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eBlue August 2006

The Bard in brief: Friends of Drake Arts present 'Shakespeare (Abridged)'

A trio of Drake faculty and alumni will present all 37 of William Shakespeare's plays - in less than two hours - in performances on Sept. 8 and 9.
August 31, 2006

Career seminars target biz, j-students

Nationwide Foundation recently donated $15,000 to Drake University to support/fund a new Career Seminar Series for business and journalism students. This donation will help to fund Drake's Career Seminar Series.
August 31, 2006

Drake, Hubbell Realty partner on $34-million retail, housing development

Drake University and Hubbell Realty leaders recently announced plans for a $34-million housing and retail development at 30th Street and Carpenter Avenue.
August 31, 2006

Move over Cyclones, Drake invades Ames: CBPA to offer MPA at Mary Greeley

Drake will offer its Master of Public Administration program at Mary Greeley Medical Center in Ames, beginning with the 2006 fall semester.
August 31, 2006

Head Start honored by reading group

Reading Is Fundamental Inc., the nation's oldest and largest children's and family literacy nonprofit group, selected Drake University Head Start as a recipient of RIF Program Excellence Honors 2006, an award sponsored by MetLife Foundation.
August 31, 2006

From the editor

Greetings and salutations from the sweat belt (better known as Des Moines, the home of your beloved alma mater, Drake University). Despite the withering summer temperatures squatting over the Midwest this summer, we remained busy Bulldogs on campus and around the nation. Construction is the theme of our summer edition, from a planned student housing […]
August 31, 2006

King crowned director of Anderson Gallery

Heather King has been named the new director of Drake's Anderson Gallery. King received her bachelor's degree in art history and studio art from the University of Iowa in 2004. She previously worked as project manager at the State Historical Museum and as a museum technician at the University of Iowa Museum of Art.
August 31, 2006

Live at the Hollywood Bowl...

Recreate the Drake spirit in the Los Angeles area and find out which fellow Bulldogs are prowling your neck of the woods.
August 31, 2006

Events

SATURDAY, AUGUST 12 Drake Day @ The Iowa State Fair, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., Iowa State Fairgrounds. TUESDAY, AUGUST 15 Drake women's soccer vs. Grand Valley State, 6 p.m., Cownie Park. THURSDAY, AUGUST 17 Drake men's soccer vs. Notre Dame, 7 p.m., Cownie Park. FRIDAY, AUGUST 18 Drake women's soccer vs. Kansas, 6 p.m., […]
August 31, 2006

Summer of science: Drake students study turtles, prairies

With water up to their knees and sweat rolling down their faces, Drake seniors Elizabeth Hill and Hank Vogel carefully open the water trap to check the endangered ornate box turtle they caught.
August 31, 2006

Alumni events abound

Fire up for Drake football's season opener! Put on your Drake Blue (EVERBODY looks good in Drake Blue!) and join your fellow Bulldog fans for a tailgate prior to the game against the University of Northern Iowa. We don't want to get "out-purpled"
August 31, 2006

Drake conference explores people, plants and policy

The two-day conference, titled "Gardens For All: People, Plants and Policy," will examine how public policy can be used to promote opportunities for individuals and communities to garden.
August 31, 2006

Drake alumna receives Iowa Educator of the Year Award

Drake alumna Phyllis Staplin recently was honored as Iowa Educator of the Year by the Greater Des Moines Leadership Institute. Staplin, an adjunct faculty member at Drake, teaches courses in the School of Education.
August 31, 2006

Discount on new Bulldog apparel comes courtesy of eBlue

Bring a printed copy of this e-mail to University Bookstore for a 10 percent discount on any one item of new Drake athletic or academic logo merchandise. If ordering via telephone or online, mention the eBlue e-mail to receive the discount.
August 31, 2006

Gifts bolster Drake Law School's offerings

Drake recently announced $5.25 million worth of gifts that will sponsor a pair of endowed faculty chairs and provide scholarship opportunities at the Drake Law School.
August 31, 2006