physical restraint of students

Experts Michael Couvillon and Joe Ryan will present a joint lecture and participate in a question-and-answer session.
April 6, 2010

ALUMNI EVENTS

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 7 Let's DU Lunch to feature CEO of Des Moines Visitors Bureau Greg Edwards, president and CEO of Greater Des Moines Convention and Visitors Bureau will speak as part of the "Let's DU Lunch" series on Wednesday, April 7. The talk will be held at AllPlay, 615 Third Street in downtown Des Moines, […]
April 6, 2010

Magazine students win Hearst Awards for profile writing

Maggie McMahon, JO'09, and senior Erin Strecker were two of 10 winners of the award for personality/profile writing.
April 6, 2010

Drake to host Des Moines premiere of alumnus' film 'Something Blue'

Alumni and friends are invited to a screening and question-and-answer session on April 18 at the Varsity Theater.
April 6, 2010

Drake's Young enjoying Final Four experience

Young attended the Final Four festivities as one of 10 finalists for the Lowe's Senior Class Award in College Basketball.
April 6, 2010

Alumna nominated for U.S. Attorney post by Obama administration

Wendy Olson, JO'86, was nominated as United States Attorney for the District of Idaho by President Barack Obama.
April 6, 2010

Entries accepted for Drake Relays 8K road race, half marathon

The oldest races in Iowa's history will begin adjacent to Drake Stadium on Forest Avenue and go through the Drake neighborhood.
April 6, 2010

Newly released book chronicles one alum's Antarctic adventure

Jon Bowermaster, JO'76, co-published the second edition of "Crossing Antarctica," a book about his 3,700 mile journey on foot.
April 6, 2010

Service-learning project benefits Drake students, homeless youth

Drake students are working with homeless youth as part of their Social Problems course.
April 6, 2010

Feature film 'Ash' by Drake alumnus to debut in Des Moines

Tom Geraty led a collaborative team of Drake alumni and faculty to produce the film shot in Des Moines last spring.
April 6, 2010

Chair of Human Rights Watch shares stories of war survivors

Jane Olson's stories are designed to spur individuals to join efforts to fight war and injustice.
April 6, 2010

Student receives public policy fellowship after becoming U.S. citizen

Victor CedeƱo's fellowship is an intensive program that prepares students for graduate programs in public policy.
April 6, 2010