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eBlue August 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

Drake junior's folk music essay rocks writing contest

Dan Connelly, a junior English and secondary teaching major at Drake University, recently won 33 1/3's "Under 21 Writing Contest," which landed him $250 and publication in the latest installment of a literary book series.
August 31, 2006

Pharmacy students gain compounding lab with gift from Larry and Sandy Mayhew

Drake pharmacy students are gaining a state-of-the-art compounding laboratory where they'll learn how to prepare medications that are not commercially available, thanks to a $500,000 gift from Drake alumnus Larry Mayhew and his wife, Sandy.
August 31, 2006

Student activist achieves enlightenment

The Network of Enlightened Women (NEW) recently named Drake University senior Danielle Sturgis "Enlightened Woman of the Year" at its first national conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C.
August 31, 2006

Drake Day @ The Iowa State Fair celebrates 125 years in photographs, memories

Thousands of Drake alumni, friends and fans are set to storm the Iowa State Fairgrounds on Saturday, Aug. 12, in celebration of Drake Day @ The Iowa State Fair.
August 31, 2006

Stars align for stellar scholar, scholarship

This fall, Lauren Mattern will study at the school of her dreams, in pursuit of her dream career - and it won't cost her a dime.
August 31, 2006

Carry a tune back to dear ol' Drake

The Drake University Community School of Music is set to begin its 16-week fall session on Aug. 28. DUCSOM offers individual instruction for children and adults at all levels in piano, strings, woodwinds, brass, percussion, harp, organ and music theory.
August 31, 2006